The area abounds with places of interest
EXMOOR was Europe’s First International Dark Sky Reserve so views at night are great, too. You can hire a telescope in advance from either Dunster or Dulverton National Park Centre or directly from Dark Sky Telescope Hire.
Only a few hundred yards away from Folly is the deep combe known as the ‘Punchbowl’ which is thought to be on the southernmost point of the last ice age, and at its summit are the ‘Wambarrows’, bronze age burial mounds. From these you can see the highest point on Exmoor, the famous Dunkery Beacon, and –
If you don’t want to sit quietly at home enjoying the wonderfully silent peace and lovely views, then copious footpaths and bridleways make the whole of Exmoor a walkers’ and riders’ paradise with endless delights to explore.
Exmoor is perfect for walking, riding, cycling, bird watching, fishing, and many other leisure activities.
For the more energetic there are cycle routes mapped out in the area, and canoeing on the nearby River Barle.
If you are really venturesome, you could try more vigorous activities like Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, or Tree Climbing on land, or Kayaking, Canoeing, Paddle Boarding or even Coasteering at sea., all organised by EXMOOR ADVENTURES.
Our local Pubs and Restaurants are pretty good, too!