Booking Essential


Copper Kettle, Dulverton – 

Mortimer’s, Dulverton 

Tea Room at Chapel House, Dunster

Afternoon Teas

Bridge Cottage Tea Rooms, Winsford – 

Withypool Tea Rooms (dog friendly) – 

Exford Bridge Tea Rooms 

Lunches and Dinners

Tarr Farm, Liscombe (dog friendly) – just a 20 minute walk from the cottages! – 

Woods, Dulverton – 

White Horse, Exford (dog friendly) – 

Royal Oak, Withypool (dog friendly) – 

Crown Hotel, Exford – 

The Bridge Inn, Dulverton – 

Black Venus, Challacombe – 

Quinces Honey Farm

The BIG Sheep 

Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park 

Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre 

Arlington Court 

Exmoor Zoo 

Rock and Rapid Adventure Centre 

Tiverton Castle 

Dunster Castle &  Water Mill 

Steam Coast Trail 

Wilveslicombe open air pool Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust

Wimbleball Lake

Combe Martin

The River Barle 

Canoeing is allowed downstream of Tarr Steps between 15th October and 31st March when water levels are high enough. In order to minimise potential disturbance to breeding fish, canoeing is not permitted above Tarr Steps or in any of the tributaries of the main river as many are delicate spawning areas.

The Barle is a grade 2-3 river. This means it is not suitable for beginners and inexperienced paddlers should be accompanied by a suitably qualified coach. Canoeing is an assumed risk sport carried out entirely at peoples own risk and Landowners will accept no liability for accidents. See the Barle Canoe Code for further information

Outdoor Activities

Wild Swimming 

Woody Bay Near Lynton – EX31 4QX

The rocky cove is perfect for outdoor swimming, backed by steep, wooded cliffs, the walk to the beach is as much of a delight as the cove itself.  

Cow Castle, River Barle, Minehead TA24 7LA

Deepish, smallish pool (10m x 20m x 1.5m deep) in the babbling river Barle in wild scenery beneath the ancient hill fort ‘Cow Castle’. Long walk from the car.

We are located in the centre of an international dark sky reserve so download a stargazing app and enjoy the nights sky!


Cooperative – Dulverton, TA22 9EX

Pharmacy –  Dulverton, TA22 9HB

Exmoor Stores – Exford, TA24 7PP

The Village Shop – Withypool, TA24 7QP

The Oak Shop – Winsford, TA24 7JE





G C Stanbury & Son –  Dulverton, TA22 9DN (5 Miles)

Murco – Wheddon Cross, TA24 7DR (7 Miles)

Tesco Petrol station – Minehead, TA24 5BY (15 Miles)

Woodside Service – South Molton, EX36 3QP (16 Miles)

Texaco – Minehead, TA24 5RE (16 Miles)

Instavolt Rapid Charging Station 120kW DC – Exmoor House Car Park, Dulverton, TA22 9HL (5 Miles) 

Type 2 Socket Only 7kW – Rest and Be Thankful Inn,Wheddon Cross, TA24 7DR (7 Miles)

Tesla Destination Charger 13kW – The White Horse,Exford, TA24 7PY – Tesla (Model S/X) x2 (7 Miles)

 Pod Point Charging Station Type 2 (Socket Only) x2 7kW – Minehead Town Council, Community Building,TA24  5DP (16 Miles)