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BOSSINGTON to SELWORTHY GREEN

Waypoint Map Reference Bearing to next waypoint
START SS 8982 4805 8.5

WP1

SS 8993 4896

117

WP2

SS 9044 4872

125
WP3 SS 9150 4804 100
WP4 SS 9235 4792 116
WP5 SS 9246 4787 149
WP6 SS 9262 4762 240
WP7 SS 9196 4720 183
WP8 SS 9196 4682 242
WP9 SS 9175 4670 281
WP10 SS 9071 4686 329
WP11 SS 9048 4720 336
WP12 SS 9019 4781 311
WP13 SS 9003 4794 300
START SS 8982 4805 -
General:- This 5.5 mile circular route has the most spectacular sea views you can imagine. Make sure you do it on a day with reasonable weather to get the best out of it and avoid a battering on the exposed heights of Bossington Hill. As you turn away from the sea at waypoint4 you might imagine the best of the walk is over. Well, you're in for another surprise the villages of Selworthy Green, Allerford & Bossington are gems of English life that bring a glow to your heart.

Selworthy Green was part of the Holnicote Estate until the National Trust took it over in 1944. I imagine the village was a collection of cottages for estate workers. 

The ford at Allerforford is a very popular photo spot, you see pictures of it frequently around Exmoor. There is a small museum in the village and the most charming part of it is an old style school house, complete with furniture and equipment. If you have children with you treat them to a taste of the "good old days! "

The climb up to Bossington Hill is very steep but I promise you it is worthwhile.

 (GPS length 4.97 miles). Cream teas at Selworthy Green & Bossington.

How to get there: From Porlock on the A39 turn north at SS8923 4672 signposted Bossington. After 0.6 miles fork left at SS 8956 4757 at Abington Cross. Enter village and car park is straight ahead.