Exmoor Area Guide

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Exmoor National Park, located in Somerset, is a captivating region renowned for its stunning wooded valleys and rich history. The park is home to one of the oldest medieval bridges, which spans the River Barle. 

This river also flows beneath Tarr Steps, a prehistoric clapper bridge, adding to the area's historical significance. Exmoor offers a wealth of facilities and attractions for both residents and visitors, making it an increasingly popular destination within Somerset.

Exmoor National Park, located in Somerset, offers a diverse range of activities that cater to nature lovers, adventure seekers, and history enthusiasts alike. Visitors can explore numerous hiking trails that traverse wooded valleys, heather-covered moors, and dramatic coastal cliffs. The park is also a haven for wildlife watchers, with opportunities to see red deer, Exmoor ponies, and a variety of bird species. Historical sites such as Tarr Steps, a prehistoric clapper bridge, and ancient stone circles add a rich layer of cultural significance to the landscape.

For those looking for more active pursuits, Exmoor provides excellent cycling and horse riding routes, as well as fishing spots known for their trout and salmon. The park's designation as a Dark Sky Reserve makes it a prime location for stargazing, offering clear night skies and stunning views of the Milky Way. Adventure activities like rock climbing, kayaking, and coasteering are also available for thrill-seekers, while local museums, historic houses, and traditional events celebrate the region's heritage and community.

Photography enthusiasts will find endless opportunities to capture Exmoor's breath-taking landscapes, from rolling hills and waterfalls to the rugged coastline. Whether you're seeking a peaceful escape in nature or an action-packed adventure, Exmoor National Park provides a unique and unforgettable experience.


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Embarking on a move to Exmoor offers not only scenic landscapes but also a delightful culinary scene. Explore local gems like Woods Bar and Restaurant, known for its cosy atmosphere and seasonal menus featuring regional produce. The Bridge Inn, overlooking the River Barle, provides a charming setting for traditional pub fare and ales.

As you settle into Exmoor, the White Horse Inn in Exford offers a warm and welcoming environment, serving hearty dishes with a focus on locally sourced ingredients. The Exmoor Forest Inn, nestled within the park, provides a rustic pub experience with a menu showcasing the best of Exmoor's flavours.

For a taste of elegance, plan a visit to the Luttrell Arms Hotel in Dunster, where fine dining meets historic charm. The Royal Oak in Withypool is another local favourite, offering a quintessential English pub experience with a menu featuring classic dishes.

Moving to  Exmoor not only means immersing yourself in breathtaking landscapes but also savouring the diverse and delectable culinary offerings that reflect the region's rich heritage and commitment to quality, local ingredients.


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While the town lacks a railway station, road connectivity remains reliable, primarily relying on the A396. Residents often embrace a car-centric approach for commuting and exploring the scenic surroundings. Public buses, though limited, connect Dulverton to neighboring towns. For those seeking a serene, countryside residence, embracing a personal vehicle and enjoying the picturesque drives through Exmoor's winding roads becomes part of the unique charm of living in this idyllic locale.

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