Winter walks in North Devon

Blow away the Christmas cobwebs with these beautiful scenic walks around some of North Devon's stunning coast and countryside, 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 around the woodland near Watersmeet. The tea-room is open weekends in November and December, and every day between 26 Dec and 31 Dec, 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. The Hunter's Inn in the Heddon Valley is the perfect place to warm up afterwards with a hot chocolate and a mice pie (or three).

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.