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
Ascent 229m (751ft)
Descent 228m (748ft)
Max. Elevation 240m (787ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 457m (1499ft)
Start & End
Distance 6.70km
Duration ~2:30h
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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Walk Map

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Start at Dunster on the edge of Exmoor national park.
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From the visitor centre, head along Priory Green towards the hills.
About 0.14 km (~0.09 miles) from
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Cross St George's Street and start heading along the footpath on the other side.
About 0.26 km (~0.16 miles) from
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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
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The path continues to Knowle Hill overlooking the Avill valley.
About 1.17 km (~0.73 miles) from
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At the path junction, head right and continue through Staunton Plantation.
About 0.95 km (~0.59 miles) from
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Continue through Aldersmead back towards Dunster.
About 1.11 km (~0.69 miles) from
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The path continues through Butter Cross and back into Dunster.
About 1.11 km (~0.69 miles) from
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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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