o Please keep dogs under control, preferably on a lead, particularly when crossing open
o There are several points on these walks that take you near a busy road (St Marychurch
Road). If you have children or dogs with you, please take care.
o As there is rough ground on some of the walks, good comfortable walking shoes are
Enjoy your time in our parish.
Please respect the country code:
Take your litter home and guard against all risk of fire
Keep to paths and avoid damaging walls, hedges or fences
Keep dogs under control and do not disturb wildlife or take plants
Fasten gates behind you
If you are walking dogs, please remember “There is no Dog Poo Fairy”.
Coffinswell Parish Council is a participant in the Parish Paths Partnership Scheme with Devon County Council and the Countryside Commission, to care for its local network of Public Rights of Way.
Coffinswell Parish comprises the village of Coffinswell and the hamlet of Daccombe.
History: The parish church of St Bartholomew was consecrated in 1159, parts of the manor
house (old court house) are 16th century.
Geology: for such a small area, the Parish of Coffinswell has a great variety of rocks, of four
widely differing ages: Devonian, Permian, Cretaceous, Oligocene periods.
To view photographs of the area or learn more about the geology, please visit the official
Coffinswell Parish Council website:
(website includes contact details for the Parish Clerk)
For advice relating to any public path matters please contact:
The Public Rights of Way Section, Environment Department
Devon County Council, County Hall, Exeter, EX2 4QW Tel: 01392 382550
Alternative walks in the parish
These walks are based on official Devon County Council footpaths and bridleways. There are several pleasant walks on other tracks and lanes in the Parish. If you would like these to be included in a future version of this leaflet, please contact the Parish Clerk.