Heddon Valley

Towering cliffs, coves and a wooded valley within Exmoor National Park

Upcoming events

Family Butterfly Trail

Sat 19 Aug 2017
10:30-15:30
Enjoy a walk through the beautiful Heddon Valley down to the beach following the family butterfly trail.

Orchard Workshop - Paper Sculpture

Mon 21 Aug 2017
10:30-12:00
Join artist Miranda Wrycroft for this fun masks workshop.

Orchard Workshop - Drawing Birds

Tue 22 Aug 2017
11:00-12:30
Join artist Miranda Wrycroft for this fun workshop learning how to draw birds.

Orchard Workshop - Jellyfish Day

Wed 23 Aug 2017
11:00-12:30
Join artist Miranda Wrycroft for a fun workshop drawing jellyfish.

Orchard Workshop - drawing on mixed media background

Fri 25 Aug 2017
11:00-12:30
Learn how to create mixed media sketches and images with artist Miranda Wrycroft.

Orchard Workshop - drawing on mixed media background (for teens)

Sat 26 Aug 2017
11:00-12:30
Join artist Miranda Wrycroft for this fun drawing workshop aimed at teenagers.
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Eating and shopping

Heddon Valley ice cream shop people

Visit our well-stocked shop 

Enjoy a taste of local Devon produce on a visit to the Heddon Valley.

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Places to stay

Foreland Lighthouse holiday cottage

Where will you stay? 

With everything from a manor house to a stone bothy and many more options in between there should be somethign to suit everyone's style

Wild camping at Heddon Valley

Wild(ish) camping in North Devon 

Escape the crowds and get wild with our exclusive campsites and bothies in some of the most amazing spots in North Devon, all within easy reach of the South West Coastal Path.

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Our work

 Rangers tools propped up against a wall all ready for some hard work

Our work in the Heddon Valley 

From woodland management to butterfly habitats, discover more about the role of the rangers in the Heddon Valley

High Brown Fritillary Heddon Valley

Butterfly conservation in Heddon Valley 

Heddon Valley is home to one of the UK's rarest butterflies, the High Brown Fritillary. This is one of only four sites in the country where they thrive in good numbers, thanks to careful habitat maintenance by our rangers. Learn more about our butterfly conservation work.

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History

Woody Bay sea view

Woody Bay's Victorian heritage 

A thrilling history of fraud, deception and embezzlement in Victorian Martinhoe.

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Get involved

Heddon Valley volunteer rangers wildlife monitoring

Volunteer in West Exmoor 

Love West Exmoor? We're looking for volunteers to help us look after this special place for ever, for everyone.