Geo-Trips :: A gentle stroll close to Exeter

Longdown-Dunsford, Devon

A walk from Longdown, Fri, 29 Mar 2019 by David Smith

An easy walk across lowland farming country between Exeter and the fringes of Dartmoor; the spring flowers were out but there were good views before the trees were in leaf

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SX8591 : Holcombe Burnell church by David Smith
Holcombe Burnell church

SX8591 : Crossing the Culver Brook, Holcombe Wood by David Smith
Crossing the Culver Brook, Holcombe Wood

SX8591 : View of Holcombe Burnell church and farm from Garden Down by David Smith
View of Holcombe Burnell church and farm from Garden Down

SX8491 : Track to Goose Farm by David Smith
Track to Goose Farm

SX8391 : Access to Pitt Farm by David Smith
Access to Pitt Farm

SX8391 : Bridge at Kingsford by David Smith
Bridge at Kingsford
Over a minor stream

SX8390 : Woodpile by the bend in the road at Rughouse by David Smith
Woodpile by the bend in the road at Rughouse

SX8390 : Bare trees by a gate near Rughouse by David Smith
Bare trees by a gate near Rughouse
There are entrances to two fields here. On the right of the tree in the centre is... more

SX8390 : Short access track to a field near Rughouse by David Smith
Short access track to a field near Rughouse

SX8390 : Road bridge at Shepherd's Ford by David Smith
Road bridge at Shepherd's Ford

SX8390 : Footpath at Shepherd's Ford by David Smith
Footpath at Shepherd's Ford
With a low flow in the stream, this could be jumped over.

SX8390 : Trees lining the stream at Shepherd's Ford by David Smith
Trees lining the stream at Shepherd's Ford

SX8390 : Stile and steps for footpath west of Shepherd's Ford by David Smith
Stile and steps for footpath west of Shepherd's Ford

SX8390 : Footpath between Shepherd's Ford and Honeyway by David Smith
Footpath between Shepherd's Ford and Honeyway
The path crosses the field and passes through the gateway

SX8390 : Muddy track to Langdale by David Smith
Muddy track to Langdale

SX8390 : Footpath using an old track near Langdale by David Smith
Footpath using an old track near Langdale

SX8290 : Field and view north of Honeyway by David Smith
Field and view north of Honeyway
On the left is Serenity Hill with Kelland Farm (to left) and West View Farm (large barn)

SX8290 : Footpath along old track to Shepherd's Ford by David Smith
Footpath along old track to Shepherd's Ford

SX8289 : Road passing Honeyway Farm by David Smith
Road passing Honeyway Farm

SX8289 : Field gate used by footpath west of Honeyway by David Smith
Field gate used by footpath west of Honeyway

SX8289 : Valley and houses at Reedy by David Smith
Valley and houses at Reedy

SX8189 : Reedy Bridge by David Smith
Reedy Bridge
The road between Reedy and Dunsford crosses the Reedy Brook here

SX8189 : Assorted trees by the Reedy Brook by David Smith
Assorted trees by the Reedy Brook
There is a small garden beyond the brook, including a magnolia

SX8189 : Marshland beside Reedy Brook by David Smith
Marshland beside Reedy Brook

SX8189 : Commemorative tree and bench, Reedy Hill, Dunsford by David Smith
Commemorative tree and bench, Reedy Hill, Dunsford
The tree on the left commemorates the Golden Jubilee of Dunsford Women's Institute in 1981

SX8189 : Mounting block and post office in Dunsford by David Smith
Mounting block and post office in Dunsford

SX8189 : The Royal Oak inn and village church, Dunsford by David Smith
The Royal Oak inn and village church, Dunsford

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