Walks across Exmoor and beyond

Walking on Exmoor is one of the best ways to explore the area. Here are a few of our favourite walks to enjoy the outdoors. There are even a few beyond Exmoor as well.

View across Peppercombe and Portledge

Peppercombe Bothy to Bucks Hillfort Circular

This is a four mile circular route starting and finishing at Peppercombe or alternatively Bucks Mills.

A view from the clifftops at Brean Down

Bluebell rambles and springtime discoveries

What to spot on your spring time ramble around Fyne Court and North Somerset.

Walking boots

Watersmeet to Ash Bridge circular walk

Follow the East Lyn River on this easy family-friendly walk through beautiful woodland.

An ancient oak tree in Horner Wood on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Horner Wood ancient trees walk

Start with a picnic in the meadows before exploring this extensive ancient wood pasture, and greeting the deer, stag and impressive 500-year-old oak tree.

Dunster Castle in the summer

Dunster Castle garden tour

This varied walk takes in the impressive medieval gatehouse and ruined tower as well as the Castle, with panoramic views over the Bristol Channel, surrounding countryside and the moorland of Exmoor.

The view over Somerset from above Nether Stowey on the Coleridge Way

Coleridge nature walk, Somerset

Feel fresh air in your lungs and wander through the landscape that inspired Romantic poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth

Arlington Court woods, Devon

Walking on the wider estate

Explore over twenty miles of beautiful footpath across the Arlington estate. Enjoy the ever changing scenery, nature and wildlife, with paths to suit all ages and abilities.

Brean Trail Walkers going up a steep hill

Brean Down Coastal Walk

Discover one of the great landmarks of the Somerset coastline on this scenic coastal walk across Brean Down.

The view from Selworthy Beacon on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Selworthy and Bury Castle circular walk

Discover Selworthy church, the war memorial and Bury castle as you follow this walk around the local countryside.

Wooded valleys of Watersmeet

Countisbury figure-of-eight walk

Treat your self to panoramic views of land and sea, see if you can spot Exmoor's high ridges.

Brownsham Beckland Woods Bluebell Walk Sign

Spring walks and runs

Stretch your legs and enjoy these beautiful spring trails around the North Devon coast and countryside.

Walks at Welcombe Mouth, North Devon

Three great walks in North Devon and Exmoor 

Enjoy coastal views at Welcombe Mouth and Bossington or head to the gardens at Dunster Castle. Discover some of our favourite lesser known spots for a walk in North Devon and Exmoor.