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West Devon Way

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Type:Walking Route

Okehampton
Devon
EX20 1HQ

Tel: 01837 53020

Sourton Tors, West Devon Way

Facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accommodation nearby - There is accomodation close to the route form Okehampton all the way to Tavistock, including hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, and campsites. Look on the accomodation pages or contact the Tourist Information Centre for more information.
  • Experience level - beginner - Some stages of the West Devon Way are suitable for those new to walking, particularly when the West Devon Way joins the cycleway from Goodameavy. Check individual stage details for more information.
  • Experience level - intermediate - Some stages of the West Devon Way cross stretches of open moorland, and some degree of map reading skills are useful as these sections are not waymarked. Check individual stage details for more information.
  • Fitness level required - low - Some stages of the West Devon Way are suitable for those new to walking, particularly when the West Devon Way joins the cycleway from Goodameavy. Check individual stage details for more information.
  • Fitness level required - medium - Some stages of the West Devon Way have steep climbs and/or descents, and require a good level of fitness. Also, some paths are uneven and can be wet/muddy. Check individual stage details for more information.
  • Route maps available - Route maps are available in a variety of formats. The whole 37 mile route booklet can be downloaded from this website, or picked up from the Okehampton, Tavistock or Plymouth Tourist Information Centres. Alternatively, each of the 8 stages can be downloaded and printed seperately from this website as required.
  • Shop - There are shops in Okehampton, Mary Tavy, Tavistock, Yelverton and Plymouth.
  • Toilets - There are public toilet facilities in Okehampton, Lydford, Tavistock, Yelverton and Plymouth.

Specialist Features

  • Difficult Route
  • Easy Route
  • Linear Route
  • Moderate Route

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

There is regular bus access to each end of the West Devon Way, and near to the start and end points of each of the 8 stages. For up to date services and bus times call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit www.traveline.org.uk

Opening Times

West Devon Way (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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