Watersmeet

Important notice -

Watersmeet tea-room is open and you don't need to book to visit.

Dramatic river gorge and ancient woodland in stunning surroundings

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Eating

Walking down to Watersmeet House and Tea Garden

Watersmeet Tea-Room 

Watersmeet is now open serving take away hot drinks, pasties and cream teas. In line with government guidelines you'll be required to wear a face covering in our shops, cafés and food outlets in England from 24 July. Please bring one with you.

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Places to stay

Campsite field in a Valley at Cloud Hill Campsite.

Camping at Cloud Farm 

Located in the Doone Valley on the Devon border Cloud Farm campsite is the perfect location for exploring the area.

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History

Black and white historic image of Watersmeet House servery

Find out about Watersmeet's industrial past 

Learn more about the history of Watersmeet, from pioneering techniques in generation electricity to radioactive water.

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Our work

Rangers out working on the coast with views towards Foreland Point

Discover how we protect a range of habitats 

From moorland to coast, learn more about our important and ongoing environmental work at Watersmeet.

Ranger Josey Field at Kipscombe Farm near Watersmeet

Josey Field: Area Ranger and Farm Manager at Kipscombe Farm 

Kipscombe is an 800 acre farm on Exmoor. Area Ranger Josey Field explains how her team have been looking after this special place and their plans for its future.

Watersmeet roof project thank you bridge

Saving Watersmeet's roof 

A huge thank you to everyone who supported the Watersmeet roof project. It was because of this we were able to complete a conservation project to repair the roof, helping us save this special place for ever, for everyone.

Woody Bay Coach Path Trees

West Exmoor woodland work 

The West Exmoor rangers care for over 1200 acres of woodland. Find out how they look after this hugely significant area, and some of their woodland management plans for the future.

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Get involved

Heddon Valley volunteer rangers wildlife monitoring

Volunteer in West Exmoor 

Love West Exmoor? We are always looking for volunteers to help us look after this special place for everyone, for ever.