Selworthy

View over thatched cottages of Selworthy towards Dunkery Beacon

A timeless rural landscape of thatched cottages, nestled in the vale of the Holnicote Estate.

Selworthy

Things to see and do

Walkers on Knoll beach at Studland Bay, Dorset

Visiting coast and countryside in the South West: what you need to know 

We look forward to welcoming you to the coast and countryside around the South West. We care for beautiful countryside, from Cornwall's sandy beaches to Dorset's heathland, and you can help us to keep them safe and enjoyable by following a few simple guidelines during your visit and observing the Countryside Code.

Selworthy is a good place to start discovering the wonderfully varied Exmoor landscapes within the 4,856-hectare (12,000-acre) Holnicote Estate. This is a timeless rural landscape of thatched cottages, a fine medieval church, walks through wooded combes and sweeping views across the vale to Dunkery Beacon, Exmoor's highest point.

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Eating

Tea-rooms near Selworthy

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History

The Holnicote Estate, Somerset.

Holnicote and the National Trust  

Have you ever wondered about Holnicote's history and how it became part of the National Trust?

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Our work

Our work on the Holnicote Estate

Dunster Castle

Exmoor 

Views of rugged landscapes, great walks or a nice spot for a good cup of tea, there are plenty of things to do around Exmoor.

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Places to stay

Holidays on Exmoor