“Keep looking up!”
Start: The Green, Otterton, (OS 115, SY 080 852). 5½ miles, approx. 3 hours
The walk is a mixture of riverside paths, green lanes and some tarmac road. Initially we head up the Otter, then turn eastwards to Sea View Farm and then Bars Lane to the short, steep climb up High Peak with wonderful views all around. The walk then descends steeply and briefly from the summit, and onwards to Ladram Bay where we can pause for coffee and/or a snack. We return via Monks Wall, Culliver Cross to Clamour Bridge and return to Otterton via the River Otter. Food is available at the Mill or the nearby Kings Arms.
Outward travel by bus 157, dep Budleigh Public Hall at 10:00, or bus 157, dep Newton Poppleford at 10:01, arr Otterton at approx. 10:15.
If coming by car, park in the high street or up by the Church (1st right immediately past the Mill).
Return travel by bus 157 at 12 mins past the hour towards Sidmouth or 14 mins past towards Exmouth.
Walk Leader: Brian Gannon, 01395 443502