Walking at Forest Glade

Enjoy walks on the Blackdown Hills

Devon is a walker’s paradise and there is much to explore on foot! You will definitely be spoilt for choice when visiting Forest Glade. There are several local walks which can be accessed from the park and some great walks on the Blackdown Hills.

Walking Trails

There are several lovely local walks that can be accessed directly from the Park. Leaflets with more information on these local walks are available from Reception.

Other walks in the area include:

  • Blackdown Hills

There are some great walks on the Blackdown Hills. There are many routes of varying distances and ability, which allow you to explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and take in the local towns, beautiful scenery and contrasting landscape.  For more information see here

  •   Hembury Fort

Hembury Fort is an Iron Age Hillfort close to Forest Glade. It is easily accessible from Forest Glade and a lovely place to walk and enjoy the ancient remains of this prehistoric hillfort.

  • Neroche Forest

The Neroche Forest isn’t far from Forest Glade. It is a Forestry Commission project to open up the forest on the north side of the Blackdown Hills and there are several walking trails to enjoy within the forest.

  • East Devon Way

The East Devon Way is our local long-distance walking path – a 40 mile walking route through the east of the county. It passes through 8 villages and over 5 rivers and is the perfect way to enjoy the East Devon Area.

  • Wild Walks

The Devon Wildlife Trust recommends several Wild Walks for you to enjoy beautiful landscapes and local wildlife. They range in length from 4 – 8 miles and are suitable for a range of abilities.

  • Accessible walks

For more information on accessible walks in Devon please visit this link.

Forest Walks family