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Walking In North Devon

Walking In Braunton North Devon

Walking in North Devon North Devon is one of the few places that walking can be done in so many ways and a reason to return and enjoy a different experience each time, Coastal walks, Moor walks, Country walks, Wood walks and even mini mountain walks. There are many walks starting from Braunton going through some stunning countryside and to local beaches, like Croyde BaySaunton Beach, Crow Point, as well as many pretty Devon villages.

Featuring 3 out of the top 10 walks published in the Guardian.

Watersmeet

This is a challenging walk of 5.5 miles taking around 2 hours and 30 minutes. But is the best scenery you will take in of Exmoor and the picturesque harbour town of Lynmouth, and the Glen Lyn Gorge. The wildlife you will see on the way include Otters, Dippers, Heron and Deer.

Heddons Valley

An easy 2 mile gentle walk along the River Heddon to the sea. There is a 19th century lime kiln on the beach. The Hunters Inn pub is a great place to eat and have a drink on your return walk. To do a more challenging walk from The Hunters Inn, take the footpath to Woody Bay . 6 miles of 19th century carriageway and South West Coast Path taking in some of the highest and most dramatic cliffs in England.

Morthoe Village

For an easy walk this coastal path offers spectacular scenery and the 2.2 miles takes around 2 hours. Views over Woolacombe and Baggy Point so take some binoculars and see the Atlantic Grey Seals. On return sample some of the local hospitality in the pubs in this quaint village.

Walking In North Devon Braunton Village with stunning views

If walking is your passion and you want to spend a couple of days away to experience some breathtaking views and relax in comfort at the end of the day then here is the perfect place. The footpath is right next to us turn right walking past the rugby field then turning left until you reach Lower Park Road. Then take a right to the end and turn left into Higher Park Road. Shortly on the right is Watery lane and from there is well signed footpaths to the top where you can fully take in the beauty that surrounds Braunton, from the esturary to the dunes and then the sea.

Tweedies Field Next to Holmsleigh B&B Braunton

Tweedies Field

Devon Country Road

Devon Country Road

Wild Life

Wild Life

Walking in Devon

Walking in Devon

Taw Estuary

Taw Estuary

A Braunton Foot Path

A Braunton Foot Path

Looking over Braunton

Looking over Braunton

Spectacular Views Across Devon

Spectacular Views Across Devon

Walking In North Devon Foot Path

Walking In North Devon

You can just make out Holmsleigh the large white property in front of the field even better on a clear day.

Geo App Treasure Hunt

We recently had guests stay to do some geocaching along the Tarka Trail which sounded like great fun to get exercise and fresh air whilst searching treasure. I think the idea is to take an object for someone else to find and take the one that someone else has left. It could end up in Australia as people travel with their treasure and look for new ones.  This is described as the largest treasure hunt in the world,so just get the app from google and you can follow where your object goes on a map.You will need to join to find out where to search in North Devon.

 

 

 

 

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