Path news

This page includes information about temporary closures to the path network and alternative routes where available, as well as a link to a list of Orders made and confirmed to change some parts of the path network.

Current temporary closures of paths

Please see the table below for all Devon County Council temporary path closures and route changes.

For temporary path closures and route changes on the South West Coast Path, Dartmoor National Park and Exmoor National Park please visit the relevant website.

Closure details From To
Wembury Footpath 1 temporary closure
7 September 2022
6 March 2023
Dawlish Footpath 7 temporary closure
24 August 2020
7 March 2023
Exminster Footpath 13a temporary closure
12 September 2022
11 March 2023
North Tawton Footpath 10 temporary closure
15 August 2022
14 February 2023
Braunton Bridleway 19 temporary Closure
15 August 2022
14 February 2023
Totnes Footpath 17 & NCN 2 Temporary Closure
8 August 2022
7 February 2023
Kingsbridge Footpath 2 temporary closure
1 July 2022
31 December 2022
Colebrooke Footpath 4 (Two Moors Way) temporary closure
9 April 2022
9 January 2023
Gipsy Lane (Path), Exeter uUCR 303 temporary closure
24 June 2022
23 December 2022
South Molton Footpath 2 and 3
31 May 2022
31 May 2023
Winkleigh Footpath 22
10 December 2021
1 November 2023
Berrynarbor Footpath 21
7 June 2022
7 December 2022
Ilfracombe Footpaths 112 and 114
1 June 2022
1 June 2023
Axminster Footpath 58 and Kilmington Footpath 22 24 June 2022 23 December 2022
Bovey Tracey Footpath 8 Plan 17 February 2022 17 September 2022
Bovey Tracey Footpath 8 extension 17 September 2022 17 March 2023
Ilfracombe Footpath 109 7 November 2022 6 June 2023
East Portlemouth uUCR 302 temporary closure 7 November 2022 6 May 2024
Cullompton Bridleway 8 temporary closure  28 November 2022 21 December 2022

Changes to the path network

Information about recent orders to change the path network can be found here