Historic house and Two Nature Reserves around Newton Abbot

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A circular walk starting from the Toby Carvery, Torquay Road, Penn Inn, Newton Abbot via Forde House, Newton Abbot through Aller Brook Nature Reserve and Hackney Marshes Nature Reserve.

Forde House dates back to 1610 and notable bed and breakfasters include King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, Sir Thomas Fairfax and William of Orange. More details at http://www.newtonabbot24.co.uk/item-40-forde-house

Aller Brook Nature Reserve is a linear reserve either side of Aller Brook and is managed by Teignbridge District Council. You may see bee orchids, kingfishers and otters. More information at https://www.teignbridge.gov.uk/sports-and-leisure/parks-and-open-areas/nature-reserves/aller-brook-local-nature-reserve

Hackney Marshes Nature Reserve comprises flood meadows and is also managed by Teignbridge District Council. It has a wide variety of wildlife and you may see buzzards and kestrels. More information at https://www.teignbridge.gov.uk/sports-and-leisure/parks-and-open-areas/nature-reserves/hackney-marshes-local-nature-reserve

England - South West England - Devon - Countryside


Birds, Butterflies, Cafe, Flowers, Food Shop, Good for Kids, Mostly Flat, Pub, Public Transport, Restaurant, River, Stately Home, Tea Shop, Toilets, Wildlife, Woodland

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