Brunel’s Dance, Brunel Wood

Take a walk through Brunel Wood and you’ll stumble across a clearing where this memorial lies hidden away in memory of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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Location/Facts:

  • The main totem pole is 58 feet and was carved by Keith Barrett.
  • Part of the John Musgrave heritage trail.

Getting There:

  • Car, there’s free parking at either Brunel Manor or on Brunel Ave. The Carvings are found in the wood between the two.
  • Bus, the No. 22 from the Strand heads through St. Mary Church, will take you on its way to Teignmouth.

Nearby To Do’s:

  • Brunel Manor
  • Great Hill

Where To Eat & Drink:

  • Brunel Manor
  • Orestone Manor
  • Torquay

Nearby Destinations:

Weather:
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Helpful Tips:

  • Moderate trail with some hills and steps.

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