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Letters MW on standard waymarksTwo Moors Way (Devon Coast to Coast)

172 km / 107 miles

Devon, Somerset
The Devon Coast to Coast is a composite route made up of the Two Moors Way from Ivybridge to Lynmouth and the Erme-Plym Trail, also marked on OS mapping, from the coast at Wembury to Ivybridge. This combined route was relaunched in 2016.

From Wembury Bay on Devon's south coast the Erme-Plym Trail provides a gentle introduction before the more demanding section across Dartmoor where the National Park is entered at Ivybridge. Exposed moorland leads to the highest point on this section over Hamel Down (532m). A lower-level alternative is offered to avoid the moorland section.

A pastoral section follows to Teigncombe from where the River Teign is followed to Castle Drogo. Exmoor National Park is reached at Tarr Steps and the River Barle is followed to Simonsbath. Another moorland section leads to Exe Head and along the Cheriton Ridge before the final descent to the sea at Lynmouth.

Although termed 'Devon's Coast to Coast' part of the Exmoor section is in Somerset.

The Cicerone guidebook describes the complete route from south to north: Wembury to Lynmouth.


Strider News - August 2019 (Publication Update)

New guidebook from Cicerone covering the full Devon Coast to Coast walk. Also includes a 1:25,000 map booklet.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Letters MW on standard waymarks
Waymark
Letters MW on standard waymarks
Attributes
Challenging; Coast-to-Coast; Moorland; River
Start
SX517485 - Wembury, Devon
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Finish
SS722496 - Lynmouth, Devon
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Open Date
1976
User Group
Two Moors Way Association

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook
Guidebook
External PDF
Two Moors Way - Introduction (Exmoor National Park Authority - 2016)
Download
External PDF
Two Moors Way Leaflet (Devon County Council - 2013)
Download
Paperback
Two Moors Way: Devon's Coast to Coast (R M Young Bookseller - 2008)
Leaflet
Two Moors Way: Introduction (Devon County Council - 2016)
Badge
Badge for Two Moors Way (Two Moors Way Association)
Certificate
Certificate for Two Moors Way (Two Moors Way Association)

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Maps:

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Path Variants
National Trails (England & Wales)
Paths Marked on OS mapping
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Anytime Challenges

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Hostel Accommodation
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Walkers are Welcome

 
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.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger
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OS Landranger Active
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OS Explorer
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OS Explorer Active
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Other Paper Maps:
ZigZag 25 Stripmap
Two Moors Way 1: Ivybridge to Down St Mary (Yellow Publications - March 2016)
ZigZag 25 Stripmap
Two Moors Way 2: Down St Mary to Lynmouth (Yellow Publications - March 2016)
Harvey Map (Stripmap)
Two Moors Way (Harvey Maps - 2014)

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Baggage Handling (Luggage Transfers)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Discovery Walking Holidays)
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Baggage Handling and Self Guided Walks (Celtic Trails Walking Holidays)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Contours Walking Holidays)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Encounter Walking Holidays)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Westcountry Walking Holidays)
Support Providers
Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Let's Go Walking! Ltd)
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Guided Walking Holidays (Footpath Holidays)
Support Providers
Baggage Handling and Self-Guided Walks (Walk & Cycle Britain Limited)
Support Providers
Baggage Handling and Self-Guided Walks (Walking Holiday Company)

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Walkers are Welcome
2 Km
19 Km
Camping Barn
1 Km
26 Km
Bunk House
1 Km
27 Km
Hostel Accommodation
5 Km
63 Km
Self-catering
Anstey Mills Cottages  (bookable online)
2 Km
134 Km
Bunk House
5 Km
140 Km
Hostel Accommodation
3 Km
147 Km
Hotels
The Rockford Inn  (bookable online)
2 Km
168 Km
Bunk House
1 Km
169 Km
Bunk House
1 Km
169 Km
Camping Barn
3 Km
169 Km
B & B Accommodation
Lorna Doone House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
171 Km
B & B Accommodation
Castle Hill Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
172 Km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 Km
172 Km
B & B Accommodation
Gable Lodge Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
172 Km
Self-catering
Woodybrooke Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
172 Km

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Downloads:

GPX Route File
Two Moors Way (Devon Coast to Coast) GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 06/05/2019 20:22:04 - Updated to route in 2019 guidebook
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MemoryMap Route File
Two Moors Way (Devon Coast to Coast) Memory Map Route File
Last Updated 06/05/2019 20:22:04 - Updated to route in 2019 guidebook
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Tracklogs Route File
Two Moors Way Tracklogs Route file
Last Updated 06/05/2019 20:22:06 - Updated to route in 2019 guidebook
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Route Profile:

171.8 Km (106.8 miles)
4,545 m (14,911 ft) ascent
528 m (1,732 ft)  maximum height