Heddon Valley

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

Upcoming events

Blackbeam Cinematic presents Christmas movie magic at Hunter's Inn

Sun 16 Dec 2018
16:00-17:45
Get into the Christmas mood with a choice of two beloved festive films this Sunday at the Hunter's Inn, Heddon Valley.

West Challacombe Manor open day

Sat 26 Jan 2019
12:30-14:00
Open for just one day this year!
Outside of the Orchard Workshop at Heddon Valley

Orchard Workshop 

A versatile new workshop space is now available to hire in the beautiful Heddon Valley.

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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

Camping in North Devon

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Our work

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History

Hunter's Inn rear view on a misty morning

Hunter's Inn, set in the heart of the Heddon Valley 

Find out about the history of this traditional inn and why the National Trust bought it to help protect and preserve the beautiful landscape of the Heddon Valley.

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.

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Wildlife

High Brown Fritillary in the sun on a plant

High Brown Fritillary made a bumper early appearance 

The UK’s most endangered butterfly, the High Brown Fritillary, made a bumper early appearance at a remote British habitat in North Devon, despite serious worries about their population.

Sessile oak woodland

Woodland and unusual trees of North Devon 

From ancient chestnuts to the No Parking Whitebeam, North Devon is home to plenty of special trees within its varied woodland habitats. Why not come for a woodland walk and see them up close?