5 of 5 (1 vote)

Grabbist Hill and Knowle Hill

A leisurely walk (countryside) in national park Exmoor in Somerset, England, about 6.70km (4.16 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:30h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 229m (751ft)
Loss 228m (748ft)
Max. Elevation 240m (787ft)
Elevation (total) 457m (1499ft)
Start & End
Dunster
Distance 6.70km
(4.16mi)
Duration ~2:30h
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Ordnance Survey Map
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 02 Aug 2016
This short walk out of Dunster makes for a perfect taster of the wonders of Exmoor. Two hills and plenty of woodland make this a varied day out, and Dunster itself is well worth exploring. Buses between Minehead and Watchet stop in Dunster, and the West Somerset Railway has a station at Dunster.

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Waypoints

OS Grid SS992439
Start at Dunster on the edge of Exmoor national park.
OS Grid SS991438
From the visitor centre, head along Priory Green towards the hills.
About 0.14 km (~0.09 miles) from
OS Grid SS988438
Cross St George's Street and start heading along the footpath on the other side.
About 0.26 km (~0.16 miles) from
OS Grid SS981436
There's a maze of footpaths here, but keep to the southern side of Grabbist Hill and contour around towards the woods.
About 0.74 km (~0.46 miles) from
OS Grid SS969437
The path continues to Knowle Hill overlooking the Avill valley.
About 1.17 km (~0.73 miles) from
OS Grid SS960439
At the path junction, head right and continue through Staunton Plantation.
About 0.95 km (~0.59 miles) from
OS Grid SS971442
Continue through Aldersmead back towards Dunster.
About 1.11 km (~0.69 miles) from
OS Grid SS982440
The path continues through Butter Cross and back into Dunster.
About 1.11 km (~0.69 miles) from
OS Grid SS989436
Allow a bit of time to explore Dunster, which is a lovely little place.
About 0.79 km (~0.49 miles) from

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