Geo-Trips :: From Broadclyst to Columbjohn and back

Broadclyst and Killerton, Devon

A walk from Broadclyst, Tue, 9 Dec 2014 by David Smith

An easy walk on paths and quiet roads near Killerton.

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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SX9897 : Pylon and Wellingtonia trees near Broadclyst by David Smith
Pylon and Wellingtonia trees near Broadclyst
The trees (Sequoiadendron giganteum) were planted to mark Queen Victoria's Golden... more

SX9798 : Mooredge Farm near Broadclyst by David Smith
Mooredge Farm near Broadclyst
Seen from the public footpath which passes it

SX9798 : Reed's Cottages near Broadclyst by David Smith
Reed's Cottages near Broadclyst
Seen from the public footpath which runs close by. These are screened from the... more

SX9798 : Following the footpath to the M5 by David Smith
Following the footpath to the M5
The path follows the edge of the field, where there is a drainage ditch.

SX9798 : Footbridge over the M5 near Killerton by David Smith
Footbridge over the M5 near Killerton

SX9798 : Slope to a footbridge over the M5 near Killerton by David Smith
Slope to a footbridge over the M5 near Killerton
A gracefully curving approach through a belt of trees to the bridge

SX9799 : Field north of Cutton Farm by David Smith
Field north of Cutton Farm
From a footpath which follows the hedge for a short way. The woods in the... more

SX9799 : Lush green field and Francis Court Farm by David Smith
Lush green field and Francis Court Farm
Seen from the public footpath which crosses the shallow valley (hence the rich... more

SX9799 : Track to Francis Court Farm by David Smith
Track to Francis Court Farm
Also a public footpath to Broadclyst

SS9700 : A tree decorated with wool at Killerton by David Smith
A tree decorated with wool at Killerton
In the apple orchard at Killerton, the tree has been decorated with knitting and... more

SS9700 : Waiting for Father Christmas at Killerton by David Smith
Waiting for Father Christmas at Killerton
These statues of deer have been outside the chapel for several months. The sleigh... more

SS9700 : Timber in Killerton Park by David Smith
Timber in Killerton Park
One of the clump of trees had been recently felled; hopefully it will be replaced... more

SS9701 : Ellerhayes Bridge on the edge of Killerton Park by David Smith
Ellerhayes Bridge on the edge of Killerton Park

SS9601 : Lower Hayne seen from Killerton Park by David Smith
Lower Hayne seen from Killerton Park
Looking across the Culm towards Silverton

SS9600 : A choice of paths in Park Wood by David Smith
A choice of paths in Park Wood
Killerton's cycle path follows the edge of the wood on the left. Walkers can... more

SS9600 : Two muddy paths in Columbjohn Wood by David Smith
Two muddy paths in Columbjohn Wood
Killerton's cycle path follows the edge of the wood on the right. Walkers can... more

SS9600 : Kissing gate near Columbjohn Chapel by David Smith
Kissing gate near Columbjohn Chapel
A farm track, also a public footpath, leads to Killerton from Columbjohn. The... more

SX9599 : The gateway at Columbjohn by David Smith
The gateway at Columbjohn
The gateway arch and chapel are all that remains of the house; the Acland family... more

SX9599 : Columbjohn Chapel by David Smith
Columbjohn Chapel
The gateway arch and chapel are all that remains of the house; the Acland family... more

SX9599 : River Culm at Columbjohn Bridge by David Smith
River Culm at Columbjohn Bridge

SX9599 : Gateway at Columbjohn by David Smith
Gateway at Columbjohn
The gateway arch and chapel are all that remains of the house that once stood... more

SX9599 : Columbjohn Cross by David Smith
Columbjohn Cross
A road junction of minor roads by the farm at Columbjohn. The road on the left is... more

SX9598 : Brookleigh, near Columbjohn by David Smith
Brookleigh, near Columbjohn
A winter-time view similar to the summer-time picture [[2312181]] with more of the... more

SX9597 : Stubble in a field and a pylon near Ratsloe by David Smith
Stubble in a field and a pylon near Ratsloe

SX9598 : Bridleway north of Ratsloe by David Smith
Bridleway north of Ratsloe
On older maps this is marked as Sandy Lane; don't know when it was allowed to... more

SX9597 : The end of Sandy Lane by David Smith
The end of Sandy Lane
A bridleway that goes north from Ratsloe, just to the left of the wooden gate

SX9597 : Ratsloe seen from footpath to Poltimore by David Smith
Ratsloe seen from footpath to Poltimore

SX9697 : Gate to Bampfylde House at Poltimore by David Smith
Gate to Bampfylde House at Poltimore

SX9697 : Water infrastructure at Poltimore by David Smith
Water infrastructure at Poltimore

SX9697 : Moor Lane, Poltimore by David Smith
Moor Lane, Poltimore
A private road which leads to farm buildings north and east of the village

SX9696 : Poltimore Cross by David Smith
Poltimore Cross
Road junction in the village of Poltimore

SX9696 : Tower of Poltimore church by David Smith
Tower of Poltimore church
The church of St Mary the Virgin, listed grade I

SX9696 : Bus shelter in Poltimore by David Smith
Bus shelter in Poltimore

SX9696 : Houses with mansard roofs in Poltimore by David Smith
Houses with mansard roofs in Poltimore
Along Hatchland Road, a cul-de-sac and bridleway

SX9796 : Empty building in a field east of Poltimore by David Smith
Empty building in a field east of Poltimore

SX9796 : M5 in a cutting near Poltimore by David Smith
M5 in a cutting near Poltimore

SX9796 : Footbridge over M5 west of Broadclyst by David Smith
Footbridge over M5 west of Broadclyst
Broadclyst church is on the skyline

SX9796 : Footbridge over M5 between Poltimore and Broadclyst by David Smith
Footbridge over M5 between Poltimore and Broadclyst

SX9797 : Footpath along a field boundary near Broadclyst by David Smith
Footpath along a field boundary near Broadclyst
The footpath from a bridge over the M5 follows the line of a former hedge

SX9797 : Footbridge over stream near Broadclyst by David Smith
Footbridge over stream near Broadclyst

SX9897 : Sheltered housing in Broadclyst by David Smith
Sheltered housing in Broadclyst

All images © David Smith and available under a Creative Commons licence external link.

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