local walks

Blackbird Cottage has walks and footpaths in all directions from its doorstep and here a a few of our favourites.

Circular walk to Netherbury 3.5 mile footpath along open countryside, woodland and streams. Netherbury was the original location of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage.

Mapperton House 2.4 mile hilly walk along footpath, open fields, and woodland. Look out for the white deer in Parnham Park.

Stoke Abbott 1.8 mile easy walk along a quiet road. Finish off with a drink at the New Inn.