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No.9 - The Chains

Explore some of the wildest parts of Exmoor

The Chains

Dramatic Cliffs that Inspired Poets

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Route Info

Discover some of the remotest parts of Exmoor's open moorland as you encounter the mysterious Pinkery Pond, ancient burial mounds and the site of the 19th century Acland Arms inn at Moles Chamber used for distribution of brandy and other smuggled goods.

Purchase a water and tear resistant route guide online or from an Exmoor National Park Centre.

Distance 9km (About five and a half miles)

Time - About three hours

Link to route on Ordnance Survey mapping

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This is one of twelve classic longer Exmoor walks selected to showcase the very best of our National Park. Why not try them all?

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