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The River Barle and Withypool from Tarr Steps
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Photo from the walk - The River Barle and Withypool from Tarr Steps

Nat Park - Exmoor

County/Area - Somerset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The River Barle is a beautiful river that eventually joins the River Exe south of Dulverton. This Somerset walk explores east bank of the river before visiting the attractive village of Withypool. The return route takes to the higher ground offering excellent views over the rolling countryside of this part of the Exmoor National Park. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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