Otter Source to Mouth Stage 1 – Churchinford to Upottery
Meet at the Sidmouth Arms, Upottery (OS 115 ST 203 076) to catch the 10.14am No 387 bus to Churchinford, arriving 10.29am.
Start at Churchinford, (OS 128 ST 213 126), 9.5 miles
From Churchinford we walk along a lane and through fields to Otterford, crossing the infant River Otter (the source is a mile or so further north, on private land). We then walk into Otterhead Estate and past the lakes, and through unspoilt farmland along quite lanes and tracks, along the Otter Valley to Upottery. The Sidmouth Arms should be open for post-walk refreshments. Please bring a picnic.
It would be helpful if you let us know you are coming on the walk. We will then try to arrange car-sharing/lifts to Upottery so we don't take up too much room in the pub car park.
In any case, please check the OVA website in case the bus time changes!
Walk Leaders: Penny and Paul Kurowski 01395 742942; e-mail [email protected],