Tag Archives: Walking

Three of our favourite gardens to explore on the Quantocks

Not far from us are the Quantocks, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and they are packed with wonderful walks for all abilities. We’ve popped together our top three garden walks on the Quantocks below. Hestercombe Gardens Hestercombe Gardens is very popular with visitors of all ages. It’s made up of three unique gardens, which […]

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Walk in Wordsworth and Coleridge’s footsteps

If you and your beloved are keen walkers or even strollers, then why not have a break here on Exmoor and have a ramble where the romantic poets strode. Wordsworth and Coleridge lived in the area in the late 1790s and the pair spent most of their time walking together with Wordsworth’s sister Dorothy. Travelling […]

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Time to clear the head and get out for a winter walk

There’s nothing better than getting out into the fresh air and taking a brisk or leisurely walk on Exmoor. There are few locations in Britain where you can get a mash up of wild moorland with lush, deep, river-made, wooded valleys, dotted with pretty thatched cottages, and acres of woodland. Visit at this time of […]

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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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Blow away the cobwebs

There’s nothing better than getting out into the fresh air and taking a brisk or leisurely walk. For self-guided walking we provide maps and advice and can organise guided walks by prior arrangement. Here are our five favourite walks, to suit various abilities, for this time of year that are near us: Dunkery Beacon For […]

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Walk Exmoor & its Heritage Coast in Coleridge’s footsteps

Exmoor and its Heritage Coast is as yet a partially undiscovered walkers’ paradise. This area of Somerset and its moorland and coastline is often overlooked, but it’s a great place full of hidden gems and somewhere off the beaten track for walkers to explore. This part of the world is where the Romantic Movement poet […]

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