Things to do


Minehead & West Somerset Golf Club A links golf course based on Somerset’s north coast, open all year round with no temporary greens through the Winter and whose greens are regarded as the best in the area. www.mineheadgolf.co.uk

Alpaca Walking

Hall Farm offer a walk with a difference – lead your very own halter-trained alpaca for an unforgettable experience! You can even buy alpaca socks to take home as a unique souvenir. This is an extremely popular experience, so you will need to book well in advance of your visit. Book here


Exmoor is simply idyllic for exploring on horseback and is extremely popular. To avoid disappointment, it is best to book ahead of your visit. Our favourites are: –

Brendon Manor Stables 01598 741246 brendonmanor.com

Burrowhayes 01643 862463 burrowhayes.co.uk

Exmoor Riding 01643 862816 exmoorowlhawkcentre.co.uk

Cycling/Mountain Biking

Mountain bikes and E-bikes can be hired at Porlock Weir from exmooradventures.co.uk

Exmoor Wellbeing Safari

Yoga, Meditation, Feasting, Journalling….all in the great outdoors in hidden locations on Exmoor shiatsuyoga.co.uk 

Red Stag Safari

Wildlife safari on Exmoor in a Landrover Discovery redstagsafari.co.uk

Wildlife Safari

Wildlife safari on Exmoor in a Landrover Defender exmoorwildlifesafaris.co.uk


Paddleboarding and kayaking can be enjoyed at exmooradventures.co.uk and also at Wimbleball Lake

Hang Gliding

For the ultimate bird’s eye view of the North Devon coastline, it has to be tandem hang gliding! experiencedays.co.uk

Exmoor Zoo

Fancy being a zoo keeper for a day? Just one of many experiences on offer at exmoorzoo.co.uk

Indoor attractions for when it’s really wet…

Dunster Castle

Just 2 miles away, Dunster Castle and Watermill is a ‘Must visit’ for your stay on Exmoor. A National Trust gem, Dunster Castle’s Luttrell family also once owned The Great House! Book your tickets in advance here

Arlington Court & Carriage Museum

A wonderful day out for all the family. Eleven generations of the Chichester family lived at Arlington Court for over 500 years – see how the house and gardens have evolved over the centuries. Book your tickets in advance here

Allerford Museum

Home of the West Somerset Rural Life Museum, The Victorian Schoolroom and The West Somerset Photographic Archive. The Museum and Victorian School Room are housed in the old school at Allerford, leased by the National Trust. The school, built in 1821, was in use to 1981 and then, in 1984, it was reopened as the Rural Life museum. allerfordmuseum.og.uk