Index to places and themes

The following index refers to walk numbers.  A walk number in bold type means that the place is at the start or finish of the walk (including alternative starts for main walks).  Italic  type means that the place or topic is on an alternative route or is mentioned in passing.  (H = Herepath walks). 

abandoned villages, 13, 15, 16A, 30, 36

Acland family, 14

Aisholt, 48A

Alcombe, 32

Alfoxton House, 44

Allerford, 11

Anstey commons, 17, 28

Anstey Gate, 17

Avill, River, 24, 29A, 29B, 30, 31, 33, H2

Badgworthy, 13, 22

Badgworthy Hill, 22

Badgworthy Water, 13, 22

Bampton, 40, 41, 42, 42A

Bampton Down, 42

Barbrook, 5B

Barle, River, 18, 19, 21-23, 25, 27-28, 28A, 41, 41A

Barnstaple, 4, 16A

Barton Town, 15

Bat’s Castle, 31

Batherm, River, 40, 41, 42, 42A

The Beacon, 4

Berrynarbor, 1, 1A

Beulah Chapel, 36

Bessom Bridge, 39

Bicknoller, 47

Bicknoller Combe, 47

Bicknoller Post, 44, 47

Blackdown Hills, 43, 49, 50

Blackmoor Gate, 16A

Blackmore, Richard Dodderidge, 13

Blue Anchor, 33

Blue Ben, 44A

Bodley, 4

Boevey, James, 18

Bossington, 10, 11

Bowerbier Hill, 40

Bowling Green, 44

Bratton Fleming, 16A

River Bray, 15, 16

Bray Reservoir, 15

Brayford, 16

Brendon, 7

Brendon Hill (village), 36

Brendon Hills, 30, 31, 34-39, 44

Brewer’s Castle, 25

Bridgetown, 29

Brightworthy Barrows, 21

Broad Strand, 1, 1A

Brockwell, 24

Brompton Ralph, 43A

Broomfield, 49, 50

Brushford, 41

Bull Point, 0

Burgundy Chapel, 12

Bury, 39A, 41A

Bye Common, 26

Cannington Fort, H1

Capstone Hill, 0

Capton, 34

Caradoc, 27

Caratacus Stone, 27

Carnarvon Estate, 21

Castle Rock, 4, 5

castles (motte & bailey), 15A, 31-2, 40, 45

Cats Castle, H1

The Chains, 15, 18, 20

Challacombe, 15

Chargot Wood, 37

Cheriton, 5B, 20

Cheriton Ridge, 20

Chetsford Water, H2

Chibbet Ford, 23

Churchtown (Luxborough), 30, 37

Churchtown (Parracombe), 15A

clapper bridge, 25, 27

Clatworthy Reservoir, 38

Clayhanger, 42

Cleeve Abbey, 34

Clicket, 30

cliff railway, 4, 5

Cloutsham, 14

coastguard station, 11

Coleford Water, H1

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 45

Combe Bottom, 43A

Comberow, 35, 36

Combe Martin, 1, 1A, 2

Combwich, H1

Conygar Tower, 32

Cornham Ford, 18

Cothelstone Hill, 47, 49

Countisbury, 5A, 6, 7,

County Gate, 7, 8, 9, 13

Cow Castle, 19, 21A, 22A

Crosse, Andrew, 49

Crowcombe, 34

Crowcombe Heathfield, H1

Crowcombe Park Gate, 47

Crown Estate, 31

Culbone, 8, 9

Cutcombe, 29A, 29B

Danes Brook, 17, 28

Daws Castle, 33

Dead Woman’s Ditch, 45, 46

Deddy Combe, 8

Devil's Stone, 29B

Doniford, 44A

Doone Valley, 13

Dowsborough Camp, 45, 46

Dulverton, 24, 25, 27A, 28, 28A, 29, 41, 41A

Dunkery Beacon, 14, 24, 29A

Dunkery Gate, 24, 29A

Dunster, 24, 30-32, 33

Dunster Beach, 33

Dunster Castle, 30-32, 33

East Anstey, 28A

East Anstey Common, 28

East Lyn (hamlet), 5B

East Lyn River, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 8, 20

East Quantoxhead, 44A

Elworthy, H1

Escott, 34

Exe, River, 18, 20, 22-23, 25, 26, 29, 41, 41A

Exe Head, 18, 20

Exe Valley Way, 41, 42A

Exebridge, 41

Exeter Inn, 40

Exford, 22-26, H2

Exmoor National Park offices, 28

Exmoor Pony Centre, 27A

field studies centre, 18, 35

Ford (Wootton Courtenay), 29A

Ford Mill (Bampton), 42, 42A

Foreland Point, 6

Fyne Court, 49, 50

Gallox Hill, 31

Grabbist Hill, 34

Great Ferny Ball, 21A

Great Hangman, 2

Great Rowbarrow, 24

Great Tom's Hill, 13, 22

Grexy Combe, 12

Haddeo, River, 39, 39A, 41A

Haddon Hill, 39, 39A

Halsway Post, 47

Hare Path, 29B, H2

Hartford, 39

Hawk Combe, 9

Hawkridge, 25, 28

Hawkridge Reservoir, 48A

Heddon’s Mouth, 3, 4

Heddon, River, 3, 3A, 4, 15A

Hele, 1A

Helwell Bay, 44A

herepath, H1-2, 29B

High Bray, 16

hill forts, 19, 21A, 25, 28, 31, 33, 45, 46, 49

Hillsford Bridge, 5B, 20

Hinam Farm, 25, 28

Hinkley Point Power Station, 44A, 45, 47

Hirst, Damien, 0

Hoar Oak, 20

Hoaroak Water, 5B, 20

Hoccombe Combe, 13

Holdstone Down, 2

Holford, 44, 47

Holford Combe, 45

Hollam House, 41A

Holnicote Estate, 10, 14

Holwell Castle, 15A

Horner, 10, 14

Horner Water, 10, 11, 14

Horsen Hill, 21, 21A

Huish Champflower Barrow, 36

Hunter’s Inn, 3, 3A, 4

Hurley Beacon, 47,

Hurlstone Point, 11

hydraulic ram, 28

Ilfracombe, 0, 1A

Ilkerton Ridge, 5B

The Incline, 36

Jubilee Hut, 14

Kate, statue, 0

Kedworthy, 16

Kennisham Forest, 37

Kilton, 44A

Kilve, 44A

Kingsbridge, 37

Kingston St Mary, 47, 50

Knight, John, 18, 19, 22

Lady's Mile, 3, 3A

Lake, Benjamin, 4

Lanacombe, 22

Lan(d)acre, 21A

Landacre Bridge, 21, 21A

Landacre Gate, 21, 21A

Lank Combe, 13

Larkbarrow, 22

Lee, 0

Lee Abbey, 4, 5, 5A

Lee Bay (Ilfracombe), 0

Lee Bay (Lynton), 4, 5, 5A

Leighland Chapel, 35, 36

Liberator memorial, 10

Lilstock, 44A

lime kilns, 1, 3, 4, 33

Little Hangman, 1, 2

Little Owl River, 16

Long Stone, 15

Lorna Doone, 5, 8, 13, 28

Louisa Gate, 41A

Lovelace, Ada, 9

Loyton, 42A

Luckwell Bridge, 29, 29B

Luttrell, Henry, 32

Luxborough, 30, 37

Lydeard Hill, 47, 48, 48A

Lynbridge, 5A, 5B

Lynmouth, 4, 5, 5A, 6, 7, 20

Lynmouth flood, 5

Lynton, 4, 5, 5A

Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, 15A

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway, 5, 5A

Lype Hill, 37

Macmillan Way West, 14, 18, 34, 47, 49

Malmsmead, 13, 8, 22

Marsh Bridge, 25, 27A, 28

Maundown, 43A

Minehead, 12, 32, 33

The Mineral Line, 36, 35

mining, 19, 36

Moles Chamber, 18

Molland, 17, 17A

Molland Common, 17A

Monksilver, 35

Morebath, 42A

Mortehoe, 0

Morte Point, 0

Mounsey Hill Gate, 27A

The National Trust, 4, 5A-7, 10, 11, 14, 30-32, 45 49, 50

Nether Stowey, 45, 46, H1

Nettlecombe, 35

North Hill, 12

North Thorne, 16A

Nutcombe Bottom, 30, 31

Nutcombe Manor, 42

Oare, 8, 13

Oare Water, 8, 13

oil refining, 44A

Oldberry Castle, 28

Old Stowey, 30, 37

Over Stowey, H1

Oxen Tor, 20

Parracombe, 4, 15A

Parrett, River, H1

Peart Water, 48A

Perry, 44, 44A

Pinkery Pond, 15, 18

Pitt Bridge, 29A

Pittcombe Head, 9, H2

Pooltown, 37

Porchester’s Post, 21

Porlock, 9, 10, 8, 12, 24

Porlock Hill, 9

Porlock Marsh, 10

Porlock Vale, 10, H2

Porlock Weir, 8, 9, 10, H2

Prayway Head, 18, 20, 22

The Punchbowl, 27

Quantock Greenway, 46

Quantock Hills, 33, 34, 44-50

Quantock's Head, 44A

Quarme, River, 29, 29B

Radworthy, 15

Ralegh’s Cross, 36

Red Post, H1

reservoirs, 15, 16A, 38, 39, 39A, 43, 48A

Rhenish Tower, 5

Roadwater, 35, 36

Robber’s Bridge, 8

Rockford, 7

Room Hill, 22A, 23, 25, 26

Ruborough Camp, 49

Rugged Jack, 4, 5

St. Audrie's Bay, 44A

Selworthy, 11

Selworthy Beacon, 11, 12

Seven Hills, 0

Seven Wells Wood, 46

Sherdon Water, 21A

Sherracombe, 16

Sherrycombe, 2

Shillingford, 42A

Simonsbath, 18-20, 22, 22A

Slade Reservoirs, 0

Sloley (Slowly) Stone, 18

Smallacombe (Molland), 17

Smith’s Combe, 44

South Molton, 16

Sparhanger, 5B

Staple Plain, 44

Sterridge, 1A

Sticklepath, 35

Stogumber, 34

Stock Common, 5B

Stoke Pero, 14

stone circle, 21

Stone Cross, H2

Stowey Mill (Cutcombe), 29A

Stream, 34

Sugarloaf Hill, 8

Summerway Cross, 29B, H2

Tall Trees Trail, 30, 31

Tangs Bottom, 18

Tarka Trail, 16, 20

Tarr Steps, 25, 26, 27, 27A

Taunton, 47, 50

Tetton House, 47, 50

Timberscombe, 30

toll house, 41

Tone, River, 38, 43

tors, 4, 5

Trentishoe, 3

Trentishoe Down, 3

Trentishoe Water, 3, 3A

Triscombe, 47, 48, H1

Triscombe Stone, 47, 48, H1

Twitchen, 17A

Two Moors Way, 20

Valley of the Rocks, 4, 5, 5A

Verity, statue, 0

Voley, 3A

Walford, John, 45

Washbattle Bridge, 43

Washford, 34

Washford River, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37

Watchet, 33, 34, 44A

Watermouth, 1, 1A

Waterrow, 43

Watersmeet, 5A, 6, 7, 20

Webber’s Post, 14

Wellington Monument, 43

West Anstey, 28A

West Anstey Common, 17

West Bagborough, 48

West Deane Way, 43

West Lyn (hamlet), 5B

West Lyn River, 5A, 5B

West Quantoxhead, 44, 47

West Somerset Mineral Railway, 33, 35, 36

West Somerset Railway, 32-34

Wheal Eliza, 19

Wheddon Cross, 29, 29A, 29B, 30, H2

Whitefield (Wiveliscombe), 43A

Whitefield (central Exmoor), 16

Whitefield Down, 16

Widmouth Head, 1A

Williton, 34

Will’s Neck, 47, 48

Wilmot’s Pool, 45

Wimbleball Lake, 39

Winsford, 26, 27, 29 

Winsford Hill, 27

Winsford Punchbowl, 27

Wistlandpound Reservoir, 16A

Withyman’s Pool, 45

Withypool, 21, 22A, 23, 25

Withypool Hill, 21

Wiveliscombe, 43, 43A

Woody Bay, 4

Wootton Common, 24

Wootton Courtenay, 24

Wordsworth, William, 44

workhouse, 28

Worthy (Porlock), 9, H2

Yellow Combe, 27