Distance: 14 miles (22km)
Ascent: 1035 metres
Start/finish: Hartland Quay, EX39 6DU
From Hartland Quay join the South West Coast Path heading north around Hartland Point then east to Blackchurch Rock (SS 298265, 7.5 miles/12.1km). Leave the coast path and turn inland beside the stream through Snaxland Wood and R onto the bridleway going west through Brownsham Wood to the road and car park at Brownsham. Follow the road across Beckland Cross and then L onto a byway through Norton to another road. Turn L onto the road downhill and L to Pattard Bridge (10.6 miles/17km). Turn R just before the bridge then L onto a footpath leading west through Pattard Wood to the road near the entrance to Hartland Abbey. Turn R onto the road and go uphill, take a footpath L above the abbey to another road. Turn L and take the road into Stoke, turn R along the road back to the start.
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