Walking on Exmoor and the Quantock Hills






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Exmoor and the Quantocks

Introduction to the walks

► The Exmoor coast: west

► The Exmoor coast: east

► Western Exmoor

► Central Exmoor: north

► Central Exmoor: south

► The Brendons to the coast

► Bampton and the lakes

► The Quantock Hills

► Further afield

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Dulverton walking book


Walking Dulverton and area, Avista Press 2021, ISBN 978-0-9555441-2-5, 64pp. Price 6.50.

The book contains 14 main walks (30 routes in all) and covers the area between Exford, the Ansteys, Bampton, Wimbleball and Wheddon Cross, centred on Dulverton. All walks (other than one from Wimbleball) either start in Dulverton or are easily accessible by bus.

The book is no longer available online, but it will continue to be stocked by the National Park Information Centre in Dulverton.


Updates to route notes, buses, refreshments etc. are posted here.




The walks

Country Code

1. Around town 1 mile circular

2. Marsh Bridge and Court Down 3 or 4 mile circular

3. Hawkridge and the River Barle 6 or 11 mile circular

4. Exford and Withypool 13 or 10 mile linear

5. Tarr Steps 11 or 7 mile circular

6. Winsford 12 mile circular or 6-6 mile linear

7. Wheddon Cross 4 or 10 mile linear

8. Bury 9 or 14 mile circular

9. Bampton 6 mile linear

10. Brushford and Chilcott 5 or 8 mile circular

11. East and West Anstey 8 or 11 mile circular

12. Winsford and Tarr Steps 9 or 5 mile circular

13. Winsford and Exford 11 or 5 mile circular, or 5 mile linear

14. Wimbleball and Bury 7 or 3 mile circular


All text, photographs and maps Stan Lester 2023