|two delightful walks|
|1 hour walks|
|Walk 1 (4.8 miles)||Walk 2 (5.1 miles)||Walk 3 (3.8 miles)|
|River Walk & Tritchmarsh||South Clyton||Seaton & Tram|
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East Devon Way
Walk 1 River & North Colyton (4.8 miles)
This exhilarating walk requires determination and a sense of adventure - stretches can be wet after a heavy rain and various stiles are to be negotiated.
A GPS will be also be handy as ,depending on the season,paths in the beginning up to Tritchmarsh imay lack clear definition.
Towards the end,the walk follows part of the popular East Devon Way.
|1 hr 45 mins|
quality of track
Free Limited near bridge on Lion's Close Hill
Walk 2 River & South Colyton (5.1 miles)
This walk follows the river Coly then heads South past Heathayne Farm dating back to the 12th century.It climbs ,at times steeply,through some very old forests then levels out offering with stunning views of the sea and Axminster valley.
The route cuts through Colyton Grammar School and passes an interesting memorial called the Doctor's stone.
At Four Cross Elms it joins the so called Monmouth Rebellion Route from Lyme Regis to Somerset.The duke of Monmouth is alleged to have taken this route into Colyton - for more information check out 'Walking through History' by Time Team's Tony Robinson.
Wellingtons are recommended as some tracks and paths can be quite muddy.
Walk 3 Seaton (& tram) (3.8 miles)
Combine an unforgettable tram journey to Seaton with a great walk along the river Coly or through the newly opened Seaton Wetlands.
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