No-9   Simonsbath and Wheal Eliza

A great way to explore a classic Exmoor Valley without having to do much climbing.

Route Info

The route starts at the car park in Simonsbath and takes you along the beautiful upland valley of the River Barle to the mysterious Wheal Eliza. It’s a “there-and-back” walk, so you return on the same route. Purchase a water and tear resistant route guide online or from an Exmoor National Park Centre

Distance -  3.8 km (about 2.5miles)  - Time -  about an hour 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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