Walking Route

The Quantock Hills to Exmoor

The Coleridge Way Route Guide

Walk from the Quantock Hills to Exmoor (51 miles)Coleridge Way signpost

The Coleridge Way route is waymarked with Quill signs and can be followed by using the detailed route guides and maps in this section. These route guides are subject to change as the route is improved and developed. Please check you have the latest version before setting out. There are new PDF documents for the new route on the next page.

The walk can be enjoyed in both directions and is signed as such and the route directions are written in both directions as well.

The route can be extended to the Valley of Rocks near Lynton using the South West Coast Path, to visit the Poets Shelter. Details of this are included in the route directions.

Ordnance Survey maps covering the route are:

  •    1:25 000     OL9 Exmoor
  •    1:25 000     140 Quantock Hills and Bridgwater
  •    1:50 000     181 Minehead and Brendon Hills
  •    1:50 000     180 Barnstaple and Ilfracombe area