Welcome to Modbury, a heritage market town that is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty.


In and around Modbury are some great walks which are detailed here:
Modbury walks

There are also over 40 designated walks across South Devons AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) to download here for free. They range in length from 2 to 12 miles and include a map, details of facilities and access as well as information on wildlife, archaeology and history.

Below is a taste of the full range of walks available from:
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Walking in Devon

Bantham to Thurlestone 
Distance: 3.5 miles Grade: Moderate

Take in the old haunts of Saxons and smugglers, lush coastline and glittering sea, then amble back through the green fields of South Devon.

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Ringmore to Bigbury
3.75 miles Grade: Moderate to Strenuous

A walk that’s relaxing and bracing. Beaches with a lovely lazy feel, refreshing open clifftops, the timelessly delightful village of Ringmore tucked away, and enough ‘up-and-down’ to get the circulation going.

Devon walks 

Kingsbridge Town Trail
1 mile Grade: Easy

A 1.5 hour easy walk around the town of Kingsbridge. Add at least an extra hour or so if you wish to explore the museum, churches and pubs.

 Walking in Devon

Hope Cove to Bolberry Down
5 miles Grade: Moderate

A walk of towering cliffs, endless coastal views, scenes and stories of shipwrecks, and the charm of Devon lanes winding between abundant hedgebanks - with the beautiful, nestled fishing village of Hope Cove to start from and return to