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Valley of the Rocks, Lynmouth

(4.8/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Feral goats and evidence of the last Ice Age, draw thousands of tourists annually to Valley of the Rocks. Startling rock formations line the 0.8 km (0.5 mi) basin that runs parallel to the coast in north Devon. The coast path is generally level thanks to a formally surfaced path that leads the way. If you prefer an even easier walk, several parking lots allow you to choose a spot close to your preferred destination. Ancient fossils line the valley. It's okay to pick them up during your walk but return them to their original spots to preserve the area. Public picnic areas and a cafe provide quiet spots to snack. Plan to visit Valley of the Rocks and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lynmouth attractions using our Lynmouth trip itinerary builder.
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  • Very unusual rock formations with a stunning location by the sea, There are a lot of walks but I suggest avoiding the scenic walk along the cliffs if you suffer from vertigo or are not so sure footed.  more »
  • This is a great short walk. We took the North Walk and the path is tarmac and very even. We saw lots of feral goats, including some babies! They are not bothered by the presence of humans and just mak...  more »
  • An absolutely stunning place just a short drive from Lynton. Plenty of fairly easy graded walks along the coast path with views out over the Bristol Channel and along the north Devon coast. The more a...  more »