Activities and Places of Interest


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Arlington Court, Nr. Barnstaple. National Trust Property
Bakelite Museum, Williton
Cleeve Abbey, Washford- English Heritage Site
Doone Valley, Exmoor. The inspiration for the novel Lorna Doone by R.D Blackmore.
Dunkery Beacon - Highest point on Exmoor
Dunster Castle and medieval village
Exmoor - 265 square miles of coastal land, hills, moors & woods.
Exmoor Falconry Centre, Allerford. Nr Bossington
Exmoor National Park
Killerton, Nr. Exeter. National Trust Property
Kilve - fossil collecting and Kilve Beach
Knightshayes Court, Nr. Tiverton. National Trust Property
Lynton and Lynmouth with cliff railway and Valley of the Rocks
Porlock and Porlock Weir
Quantock Hills - Area of Outstanding natural beauty.
Selworthy, Allerford and Horner
Tarr Steps, Nr. Winsford. Ancient Clapper Bridge
Torre Cider Farm - Washford
Tropiquaria - Washford Cross, Watchet
Washford Station Railway Museum
Waverley and Balmoral Pleasure Steamers: Cruise along the Exmoor Coastline or across to Lundy Island. (May-October.)
West Somerset Railway
Wimbleball Lake for sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, fishing, walking and cycling.


Clay Pigeon shooting
Fly fishing - The rivers Exe and the Barle for Brown Trout and Salmon. Wimbleball and Clatworthy for Rainbow Trout.
Golf - At Minehead Links Course or Oake Manor near Taunton.
Horseriding on Exmoor.
Mountain Biking
Safaris - Wildlife Watching and Off Roading.
Walking on the Quantocks or Exmoor. The Coleridge Way passes nearby and the 660 mile South West Coast Path begins in Minehead.
Sea Fishing - Minehead Harbour or Watchet Marina.