We have over the years had
questions concerning the local roads to Higher Bowden therefore we have provided
below a few simple facts:
exactly 2.6 miles from the A3122 which is the main road from Totnes to Dartmouth
It takes on
average 6 to 8 minutes to travel between Higher Bowden and the A3122.
track road between the main road and Higher Bowden has a normal road surface but
does have in places grass growing in the middle of the road in the mud left by
The hedges are maintained by local farmers and can only be cut from September to
end of February this is to protect all wildlife but particularly birds, through
the breeding seasons (Spring and Summer).
are many passing places in these small side roads and the roads are never very
busy - probably less than 10 cars per hour.
track road is wide enough to take a full size council waste removal vehicle and
lorries up to 7.5 tons which regularly make deliveries to Higher Bowden.
of the young families (with pushchairs) who visit Higher Bowden make the walk to
and from the beach along the side roads and thoroughly enjoy it.
More detail on the roads can be found using Google Maps satellite view.