Geo-Trips :: Orange Way (a walk from Brixham Harbour to St James' Palace in Westminster)

England

A walk from Brixham, Tue, 18 Oct 2011 by Shazz

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For an overview of The Orange Way see LinkExternal link. This second section (of forty-five) covers Higher Yalberton to Two Mile Oak Cross and is in Torbay UA and the county of Devon. It is 9.4 miles long at elevations above sea level between 112 and 387 feet.

On the map below, the grey line is the GPS track from this trip. Click the blue circles to see a photograph taken from that spot and read further information about the location. The blue lines indicate the direction of view. There is also a slideshow of this trip. ( )

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SX8558 : Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (38) by Shazz
Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (38)
Passing Whitehill Country Park on the left the walk takes the lane to the right at... more

SX8558 : Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (39) by Shazz
Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (39)
This is the east end of Coombe House Lane.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (40)
This farm entrance is on Coombe House Lane.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (41)
The main track here is an "other route with public access" going south... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (42)
The village of Aish is approached from the south east.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (43)
This entrance to Aish House is on Aish Road.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (44)
Aish Road leaves Aish in a north westerly direction.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (45)
Fleet Mill Lane goes to Totnes but is unsuitable for vehicles.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (46)
This view is towards Longcombe and beyond.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (47)
This residence is Parliament and is where Prince William of Orange held his first... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (48)
This stone commemorates Prince William of Orange's first "parliament".... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (49)
Here are the remains of an old well or pump by the A385 at Longcombe Cross.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (50)
These cottages at Longcombe Cross are close to the A385.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (51)
The car is on the A385 and is seen from the lane at Longcombe Cross.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (52)
The village ahead is Berry Pomeroy. The church is in the next grid square to the north.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (53)
This shady seat is at the junction in Berry Pomeroy.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (54)
This is Berry Pomeroy's church porch.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (55)
This is the view from Berry Pomeroy's church porch.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (56)
This wooden seat is in Berry Pomeroy's church.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (57)
This is a view of Berry Pomeroy's church tower.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (58)
This is the gate for the church path at Berry Pomeroy.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (59)
The Orange Way turns right at the footpath on the road out of Berry Pomeroy.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (60)
Having crossed a field the Way comes out at a road going east from Totnes.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (61)
The Way passes Berry Castle Lodge, seen here from the east.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (62)
This sign is passed on the way to Berry Pomeroy Castle. There are flowers for sale today.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (63)
The guide book had directed me this way but I had to turn back! The sign has a... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (64)
This is the way past Berry Pomeroy Castle.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (65)
The way to go is down the hill.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (66)
Here I looked back to the "back entrance" to Berry Castle. The signpost... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (67)
At the junction at Afton Bridge the Orange Way turns right on a bridleway.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (68)
A footpath leaves the bridleway used on this walk near Loventor Manor. A different... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (69)
Here the bridleway bends through 90°.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (70)
This is the view from the bridleway at Butterball Copse. The masts are on Beacon... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (71)
Aptor Lane stretches ahead with a field entrance on the left.

SX8563 : Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (72) by Shazz
Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (72)
The hedge along Aptor Lane has been brutally cut. I hope it survives.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (73)
Taken on Aptor Lane the camera is looking towards the building on Ipplepen Road.... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (74)
Here Aptor Lane ends at Ipplepen Road. About a mile away on the right of the... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (75)
Wrigwell Lane leaves Ipplepen Road ahead.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (76)
This is looking along Wrigwell Lane from Ipplepen Road. An earlier view is at... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (77)
The Orange Way is on the bridleway called Wrigwell Lane which crosses Tanyard Lane here.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (78)
Here is the field view looking west from the bend on Wrigwell Lane.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (79)
There's a muddy patch on Wrigwell Lane.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (80)
It's pumpkin season on Wrigwell Lane.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (81)
Looking north east from Wrigwell Bridge, a small private bridge and the southern... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (82)
This is Wrigwell Bridge where the status of Wrigwell Lane changes from road to bridleway.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (83)
This house is on Wrigwell Lane on the way to Ipplepen.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (84)
The A381 near Ipplepen has this signpost at Wrigwell.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (85)
Here is Ipplepen Methodist Church

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (86)
The route takes Dornafield Road out of Ipplepen.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (87)
Turn right here over the stile and onto the footpath.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (88)
Here's the stile from the footpath which left Dornafield Road. The road at this... more

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (89)
This footpath continues on from Moor Road. The name on the stile is Clannon Farm.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (90)
This pleasant stretch of path is between trees by a stream bed.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (91)
These red Devon cows came to greet me although I had nothing for them.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (92)
I was crossing the A381 when I took this shot of the road and public house.

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Orange Way in Devon and Torbay (93)
The sign at the "Two Mile Oak" PH shows a milestone inscribed "To... more

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