AROUND EXMOOR FARM COTTAGES
Exmoor Farm Cottages are the perfect base for exploring the stunning beauty of Exmoor National Park. With direct access to footpaths and bridleways, guests can enjoy walks and breathtaking views at Dunkery Beacon and Snowdrop Valley. The cottages are also conveniently located near popular towns such as Winsford, Exford, Dunster, Porlock, Minehead, and Dulverton, making it easy to explore the area and visit nearby beaches like Puttsborough and Woolacombe. With lots of local information and a provided app, guests can make the most of their time on Exmoor.
Nestled in the heart of Exmoor National Park, the charming village of Wheddon Cross is just a stone's throw away from Exmoor Farm Cottages self catering holiday cottages. With its picturesque countryside and friendly community, Wheddon Cross is the perfect destination for those looking to explore the natural beauty of Exmoor.
At Wheddon Cross, you will find a well-stocked local store with a Post Office, garage, and church, providing all the necessary amenities for your stay. The local pub, known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere, offers great service and delicious food. Whether you're looking for a hearty breakfast or a relaxing dinner, the pub is sure to please.
The village is also a convenient location from which to visit Exmoor, with its miles of tracks and bridleways offering a wealth of diversity from easily accessible beauty to extreme physical challenges. Whether you're looking to hike, bike, or horseback ride, Exmoor has something for everyone.
In short, Wheddon Cross is a charming and convenient destination for those looking to explore the natural beauty of Exmoor, with all the necessary amenities and friendly community atmosphere.
EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK
Exmoor National Park is a true natural gem, covering 265 square miles of Devon and Somerset. It boasts 600 miles of public footpaths and bridleways, offering visitors the opportunity to explore its stunning scenery, superb views, and diverse attractions. From Blue flag beaches to pretty villages, history to good food, Exmoor has something for everyone.
Exmoor Farm Cottages are situated in an ideal location for visitors to Exmoor National Park, being located right in the heart of the park. The cottages are very close to the 2,500 National Trust moorland acres of Dunkery, Dunkery Beacon, and the Holnicote Estate. The estate includes the picturesque villages of Selworthy, Bossington, Horner and Porlock Vale, each with their own unique charm and character. This makes it an perfect base for visitors looking to explore the park and its many offerings.
For those who are interested in learning more about the park and its history, the Exmoor National Park and Visit Exmoor websites are great resources that provide detailed information about the park's history, culture, and natural environment. These websites also provide information on local events, activities, and attractions that can be enjoyed while visiting the area.
Whether you're looking for an action-packed adventure or a peaceful retreat, Exmoor National Park has something for everyone. And with Exmoor Farm Cottages as your base, you'll be perfectly placed to explore the park's many wonders.
WALKING AND CYCLING
Exmoor Farm Cottages offer a unique opportunity for those who love to explore the great outdoors. Our cottages are located on Combeleigh Farm, a small working farm situated on the south side of Dunkery Beacon, offering stunning views of Winsford Hill. From our cottages, there is direct access to footpaths and a bridleway leading to Snowdrop Valley and the National Trust’s two thousand acres of open heather moorland. Dunkery Beacon, the highest point on Exmoor, is a must-see for all those who love to hike and take in the breathtaking views.
Exmoor is a walker's paradise with over 600 miles of public footpaths and bridleways. We provide all guests with detailed information on the best walks in the area, including our favorite walks that start directly from our cottages. We also provide an app with lots of local information including details of walks in other parts of Exmoor including Winsford Hill, Selworthy Beacon, Hurlstone Point and Allerford and Bossington.
Cycling is also a great way to explore Exmoor, and our cottages are an ideal base for those who love to cycle. We can provide information on the best routes in the area and also offer secure storage for bicycles. Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or just a casual rider, Exmoor has something for everyone, from easy tracks to challenging routes, with a wealth of diversity from easily accessible beauty to extreme physical challenges.
Exmoor Farm Cottages are the perfect base for exploring some of the most beautiful and exciting holiday destinations in the UK.
One of the highlights of the area is Winsford and Exford, just a short drive away from the cottages. Here, visitors can discover some of the most spectacular landscapes in the region, including the 2,500 National Trust moorland acres of Dunkery, Dunkery Beacon, and the Holnicote Estate. With its lovely walks and breathtaking views, this is a must-see destination for anyone looking to experience the natural beauty of Exmoor.
For those who prefer a more leisurely pace, there are also plenty of opportunities to explore the charming villages and towns of North Devon and Somerset. Just 7 miles south of Dunster and Porlock, 9 miles from Minehead and Dulverton, and 20 miles from Lynton & Lynmouth, visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities and attractions, including sandy beaches, historic sites, and fantastic local restaurants.
Of course, one of the most popular holiday activities is spending time at the beach, and Exmoor Farm Cottages are perfectly located to take advantage of this. With sandy beaches at Dunster and Minehead, and a beautiful 30-mile drive to Puttsborough and Woolacombe Beaches, guests can soak up the sun and enjoy the stunning coastal scenery.
In summary, Exmoor Farm Cottages are the ideal base for exploring the many exciting holiday destinations in Exmoor, North Devon, and Somerset. Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, this beautiful region has something for everyone.