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Bishop's Court Deer Park

Bishops Court Deer Park

Beautiful historic Deer Park, with magnificent Oak trees, part of the estate of the Bishops Court Palace, and accessible by footpath from Sowton Village or Bishops Court Road
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  • Nature
  • Walking, cycling & riding

The footpath from Sowton Village is marked by a stone gateway which is the entrance to the historic carriage drive to Bishops Court Palace. It leads to a beautiful walk through woods, over the River Clyst to the former Deer Park with views of the Gothic Palace. 

Bishops Court is the medieval residence of the Bishops of Exeter, which was remodelled in the Gothic Revival style by architect William White in the 1860s. 


For more information visit 'Sowton Science Link' walk 

How to get here without a car


Pinhoe Station: 2.5 miles


Stagecoach bus service Exeter to Cranbrook. 15 minute walk to Sowton Village from Black Horse PH

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