Newton Abbot - Abbotskerswell - Newton Abbot

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A circular walk starting at Decoy Park on the outskirts of Newton Abbot to the village of Abbotskerswell, then onwards to Gulland Cross, returning to Decoy Park via Abbotskerswell.

Decoy Park, https://www.teignbridge.gov.uk/decoy is an old clay quarry that now supports a lot of wildlife. There is a large lake with a wide variety of birds including black-headed gulls, various ducks, cormorants, kingfishers, coots and herons. There are picnic areas, a café, discovery centre and chidren's playground.

Abbotskerswell developed around the growing of apples for cider making. There is an ancient church, St Mary's, http://abbotskerswellchurch.org.uk and a Quaker burial ground.

England - South West England - Devon - Countryside

Features

Birds, Cafe, Church, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Lake/Loch, Play Area, Pub, Public Transport, Restaurant, Tea Shop, Toilets, Wildlife, Woodland

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