Exmoor

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

Places to visit

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Child with Father Christmas

Experience Christmas on Exmoor 

Christmas is here and we've got lots fun things to get you in the festive mood near you including winter walks, Father Christmas and winter illuminations.

Footpath on West Exmoor

Walks on Exmoor this winter 

Head out on foot this winter to discover the rugged beauty of Exmoor and its surrounding countryside and villages.

A Christmas tree and roaring fire at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Christmas in the South West 

Magnificent houses with Father Christmas, warm mince pies at the tea-room, frosty walks waiting to be discovered.

Festive interior design trends seen through the collection

Christmas presents around the base of a decorated Christmas tree

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

Upcoming events

Dunster Castle

Behind the Scenes Tours

Tue 21 Nov 2017
10:00-16:00
Take a peek behind closed doors and see how we care for the castle during the winter months.
Dunster Castle

A trail of tales - family trail

Wed 22 Nov 2017
10:00-15:00
Step back in time to meet the inhabitants of Dunster Castle and discover their stories on this family trail.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Christmas at the court

Sat 25 Nov 2017
10:30-16:00
Join us and get in the festive mood this winter.
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

Christmas family crafts

Sat 25 Nov 2017
10:30-12:30
Have a go at making your own festive crafts to take home.
Dunster Castle

Christmas Lunch at the Watermill Tea-Room

Fri 01 Dec 2017
10:00-16:00
Turkey, beef, or perhaps the nut roast? Decisions, decisions...
Dunster Castle

Dunster Working Watermill at Dunster by Candlelight

Fri 01 Dec 2017
16:00-21:00
Watch the Miller and his team mill by candlelight.
Find more places to explore

Somerset

From Tudor houses and hidden gardens to tors, gorges and natural piers, see what Somerset has to offer.

Devon

Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.