Popular Area - Exmoor

Once you have visited Exmoor you will want to return time and time again as there is so much to see and do.

From Exmoor National Park to the Quantock hills you will find stunning landscapes, England’s highest most spectacular sea-cliffs, clean air, tranquillity, high heather moorland, remote bays, wooded gorges, waterfalls, ancient oak woodland, valleys and combes.

The Exmoor National Park is a protected area; Exmoor was given its National Park status in 1954 to help conserve the area’s natural beauty and wildlife. It is home to a diversity of wildlife including the famous native Exmoor pony, wild Red Deer, overhead buzzards and foxes.

It is possible to walk for hours across Exmoor and not see a soul. Although it is one of the smallest national parks it never feels too busy. Parts of Exmoor are hilly and presents challenges to road cyclists and off-road enjoyment to mountain bikers.

Here in Exmoor there are many riding stables that can cater for novice and experienced horse riders with over 400 miles of well-maintained bridle paths. If you decide to bring your own horse for a holiday look out for farmhouses and B&B’s that cater for you and your equine friends.

If you just want to sit back and soak in the scenery there are many private companies which operate safaris and bus tours which run over Exmoor on tracks away from the busy roads.

Exmoor has many attractions and places to visit including the Five National Park Visitor Centres at Dunster, Lynmouth, Combe Martin, County Gate and Dulverton. There are many historic houses and gardens, including those of Arlington Court to the south of Combe Martin, Knightshayes Court south of Dulverton and Dunster Castle. Other popular places to visit include Tarr Steps (largest clapper bridge in Britain) popular with visitors and locals alike and the Church of St Beuno at Culbone which claims to be the smallest church in Britain.

The nearest airports to Exmoor are Bristol Airport, Cardiff Airport and Exeter Airport.

Look at the accommodation listed below to find your perfect Exmoor Bed and Breakfast, Guest House or Hotel and Book Direct.

The Rest and Be Thankful Inn, Bed and Breakfast Wheddon Cross

The Rest and Be Thankful Inn, Wheddon Cross, Minehead, Somerset TA24 7DR, UK

01643 841222

Single Occupancy £46 - £50
Double Occupancy £75 - £85

Evening Meals | Children Welcome | Parking | TV | Internet Access /Wi Fi | Garden/Seating Area | Tea / Coffee Making Facilities | En-Suite | Ground Floor Bedrooms | Licensed Bar

4 Star Award

The Rest and Be Thankful Inn is a 19th century… Read more…

Threadneedle Cottage, Dulverton, Exmoor Bed and Breakfast

Threadneedle Bed and Breakfast, Oldways End, Dulverton, Exmoor, Devon, EX16 9JH, UK

01398 341598

£35 - £40 per person per night

TV | Internet Access /Wi Fi | Garden/Seating Area | Tea / Coffee Making Facilities | En-Suite | Ground Floor Bedrooms |


Threadneedle Cottage is set in 3 acres and built in… Read more…

Shoulsbarrow Farmhouse, Bed and Breakfast Challacombe, South Molton

Shoulsbarrow Farmhouse, Shoulsbarrow Farm, Challacombe, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4TS, UK

01598 428005

Single Occupancy £47.50
Double Occupancy £75.00

Pets Allowed | Parking | Internet Access /Wi Fi | Garden/Seating Area | En-Suite


Shoulsbarrow Farmhouse a 200 year old, five-bedroom farmhouse found on… Read more…