North Devon Coast

National Landscape

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Umber Valley in Combe Martin

The North Devon Coast AONB is defined by its Special Qualities. These are what make our AONB so special. There are 14 Special Qualities and for each of these we have chosen a place within the AONB where you can see what we mean.

Special Quality 4 –  Panoramic views across a rolling landscape of pastoral farmland and wooded combes and valleys towards the sea from elevated inland areas.

A view of the rolling foothills of Exmoor National Park taken across the Umber Valley in Combe Martin. The North Devon Coast AONB offers many views across open rolling farmland, much of it former downland, towards the sea and across sheltered combes and valleys.