The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.
Dogs and children are welcome in this 16th Century building, but please note, you can only pay by cash or cheque!
At four miles long, Porlock Weir Beach provides ample space for everyone. On the edge of Exmoor, the beach is surrounded by rolling countryside and marshland that is home to an abundance of wildlife. Take your binoculars and watch seabirds dip and dive on the thermals and then turn your attention to the huge expanse of beautiful sea covering the horizon. There is parking available in Porlock Weir village as well as shops, restaurants and cafes too.
A hilly ramble of four miles over farmland and crossing many streams so its not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs. Take in the stunning views over the Mole Valley en-route.
South Molton offers a great base from which to explore Devon. To the north is Exmoor; heaven for those who love untamed wilderness walks. Go west and you’ll find some of the country’s best surfing beaches, including Croyde and Woolacombe. There is plenty to keep golfing and fishing enthusiasts entertained or if that seems too energetic, you might like to browse the art galleries or visit the honey farm to see the bees in action.
This is a great opportunity to see bees without the need for protective equipment. 18 hives are on view and you can also see leaf cutting ants in action! A soft play area and cafe are also on site.
Quince Honey Farm
If you want to understand the process of honey manufacture and all about the bees that make it then this is the place to go. It has several live hives that you can safely view close up, even being able to open up and look to spot the queen.
There is a play area for children and a small cafe.
Situated in the heart of the Devon countryside. The Heal Farm story started in the 1970s, when Anne Petch received a piglet for her 16th birthday. Now, more than 30 years on, Heal Farm is a thriving family business at the forefront of the movement to use traditional farming methods in the rearing of rare breeds. The farm's activities have now diversified to include rare breeds of lamb and beef as well as stocking non-meat products including locally reared smoked fish and wonderful traditional cheeses.
Fantastic food, I always look forward to my visits. I would recommend the sirloin steaks to anyone some of the finest i have tasted.
Well worth a visit - you will not be disappointed!
Unusual cuts of beef
The butchers here really know thier stuff and you can get traditional cuts of beef that you won't find elsewhere - perfect for old-school Mrs Beeton recipes or for recreating classic dishes like granny used to make!
For some great indoor fun try out the climbing wall. Sessions are available 7 days a week and there's a cafe on site for when you fancy a break.
Luxury handmade chocolates on the edge of Exmoor. You can visit Carlo and his team of artisan chocolatiers working in this chocolate factory that 'uses the finest ingredients from around the world'.
The Sunday lunch here is something to behold - meats from Devon’s best farms are the star of the show.
A real find - delicious food in a friendly pub in the middle of nowhere.
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