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Valley of Rocks from Lynton
Introduction to Walk 3391

Photo from the walk - Valley of Rocks from Lynton

Nat Park - Exmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.8 miles / 6.2 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This walk visits the Valley of Rocks from Lynton in North Devon. The route explores a short section of coast and the dramatic scenery immediately inland. The walk uses well-trodden paths and provides some excellent views especially across the Valley of Rocks and the adjacent coast. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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