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Musbury offering breathtaking panoramas of East Devon
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Musbury is a peaceful village south of Axminster near the river Axe.

Walk 1 Bulmoor Cross (4.1 miles)

This delightful but quite strenuous walk (4.1 miles) follows part of the East Devon Way ;it includes several steep hills and descents.

From the Church Car Park the route follows the East Devon Way & climbs steadily towards Musbury castle,an Iron Age Hill fort.

At the top you are rewarded by spectacular views of East Devon and the Axe valley.

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4.1 miles
1 hr 40 mins
tracks bridle,footpaths
main roads
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altitude range
72 - 173 m
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Walk 2 Musbury Castle (2.2 miles)

This very pleasant megalithic  hill-fort walk was suggested by one of our contributors.

George Pulman wrote:“The panoramic view of the Valley of the Axe is one of the best throughout its extent,and the eye ranges far beyond that lovely tract – over hill and dale,with water,timber and all other accessories for a perfect English landscape”.

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Mustbury Castle Walk



Free Carpark nr Church

There is several steep climbs.


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Walk 1

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Walk 2

 Walks near Musbury:
Explore the many walking opportunities from Axminster beyond its famous carpet industry.
Axmouth is a very picturesque village at the end of the Roman Fosse Way offering the walker 2 pubs and magnificent views of the Axe estuary.
Colyton ,where the East Devon Way & the
Monmouth Rebellion Route meet ,is an ideal centre for exploring the beautiful Coly valley.