Path closures

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 detailsFromTo
Ottery St. Mary Footpath 49 temporary closure1 June 202331 May 2024
Ottery St. Mary uUCR308 temporary closure1 June 202330 November 2024
Barnstaple Footpath 9 temporary closure25 March 202325 September 2024
Axminster Footpath 58 and Kilmington Footpath 22 temporary closure24 June 202223 December 2024
Exeter Footpath 64 temporary closure22 March 202322 September 2024
Thurlestone Footpath 13 temporary closure19 June 202318 June 2024
Kilmington Footpath 9 temporary closure15 May 202314 November 2024
North Tawton Footpath No.10 temporary closure15 August 202214 August 2024
Newton Poppleford & Harpford uUCR305 temporary closure14 July 202313 August 2025
Thurlestone Footpath 7 temporary closure12 January 202312 July 2024
Salcombe Footpath 40 temporary closure13 July 202312 July 2024
Ottery St. Mary Footpath 77 temporary closure14 July 202312 July 2024
Membury Bridleway 33 temporary closure12 May 202311 May 2025
Ottery St. Mary Bridleway 68 temporary closure06 July 20235 July 2024
Fremington Footpath 41 temporary closure1 March 20232 September 2024
Abbotsham Footpath 1 temporary closure1 May 20231 November 2024
Newton Abbot Footpath 9 temporary closure1 June 20231 December 2024
Tiverton Footpath 26 temporary closure11 September 202311 September 2024
Kingsbridge Footpath No.1 temporary closure02 October 202302 October 2024
Harberton uUCR 302 temporary closure25 October 202324 April 2025
Kenton Footpath 1 temporary closure17 November 202317 November 2024
Budleigh Salterton Footpath 49 temporary closure20 November 202319 May 2024
Winkleigh Footpath 22 temporary closure17 November 202317 May 2024
Exmouth Footpath 1 temporary closure07 December 202307 June 2024
Otterton Footpath 1 temporary closure12 December 202312 June 2024
Ottery St. Mary Footpath 23 temporary closure15 December 202315 June 2024
Dawlish Footpaths 7 and 12 temporary closure15 December 202315 June 2024
Dawlish Bridleway 4 temporary closure8 January 20248 July 2024
Exeter Footpath 24 temporary closure15 January 202415 July 2024
Newton Poppleford & Harpford uUCR308 temporary closure24 January 202423 July 2024
Kilmington uUCR301 temporary closure2 February 20241 August 2024
Great Torrington Footpath 2 temporary closure5 February 20244 September 2024
Northam Footpath 25 temporary closure7 February 20245 July 2024
Membury Footpath 13 temporary closure21 February 202421 August 2024
Dartmouth Footpath 11 temporary closure (SWCP)27 February 202426 August 2024
Exminster Footpath 60 temporary closure11 March 202411 September 2024
East Portlemouth Bridleway 10 temporary closure18 March 202417 September 2024
Witheridge Footpath 1 & 4 temporary closure22 April 202422 October 2024
Chardstock Footpath 24 temporary closure25 March 202424 September 2024
Fremington Footpath 15 temporary closure01 April 202430 September 2024
Newton Poppleford Bridleway 37 temporary closure26 February 202424 August 2024
Ashburton Footpath 24 temporary closure7 May 20247 November 2024
Colaton Raleigh uUCR307 temporary closure12 May 202411 November 2024
Northam Footpath 4 temporary closure9 May 20249 November 2024
South Molton Footpath 2 & 3 temporary closure9 May 20249 November 2024

Changes to the path network

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