GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Porlock and Porlock Weir

6 miles (9 km)

This circular walk from the town of Porlock uses sections of the South West Coast Path and the Coleridge Way to take you on a tour of the coast and woods surrounding the town.
The walk starts in Porock and follows the South West Coast Path east to Bossington before turning west along Porlock Bay to the pretty village of Porlock Weir. It's a very popular area with a lovely harbour and lots of attractive little cottages, many of which date from the17th century. After exploring the village the walk returns to Porlock via woodland trails around West Porlock.
To extend your walking in the area you can continue along coast path west to Culbone Wood and Foreland Point. If you head north east from Porlock you can enjoy a climb to Bossington Hill where there are splendid views over the surrounding area.
You can also follow the Coleridge Way south into Exmoor and visit Dunkery Beacon - the highest point inExmoorand Somerset.
Also nearby is the splendid Holnicote Estate where you can climb Selworthy Beacon and Bossington Hill for more great views.

Porlock and Porlock Weir OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Porlock and Porlock Weir Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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