Firm tracks and sheltered woodland makes this walk a good route for wet weather when other paths are muddy. there is also a chance of seeing the wild deer.


2013-01-30-11-14-41_p1090907_haldon-forest-5-mile-walk.jpg  This is a triangular tower built in 1788 by Sir Robert Palk.It has extensive views to east and west.

Lawrence Castle or Haldon Belvedere on Haldon Hill

This is a triangular tower built in 1788 by Sir Robert Palk. It has extensive views to east and west.


2013-01-30-11-15-49_p1090908_haldon-forest-5-mile-walk.jpg  This is a triangular tower built in 1788 by Sir Robert Palk.It has extensive views to east and west.

Lawrence Castle or Haldon Belvedere on Haldon Hill

This is a triangular tower built in 1788 by Sir Robert Palk. It has extensive views to east and west.


2013-01-30-11-17-14_p1090909_haldon-forest-5-mile-walk.jpg  From Haldon Belvedere you can see Exeter and the Exe Estuary, and much further east.Paths lead off from the road in many directions

The view over the Exe estuary from Haldon Belvedere

From Haldon Belvedere you can see Exeter and the Exe Estuary, and much further east. Paths lead off from the road in many directions


2013-01-30-12-17-38_p1090910_haldon-forest-5-mile-walk.jpg  many paths lead through the forest. These are firm and dry and a good destination when the countryside is muddy.

A firm dry path through the forest of Haldon

many paths lead through the forest. These are firm and dry and a good destination when the countryside is muddy.


2013-01-30-12-18-15_p1090912_haldon-forest-5-mile-walk.jpg  Haldon forest has many types of trees, and trees of all ages.there is also a lot of wildlife for the quiet explorers.

Haldon forest trees

Haldon forest has many types of trees, and trees of all ages. there is also a lot of wildlife for the quiet explorers.