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Named discs with stylised V symbol (not on moorland section)Exe Valley Way

84 km / 52 miles

Devon, Somerset
This route from the Exe Estuary to the steeply wooded valleys on Exmoor follows, for the most part, quiet country lanes and footpaths along the Exe valley through Bickleigh, Tiverton and Bampton, Exebridge, Dulverton, Hawkridge and Withypool, then leaving the Exe Valley to reach Exford to which the Exe flows from its source at Exe Head. Mostly valley scenery, ranging from the broad estuary through pastoral landscapes and narrower, heavily-wooded valleys to open moorland landscapes.

An additional described section links Withypool to the source of the Exe to make a 'source to sea route using the Two Moors Way (TMW), north, to Simonsbath, then following the TMW waymarkers for about another 3km/2miles high up on to the moor to Exe Head. Exe Head is the source of the River Exe, an area of marshy ground high up on Dure Down. This is covered as a variant separately - see Path Variants below.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Named discs with stylised V symbol (not on moorland section)
Waymark
Named discs with stylised V symbol (not on moorland section)
Attributes
Moorland; River
Start
SX976819 - Starcross, Devon
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Finish
SS852383 - Exford, Somerset
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet
Exe Valley Way (Devon County Council - 2011)
External PDF
Exe Valley Way (Devon County Council - 2012 updated)
Download

Maps:

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Path Variants
E Routes
National Trails (England & Wales)
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Other Paths

Show Accommodation
Hostel Accommodation
Camping Barn
Bunk House
B & B Accommodation
Self-catering

 
Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Baggage Handling (Luggage Transfers)
Support Providers
Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Let's Go Walking! Ltd)
Support Providers
Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Discovery Walking Holidays)
Support Providers
Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Westcountry Walking Holidays)

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
B & B Accommodation
The Barn Hotel  (bookable online)
4 Km
< 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
10 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
13 Km
Camping Barn
2 Km
66 Km
Bunk House
4 Km
68 Km
Self-catering
Anstey Mills Cottages  (bookable online)
2 Km
70 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
84 Km

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Connected Paths:


Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File
MemoryMap Route file
Tracklogs Route file

Route Profile:

83.5 Km (51.9 miles)
1,835 m (6,020 ft) ascent
378 m (1,240 ft)  maximum height