Things to See and Do


Animal Attractions

Porlock Weir Marine Aquariums

Anchor Stables, Porlock Weir, Somerset, TA24 8PB
Mobile: 07765 281103

Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre

Cathy and Rod, West Lynch Farm, Allerford, Minehead, Somerset TA24 8HJ
Tel: (01643) 862816

Boat Charter

Lyn Marie 2

Mobile: 07779 331967

Exhibitions

Wildlife in Wood

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Wildlife in Wood is an exhibition of lifesized wood sculptures, depicting many different species of wildlife found on and around Exmoor. Varying in size from dormice to deer, the pieces are cut in local wood by sculptor Mike Leach.

web: www.wildlifeinwood.co.uk
Tel: 01643 862328
Piles Mill, National Trust's Holnicote Estate, just off the A39

Museums

Dovery Manor Museum

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Museum of locally based collections of artefacts, displays, books, photographs and pictures, all housed in the Historic Dovery Manor.

Allerford Museum

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The Allerford Rural Life Museum is housed in the old Village School. The school was used from 1821 to 1981 and opened as the Rural Life Museum in 1983.

email: enquiries@allerfordmuseum.org.uk
web: www.allerfordmuseum.org.uk
Tel: 01643 862529
The Old School, Allerford, Minehead, Somerset TA24 8HN

Open Gardens

Greencombe Gardens

Porlock, Somerset, TA24 5RS

Outdoor Adventure

Exmoor Adventures

Exmoor Adventures, Flat 2, Dolobran, Sparkhayes Lane, Porlock, Somerset. TA24 8NE
Tel: (01643) 863536 Mobile: 07976 208279

Riding and Pony Trecking

Burrowhayes Farm

West Luccombe, Exmoor National Park, TA24 8HU
Tel: (01643) 862463

Exmoor Riding

Cathy & Rod, West Lynch Farm, Allerford, Nr Porlock, Somerset TA24 8HJ
Tel: (01643) 862816 Mobile: 07855 323464

Safaris

Exmoor Safaris

Explore the natural magic of Exmoor for yourself on our nature safari. Let us introduce you to the very best that Exmoor has to offer. Our 2.5 hour safari gives you a flavour of the spectacular Exmoor National Park. Windswept moorland, rolling combes, steep wooded valleys and dramatic cliffs and coastline. Spot the elusive Red Deer, which roam free across open, moor land, buzzards, hares and hardy Exmoor ponies.

web: www.exmoorsafari.co.uk
Tel: 01643 831229 or 01643 8311112

Red Stag Safari

Red Stag Safari provides Exmoor Safaris by Exmoor People in comfort in a Land Rover Discovery 3 with the legendary off road ability of a Land Rover combined with the comfort of a luxury car. Ford Exmoors rivers. Knowledgeable local Exmoor man as guide. View the landmarks, wildlife, ponies and deer. Learn about the geology, history, farming, customs and Lorna Doone.

Walking

The Coleridge Way

The Coleridge Way is a walk of 36 miles through the stunning Somerset countryside of the Quantock Hills, the Brendon Hills and Exmoor, a landscape that inspired Coleridge to produce some of his best known work.

South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path National Trail starts from Minehead and ends in Poole, Dorset.

The trail offers 630 miles of superb coastal walking.

Sculpture Trail

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A trail of large wooden sculptures by artists from around the world arranged along the disabled path at Webbers Post.


The Exmoor Society

The Exmoor Society is the main provider of guided walks on Exmoor. The walks are of differing lengths, on diverse subjects and at a range of locations across Exmoor. Walkers will find stunning views, may learn about figures from the arts, hear about the history of the area, including prehistoric sites, or simply discover a new area with the benefit of a guide and enjoy the company of other walkers.

You do not have to be a member of the Exmoor Society to join the walks, they are free of charge with a small donation appreciated from non-members.

email: info@exmoorsociety.com
web: www.exmoorsociety.com
Tel: (01398) 323335
34 High Street, Dulverton,TA22 9DJ

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