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Bowd Lay-by. Map

Core Copse, East Hill Strips. Map

Grid Reference 126949 (6.7 miles)

From the Sailing Club, zero miles, go West along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road.
At the next mini roundabout turn right into All Saints Road.
At the next mini roundabout at the bottom of the road turn left, and go straight up through the town.
At 1.5 miles follow the road around to the right signposted Sidbury, Honiton, Lyme Regis.
At Sidford Cross traffic lights go straight ahead and take the A375 towards Honiton.
Enter Sidbury and go straight ahead until you reach the war memorial, (3.4 miles) which is tucked on the left of a sharp right hand bend. DO NOT GO AROUND THE BEND, (if you pass the church on your right you have gone too far) turn sharp left signposted Greenhead and carry on up the lane for 1.6 miles.
On reaching the top the road flattens out before a sharp right hand bend at the cross road, signposted East Hill Strips, with the arm pointing to OSM. The car park is on your left hand side 1.7 mile along the straight.
Allow plenty of time as this is a narrow lane with few passing places. There are a couple of other routes known to the locals but this is the easiest.
Good Luck

Donkey Sanctuary. Map

Four Firs Car Park, Woodbury Common. Map

Grid Reference 032864, Postcode EX9 7BR (10 miles)

From the Sailing Club go West along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road following onto Bulverton Road.

At the Bowd Inn take the second exit and turn left onto the A3052 sign post Exeter. Follow the road into Newton Poppleford, at the end of the village at the mini roundabout take the 2nd exit, sign post A3052 Exeter.

Continue on this road to Halfway House and turn left onto the B3180 sign post Exmouth. Follow this road pass Woodbury Golf Club on your right and then through the ‘z’ bends in the wooded area follow the road down the hill to the Four Firs cross road, turn left and the car park is on your right.

Alternative Route

From the Sailing Club go West along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road following onto Bulverton Road.

At the Bowd Inn take the second exit and turn left onto the A3052 sign post Exeter. Follow the road into Newton Poppleford, at the end of the village at the mini roundabout take the 1st exit onto the B3178 sign post Exmouth. Continue along this road through Colaton Raleigh and pass Bicton College. After Bicton College at the first cross road, Brick Cross, there is a brick column with a cross on top, turn right, signpost Yettington / Bicton Arena. At the next junction turn right and enter Yettington. Go through the village and straight ahead until you come to Four Firs Cross Road. The car park is on you left just before the cross road.

Joney’s Cross Map

From the Sailing Club go west along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel, take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road following onto Bulverton Road. At the Bowd Inn take the second exit and turn left onto the A3052 sign post Exeter.

Follow the road into Newton Poppleford. At the far end of the village at the mini roundabout take the 2nd exit, sign post A3052 Exeter and continue on up the hill to the top, continue for about 50 metres then at the junction turn left and then immediately left into the car park which is free.

Mutters Moor/Peak Hill CP. Map

From the Sailing Club go West all the way along the esplanade and straight ahead up Peak Hill Road to the top.

The car park is on your right at the summit.

Newton Poppleford Tennis Courts Car Park Map

From the Sailing Club go West along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road following onto Bulverton Road.
At the Bowd Inn take the second exit and turn left onto the A3052 sign post Exeter. Follow the road down the hill towards Newton Poppleford. At the bottom of the hill go across the river bridge then take the first right into Back Lane go through the pinch point and the car park is on the left.

Otterton Map

Post Code EX9 7HB.

From the Sailing Club go west along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel, take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road following onto Bulverton Road. At the Bowd Inn, take the 2nd exit and turn left onto the A3052 sign post Exeter.

Follow the road into Newton Poppleford. At the far end of the village at the mini roundabout take the 1st exit onto the B3178 signpost Exmouth. Continue along this road through Colaton Raleigh and pass Bicton College. After Bicton College at the first cross road, Brick Cross, there is a brick column with a cross on the top, turn left, sign post Otterton onto Sleap Hill and leading onto Fore Street, over the bridge, pass Otterton Mill on the right and the village green on your left and The Kings Arms is on your left.

Parking is on the main road and free.

Alternatively for the less nervous driver, the road is narrow and windy with passing places.

From the Sailing Club go west along the esplanade and follow the road straight up Peak Hill Road to the top and continue along this road straight into Otterton. The Kings Arms is on your right towards the end of the village.

Ottery St Mary, Land of Canaan CP. Map

Salcombe Hill – Norman Lockyer Observatory CP. Map

Grid Reference-SY 138882

From the Sailing Club go west along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel, take the second exit onto the B3176 Station Road. At the next mini roundabout at the Woodlands Hotel, take the 2nd exit onto All Saints Road, at the bottom of the road turn left and then right opposite the Radway Cinema onto Salcombe Road, over the bridge at the bottom and follow the road around the left hand bend onto Sid Road, take the first turning to the right, Salcombe Hill Road and drive to the top. Parking is not at the National Trust Car Park on the right hand side, but in the Norman Lockyer Observatory Car Park a little further along on the left hand side.

Sidbury Village Hall CP. Map

Stantyway Farm, Otterton. Map

Grid Reference 089848

From the Sailing Club go West along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road following onto Bulverton Road.

At the Bowd Inn take the second exit and turn left onto the A3052 sign post Exeter. Follow the road into Newton Poppleford, at the end of the village at the mini roundabout take the 1st exit onto the B3178 sign post Exmouth. Continue along this road through Colaton Raleigh and pass Bicton College. After Bicton College at the first cross road, Brick Cross, there is a brick column with a cross on top, turn left and continue through the village pass the Kings Arms. At the fork in the road turn right into Bell Street heading towards Ladram bay. Take the first turning on the right onto Stantyway Road and that will take you to the parking area opposite the farm.

St John’s School – SRC Home. Map.

Tipton St John Playing Fields Car Park. Map.

Grid Reference-SY 091917. Post Code EX10 0AF

From the Sailing Club go west along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road following onto Bulverton Road. At the Bowd Inn take the first exit onto the A3052 sign post Ottery St Mary turn right onto the A3052 then immediately left onto Fire Beacon Lane sign post Tipton St John The Bowd Inn is now on your right. Travel along this road and at the first cross road, sign post Tipton St John turn left and follow the road through the village, pass The Golden Lion pub on your left the car park is opposite the Tipton Garage and free.

Warren Car Park, Woodbury Common. Map

Grid Reference SY 042882.  Postcode EX5 UK. 8.5 miles

From the Sailing Club go West along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road following onto Bulverton Road.

At the Bowd Inn take the second exit and turn left onto the A3052 sign post Exeter. Follow the road into Newton Poppleford, at the end of the village at the mini roundabout take the 2nd exit, sign post A3052 Exeter. Continue on this road to Halfway House and turn left onto the B3180 sign post Exmouth. Follow this road and in about 1 mile pass Sanctuary Lane on your right, go uphill through a series of bends and just before the summit the car park is on your left.

Wheathill Plantation Car Park, Woodbury Common. Map

Grid Reference—SY 0415 8478. Classified as RV4

From the Sailing Club go West along the esplanade and at the 2 mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road following onto Bulverton Road.

At the Bowd Inn take the second exit and turn left onto the A3052 sign post Exeter. Follow the road into Newton Poppleford, at the end of the village at the mini roundabout take the 1st exit onto the B3178 sign post Exmouth. Continue along this road through Colaton Raleigh and pass Bicton College. After Bicton College at the first cross road, Brick Cross, there is a brick column with a cross on top, turn right, signpost Yettington / Bicton Arena. At the next junction turn right and enter Yettington. Go through the village and take the 3rd on the left signpost Exmouth 4 ½. Follow the road pass the white house, Spring Cottage on your right and then take the 3rd turning on your left. In a few hundred metres you will come to a large pull in on the side of the road and you turn left there into the car park. There is a Public Footpath fingerpost at the entrance.

White Cross. Map

5 miles. Postcode EX11 1QB

From the Sailing Club, zero miles, go West along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road.

At the next mini roundabout turn right into All Saints Road.
At the next mini roundabout at the bottom of the road turn left, and go straight up through the town.
At 1.5 miles follow the road around to the right signposted Sidbury, Honiton, Lyme Regis.
At Sidford Cross traffic lights go straight ahead and take the A375 towards Honiton.
Enter Sidbury and go straight ahead until you reach the war memorial, (3.4 miles) which is tucked on the left of a sharp right hand bend. DO NOT GO AROUND THE BEND, (if you pass the church on your right you have gone too far) turn sharp left signposted Greenhead and carry on up the lane for 1.6 miles.
On reaching the top the road flattens out before a sharp right hand bend signposted East Hill Strips with the arm pointing to OSM. The car park is on your left. Allow plenty of time as this is a narrow lane with few passing places. There are a couple of other routes known to the locals but this is the easiest. Good Luck

White Cross Picnic Site. Map

10.5 miles from the Sailing Club

From the Sailing Club, zero miles, go West along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road.

At the next mini roundabout turn right into All Saints Road.
At the next mini roundabout at the bottom of the road turn left, and go straight up through the town.
At 1.5 miles follow the road around to the right signposted Sidbury, Honiton, Lyme Regis.
At Sidford Cross traffic lights go straight ahead and take the A375 towards Honiton.
Enter Sidbury and go straight ahead until you reach the war memorial, (3.4 miles) which is tucked on the left of a sharp right hand bend. DO NOT GO AROUND THE BEND, (if you pass the church on your right you have gone too far) turn sharp left signposted Greenhead and carry on up the lane for 1.6 miles.
On reaching the top the road flattens out before a sharp right hand bend signposted East Hill Strips with the arm pointing to OSM. At this post DO NOT turn left into the car park but follow the sign to Ottery St Mary. The White Cross Picnic site is about half a mile further north.

Woodbury Castle Car Park, Woodbury Common. Map

Grid Reference SY 033873. Post code EX5 1JJ. 9 Miles

From the Sailing Club go West along the esplanade and at the 2nd mini roundabout at the Bedford Hotel take the 2nd exit onto the B3176 Station Road following onto Bulverton Road.

At the Bowd Inn take the second exit and turn left onto the A3052 sign post Exeter. Follow the road into Newton Poppleford, at the end of the village at the mini roundabout take the 2nd exit, sign post A3052 Exeter. Continue on this road to Halfway House and turn left onto the B3180 sign post Exmouth. Follow this road pass Woodbury Golf Club on your right and then through the ‘z’ bends in the wooded area as you emerge the car park is on your left.