Catch an amazing view on Exmoor

Dunkery Beacon on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

We're spoilt for choice for breathtaking views on Exmoor. Take a look through our highlights.

Our top views to take your breath away 

Dunkery Beacon 

The view from Dunkery Beacon, Somerset
The view from Dunkery Beacon, Somerset
The view from Dunkery Beacon, Somerset

As the highest point on Exmoor, Dunkery Beacon which is over 500 meteres above sea level is topped with a large cairn. On a clear day you will be spoilt with views across towards Dartmoor in the south, the Mendip and Quantock hills in the east and north Devon to the west. 

Nearest post code TA24 7AT. Grid reference SS891416.

Webber's Post

The view across Holnicote's vale
The view across Holnicote's vale
The view across Holnicote's vale

With easy access by car and a short stroll nearby, Webber's Post offers beautiful views across the vale and towards Dunkery Beacon from the car park and over Horner Wood after a short stroll. Perfect point for picnics and heading off on a bike ride.  

National Trust car park TA24 8TB. Grid Ref SS 90260 43912. 

Selworthy Green

View over thatched cottages of Selworthy towards Dunkery Beacon
View over thatched cottages of Selworthy towards Dunkery Beacon
View over thatched cottages of Selworthy towards Dunkery Beacon

The quaint village of Selworthy offers facilities including a tea-room, car park and toilets. Whilst on a visit here discover a view across the Holnicote Estate. With wide open views you can see for miles across Exmoor. 

National Trust car park TA24 8TP. Grid ref SS 91894 46785.

Highveer Point, Heddon Valley

Visitors taking in the view across to Wales from Highveer point
Visitors on Highveer Point
Visitors taking in the view across to Wales from Highveer point

A short but steep walk rewards you with stunning views across the Heddon Valley and along the coast to Woody Bay. Look out for perigrines, deer, porpoise, dolphins and one of the best sea bird colonies in the South West.

National Trust car park EX31 4PY, grid ref SS655480

The Hangman Hills, near Combe Martin

Coastal heath on the Great Hangman in North Devon
Great Hangman North devon
Coastal heath on the Great Hangman in North Devon

Park in Combe Martin and walk up to the remote and tranquil Great Hangman and Little Hangman. It's a steep climb but worth it for the fantastic views out over South Wales, Lundy Island and as far as Dartmoor.

National Trust car park EX34 0DJ, grid ref SS577473

Foreland Point,near Countisbury

Foreland Point view across to Lynton and Lynmouth
Foreland Point view across to Lynton and Lynmouth
Foreland Point view across to Lynton and Lynmouth

300 metres above sea level, Foreland Point has stunning views across the water to Wales and down towards Lynton and Lynmouth. It’s a great place to see the famous Exmoor ponies, and you might even spot some red deer and birds of prey too.

National Trust car park EX35 6NE, grid ref SS747496