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    Stoke Woods Circular Walk

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    2.7 km
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    121 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The Stoke Woods Circular Walk is a quick and fairly easy adventure near Exeter that will expose you to some lovely woodland terrain. While out on the footpath, you will walk past majestic trees and feel a sense of relaxation within the tranquil forest atmosphere, as you climb uphill on this short loop. There is a bit of uphill walking along this route, which may make it unsuitable for less-mobile walkers.

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    Route Description for Stoke Woods Circular Walk

    There isn’t anything bad to say about the Stoke Woods Circular Walk, other than a bit of uphill walking throughout the route that can easily be traversed in the proper footwear. With a fairly short overall distance and pleasant woodland atmosphere, you will be sure to enjoy a lovely day of strolling under the shady canopy when out exploring the beautiful terrain of Stoke Woods.

    Setting out from the lower car park, you will follow the trail to the northeast to cross over a small stream and make your way through the peaceful forest while enjoying lovely views of the surrounding trees and the nearby River Exe. Eventually, you will cross over another stream, and the path will turn to the south to climb up the hillside. After this point, the trail will turn to the southwest and lead you through an elevated part of the forest, where you will enjoy some more beautiful views of trees and nearby fields to the south. When the trail turns back to the north, you will make your descent of the hillside to return to the car park where you began the Stoke Woods Circular Walk.

    Getting to the Stoke Woods Circular Walk Trailhead

    To reach the trailhead for the Stoke Woods Circular Walk from the Exeter St Davids rail station, drive northwest on Cowley Bridge/A377 for 1.9 km and continue straight through the roundabout onto Stoke Road/A396. In 1.3 km, you will find the entrance to the car park on the right.

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