Walk around Denham Bridge and Wood

This small and easy walk mainly in Denhman wood lets you discover old Denham bridge (17th-century) and the banks of the River Tavy.

Technical sheet
No. 3758827
A Bere Ferrers walk posted on 06/08/20 by charentimoy. Update : 25/11/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h45[?]
Distance Distance : 3.06mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 427ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 430ft
Highest point Highest point : 246ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 66ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Bere Ferrers
Starting point Starting point : N 50.489073° / W 4.151361°
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Denham bridge

Description

Park your car at Denham Wood Forestry Commission car park.

(D/A) From the car park, follow the main road steeply down (be careful about the traffic!).

(1) After passing a house and before the bridge (take a look!), turn right at the broken barrier and follow the overlooking path along the river but never go down to the river. This path joins the track you need to follow straight during 250 meters.

(2) Leave the track and turn when you see an unmarked path starting left in the forest leading gently close to the river. Notice that you will see a few barriers protecting you from the slope. The way, a bit less clear, goes slightly up along a stream.

(3) Continue up, go through trunks and finally avoid a fallen tree until you reach the track. Turn right on this track and follow it for 1 mile before you will reach the car park.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 230ft - Denham Wood Forestry Commission car park
1 : mi 0.26 - alt. 125ft - Broken barrier
2 : mi 0.87 - alt. 75ft - Unmarked path
3 : mi 1.71 - alt. 213ft - Fallen tree
D/A : mi 3.06 - alt. 230ft - Denham Wood Forestry Commission car park

Useful Information

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