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Tarka Trail Southern Section


108 km / 67 miles
Stretching south from Barnstaple following parts of the River Torridge, visiting Great Torrington, Dolton then looping further south to Hatherleigh, Okehampton and Sticklepath before turning north to the finish at Eggesford Station.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: SS556335 - Barnstaple, Devon View on StreetMap
Finish: SS682114 - Eggesford, Devon View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Explore Devon - Tarka Trail


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 180, 190, 191
OS Landranger Active 180, 190, 191
OS Explorer 9, 28, 113, 126, 127, 139
OS Explorer Active 9, 28, 113, 126, 127, 139

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Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

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14 km
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20 km
Bunk House
< 1 km
31 km
Hostel Accommodation
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72 km
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72 km

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Route Profile:

107.3 km (66.7 miles)
1,831 m (6,007 ft) ascent
373 m (1,224 ft)  maximum height

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