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Braunton to Instow

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A relaxed day's walking along river banks, marshland, and some tarmac sections. Keep your eyes peeled for local birdlife!
moderate
Distance 20.1 km
5:00 h
20 m
20 m
17 m
0 m
Follow the Tarka Trail out of Braunton as you join the flat disused railway tracks leading you to Barnstaple; the biggest town on this trail. Your route continues through marshland and nature reserves rich with wildlife and into the village of Instow.
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Taylor St John
Update: July 25, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Highest point
17 m
Lowest point
0 m
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This walk appears in the following tours: 

 WES(SWCP)MTW

Start

Braunton (5 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
SS 48700 35765
DD
51.101177, -4.162316
DMS
51°06'04.2"N 4°09'44.3"W
UTM
30U 418619 5661718
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Destination

Instow

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These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

OS Grid
SS 48700 35765
DD
51.101177, -4.162316
DMS
51°06'04.2"N 4°09'44.3"W
UTM
30U 418619 5661718
w3w 
///irritated.rational.valley
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
20.1 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
20 m
Descent
20 m
Highest point
17 m
Linear route Healthy climate

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