Long distance walk - Exmoor Perambulation

The walk is being held on 22nd June 2013 and all walkers should report to Pinkery from 07:00 hrs for administration. Registration will be open from 7.00am till 8.00am only. Timings will be set from the time of passing through registration. This year walkers can start immediately they have registered.

Most walkers tend to finish mid afternoon to late afternoon.

Where to stay

Self-catering bunk-house accommodation is available on Friday night, 22nd June at Pinkery on a B&B basis only for £30.00 per person, on a first-come-first-served basis. There are 32 bedspaces available. Bookings canbe made with when you book online or contact us to reserve your place. contact us

Pinkery Exploration Centre, Simonsbath, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7LL (tel: 01643 831437).

Alternative facilities are available at the Youth Hostels at Exe Mead, Exford, Minehead (0870 770 5828) and Alcombe Combe, Minehead (0870 770 5968).

For a longer stay on Exmoor please use the Visit Exmoor website.

Drinks, BBQ & toilets

All checkpoints will have water and squash available free of charge.

You will also be able to refuel at the Perambulation BBQ available at the half-way checkpoint - Pickedstones Lane.  Hot drinks will also be available please bring some money with you for this.

A hot meal will be able to be purchased at Pinkery, supplied by a local hotelier.

Hot and cold drinks will be available for participants at the end of their walk at Pinkery at no charge.

Toilet facilities are available at Pinkery the (start/finish) and the Pickedstones Lane checkpoint.

First Aid

Provided by St. John Ambulance and Exmoor Search and Rescue Team

Dog walkers

Dogs are permitted to walk (for free!) but owners must ensure that they are a) fit enough to comfortably make the distance, b) are under control at all times and c) always on a lead at in enclosed farming areas.


Stout footwear should be worn, trainers may be preferred for the road walk. You or your group leader should be proficient in map reading and compass work.

Please ensure that your equipment is in good condition. We reserve the right to carry out spot checks for your own safety and, if necessary, refuse entry on the day.

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