Our guide to self-catering Exmoor & Country holidays

Did you know...Dunster Castle houses the national collection of strawberry trees?

Exmoor holidays have it all; from the beauty and contrasts of Exmoor National Park, to pretty surrounding towns and villages. A break in Exmoor is ideal for quality time as a family, or a quiet break for two. Exmoor National Park is bordered by the counties of Devon and Somerset, and whichever location you choose for your holiday – you will have an unforgettable stay. Although smaller in size than Dartmoor, the experience of Exmoor is just as special.

The National Park lends itself perfectly to walking, hiking, fishing, horse riding and mountain biking – so there is plenty of opportunity to try something new during your getaway! Although much of Exmoor is privately owned, there are hundreds of rights of way so that visitors can make the most of the spectacular natural sights within the Park.

Park Mill Farm Fishing

When was the last time you packed up your fishing tackle and spent a day seeing what you could catch? Well, you’ll find Park Mill Farm in the pretty Devon village of Chulmleigh, and there's good news for fishermen - day passes for the estate’s private fishing lake are available for guests and the river is open to the public...


Uniquely-named after a cricketing term (because the barn beside the restaurant was once used for making cricket bats), Podshavers is found close to Bishops Lydeard and is set in a former milking shed which still retains its character throughout. The quirkiness doesn’t stop at the restaurant’s name, as it is housed in a traditional barn that makes an ideal setting...
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