No-2   Dunkery Beacon

Enjoy some of England's finest heather moorland and exceptional views from Exmoor's highest point.

Route Info

The route starts from the car park next to the bridge at the bottom of Dunkery Hill and takes you on a triangular route up to the summit of Exmoor’s highest point with its stunning views in all directions and the chance to spot wildlife including our famous red deer. Purchase a water and tear resistant route guide online or from an Exmoor National Park Centre.

Distance -  3.9 km (about 2.5 miles)  - Time -  about and hours and 10 mins

Link to route on Ordnance Survey mapping

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Exmoor Explorers

This is one of our top ten shorter Exmoor walks. We have chosen our favourite walks to help you get a real feel for the wonderful landscape, history and wildlife of Exmoor National Park

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