Out and About in the Blackdown Hills

Walking routes in the Blackdown Hills

The walking maps links below are linked from the Blackdowns AONB own website.

Maps and walk descriptions will open in a new page.

View the interactive location map HERE

Hemyock area

Walk 1 Culm Davy, Blackdown Common and Culmstock Beacon
Walk 2 Wellington monument
Walk 3 Ashculm and Clayhidon
Walk 4 Madford valley and Dunkeswell Abbey ruins

Walk 5 Owleycombe
Walk 6 Culm Valley

Stockland area

Walk 1 Happy Valley and the Umborne Brook
Walk 2 Horner Hill and the English Channel
Walk 3 Stockland Village to Millhayes, Broadhayes and back via Great and Little Camps
Walk 4 Stockland Hill, The Turbaries and the Umborne Brook
Walk 5 Wytch Lane, Rower Fort and North Hill
Walk 6 Stockland to Lake, Langbeer and Featherlake

South western Blackdown Hills 

Walk 1 Up into the Hills to a spot that Belongs to Canada
Walk 2 In the Footsteps of the Whetstone Miners
Walk 3 An Estate Village, Little Changed over the Centuries
Walk 4 Along the Culm to Coldharbour Mill and back
Walk 5 A Walk to the Site of a 13th Centuary Abbey
Walk 6 Lovely Countryside around an Iron Age Hill Fort

North eastern Blackdown Hills and Neroche area

Walk 1 Blagdon Hill, Feltham and Adcombe Wood
Walk 2 Churchstanton, Burnworthy and Stapley
Walk 3 Castle Neroche and Curland
Walk 4 Otterford and Otterhead Lakes
Walk 5 Staple Hill and Staple Park Wood
Walk 6 Thurlbear and Orchard Portman
Staple Fitzpaine Herepath – multi-use 22km trail
Staple Hill Easy Access Viewpoint Trail – 1km circular route on level compacted surface

Chard area

Walk 1 Chard to Chaffcombe
Walk 2 Chard to Wambrook
Walk 3 Chard to Nimmer
Walk 4 Combe St Nicholas to Whitestaunton
Walk 5 Chard to Combe St Nicholas
Walk 6 Chard to Chardstock