Around Exmoor

Remote and romantic landscapes, including a castle home and a house full of collections

Places to visit

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What's on this spring

Glamping pitches

Top of the Gorge festival, 22 - 24 June 2018

The summer of 2018 welcomes a brand new festival to the top Cheddar Gorge. It's your chance to challenge yourself with some outdoor action, relax with live music and local food, and try something new all atop the UK's largest gorge.

Springtime in the gardens of Lanhydrock, Cornwall

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Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

Ranger doing a beach clean at Woolacombe

Keeping our coastline clean 

Beach cleans are big part of our work to maintain the coast, and we're always looking for help.

Children on low ropes

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Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to walks and runs.

Inspired by World Book Day

Upcoming events

Dunster Castle

A trail of tales - family trail

Wed 25 Apr 2018
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.
Heddon Valley

Wildflower Trail

Wed 25 Apr 2018
Test your wildflower knowledge with this beautiful woodland trail for adults.

Wildflower Trail

Wed 25 Apr 2018
Test your wildflower knowledge with this beautiful woodland trail for grown ups.
Coleridge Cottage

Romantic Women

Wed 25 Apr 2018
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - in the life of this great man were some great women whose stories are rarely told. The tale of their lives and their struggles during Coleridge's time at the Cottage are revealed through these guided tours.
Coleridge Cottage

Poetry Reading

Mon 30 Apr 2018
Sit back, relax, and listen to some poetry in the place where Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote 'Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and 'Kubla Khan'
Coleridge Cottage

Cottage Uncovered

Tue 01 May 2018
Discover the unusual, lesser-known tales of Coleridge Cottage and it's strange history in these tours of the house and garden.
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