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Browsing leisure activities within 10 miles of Alta Lyn Barns
Calvert Trust Exmoor delivers exciting, challenging and enjoyable outdoor activity adventures to all ages and abilities. Come and visit us for 3, 4 or 7 nights or just come for the day and discover it's what you can do that counts!
Porlock, TA24 8NS, Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com, (10 miles, 16kms)
Easy circular walk. Gentle footpaths, no noticeable ascent or descent. One path travels close to the shoreline and could be liable to flooding in severe conditions. At such times there are other paths nearby that can be used. 4 miles (6kms)
Walk Route: Circular - Easy
Combe Martin, North Devon, EX34 0DN, (9 miles, 15kms)
Access to Wild Pear Beach requires a testing walk of approximately 2kms with steep gradients. Mostly sand and shingle with rocks and caves at the foot of the cliffs.
Valley of the Rocks, Lynton, North Devon, EX35 6HS, Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com, (0.8 miles, 1kms)
A classic easy walk along a relatively level section of high cliffs between Lynton and the spectacular Valley of Rocks.
Walk Route: Circular
The Hunters Inn, Heddon Valley, Exmoor, EX31 4PY, Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com/main/walks/index.cfm?fsa=dspWalkDetail&w_id=252, (4 miles, 7kms)
A gentle stroll through ancient woodland, along a babbling stream to a tiny secluded shingle beach strewn with boulders and shadowed by steep, scree-clad hillsides, with dramatic cliffs of geological importance and tales of smugglers.
Walk Route: Circular
Exmoor National Park, Dulverton, Somerset, North Devon, EX35 6NT, (1 miles, 2kms)
Varied Exmoor landscape of rocky coastline, heather moorland, wooded valleys and fast-flowing rivers.
Picturesque harbour set in an area known as 'The little Switzerland of England'. Lynmouth opens to a pebbled beach with abrupt scenery. Surrounded by beautiful National Park this beach is frequented more often by walkers than sun bathers.
Crock Point, Lee bay, Lynton, EX35 6B7, Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com, (1 miles, 2kms)
A short walk around Crock Point, with views across the tiny cove below to Duty Point Tower, above Lee Abbey, returning through peaceful woodland past gently flowing streams with splashing waterfalls.
Lynton, North Devon, EX31 4QX, www.lynton-lynmouth-tourism.co.uk, (3 miles, 5kms)
As it's name may suggest Woody Bay lies below ancient woodland. This secluded beach requires a steep walk of approximately 500 metres, to reveal a rocky, pebbled beach with some shingle.
County Gate, North Devon, EX35 6NQ, Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com, (4 miles, 7kms)
The walk starts from the car park at County Gate. From here cross the road and follow the footpath signs for the Sugarloaf. This is one of the finest viewpoints on the Exmoor Coast.
Walk Route: Circular - Moderate/Difficult
Combe Martin is a superb family beach, a favourite of many locals, understandably as it is located within the Heritage Coast and in an area of outstanding Natural Beauty. It boasts some of the finest scenery.
A39 Yenworthy, Lynton, North Devon, EX35 6NY, Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com/main/walks/index.cfm?fsa=dspWalkDetail&w_id=225, (5 miles, 8kms)
A challenging walk through ancient hanging oak woods and plunging tree-lined valleys with tumbling streams and waterfalls, in a remote area once used for the banishment of social outcasts.
Walk Route: Circular - Difficult
Robber's Bridge, Porlock, Exmoor, TA24 8PB, Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com, (9 miles, 14kms)
Starting from Robber's Bridge, at one time the heart of notorious bandit country but now a tranquil beauty spot among birches and beeches, this walk rises and falls through forest and woodland on the side of Culbone Hill.
Walk Route: Circular
Combe Martin, EX34 0DH, Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com, (9 miles, 15kms)
Moderate circulare walk. Green lanes, farm tracks, public footpaths, country lanes. Going fairly even underfoot. 4 miles (6kms)
Walk Route: Circular - Moderate