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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Chudleigh and Exeter.

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Grid RefSX8684879562
Lat / Lon 50.60476° / -3.60037°
Easting / Northing286,848E / 79,562N
Grid RefSX9185692947
Lat / Lon 50.72604° / -3.53355°
Easting / Northing291,856E / 92,947N

Chuexe One's land is

Arable 45.2%
Green urban 2.2%
Other agricultural land 1.7%
Pasture 7.7%
Urban 28.9%
Woods 14.3%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018



03 May 2021

This route, starting from Exeter is OK at the beginning and OK at the end as it approaches
Chudleigh but parts of the middle section leave very much to be desired - Devon can do better than this.

What’s wrong with it:

1. After leaving the canal and crossing the railway it proceeds through Marsh Barton Trading Estate, through Grace Road, Hennock Road Central and Bad Homburg Way. This is reputed tho be the largest Trading Estate in Europe and is the main commuter route into the city from the South. It contains literally dozens of car dealerships and does not make for pleasant walking.
2. At the end of the road it turns sharply left into Dawlish Road. This is an extremely busy narrow lane with blind bends and is simply dangerous for pedestrians. I would not choose to walk it again. A footpath turns off on the left with a stile.
3. The footpath leads to Chudleigh Road. This area is subject to a massive housing development, with the road being re-aligned and the footpath suggested further along on the left will disappear.
4. Crossing the A379 the path eventually goes alongside the major trunk route A30 with a continual traffic drone. After crossing and leaving the A30 the rest of this route is OK until the suggested detour via Kennford.
5. One look at the map shows the circuitous route for this detour with re-aligned roads to make way for the 6-8 lane trunk route the A38 which is a continuation of the M5. The large village does contain amenities including (off route) a hotel, but this is far outweighed by the constant drone of traffic which makes for unpleasant walking along the road route. Eventually the route re-crosses the A38 and turns left on a path and finally road to Chudleigh which is OK.

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