Ilkerton Ridge and the Cuckoo
Enjoy stunning scenery and open moorland in this remote landscape on a 3.5ml/5.5km walk along Ilkerton Ridge, to the folly and Ruckham Combe, with the hope of hearing the first cuckoo. In the event of wet weather, a shorter route of 2.5ml/4km may be taken. Please wear weatherproof clothing and footwear. Refreshments at Barbrook petrol station (no toilets). (Ref. TP)
Meeting point directions: From A39 at Barbrook service station, EX35 6PG (opposite church), take Ilkerton Hill signposted ‘Ilkerton’ and continue along Ilkerton Hill to car park, 500m on left past cattle grid.
Very occasionally walk details may change, so please check the website in advance.