Heddon Valley

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

Heddon Valley

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Wildflower Trail

Fri 26 May 2017
Test your wildflower knowledge with this intriguing woodland trail for adults.

Family Butterfly Trail

Sat 27 May 2017
Enjoy a walk through the beautiful Heddon Valley down to the beach following the family butterfly trail.

High Brown Fritillary Trail

Sat 10 Jun 2017
Learn more about the rare High Brown Fritillary and where to spot them in this informative trail for adults.

Butterfly and nature stroll

Tue 27 Jun 2017
A chance to see the butterflies of Heddon Valley and other nature that lives in the valley, guided by a knowledgeable expert.

Heddon Valley Funday

Wed 02 Aug 2017
Come and join the Rangers for some '50 Things to do before you are 11 3/4's' inspired activities in the beautiful Heddon Valley.
Heddon Valley

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

Heddon Valley

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.