Abbeyford Woods

Visitor information

Explore the sights and sounds of Abbeyford Woods, near Okehampton

These beautiful woods with stunning walks have paths for all, just a few minutes from Okehampton.

You can walk the Tarka Trail and follow the River Okement, or just wind your way through the woodland.

Abbeyford Woods is rich with woodland wildlife and usually has a brilliant display of autumn fungi. Please enjoy the fungi in their natural habitat and don't pick them. Find out more about forest fungi.

At a glance

New accessible walking trail coming to Abbeyford Woods. Check back soon.
11/03/2024 14:16

Things to do

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Take a walk along the Tarka Trail to follow the River...

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Sunlight shining through woodland scenery

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