Meddon Plantation

Visitor information

From dog walks to 'UFO' sightings, expect the unexpected at Meddon Plantation

Just south of the north Devon coastline, Meddon Plantation is nestled within the rolling hills of the English countryside.

Popular with local dog walkers, take a break from your everyday stresses and escape to the great outdoors at Meddon. Walk along grassy open paths, take a moment to pause and listen to the gentle swish of the trees, and see if you can spot any UFO's... Meddon Plantation is home to some speculation around UFO sightings. Why not visit to see for yourself? 

At a glance

  • Walking trails 
  • Dogs welcome 

Things to do

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air. Explore the range of paths and tracks that run through the woodland.  

Nearby forests

Conifer forest with looking up at the canopy with younger trees below

Popular with local dog walkers, Holsworthy Woods is made up of two small woodland areas known as Circuit Moor and Northdown.

Beech woodland generic

Cookworthy Forest is a great location for interesting walks, afternoon runs, and enjoying the great outdoors.

Girl walking through muddy puddle in the forest

With several well-maintained tracks which provide opportunities for your wanderings, Witherdon Wood is a great forest location for all explorers, runners and meanderers. 

Sunlight shining through woodland scenery

Walk Northcombe's circular forest road loop, starting from the parking area. The wide tracks with gentle gradients make for easy going walks or rides, with amazing views and lots...

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