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Yellow boot print on brown arrow with nameJohn Musgrave Heritage Trail

56 km / 35 miles

Devon, Torbay
A route devised by South Devon Ramblers and Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust in memory of John Musgrave, a former chairman of South Devon Ramblers, whose generous legacy to the group has been used to fund the development of the trail.

The route explores over 40 of South Devon's finest heritage features and takes the walker past creeks and castles, along the coast and through rolling meadows and woodland on footpaths, tracks and quiet lanes. Information and interpretation boards are provided along the route.

The trail, which is accessible by public transport, is divided into four sections ending at Cockington, Totnes, Dittisham and Brixham.

From the start in Maidencombe the trail passes the Valley of the Rocks to reach Watcombe, going inland to skirt behind the suburban areas of Torbay visiting Kingskerswell, Cockington, Marldon and passing Berry Pomeroy Castle to reach Totnes. The route then coincides with the Dart Valley Trail, crosses over the Dart at Greenway Quay and continues through Churston Ferrers to the coast where it joins the South West Coast Path to finish at the William of Orange statue in Brixham.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Yellow boot print on brown arrow with name
Waymark
Yellow boot print on brown arrow with name
Attributes
Coastal; Urban; Heritage
Start
SX926684 - Maidencombe, Torbay
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Finish
SX925562 - Brixham Harbour, Torbay
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Open Date
2006

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet
John Musgrave Heritage Trail (South Devon Ramblers - 2008)
Badge
John Musgrave Heritage Trail: Badge (South Devon Ramblers)

Maps:

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Hotels
Bay Hotel  (bookable online)
4 Km
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Self-catering
Sunningdale Apartments Torquay  (bookable online)
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2 Km
Hostel Accommodation
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19 Km
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The Richwood  (bookable online)
2 Km
19 Km
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The 25 Boutique B&B  (bookable online)
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19 Km
Self-catering
3 Km
19 Km
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Cary Court  (bookable online)
3 Km
19 Km
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Robin Hill Guest House  (bookable online)
3 Km
19 Km
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The Somerville  (bookable online)
3 Km
19 Km
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4a Hesketh Crescent  (bookable online)
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19 Km
Self-catering
Number 6 Braeside Mews  (bookable online)
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49 Km

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Connected Paths:

National Trails (England & Wales)
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Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File
John Musgrave Heritage Trail GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 29/09/2017 11:18:10 - Shows diversion around Kingskerswell
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MemoryMap Route file
John Musgrave Heritage Trail Memory Map Route File
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Tracklogs Route file
John Musgrave Heritage Trail Tracklogs Route file
Last Updated 29/09/2017 11:18:11 - Shows diversion around Kingskerswell
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Route Profile:

51.6 Km (32.1 miles)
1,510 m (4,954 ft) ascent
166 m (545 ft)  maximum height