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Other Self-Guided Walks

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6. The Alphinbrook & Hambeer Lane

Walk Time: 1½ Hours
Terrain: Undulating, can be muddy with brambles and nettle.

A walk along Hambeer Lane ridge line, then following the winding Alphinbrook and past Little John's Cross where, in Tudor times, the assize judges were escorted by the city guards, on their way from Exeter to Bodmin.

The Alphinbrook & Hanbeer Lane Walk leaflet (1.5MB) will guide you through this walk.


  • Little John's Cross
  • The Twisted Oak
  • The Alphinbrook
  • Lucombe Oak
  • Hambeer Lane