River Barle


River Barle

Geobox River
name = River Barle
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image_size =
image_caption = Tarr Steps viewed downstream
country = England
region = Devon
region1 = Somerset
city = Withypool
city1 = Simonsbath
region_type = Counties
landmark = Tarr Steps
landmark1 =
length_imperial = 7
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discharge_location =
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source_name =
source_location = Near Simonsbath
source_district = Exmoor
source_region =
source_state = Somerset
state_type = County
source_country =
source_lat_d = 51
source_lat_m = 08
source_lat_s = 30
source_lat_NS = N
source_long_d = 3
source_long_m = 48
source_long_s = 38
source_long_EW = W
source_elevation = 400
source_length =
mouth_name = River Exe
mouth_location = Exebridge
mouth_region = Devon
mouth_lat_d = 51
mouth_lat_m = 00
mouth_lat_s = 37
mouth_lat_NS = N
mouth_long_d = 3
mouth_long_m = 31
mouth_long_s = 55
mouth_long_EW = W
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tributary_left = Little River
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tributary_right = Sherdon Water
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The River Barle runs from northern Exmoor, in Somerset, England to join the River Exe at Exebridge, Devon. The river and the Barle Valley are both designated as biological Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Recreation

Angling

Salmon and Trout are regularly fished from the Barle.

For much of the it's route the rivers banks are the path of the Two Moors Way footpath.

Kayaking and Canoeing

The upper reaches of the Barle produced favourable rapids which appeal to whitewater kayakers. The rapids are Graded at 2 (3-) which beginner to intermediate kayakers and canoeists paddle.

ee also

* Rivers of the United Kingdom

External links

* http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/barle.htm
* http://www.markhorrell.com/travel/britain/exmoor/ind_tarr.html


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