to Exmoor and Minehead a wonderful place to visit and a special
place to live
discovered Exmoor, Minehead and West Somerset have something new
to discover every day, one moment thick sea fog and then just around
the corner beautiful sunshine. The rugged heather clad moorland,
spectacular coastal walks and the picturesque Exmoor villages of
Selworthy, Luccombe and Allerford and the seaside town of Minehead
plus Dunster and Blue Anchor. Local products and produce and Farmers'
Markets, the Macmillian Way and Coleridge Way, West Somerset Steam
Railway and events throughout the year for you to enjoy. Exmoor
offers it all.
The magnificent wild red deer basking in the sunshine on the heather
clad moors, the buzzard soaring overhead, the Exmoor ponies drinking
from the sunlit pools of water. There is always something
new to discover.
has been a National Park for forty years and covers 692 sq km (267
sq miles) of the Exmoor plateau, Brendon Hills and Vale of Porlock.
The best ways of exploring are on foot or horseback. The experienced
walker need do no more than follow the paths and access areas outlined
on the Outdoor Leisure map of Exmoor.
The 1100 km (680 miles) of footpaths and bridleways are well maintained
and signposted. The novice is helped by the National Park Authority's
way-marked routes, guided walks and publications. Riding is the
sport of Exmoor and almost every form is offered....National Hunt
Racing, Point to Point, Long Distance, Pony Club Games, Gymkhanas,
Hunting and more.
See the local paper - West Somerset Free Press for what's on near
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places to visit around Minehead and on Exmoor
Visit Dunster Castle
West Somerset Railway