Walks

Local walking routes

With so many paths and trails all around Lynton & Lynmouth, choosing one can seem a little daunting. We've selected over 40 local routes which include many of the different types of scenery and terrain to be found here.

Most of the walks start out from Lynton & Lynmouth and encompass many of the area's interesting and unique features, such as the Valley of Rocks, Brendon, Countisbury, Woody Bay, Watersmeet and the Heddon Valley.

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Long distance trails

Three of the South West's best known long-distance paths all converge right here, on the stunning North Devon coast.

The South West Coast Path is Britain's longest National Trail - a 630 mile stretch of some of the world's most beautiful coastline.

The Coleridge Way is a 51-mile route taken by the romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge in the 1790s.

The Samaritan's Way South West is wonderful way marked walk linking the Cotswolds with Exmoor National Park and the North Devon Coast.

The Two Moors Way links Lynmouth on the north Exmoor coast with Ivybridge on the southern edge of Dartmoor.

The Tarka Trail is inspired by Henry Williamson's courageous Tarka the Otter and his journey through 'the Country of the Two Rivers'.