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Anstey Gate and Hawkridge from Tarr Steps
Introduction to Walk 1669

Photo from the walk - Anstey Gate and Hawkridge from Tarr Steps

Nat Park - Exmoor

County/Area - Somerset & Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.2 miles / 13.3 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Exmoor walk starts from Tarr Steps, a well-known beauty spot, and then continues through countryside of steep, green fields dotted with small farms. The route crosses West Ansley Common before returning to the start through the village of Hawkridge. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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