Go through the gate by the golf tee and follow the path along the side
of the field. Keep on LCP, go through the kissing gate and cross the golf
fairway. On the the far side turn LEFT follow the path marked ONLY with
a YELLOW arrow. After 100 yds keep a look out for the sign to West Down
Beacon (WDB), it’s straight on. You should find yourself by the 9th tee and
see another yellow arrow marking the footpath. Follow this to leave the
golf course along a path to WDB. Here you can sit and take a well earned
Keep LEFT and follow the coastal path back to Budleigh, its all down hill!
After some stunning views you will reach the town, any turning on your
left will take you back to the High Street for the shops or refreshment.
For the enjoyment of walkers why not purchase
‘Twelve Walks in the Otter Valley’ compiled by
the Otter Valley Association on sale £3 at the
Budleigh Salterton Information Centre.
A walk of 4 miles described by local walk leader Steve Hagger
Facing the TIC turn RIGHT and walk up the High Street.
Just window shop for now and walk as far as the traffic lights. Turn
RIGHT and, after 30 yds, take the footpath on the left . There is a sign
for the Salterton Playhouse where local ‘am drams’ take place, you
should soon walk past it. Walk over a bridge then, at the road, turn
At the main road turn RIGHT and RIGHT again after 40 yards into
Little Knowle. After just 60 yds turn LEFT up the slope and steps, this
is steep at first but flattens out. At the road junction turn LEFT, up hill,
At the main road turn RIGHT. As you approach the bend cross the
main road with care. Take Littleham Church Path (LCP) on your left. This
takes you gently uphill through some delightful woods for 1/4 mile.
Littleham Church Path