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Broadclyst Walks short and easy walks around an old village
1 hour walks
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Windmill near Broadclyst
Windmill near Broadclyst

Broadclyst - named Clist or Cliston in ancient times - was burnt by the Danes in 1001.

It's church was built in the 14th century and restored in 1864.

The village enjoys two pubs,the Red Lion and the New Inn,both can be visited en route.

In the distance you can see an old windmill,built in 1786 by Samuel Flood.

Fire 1870

In 1870,after most of Broadclyst was destroyed by a fire it was converted to house homeless villagers.

All sails were removed!

Point of Interest

Old Windmill

Walk 1 (2.8 miles)

This is a short and easy walk.via the New Inn and includes 2 stiles.

length:
2.8 miles
time:
55 mins
terrain:
paths
lanes
main roads
5 mins
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altitude range
0 - 12 m
quality of track
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Car Park Broadclyst

Walk 2 (2.7 miles)

This gentle walk circumvents the windmill and includes no stiles ;it avoids the road past Clyst Vale Community College which at times can be quite busy.

Old Broadclyst

Late Victorian Broadclyst

Walk 3 30 minutes (1.5 miles)

This is one of our 'Thirty Five Minute Walks'

An easy and enjoyable walk exploring this charming village.

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Walk 1

 

 

Walk 2

Walk 3

 Walks near Broadclyst:
  
 Broadclyst Moor
An easy walk followng a permissive National Trust conservation paths through Broadclyst Moor & the valley of the Clyst.
  
 
 Broadclyst - Killerton
Two easy and pleasant circular walks from Broadclyst to Killerton.
  
 
 Whimple
A short and easy walk through a still unspoilt part of Devon with its charming thatched cottages and old orchards.