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, AW = Additional walks). 

 

abandoned villages, 29, 33, 36, 56, 76

Acland family, 49

Aisholt, 97

Alcombe, 73

Alfoxton House, 92

Allerford, 25

Anstey commons, 64, 66

Anstey Gate, 66

Arx Cynuit, H

Avill, River, 50, 53, 54, 56, 72, 74, H

Badgworthy, 29, 30, 43

Badgworthy Hill, 39, 43

Badgworthy Water, 29, 30, 39, 43

Baggy Point, 2

Bampton, 70, 82-83

Bampton Down, 84

Barbrook, 16

Barle, River, 37, 38, 41, 44, 45, 58, 59, 61-64, 67, 68-70

Barnstaple, 11, 33, H

Barton Town, 36

Bat’s Castle, 74

Bathealton Tunnel, 86

Batherm, River, 70, 82-84

The Beacon, 11, 12

Berrynarbor, 6, 7

Beulah Chapel, 76

Bessom Bridge, 80, 81

Bicknoller, 95

Bicknoller Combe, 95

Bicknoller Post, 92, 95

Bideford, 1

Black Dog, AW1 

Blackdown Hills, 86, 98, 99, AW4

Blackmoor Gate, 33

Blackmore, Richard Dodderidge, 29, 30

Blackpool Mill, AW2

Blegberry, AW2

Blue Anchor, 72

Blue Ben, 90

Bodley, 11

Boevey, James, 38

Bossington, 24, 25

Bowbier Hill, 83

Bowling Green, 92

Bratton Ball, 28

Bratton Fleming, 33

Braunton Burrows, 2

River Bray, 35, 36

Bray Reservoir, 36

Brayford, 34, 35

Brendon, 20

Brendon Common, 31

Brendon Hill (village), 76

Brendon Hills, 56, 74, 78-80, 92

Brendon Two Gates, 31

Brewer’s Castle, 58

Bridgetown, 57, 62

Brightworthy Barrows, 45

Broad Strand, 6

Brockwell, 48, 50

Brompton Ralph, 88

Broomfield, 98, 99

Brushford, 68, 70

Bull Point, 3, 4

Burgundy Chapel, 27

Burlinch, 100

Bury, 69, 79

Butter Hill, 17, 18, 19

Bye Common, 52

Caffyns Heanton Wood, 13

Cannington Fort, H

Capstone Hill,  5

Capton, 78

Caradoc, 61

Caratacus Stone, 60, 61

Carnarvon Estate, 45

Castle Rock, 11,14

castles (motte & bailey), 32, 74, 83, 93

Cats Castle, H

The Chains, 36-38, 40

Challacombe, 36

Chargot Wood, 75

Cheddon Fitzpaine, 100

Cheriton, 16, 40

Cheriton Ridge, 40

Chetsford Water, H

Chibbet Ford, 44

Chilcott, 68

Chipstable, 87

Churchtown (Luxborough), 56, 75

Churchtown (Parracombe), 32

clapper bridge, 58, 59, 61

Clatworthy Reservoir, 89

Clayhanger, 84, 85

Cleeve Abbey, 78

Clicket, 56

cliff railway, 11, 14

Cloutsham, 49

coastguard station, 25

Coleford Water, H

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 22, 93

Combe Bottom, 88

Comberow, 77, 76

Combe Martin, 7, 8

Combwich, H

Conygar Tower, 73

Coppleham, 62

Cornham Ford, 38

Cornwell, Bernard, H

Cothelstone Hill, 95, 98

Countisbury, 15, 17-20

County Gate, 19-21, 29

Cove, 70

Cow Castle 41, 42, 46

Croscombe Barton, 13

Crosse, Andrew, 98

Crowcombe, 78

Crowcombe Heathfield, H

Crowcombe Park Gate, 95

Crown Estate, 74

Croyde, 2

Culbone, 21, 22, 23

Cutcombe, 53, 54

Danes Brook, 64, 66

Daws Castle, 72

Dead Woman’s Ditch, 93, 94, H

Deddy Combe, 21

Devil's Cheesewring, 14

Devil's Stone, 53

Doniford, 71, 90

Doone Valley, 29

Dowsborough Camp, 93, 94

Dry Bridge, 31

Dulverton, 50, 57, 58, 62-64, 67-70

Dunkery Beacon, 49, 50, 54, 55

Dunkery Gate, 50, 54, 55

Dunster, 47, 50, 56, 72, 73, 74

Dunster Beach, 72

Dunster Castle, 47, 73, 74

East Anstey, 67

East Anstey Common, 64

East Lyn (hamlet), 16

East Lyn River, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 40

East Quantoxhead, 90, 91

Elworthy, H

Escott, 78

Exe, River, 38, 39, 40, 43, 44, 51, 57, 58, 62, 69, 70

Exe Head, 38, 40

Exe Valley Way, 70, 82

Exebridge, 70

Exeter Inn, 83

Exford, 42-44, 50-52, 58, H

Exmoor National Park offices, 64

Exmoor Pony Centre, 62, 63

Farley Water, 31

field studies centre, 38, 77

Ford (Wootton Courtenay), 54

Ford Mill (Bampton), 82, 84

Foreland Point, 18

funicular railway, 14, 15

Fyne Court, 98, 99

Gallox Hill, 74

Gotton, 100

Grabbist Hill, 47, 50, 73

Great Ferny Ball, 46

Great Hangman, 7

Great Rowbarrow, 50

Great Tom's Hill, 30, 43

Grexy Combe, 26

Haddeo, River, 69, 79, 80

Haddon Hill, 79, 80

Halsway Post, 95

Hare Path, 53, H

Harepath Head, H

Harman, Martin Coles, 1

Hartford, 80

Hartland Abbey, AW2

Hartland Point, AW2

Hartland Quay, AW2

Hawk Combe, 23

Hawkridge, 58, 64

Hawkridge Reservoir, 97

Heaven, Hudson Grosett, 1

Heddon’s Mouth, 9, 11, 12

Heddon, River, 9-12, 32

Hele, 6

Helwell Bay, 71, 90

herepath, H, 53

Hestercombe Hiuse & Gardens, 100

Heydon Hill, 87

High Bray, 35

Highland cows, 1, 36, 97

hill forts, 41, 46, 58, 64, 72, 74, 93, 94, 98

Hillsford Bridge, 16, 40

Hinam Farm, 58, 64

Hinkley Point Power Station, 91, 93, 95

Hirst, Damien,  5

Hoar Oak, 40

Hoaroak Water, 16, 40

Hoccombe Combe, 29

Holdstone Down, 9

Hole Water, 35

Holford, 92, 95

Holford Combe, 93

Hollam House, 69

Holnicote Estate, 24, 48, 49

Holwell Castle, 32

Horner, 24, 47, 48, 49, 55

Horner Water, 24, 25, 49

Horsen Hill, 45, 46

Huish Champflower, 87

Huish Champflower Barrow, 76

Hunter’s Inn, 9, 10, 11, 12

Hurley Beacon, 95

Hurlstone Point, 25

Hurstone Viaduct, 85, 86

hydraulic ram, 64

Ilfracombe, 1,  4, 5, 6

Ilkerton Ridge, 16

The Incline, 76

Jubilee Hut, 49, 48

Kate, statue,  5

Kedworthy, 34

Kennisham Forest, 75

Kilton, 91

Kilve, 90, 91

Kingsbridge, 75

Kingston St Mary, 95, 99, 100

Knaplock, 60

Knight, John, 37-39, 41, 43

Ladies Mile, 9, 10

Lake, Benjamin, 11

Lanacombe, 39, 43

Lan(d)acre, 46

Landacre Bridge, 45, 46

Landacre Gate, 45, 46

Landmark Trust, 1

Lank Combe, 29

Larkbarrow, 39, 43

Lee, 3-5

Lee Abbey, 11, 13, 14

Lee Bay (Ilfracombe), 3-5

Lee Bay (Lynton), 11, 13, 14

Leighland Chapel, 76, 77

Liberator memorial, 24

Lilstock, 91

lime kilns, 6, 7, 9, 11, 72

Little Hangman, 7, 8

Long Stone, 36

Lorna Doone, 14, 21, 29, 30, 64

Louisa Gate, 69

Lovelace, Ada,  22

Loyton, 82

Luccombe, 47, 48

Luckwell Bridge, 53, 55, 57

Lundy, 1

Luttrell, Henry, 73

Luxborough, 56, 75

Lydeard Hill, 95, 96, 97

Lynbridge, 15, 16

Lynmouth, 11, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 40

Lynmouth flood, 14

Lynton, 11, 14, 15

Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, 32

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway, 14, 15

Lype Hill, 75

Maclaren memorial, 31

Macmillan Way West, 49, 78, 95, 98

Malmsmead, 21, 29, 30, 43

Marsh Bridge, 58, 62-64, 68

Maundown, 88

Minehead, 26, 27, 28, 72, 73

The Mineral Line, 71, 72, 76, 77

mining, 41, 76

Moles Chamber, 37

Molland, 65, 66

Molland Common, 65

Monksilver, 77

Morebath, 82

Mortehoe, 3, 4

Morte Point, 3, 4

Mounsey Hill Gate, 62, 63

Nailsbourne, 100

The National Trust, 1-4, 9-12, 15-19, 24, 25, 49, 56-73, 93, 98, 99, AW4

Nether Stowey, 93, 94, H

Nettlecombe, 77

North Hill, 26-28

North Thorne, 33

Nutcombe Bottom, 56, 74

Nutcombe Manor, 84

Oare, 21, 29, 30

Oare Water, 21, 30

oil refining, 90, 91

 

Oldberry Castle, 64

Old Stowey, 56, 75

Over Stowey, H

Oxen Tor, 15, 40

Parracombe, 11, 32

Parrett, River, H

Peart Water, 97

Perry, 91, 92

Petton, 85

Pinkery Pond, 36, 37, 38

Pitt Bridge, 54

Pittcombe Head, 23, H

Pooltown, 75

Porchester’s Post, 45

Porlock, 9, 21, 24, 26, 47, 50, 55

Porlock Hill, 23

Porlock Marsh, 24

Porlock Vale, 24, H

Porlock Weir, 21, 22-24, H

Prayway Head, 38, 39, 40, 43

The Punchbowl, 60, 61

Putsborough, 7

Quantock Greenway, 94

Quantock Hills, 72, 78, 90-99

Quantock's Head, 90, 91

Quarme, River, 53, 57

Raddington, 85

Radworthy, 36

Ralegh’s Cross, 76

Red Post, H

reservoirs, 33, 36, 89, 80, 79, 86, 97

Rhenish Tower, 14

Roadwater, 76, 77

Robber’s Bridge, 21

Rockford, 20

Room Hill, 42, 44, 52, 58

Ruborough Camp, 98

Rugged Jack, 11, 14

St. Audrie's Bay, 90

St. Decuman’s, 71, 72

St. James’s Tower, 81

Saunton, 2

Selworthy, 25

Selworthy Beacon, 25, 26

Seven Hills, 4, 5

Seven Wells Wood, 94

Sherdon Water, 46

Sherracombe, 34

Sherrycombe, 7, 9

Shillingford, 82

Shilstone Hill, 31

Simonsbath, 38, 39, 40-43

Slade Reservoirs,  5

Slattenslade, 13

Sloley (Slowly) Stone, 37

Smallacombe (Molland), 66

Smith’s Combe, 92

South Molton, 35

Sparhanger, 16

Spire Cross, 60

Staple Plain, 92

Sterridge, 6

Sticklepath, 77

Stogumber, 78

Stock Common, 16

Stoke (Hartland), AW2

Stoke Pero, 49

stone circle, 45

Stone Cross, H

Stowey Mill (Cutcombe), 54

Stream, 78

Sugarloaf Hill, 21

Summerway Cross, 53, H

Tall Trees Trail, 56, 74

Tangs Bottom, 38

Tarka Trail, 35, 40

Tarr Steps, 58, 59, 61, 63

Taunton, 95, 99, 100

Tetton House, 95, 99

Thelbridge, AW1

Timberscombe, 56

toll house, 70

Tone, River, 86, 87, 89

tors, 11, 14, 15

Trentishoe, 9

Trentishoe Down, 9

Trentishoe Water, 9, 10

Triscombe, 95, 96, H

Triscombe Stone, 95, 96, H

Twitchen, 65

Two Moors Way, 40

Upton Farm, 81

Valley of the Rocks, 11, 14

Venn Cross, 85

Verity, statue,  5

Voley, 10

Walford, John, 93

Washbattle Bridge, 86

Washford, 78

Washford Pyne, AW1

Washford River, 71, 72, 75, 76, 77, 78

Watchet, 71, 72, 78, 90

Watermouth, 6

Waterrow, 85, 86

Watersmeet, 15, 17, 20, 40

Webber’s Post, 49, 48, 55

Wellington, AW4

Wellington Monument, AW4

West Anstey, 67

West Anstey Common, 66

West Bagborough, 96

West Deane Way, 86

West Lyn (hamlet), 16

West Lyn River, 15, 16

West Monkton, 100

West Quantoxhead, 92, 95

West Somerset Mineral Railway, 71, 72, 76, 77

West Somerset Railway, 73-78

Wheal Eliza, 41

Wheddon Cross, 53-57, H

Whitefield (Wiveliscombe), 88

Whitefield (central Exmoor), 34, 35

Whitefield Down, 34

Widmouth Head, 6

Williton, 78

Will’s Neck, 95, 96

Wilmot’s Pool, 93

Wimbleball Lake, 79-81

Winsford, 51, 52, 57, 60, 61, 62

Winsford Hill, 60, 61

Winsford Punchbowl, 60, 61

Wistlandpound Reservoir, 33

Witheridge, AW1

Withiel Florey, 80

Withycombe, 60

Withyman’s Pool, 93

Withypool, 42, 44, 45, 58, 59

Withypool Hill, 45

Wiveliscombe, 86-88

Woodcock Gardens, 47, 48

Woodcombe, 28

Woody Bay, 11, 12, 13

Wootton Common, 50

Wootton Courtenay, 47, 50

Wordsworth, William, 92

workhouse, 64

Worthy (Porlock), 23, H

Wringapeak, 13

Yellow Combe, 60, 61, 63