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Distance13.42km Vertical gain+362m Vertical drop-359m Duration4h40 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Cutcombe - Somerset

This Somerset walk visits the highest point on Exmoor, Dunkery Beacon. Starting from Wheddon Cross, the highest village on Exmoor, the walk includes a variety of scenic interest including wooded combes and wild moorland.

Distance13.12km Vertical gain+350m Vertical drop-345m Duration4h35 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Selworthy - Somerset

Selworthy Beacon and North Hill are the main objectives of this walk from Bossington, Somerset. The route offers a variety of Exmoor scenery with coastal hills, views of high moors and the interesting village of Selworthy.

Distance4.23km Vertical gain+79m Vertical drop-81m Duration1h25 Easy Easy
Starting pointStarting point in West Bagborough - Somerset

A short easy stroll to the highest point of the Quantock Hills. Do choose a day with good visibility as the views in all directions are extensive.

Distance7.98km Vertical gain+237m Vertical drop-232m Duration2h50 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Over Stowey - Somerset

This walk in the Quantock Hills takes you to Wills Neck the highest point in this Area of Outsanding Natural Beauty. There is a sharp climb to start before you start to enjoy the extensive views.

Distance11.02km Vertical gain+363m Vertical drop-358m Duration4h00 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in West Quantoxhead - Somerset

This Somerset walk in the Quantock Hills provides some wonderful views of this beautiful part of Britain. The route follows well trodden paths and tracks for most the way. Choose a day with good visibility to make the most of this scenic walk.

Distance13.16km Vertical gain+350m Vertical drop-350m Duration4h35 Average Average
Starting pointStarting point in Dulverton - Somerset

This Exmoor walk starts from Tarr Steps, a well-known beauty spot, and then continues through countryside of steep, green fields dotted with small farms. The route crosses West Ansley Common before returning to the start through the village of Hawkridge.