This beautiful Exmoor market town is the perfect place to start your Exmoor holiday and is often referred to as the “Gateway to the moor”. This quaint old market town is a popular destination for tourists all year round, and after a fun day exploring the town and the stunning Exmoor countryside, you can relax in some of the lovely self-catering holiday cottages in the area. The town rests on the banks of the River Barle and is full of charming shops and restaurants.
The town is situated in a steep wooded valley, on the banks of the River Barle, with lovely shops, Inns and restaurants set aling it’s winding, narrow lanes. The bridge over the river is the oldest bridge in Exmoor and dates back to Medieval times. The town has a wealth of local entertainment all year round such as the village fair in September.