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Heddon Valley from Woody Bay
Introduction to Walk 3390

Photo from the walk - Heddon Valley from Woody Bay

Nat Park - Exmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.3 miles / 8.6 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 4 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

North Devon coastal walk in the Exmoor National Park providing an excellent introduction to the dramatic scenery between Woody Bay and the Heddon Valley. The rolling hills of the interior drop steeply to the sea and this route offers superb views along the coat. The outward route uses the South West Coast Path to reach Heddon's Gate from where a high-level path is followed back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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