Walks around Heddon Valley

Discover some of the great walks around Heddon Valley. From short trails to enjoy with the family to longer hikes along the North Devon coast, there's something for everyone. There is even paths suitable for all-terrain pushchairs and trampers.

Visitors at Heddon's Mouth
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Gentle walk to Heddon's Mouth 

Follow this easy National Trust trail alongside the banks of the River Heddon and explore the area where it meets the sea.

Visitors on the coast path
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Enjoy a walk along the Exmoor coast 

Take in spectacular views across the Bristol Channel to Wales along an historic 19th-century carriageway.

Dark green fritillary male on thistle Heddon Valley
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Exmoor's most magical valley, butterfly walk 

See if you can spot one of the UK's rarest butterfly's, the high brown fritillary, on this stunning trail.

High Brown Fritillary in the sun on a plant
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Spot rare butterflies 

A short but challenging walk along the highest and most spectacular sea cliffs in England - it's a must-do for butterfly lovers and photographers.

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

Wander through ancient woodland on this beautiful walk through the Heddon Valley.