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Church Views of Estuary
Country lane names like Tithebarn,Mosshayes,Langaton,Blackhorse hint at a fascinating past threatened by modern development.
Walk 1 Pinhoe to Pinhoe Church (1.5 miles)
This walk takes you along the Pin Brook,past the old Brick Factory,along what used to be a quarry ,climbing steadily to Pinhoe Church (14/15th Century).
From you can enjoy stunning views of the Exe Estuary.
In 1001,slightly further up ,the Battle of Pinhoe was fought between the Saxons and the Vikings.
The Saxons fought bravely but ran out of ammunition and retreated to the safety of Exeter's city walls ; the Vikings took revenge and plundered Pinhoe!
Harrington Lane or Pinhoe Church
37 - 97 m
quality of track
Walk 2 River Clyst (4.1 miles)
Walk 3 Sowton Village & Redhayes Bridge (4.3 miles)
Walk 4 Pinhoe to Exeter Trail via Church (6.2 miles)
There is one steep climb.