Distance: 13.5 miles (21.5km)
Ascent: 425 metres
Start/finish: Headson car park, EX20 4JR
Turn R onto the road then L on a bridleway past Breazle Farm and north to a road. Cross this and follow footpaths across fields, through woodland and over the River Wolf then uphill to the road in Eworthy (3.2 miles/5.2km). Turn R onto the road then L, then R. Turn R at the crossroads onto this slightly busier road north to a forestry road junction (4.7 miles/7.6km). Turn L into Witherdon Plantation, R at the next T junction and continue south-west through the woodland to the second R to reach the road at Thorn Barrow (6.5 miles/10.4km). Turn L onto the road to Ivyhouse Cross, turn L here then take the bridleway L past Westweek Barton and across a couple of fields to reach the road near Germansweek (10.1 miles/16.3km). Turn L onto the road then R into the village. At the church turn R, along a footpath south-west to the road. Cross the bridge then take the bridleway R along the lakeside back to the start.
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