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Heddon Valley

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

Heddon Valley, Near Parracombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4PY

Visitors walking in the Heddon Valley

Venue hire

A view of the Orchard Workshop in the Heddon Valley

The Orchard Workshop at Heddon Valley 

The Orchard Workshop in the heart of the Heddon Valley is a versatile space that can be booked for a variety of events and activities. It’s also a great spot for a picnic.

Planning your visit

Visitors and dog on a short lead by the river at Lydford Gorge, Devon.

Visiting Heddon Valley with your dog 

The Heddon Valley is a three pawprint rated place, meaning dogs are welcome in most places, including our take-away café, The Pantry and the Hunter's Inn beer garden.

Visitors walking at Heddon Valley, Devon

Exploring the Heddon Valley 

Explore the wooded river valley reaching inland down to the sea at Heddon's Mouth. Heddon Valley's walking routes include two accessible routes for all-terrain mobility scooters with Tramper.

Visitors exploring West Exmoor

Accessibility in North Devon 

Find out about access at our places in North Devon, where you can hire Trampers and where there are accessible paths and activities.

Exploring the North Devon Countryside on a tramper

Heddon Valley loop - Phototrails 

Phototrails provides a visual access guide for this walk, with images showing the route, terrain, path surfaces and facilities - click here to find out more.

Visitors exploring the festive interiors in the Entrance Hall at Castle Ward, County Down


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