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Exford exploring a tranquil scenic Exe valley
1 hour walks

Exford ,the heart of Exmoor,dates back to the Middle Ages.

 

Point of InterestVillage Green,15th century church
PubsThe Crown Hotel
Exmoor White Horse Inn
Exford
parkingExford Car Park follow signs from Crown Hotel

Walk 1 Exford & River Exe (5 miles)

  
Difficulty
  
starting PointStart : Car Park

This popular rural walk joins the Exe Devon Way,a long distance hiking route from the source to the mouth of the river Exe.

The route can be downloaded here.

The walk follows mainly public footpaths and quiet lanes.

There is one steady climb and a fairly steep decent.

At the end of the car park join a foot path along the Exe.

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map of Exford walk 1

Walk 2

 

Walk 2 Exford & River Exe (1.3 miles)

Difficulty
starting PointStart : Car Park

A shorter dog friendly walk following public footpaths and quiet lanes. Allow at least 1 hour.

From the Car Park head back to the village.

At the Crown Hotel turn right then ,after 30 metres ,take the next (almost hidden) footpath on your left opposite the old school.

Climb steadily for 0.3 miles then urn right onto a lane. Follow this lane ,cross the B3324 and continue on a lane .

Just before the lane bends to the left take a track on your left then soon a footpath on your right.

Follow this down hill. When you join another foot path turn right and just before the river Exe ,turn right and continue along the river,back to the car park.

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map of Exford walk 2

Walk 2

Walk 3 Exford & Prescott Down (3.4 miles)

The route follows mainly public footpaths.

Difficulty
starting PointStart : Car Park

From the car park head towards Exford then at the T junction turn left then almost immediately turn right into Edgcott Road.

At the end of the village green take footpath on right.

 

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map of Exford walk 3

Walk 3