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Named signs with coot logoTwo Counties Way

90 km / 56 miles

Devon, Somerset
The path follows the route of the Grand Western Canal to Tiverton and then down the Exe Valley, via Bickleigh, Silverton, Killerton and Broad Clyst to Exeter. The final section takes in the towpath of Exeter Ship Canal and Powderham (with its Castle) to reach the end at Starcross. Passing through, or near to, Bradford on Tone, Wellington, Tiverton, Bickleigh, Exeter and Kenton, the route is coincident in short sections with the West Deane Way, Grand Western Canal walk and the Exe Valley Walk. In essence it provides a link from Taunton to the South West Coast Path National Trail.

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Path Type
Other Paths
Waymark: Named signs with coot logo
Named signs with coot logo
Average Gradients; Canal; River
ST220249 - French Weir, Taunton, Somerset
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SX975821 - Starcross, Devon
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Two Counties Way (Gary Broom)


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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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Hostel Accommodation
3 Km
60 Km
B & B Accommodation
Culm Vale Country House  (bookable online)
1 Km
65 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
74 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Barn Hotel  (bookable online)
4 Km
90 Km

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Route Profile:

89.9 Km (55.9 miles)
1,220 m (4,003 ft) ascent
191 m (627 ft)  maximum height