Anstey Gate and Hawkridge from Tarr Steps

Introduction to Walk 1669

Photo from the walk - Anstey Gate and Hawkridge from Tarr Steps

Nat Park - Exmoor

County/Area - Somerset & Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.2 miles / 13.3 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - moderate

This Exmoor walk starts from Tarr Steps, a well-known beauty spot, and then continues through countryside of steep, green fields dotted with small farms. The route crosses West Ansley Common before returning to the start through the village of Hawkridge. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walk 1860
The River Barle and Withypool from Tarr Steps
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Area Information

Exmoor NP

Exmoor National Park lies in West Somerset and North Devon including a dramatic section of coast. Wild moorland dominates the high ground with Dunkery Beacon the highest point within ... - More information

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Accommodation Nearby

Exmoor House
Wheddon Cross
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
** Featured Supplier **
The Exmoor Forest Inn
Simonsbath, Exmoor
7.6 miles / 12.1 km away
Quarry Cottage Porlock
Porlock
8.5 miles / 13.6 km away
Glen Lodge
Porlock
8.6 miles / 13.7 km away
Amberton Bed & Breakfast
Porlock
8.7 miles / 14.0 km away
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Exmoor Country House
Porlock
8.9 miles / 14.2 km away
The Gables
Porlock
9.0 miles / 14.5 km away
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The Cottage
Porlock, Exmoor
9.1 miles / 14.5 km away
Mobile Homes 4u - Static Caravan Hire
Minehead
10.4 miles / 16.7 km away
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Barnstaple
14.9 miles / 23.8 km away

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NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

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