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Shallowford, Hoar Oak Tree & The Chains
Introduction to Walk 1727

Photo from the walk - Shallowford, Hoar Oak Tree & The Chains

Nat Park - Exmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.7 miles / 19 km

Ascent - 1350 feet / 409 metres

Grade - moderate

A Devon walk exploring the Chains, one of the wildest sections of moorland in Exmoor. The route needs careful navigation especially in poor visibility and can be wet underfoot. The scenery is varied and typical of this part of Exmoor. The walk follows sections of three long distance paths. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL9Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer OL9Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
A-Z ExmoorAtlas1:25kBUY ATLAS

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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