The area around Noss Mayo and Newton Ferrers in South Devon is fairly unique for the south coast as it seems to be off the beaten tourist track and sees few walkers.
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Walk Length: 8 km/5 miles; there are no stiles and no steep climbs; most of the route is suitable for those pushing the more robust sort of buggy.
7.0 miles in length; Easy to Moderate walking
Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km; Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres
Grade - easy/mod
This South Devon walk includes a section of the South West Coast Path, one of England's prettiest rivers and ruined church dating back 1000 years. The start is the pretty village of Noss Mayo.
Stall Moor lies between the Yealm and Erme rivers of south Dartmoor. The moor is a typical plain of grassland - rather bland and featureless, but giving good views over the Erme in good weather. Stall Moor is easy to get to and gives fine access to some of the more remote parts of the southern moor. This walk only skirts the edge of this but it gives us a taste as to what lies within.
This is a straightforward 5 mile walk with little wet ground. If mist descends then it would be easy to get disorientated on Stall Moor. No military areas to worry about.
Further walks may be found in the Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo Walking map - available from the Post Office
1) Torr - Combe Walk. Footpath Nos. 4/5/20 (approx. 2½ miles -- 1¼ hours)
2) The Gorlofen Walk. Footpath No. 10 (approx. 2 ½ - 3 miles --- 1 ½ hours)
3) The Estuary Walk. (approx. 2¾ miles -- 1½ hours)
4) Cofflete Creek to Hollacombe Walk -- Footpath No. 2 (approx. 5 miles- 2¼ hr.)
5) Silverbridge Way
Contact John & Christine Wilson 872775