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The Doone Valley from Malmsmead
Introduction to Walk 1263

Photo from the walk - The Doone Valley from Malmsmead

Nat Park - Exmoor

County/Area - Devon & Somerset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1395 feet / 423 metres

Time - 5 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

Starting from Malmstead, this walk in the Exmoor National Park includes sections in Devon and Somerset. The main focus of the route is areas associated with the Lorna Doone novels. However expect much more with valley and moorland walking in this excellent Exmoor walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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