Tag Archives: Exmoor

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Special stargazing supper for Dark Skies Festival

Exmoor Astronomer Seb Jay is helping us host a Stargazing Supper evening in November. The event on Thursday, November 2 includes a special menu, the chance to view the stars with expert advice and assistance, and the opportunity to stay over too. For the Stargazing Supper evening, Seb will be bringing along his telescopes and […]

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Some of the events being organised during Exmoor Dark Skies Festival

If you’re planning a trip here for Exmoor’s first Dark Skies Festival from October 19 to 29 this year (2017), then here are some of the starry activities you could join in with: Saturday, October 21 – Depart Exford 5.30pm Dusk Safari by Barle Valley Safaris Sunday, October 22 – 5.15pm – 8.30pm –  Webbers Post Meteors over […]

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We’re backing the first Dark Skies Festival

We’re supporting Exmoor’s first Dark Skies Festival from October 19 to 29 this year (2017) and will be offering guests a free guide to the area’s star attractions. Anyone wishing to stay to do some star-gazing during the event, who doesn’t have their own telescope, will be able to have some one-to-one sessions with our […]

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Log off in luxury with us on Exmoor

We’re offering guests that book in with us the chance to log off from the digital world and achieve some inner calm this year without having to go completely back to nature. We’re encouraging those who need some time away from their smart devices the chance to do so in luxury. Apparently, the average adult […]

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Best foot forward for Exmoor’s Walking Fest

Exmoor’s annual Walking Festival takes place this month (May, 2017) under the banner of a new overall outdoor event in a bid to help encourage more walkers to the area. It includes a series of organised events such as guided walks through forests, on the hills, over coastal paths and moorland and through picturesque rural […]

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Our Valentine’s 2017 offer

Fancy a Valentine’s break this year (2017) on the wild and windswept moor that inspired the writer Richard Doddridge Blackmore to create his romantic heroine Lorna Doone? We’re offering a two-night post Valentine’s weekend package from £326 per room, based on double occupancy here on Exmoor. You are invited to arrive on Friday, February 17 […]

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Things to do on Exmoor in the run up to Christmas 2016

Exmoor is a wonderful place to visit all year round for various different reasons, but at this time of year there are lots of festive events taking place on the Moor before Christmas that just give it that extra charm and attraction. Here are a few ideas for you: Dunster by Candlelight – Dunster near […]

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Time to discover Exmoor…

The English romantic poet Robert Southey who loved the area surmised that anyone who failed to admire Exmoor when travelling on to other destinations “must have slept through Somersetshire.” We think Exmoor often gets side stepped in favour of hipper locations in Devon or Cornwall so we’ve put together a list of things to encourage […]

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Explore Exmoor’s paths in the footsteps of poetry giants

Exmoor is a walkers’ and poets’ paradise with The Coleridge Way from Nether Stowey in Somerset to Lynmouth in Devon a path fit to inspire whatever the season (2016). Our area is perfect for both seasoned and leisure walkers to explore. This part of the world is where the Romantic Movement poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge […]

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