Winter walks in North Devon

A few bracing walks are a vital part of a perfect Christmas to balance all that wonderful food, drink and the time with your feet up in front of the fire. Why not try these beautiful scenic walks in North Devon, a great way to get out and about with the family this winter.

Watersmeet House and river in the snow
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A wintry walk to Ash Bridge 

Enjoy a gentle stroll in the beautiful East Lyn Valley and then warm up with a treat from our winter menu at Watersmeet - open every weekend in November and then every day from 26-31 December, 11am-3pm

Visitors on a walk at Baggy Point, Devon
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Baggy Point short circular walk 

This short, family-friendly walk takes in the dramatic coastal headland of Baggy Point. The perfect way to blow away the cobwebs this winter.

On a clear day a view across Woolacombe bay rewards the walk
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Potter's Hill  

Enjoy spectacular views of crashing waves and craggy headlands from Woolacombe's very own mini mountain, Potter's Hill

Visitors watching the crashing waves at Heddon's Mouth
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Heddon's Mouth circular walk 

This easy family-friendly walk down to the dramatic Heddon's Mouth is the perfect post-Christmas walk. All terrain pushchairs and mobility scooters (trampers) are also available to hire from the ranger's office.

Oil painting on canvas of Rudyard Kipling
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Kipling Tors, Westward Ho! 

Follow in the footsteps of Rudyard Kipling, and enjoy a walk around the Tors with some spectacular views over Westward Ho! and across Bideford Bay.