Two Moors Way/Devon C2C - Exmoor Section

Morchard Bishop to Lynmouth through the enchanting Exmoor National Park.

4 to 6 nights
49 miles
Moderate to Demanding

From £355 per person

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About this route

Visit lovely mid-Devon villages as you tour through the rolling moorland and rugged coastline of the Exmoor National Park. This section of the Two Moors Way combines low- and high-level walking to enjoy wonderful views over Dartmoor and Exmoor.

Lush wetlands embrace the trail along the Little Dart River, abundant with plant and animal life. Within Exmoor itself, majestic red deer and the famous Exmoor ponies graze on beautiful gold moorland. The dramatic hogs back cliffs march down to the sea at the walk’s end in Lynmouth.

Standard
Interactive
Two Moors Way/Devon C2C - Exmoor Section map
Morchard Bishop to Lynmouth
49 miles (79 km)
2nd January to 24th December

Holiday Highlights

Visiting the pretty Devonshire villages of Morchard Bishop, Black Dog and Knowstone.

Spotting the rare species scattered around Exmoor, including the Exmoor Pony, fritillary butterflies and Peregrine Falcons.

Arriving in Lynmouth where the sea replaces the wild expanse of Exmoor.

Available tours

CodeTourDurationDifficultyPrice per person
DCCE0 From Morchard Bishop(T) to Lynmouth 4 nights, 3 days walking Demanding£355
DCCE1 From Morchard Bishop(T) to Lynmouth 5 nights, 4 days walking Moderate / Demanding£440
DCCE2 From Morchard Bishop(T) to Lynmouth 6 nights, 5 days walking Moderate£530

Two Moors Way (Devon's Coast to Coast) - Exmoor Section 4 nights, 3 days walking

£NNN per person
  • Itinerary
  • What's included?
  • Extra nights?
  • Tour facts
  • Route profile
  • Travel info
  • Weather
Start

Travel to Morchard Bishop(T) where your first night's accommodation has been booked

Day 1

Morchard Bishop(T) to Knowstone. 16 miles (25.5km)

Day 2

Knowstone to Withypool. 14 miles (22.5km)

Day 3

Withypool to Lynmouth. 19 miles (30.5km)

Finish

Depart from Lynmouth after breakfast

Your Itinerary

This itinerary lists our preferred overnight stops for this tour. Sometimes there may be a shortage of available accommodation in a preferred location, in which case we will transfer you from the trail to your accommodation and back again at no extra charge. Overnight stops marked with a (T) will always require transfers as standard.

The daily mileages quoted are average trail miles only and do not include the distance from the trail to your accommodation. We do not expect you to have to walk more than a mile from the trail to your accommodation; should your accommodation be further than this, transfers will be provided as standard.

Below are the additional costs that may apply depending on your requirements. Dog friendly tours are subject to a Daily Dog Charge, which will be listed below if applicable. Our standard prices per person are based upon two people sharing a room; if you are walking on your own, or are part of a group but require a room of your own, then the Solo Walker or Single Supplements apply respectively:

A note about transfers
Solo Walker Supplement
£45.00 per person / per night
Single Supplement
£30.00 per person / per night

You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

Extra night (Standard)
£50.00 per person / per night

What's included?

  • 4 nights accommodation in en-suite rooms (where available) in selected B&B’s, hotels, inns and guesthouses along the trail, or a short distance away via taxi provided at our expense.
  • Breakfast each day.
  • Door to door luggage transfer.
  • Maps with the route marked on and a guidebook or route notes describing the trail.
  • An information pack containing an itinerary, instructions on how to find your accommodation each night and a kit list.
  • Detailed travel instructions on how to get to the start of your holiday and back from the end of it.

Extra Nights & Rest Days

If you would like to spend an extra day exploring what Devon has to offer, consider taking an extra night in the pretty village of Lynmouth, at the junction and estuary of the East and West Lyn rivers. At the gateway to the Exmoor National Park, the village offers a variety of small shops and cafes, dramatic clifftops and the water powered, Victorian Cliff Railway.

You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

Extra night (Standard)
£50.00 per person / per night

Tour Facts

Total distance: 49 miles (78.5 km)
Duration: 4 nights, 3 days walking
Minimum daily distance: 14 miles (22.5 km)
Maximum daily distance: 19 miles (30.5 km)
Code: DCCE0 Grade: Demanding
Season: 2nd January - 24th December
Start of holiday: Morchard Bishop(T)
End of holiday: Lynmouth

Route Profile

Two Moors Way (Devon's Coast to Coast) - Exmoor Section Route Profile

Travel Information

Detailed instructions on how to get to the start of the holiday and back from the end, are sent with your full holiday pack. A summary is given below:

By Air - The most convenient major city and international airports are Exeter and Bristol.

By Rail - The nearest rail station to the start of the trail (Morchard Bishop) is at Morchard Road (about 3 miles away). The nearest rail station to the end of the trail (Lynton/Lynmouth) is at Barnstaple (about 19 miles away).

By Bus - Various bus services run to Morchard Bishop. Few bus services run from Lynton/Lynmouth.

From London - Trains run from London Paddington station to Morchard Road. From there a bus/taxi will be required to Morchard Bishop.

Return To The Start - The easiest way to return to the start of the trail, is to take a bus/taxi from Lynton/Lynmouth to Barnstaple rail station. From there trains run to Morchard Road, where a bus/taxi will be required to Morchard Bishop.

Weather Information

To find out more about the weather forecast for your chosen holiday's general location, please see the following websites:

  • MetCheck - This website allows you to look up detailed weather information for specific locations as far as six months in advance.
  • Met Office - This website shows regional area forecasts a few days in advance, with a general UK forecast description of up to 30 days in advance.
  • Mountain Forecast - This website shows what the forecast is like up on specific hills and fells, and offers forecasts a few days in advance.

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