Welcome to the East Devon Way – your gateway to adventure in the heart of East Devon! This walking route covers 40 miles of footpaths, leafy lanes, and bridleways, taking you through the heart of the region’s natural beauty and cultural heritage.

As you roam, you’ll encounter rivers, woodland, heathland, and valleys, each offering its own unique charm. Plus, there are circular routes available for those who prefer, or link routes that connect to the Southwest Coast Path and nearby villages.

Whether you want to challenge yourself by walking the whole route or just fancy a day in nature, the East Devon Way (EDW) has something for everyone. So, put on your walking shoes and get outside – the East Devon Way is waiting for you!

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East Devon Way

Discover the hidden gems of East Devon and explore this much loved walking route that links 40 miles of public footpaths, trails and bridleways.