Sustrans “The National Cycle Network” which incorporates “The Westcountry Way” Cycle Route 3 and “The Tarka Trail” passes through Dulverton. Winsbere especially welcomes cyclists,(CTC member) the route passing its front gate, and can arrange limited washing/drying facilities and provide lock up storage for bikes.
Exmoor Wildlife Safaris
A perfect way to explore Exmoor is to join an off road adventure in a Land Rover from Dulverton. The Exmoor Safaris operate all year and follow the progress of the colourful Exmoor seasons, viewing wildlife in their natural environment. For details visit www.exmoorwildlifesafaris.co.uk
North Devon and West Somerset Coast
Approx 40 mins by car will take you across the wildest part of Exmoor to Lynton and Lynmouth on the North Devon Coast (known as “Little Switzerland” due to its spectactular scenery). Also visit the Valley of Rocks at Lynton where the mountain goats roam and take a trip on the cliff railway at Lynton/Lynmouth. Travelling east towards Porlock and Minehead is the village of Brendon and the Doone Valley at Oare, as mentioned in the book Lorna Doone.
The surf beaches of Croyde, Woolacombe and Saunton are a few miles West of Lynmouth.
Exmoor National Park is now an International Dark Skies Reserve. For Stargazing events visit www.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk/visiting/things-to-do/stargazing