Colaton Raleigh Otterton Walk from river to moor

This delightful walk initially follows the river Otter and passes an impressive weir & trout ladder ;it then turns towards Colaton Raleigh with its famous cob wall and crosses part of the old Budleigh to Newton Poppleford railway line . It then climbs steadily until the edge of Colaton Raleigh Common .The views are stunning.

You return skirting Bicton Park and the ruins of an old Bicton Church - '...a small ancient structure, situated in a romantic spot, encircled by a beautiful screen of woods, in the lower part of the park, but it will be taken down after the completion of the handsome new church, now (1849,) erecting near it by Lady Rolle. . . '

All paths are well maintained.

Points of Interest: Otterton Mill, trout ladder,obelisk and Bicton Church.

About Colaton Raleigh geocache Geocaches
       
       

Walks Nearby:

Otterton, Woodbury to Yettington, Budleigh Salterton , East Budleigh

length:
7.5 miles
time:
2 hrs 30mins
terrain:
tracks
lanes
lanes
40%
main roads
.1 %
1%
altitude range
-3 to 89 m
quality of track
****
gpx
mmo

Parking: Otterton or Colaton Raleigh

There are no steep climbs.

 

 

obelisk nr otterton