No-7   Lynmouth and Watersmeet

Enjoy a beautiful walk through the Lyn valley along the East Lyn river upstream to where it meets Hoar Oak Water.

Route Info

The route starts from Lynmouth, where there are several car parks, then takes you up beside the East Lyn, crossing the river just over half way.  At Watersmeet House the inviting National Trust shop and café offers a well earned break and cream tea, then head back down the dramatic river gorge.Purchase a water and tear resistant route guide online or from an Exmoor National Park Centre.

Distance -  5.9 km (about 3.5 miles)  - Time -  about 2 and a quarter hours

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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