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Places of Interest in Exmoor

Exmoor’s Northern boundary stretches for 34 miles from Combe Martin through Lynmouth and Porlock to Minehead. It is England’s highest coastline and the coastal path provides spectacular walking. Dunkery Beacon (1707 feet above sea level) is within four miles of Triscombe. The gentle climb to the summit gives panoramic views to Wales, Dartmoor and several counties.

A drive or walk across the wild moorland is sure to be rewarded with scenes of wild Exmoor ponies, cattle and sheep. In spring, walk or ‘park and ride’ to Snowdrop Valley three miles away. The National Park arranges guided walks throughout the summer, and riding stables are within a few miles.

The National Trust villages of Selworthy and Horner are picturesque. Enjoy a walk through Horner Woods, one of Britain’s ancient woodlands. There are mountain bike trails as well as plenty of footpaths to explore. Coarse and fly fishing are also available locally at Wimbleball and Clatworthy lakes, and sea fishing on the coast is within ten miles.

Historic Dunster, overlooked by the Castle and with the ancient Yarn market, working water mill, Priory Church Gardens and every kind of gift shop and hostelry, is also well worth a visit. Dunster’s prosperity was based upon the cloth making and wool trade and today is a bustling village six miles from Triscombe Farm.
Special events, festivals and carnivals take place locally throughout the year. Dunster’s Country Fair at the end of July and Dunster by Candlelight in December are particularly popular.

In the early May the traditional Hobby Horse entertains in Minehead in aid of local charities. Details of specific events throughout the year are available from Exmoor National Park’s website and in leaflets available on site. 

We are preparing to re-open our information room with a variety of leaflets after closing it for the pandemic. The links to a wide selection of attractions locally are listed below so you are able to plan your holiday prior to your arrival as well as check the most up-to-date information. Some attractions are listed in more than one category below. The links below are not exhaustive of all attractions available – if there are any which should be added, please let us know!

Please be aware that Triscombe Farm neither endorses any of the websites listed below, nor any link on those sites.

National Park

Local Exmoor Produce





National Trust/Historic Attractions


Culture and Museums





Outdoor Activities


Family Attractions



Cider/Food and Drink

Our ‘Places to Eat’ page will soon be live, with plenty of suggestions and ideas of places to enjoy food locally


Arts and Entertainment






Further Afield


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