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Transport

Footpaths
South West Coastpath
Tarka Trail
Exe Valley Way

Bus
1&2 Barnstaple-Appledore
3 Ilfracombe-Barnstaple
30 Combe Martin-Barnstaple
31 Ilfracombe-Mortehoe
86 Barnstaple - Plymouth
300 Ilfracombe-Minehead
307 Barnstaple - Taunton
308 Barnstaple-Georgeham
309/310 Barnstaple-Lynton
315 Barnstaple - Exeter
657 South Molton - Barnstaple

Train
Tarka Line
Avocet Line
Exeter - Paignton

Boat
Oldenburg
Ilfracombe Princess
Balmoral
Waverley
Scillonian III
Exmoor Coastal Cruises

Ordnance Survey Map Explorers 126, 127, and a very small part on Explorer 113
Distance 12.5 miles, 20km
Join the Tarka Trail by Dolton Church SS570121. Follow West Lane down to the River Torridge at New Bridge SS548112. Continue up the other side of the valley to the A386 then along to join the Old Railway Line on Stockleigh Moor SS533097. Follow the cycle path down to Rolle Bridge SS481197. 3 Ilfracombe-Barnstaple
Ilfracombe  07:40
Barnstaple  08:32

315 Barnstaple - Exeter

Barnstaple (D) 09:00
Dolton         10:03

Return on any of these buses:

86 Barnstaple - Plymouth

G Torrington 15:01  16:36  18:26
Barnstaple   15:40  17:15  19:02

Walking Time  4h58   6h33   8h33

315 Barnstaple - Exeter

G Torrington 15:18  18:48
Barnstaple   15:57  19:27

Walking Time  5h15   8h45


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My List
  1. Mallard
  2. Buzzard
  3. Pheasant
  4. Herring Gull
  5. Woodpigeon
  6. Collared Dove
  7. Skylark
  8. Meadow Pipit
  9. Pied Wagtail
  10. Grey Wagtail
  11. Wren
  12. Dunnock
  13. Robin
  14. Song Thrush
  15. Blackbird
  16. Goldcrest
  17. Great Tit
  18. Coal Tit
  19. Blue Tit
  20. Long-tailed Tit
  21. Marsh Tit
  22. Nuthatch
  23. Magpie
  24. Jay
  25. Jackdaw
  26. Rook
  27. Carrion Crow
  28. Raven
  29. Starling
  30. House Sparrow
  31. Chaffinch
Possibles (?) and...
Very dubious possibles (??)
  1. Redwing?
Other animals...
  1. Grey Squirrel
  2. Domestic Horse
  3. Domestic Sheep
  4. Roe Deer

Created 23/1/05
Last Modified 10/12/05