West Devon Way

About this route

The West Devon Way is a 37-mile walking trail linking Okehampton with Plymouth via Tavistock. This important part of Devon’s recreational route network runs through superb countryside, with attractive scenery along the western edge of Dartmoor and much historical and heritage interest.


The downloadable booklet/PDF is good for navigating the route; but note that on the ground there may be some signage gaps.



Getting Around

Plymouth has excellent public transport connections with buses running frequently from around the county, it is also on the main trainline.

Okehampton and Tavistock have regular bus services running from around the county, see www.journeydevon.info for latest travel times.

Plymouth, Yelverton, Tavistock and Okehampton have all facilities, refreshments and toilets can be found near Horrabridge.
Varied terrain with few steep climbs. One flat surfaced section suitable for all
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