Barle: Withypool to Tarr Steps

Grade 2 (3-)
Length 7 km
Paddleable medium to spate

in Exmoor · South West · other sections on Barle


Flat at first before gradually building in difficulty to a long rapid leading down to Tarr Steps.

Water Levels

If there isn't quite enough space to squeeze under the Tarr Steps, this is a good level for this section.

Getting There

Putin W3°39'3" N51°6'24"
Takeout W3°37'1" N51°4'37"

Putin at the main bridge in Withypool. Takeout at the ford at Tarr Steps: this can be reached either by heading south down minor roads river right through Hawkridge, or river left through Liscombe.

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