Walking

Walking trail

Kinever Valley to Bennett's Mouth

Walking trail

Starting in the village of Mortehoe, follow the road as it leads you out into the countryside down a hidden wooded valley and ending up at a secret little cove by the sea.

Bull Point from Morte Point, Devon

Map

Map route for Kinever Valley to Bennetts Mouth walk

Start:

Mortehoe village car park, grid ref SS458453

1

From the village car park walk down the road next to the village post office, North Morte Road, until you reach a gate saying Bull Point Lighthouse. Go through the gate and follow the lane as it winds its way towards the coast.

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2

After about half a mile (1km), there's a footpath off to your right signed Bennett's Mouth and Lee. Take this path as it heads down hill into Kinever valley.

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3

Follow the stream as it winds its way towards the sea. Go through a pedestrian gate and carry on all the way until you reach Bennett's Mouth.

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4

At Bennett's Mouth take the coast path to your left as it heads up hill towards Bull Point lighthouse.

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5

When you reach the lighthouse follow the tarmaced lane all the way back until you arrive at Mortehoe.

End:

Mortehoe village car park, grid ref SS458453

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Kinever Valley to Bennett's Mouth

Terrain

A walk down into Kinever valley, to Bennett's Mouth and back again, following tarmaced lanes, wooded footpaths with roots and coast path with rocks. Undulating walk with a few steep climbs. Dogs on leads welcome.

Kinever Valley to Bennett's Mouth

Contact us

Kinever Valley to Bennett's Mouth

How to get here

Address
Mortehoe, North Devon
By road

A361 from Barnstaple. At Mullacott Cross roundabout take B3343 to Woolacombe and Mortehoe. Car park is in centre of Mortehoe village (not National Trust, fee applies)

By bicycle

National Cycle Network Route 27 (Devon Coast to Coast) passes Mortehoe car park. See Sustrans

Kinever Valley to Bennett's Mouth

Facilities and access

  • Dogs welcome