Available Publications

Our top two publications - The East Devon Way Guidebook and Discover East Devon AONB are available in print. Both are also available on line to download. 

East Devon Way: A beautiful 40 mile walk from Exmouth to Lyme Regis through the heart of East Devon AONB. Our 60 page walker's guidebook for The East Devon Way is available to view below, or pick up a copy from Tourist Information Centres in East Devon (RRP£4).  Visit our East Devon Way web pages

Discover East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty:

An A2 foldout leaflet with a large AONB map, five suggested short walks from an hour each & suggestions of the best places to visit in each season. Together with a short overview of picturesque villages and market towns you can visit and enjoy.Click here to download. For individual PDFs for each of the 5 walks in this leaflet visit our 'walking' page.

If you would like hard copies of either of these leaflets, please contact the AONB for terms and costs for post. 


Other AONB Publications available in print

East Devon AONB Designation History: a fascinating booklet detailing the process that led up to designating the AONB in 1963.  Access the booklet online or contact 01404 46663 to order a full, glossy colour booklet (£5).

The AONB Partnership Plan presents an integrated vision for the future of the AONB and sets out our key objectives, policies and priorities.

Annual Review 2018/19 - annual overview of AONB Partnership activity

Other AONB Publications available digitally only

Mason's Trail a short trail using the South West Coast Path and footpaths that reveal the rich legacy of stone working and quarrying in the area. This can be traced back to Roman Times and has been a major industry in the area.Mason's Trail (4mb).

A guide to Blackbury Camp can be found here.

Time Trails: these leaflets provide a fascinating insight into the longstanding relationship people have had with East Devon landscapes, from pre-history to present.  Take your first steps to becoming a 'Landscape Detective' by accessing the East Devon Time Trails and Beer Head Time Trails leaflets.

Walk This Way: these leaflets have been designed with accessibility in mind and to encourage people of all ages to walk for their health.  Produced in partnership with Living Options Devon and Leisure East Devon (formerly EDDC). Download leaflets for walks around Beer Head; BranscombeLower Otter Valley and Ladram BayMutter's Moor and Peak Hill; and Trinity Hill.

Parishscapes: click here to view the final report.

The Peter Orlando Hutchinson Project: Napoleonic Military Sites and a Prehistoric Ceremonial Monument on East Hill, Ottery St. Mary, Devon by Hazel Riley, 

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East Devon AONB Partnership
Kennaway House
Coburg Road, Sidmouth
EX10 8NG

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About Us

In England and Wales, our finest landscapes have been conserved through designation as National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty AONB

The East Devon AONB was designated in 1963 and is one of 46 AONBs across the UK. A National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty exists to provide general information about AONBs

The South West Protected Landscapes Forum also exists to provide information and a regional voice for the 14 Protected Landscapes that together make up 38% of the South West of England.

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