THE WALKS

Registration for the event is being set up, and will be £6 (£1 for children under 12, accompanied) for up to 2 walks, additional walks £1 each per person. 

Additional maps and routes will be available from the Visitor Centre if you decide to pack more in, or extend your visit and see more of the area - it's not always that easy to leave Porlock, as the organisers can testify - About us.

Visit https://www.porlock.co.uk/ for more information on Porlock 

 

If you would like more information, book accommodation or be provided with registration details when available, please contact Porlock Visitor Centre 01643 863150, Sue 01643 862708 or email walkporlock@gmail.com

1. Hawkcombe Horseshoe 1.5m / 2.4km

Minor roads passing pretty thatched cottages, tumbling Exmoor stream and a restored mill. Views up to to Hawkcombe wooded valley. Sea views. Often see buzzards hovering. Gentle gradient.

3. Porlock Weir & Marsh 4.5m / 7.2km

Woodland and marsh edge walk. Pretty village harbour nestled in wooded slopes. Pub, cafes, shops.  Unique pebble ridge beach and marshland, which breaches at high tide to form a lagoon. Takes in Coleridge way and SW coastal path. Curlew, kingfisher, ibis, heron, cormorant, peregrine falcon are among the birds spotted on this route. Moderate gradient in places, and uneven pebble beach for short stretch.

5. Selworthy Beacon 8.5m / 13.7km

Woodland walk, tumbling Exmoor stream, panoramic views over Dunkery beacon, Bristol channel to Wales, Beautiful Selworthy NT village of thatched cottages, cafe and NT shop. Moderately hard walk for experienced walkers, rough ground, steep hills using 'rugged' SW coastal path in parts.

2. Bossington Beach 3.8m / 6.1km

Unique pebble ridge beach and marshland, quaint Bossington village with tea shop. Farmland. Flat walking partly on SW coastal path

4. Ley Hill Panorama 5m / 8km

Woodland walk, tumbling Exmoor streams, panoramic views over Dunkery beacon, Bristol channel to Wales, moorland including 'Grannys path'. Likely to see Exmoor ponies, may see red deer early or late in the day. Moderate walk for experienced walkers, fording small streams, rough ground, steep hills.

6. Dunkery Descent 13m / 21km

Woodlands, tumbling Exmoor streams, panoramic views over moors to Bristol channel to Wales, tucked away atmospheric Victorian Nutscale resevoir. Dramatic descent down to Horner wooded valley, streams & tea shops. Very likely to see Exmoor ponies, good chance of red deer and long-horned cattle. A tough walk for very experienced walkers with high level of fitness, fording streams, rough ground, sep hills.

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