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When to visit
...Exmoor coastline for cooling breezes, or somewhere around the Devon/Cornwall border on the north coast.
Wildlife
...Exmoor you have heather moorlands, and ancient woods growing on the steep coastal slopes. In North Devon you encounter the first of the many estuaries you’ll cross, and one that is so special that it ...
What we do
...Exmoor, negotiating a permissive path with the MoD at Tregantle Cliff and realignments at Thatcher Point. In 2014, we were put to the test. Severe storms hit the south coast of Devon, leaving the Coas...
Burgundy Chapel
...Exmoor, and wood vetch, which encourages the rare blackneck moth. When the drive reaches the road at the bottom, go briefly left, as far as the sharp right-hand bend a few moments later. Here there i...
Mill Wood
...Exmoor in August 1952 gave rise to sudden and dramatic flooding down through these valleys, with tragic consequences for Lynmouth, where 34 people lost their lives (see the Two Cleaves walk). Beside ...
Sister's Fountain
...Exmoor, with panaromas over wooded valleys and open moorland. In autumn the colourful woodlands are alive with small birds and mammals feasting on the nuts and seeds. Crossing the road from the car p...
Old Burrow Roman Walk
...Exmoor may have been carried out by them. Other than this, however, and a fort at Dulverton, the only Roman sites in the district are the fortlet here and at Martinhoe, a little further down the coast...
Cherryford Hill
...Exmoor coastline attracted people from all over the country, (including several of the Romantic poets), and at one time the inn was the area's largest employer (see the Heddon's Mouth Cleave W...
Heddon's Mouth
...Exmoor coastline here is of great geological importance, especially at Hollowbrook, just a little way to the east of the dramatic cliffs to your right as you approach the beach (see the Martinhoe Roma...
Little Hangman
...Exmoor. It is tempting to assume that the two hills were so named following use as gallows hills, but their exposed nature makes this unlikely, given that they are frequently subject to high winds. ...
Trentishoe Down
...Exmoor coastline, formed of a rock type known as the Hangman Grits, and England's highest sea cliff is a little distance to the west, at Great Hangman (see the Hangman Hills Walk). Turn right and...
Environment
...Exmoor: Culbone Woods Heritage Landscape North Cornwall: Magwan Porth Resilience Building South Devon: Mansands Wetland Habitat Creation South Devon: Explore South Devon Walks South Devon: Tin...
Moor Wood
...Exmoor National Park ensures that invasive exotic species are not allowed to swamp the more delicate indigenous trees, and also encourages the right kind of habitat for the many animals and birds foun...
Selworthy Combe
...Exmoor Natural History Society, discovered a local population in 1981. Although they were once again teetering on the brink of extinction at the turn of the millennium, the extensive habitat managemen...
Bossington Hill
...Exmoor coastline. It is particularly breathtaking in the spring, when birds call from the blossoming bushes and the distant views are hazy in the bright air. A good romp for children, who will love th...
Barna Barrow History Walk
...Exmoor, dating back to somewhere around 1200 BC, at Chapman Barrows and Holworthy Farm, both near Parracombe; and there are cairns and barrows of this period further east along the coastline (see the ...
Foreland Point Adventurous Walk
...Exmoor are at least two species of whitebeam tree: Sorbus subcuneata and Sorbus 'Taxon D'. The latter is named after Desolate, this being the area where it is found.  Whitebeam is a deciduous ...
Glenthorne
...Exmoor Coast, giving far-reaching views across the Bristol Channel to the coast of Wales. Turn left, keeping to the Coast Path, until you cross a small stream. Turn right, following the sign for the ...
Slattenslade
...Exmoor Coast and Woods Site of Special Scientific Interest, (see the Heddon's Mouth Cleave Walk), and the ancient hanging oak woods above Woody Bay are one of the important features of the site. I...
Hollerday Hill
...Exmoor coastline; and after several holidays in the area, he decided to move his empire down here, where, like the Scottish Hallidays in neighbouring Glenthorne, (see the Glenthorne Walk), he set abou...