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Countisbury and Watersmeet from Lynmouth
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Nat Park - Exmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Exmoor walk includes coast, valley and high level sections. Starting from Lynmouth the route climbs to Contisubury before crossing high pastures to descend to Watersmeet. The return leg of the walk follows the River Lyn downstream to the coast. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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

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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.

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