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Marine Drive in Woolacombe and Mortehoe car park (not NT, council operated).
Public toilets in main car park (not NT, council operated).
Track to lighthouse suitable for pushchairs one gate on route. Path out to Morte Point is fairly flat, but uneven in places.
Track to lighthouse suitable for pushchairs, one gate on route. Path out to Morte Point is fairly flat, but uneven in places.
From Barnstaple take the B3230 towards Woolacombe. At Mullacott Cross continue straight ahead. Bear right onto Mortehoe Station road (still the B3230). Follow this into Mortehoe. Car park is on the left hand side as you enter the village.
Parking: in Mortehoe village (not National Trust)
Sat Nav: Mortehoe car park (and heritage centre, not National Trust) EX34 7DT
Access via South West Coast Path
Nearest train station Barnstaple, 14 miles
Buses from Ilfracombe and Barnstaple
On route 278 which is a which is a 7 mile route of the National Route 27
Headland stretching out from Mortehoe, with a rich history of wrecking and smuggling.
Panaramic views of Lundy Island and to Wales. Great place for watching seals.
Town Farm House (not National Trust)
Eco focused tea-room serving cream teas, light lunches and drinks. Vegan and vegetarian options widely available.
Eating at Mortehoe
Town Farm House (not National Trust) is an eco focused tea-room serving cream teas, light lunches and drinks. Vegan and vegetarian options widely available
Discover rocky headlands, secluded coves, sandy bays and a lighthouse. Look out for seals and take in the heathland and grasslands, which are great habitats for other wildlife.
Newly sown wildflower grassland will connect nature habitats in the North Devon countryside. The project will see grassland cover 1,275 hectares over pockets of land across 70 miles by 2030, from Torridge to west Exmoor.