These businesses have been recognised for their commitment to putting the National Park and the protected landscapes at the heart of all they do.
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Simonsbath House Outdoor Centre
Outdoor and Environmental Activity Centre
Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway
The famous Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway was built in 1888, this heritage cliff railway is the UK’s only water powered railway and the highest and steepest water powered railway in the world. This cliff railway and cafe family attraction open daily (Feb – Nov) for all ages and dogs are welcome too!
Wimbleball Lake and Activity Centre
The spectacular Wimbleball Lake, nestled amongst the rolling hills of Exmoor National Park, is an unforgettable location for your next family day out or camping adventure.
Whether you’re joining us for the day or staying a little longer, there is a wide range of activities for all ages at the lake, including:
walking and cycling
watersports equipment hire
self-launch your own equipment
qualified instructor-led sessions
This 530 acre site has something for the whole family to enjoy. Explore the miles of footpaths and cycle ways or simply sit back, immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the views. Don’t forget the camera – the lake is home to a variety of wildlife. Visitors can expect to find a range of wildfowl, as well as mammalian varieties such as hedgehogs, weasels and, if you are lucky (and quiet!), the iconic Exmoor red deer!
Extending your stay to experience everything Wimbleball has to offer? Pitch up your tent, toast marshmallows and look up to the sky. Wimbleball is a designated dark skies reserve, the perfect spot to stargaze and engage with nature and the outdoors in its greatest form.
Three Atop Woodland Services Ltd.
Three Atop Woodland Services is a humble family run business offering all aspects of tree work, forestry, woodland management, sawmilling and re-planting thus providing the people of Exmoor a cyclical service for their trees or woodland space.
With a passion to encourage a culture of using purpose grown trees as the crop they were intended for and in turn promoting healthy, working woodlands, emphasizing the relationship it has with those of us that live here. A symbiosis that has been lost in recent times.
Exmoor National Park Centre, Lynmouth
Find your Exmoor – expert advice, local information, interactive displays, film theatre and more.
Our Centre offers information and inspiration to get the most out of your time on Exmoor.
Primrose Cottage Exmoor
Beautiful 2 bedroom holiday cottage on the banks of the East Lyn, at Rockford, heart of Exmoor. We’re proud to be an Exmoor National Park Partner and accredited Dark Sky Friendly business.
Farm, food and events.
Exmoor Lamb – We farm in the Porlock Vale working with nature to ensure biodiversity across the farm is
being rebuilt, building a healthy environment for all, while producing a delicious nutritious product. We keep native breed ewes, this ensures our lambs grow at their own speed resulting in a perfect balance of flavour, fat, and
tenderness. Our sheep graze regenerativelymanaged pasture ensuring they stay healthy with
low chemical inputs. This means we reduce our need for antibiotics, wormers, and feed inputs.
We use a small local abattoir and butcher ensuring the lambs’ welfare is maintained throughout.
Simonsbath House Hotel
Hotel (with 10 ensuite rooms an apartment and 3 self catering cottages) catering for Walking Groups, Painting Holidays, Photography Workshops and Stargazing breaks. Open for B&B, Restaurant on-site with A La Carte Menu.
Pavilion Stores and Cafe, Parracombe
A newly opened community enterprise village shop and café within the picturesque village of Parracombe. We sell as much local produce as possible and are keen to support local farms that help to conserve and look after the Exmoor landscape.
We have knowledgeable helpful staff and volunteers and look forward to meeting you.
Porlock Visitor Centre
Offering information and advice to all looking to learn more about Porlock Vale; walks, things to see and do, where to eat and what’s on. Sales of locally produced crafts and free informational leaflets on Porlock Vale and Exmoor.
Cottage Beer Project
A owner-run micro brewery producing small batch bottle-conditioned beers using natural Devon water from deep beneath the brewery. Online ordering direct to public but also available in some local shops and at many fairs and markets across the area.
We love a good cuppa that tastes great & looks just as awesome. Honest ingredients, expertly blended and and packed in the South West. For us, it’s about thoughtful living connected to our nature and surrounding.
We’re proud to support the National Park through CareMoor and are National Park Partners. Read more about our values on our website.
You can buy our products in shops, cafes, restaurants across Exmoor and buy direct from us.
Rooted in the landscape of Exmoor, our aim is to offer up a regenerative working estate and a retreat for natural growing, nutritional workshops, fitness training and consultation. All with a soil to gut philosophy for how we can grow, forage, and eat food in a way that is nourishing for the body and kind to the planet.
We also have a 2 bed cottage within our grounds available to rent for holidays.
Withypool Village Shop & Tea Room
Withypool Tearoom is found in the centre of this picturesque village, opposite the local olde worlde shop and yards from the stone bridge that spans the River Barle. The shop has all the everyday essentials along with some great local produce and local information and gifts.
Molton Monthly magazine
Molton Monthly is the quality, independent community news and business advertising magazine established in 2007 to serve North Devon and Exmoor.
The publication is an Exmoor National Park Partner and a North Devon Biosphere Business Partner, helping to promote sustainability and support local jobs and businesses to create a thriving rural economy and keep isolated communities connected.
It features original local news, features, photos and what’s on listings printed on carbon neutral paper using solar power. Plus a comprehensive business advertising service and index.
5,000 copies are delivered door to door in the last week of each month to homes and businesses in North Molton, South Molton, Chulmleigh, Chittlehampton, East & West Buckland, Bishops Nympton, Kings Nympton, Heasley Mill, Bish Mill, Clapworthy Mill, George & Queens Nympton. We also have pick up points around South Molton, Pathfields Business Park, Atherington, Umberleigh, Chawleigh, Chittlehamholt and select North Devon and Exmoor pubs.
Channel UK Events CIC
Here at Channel Events our aim is to run engaging and accessible lifestyle events that drive lifelong, self-led participation in physical activity in the outdoors. We are driven by the belief and research that regular physical activity in the outdoor environment has massive physical and mental health benefits. We deliver outdoor events, not only because they are an awesome thing for you to participate in but because it is about much more than just event day, it’s a lifestyle choice. Setting yourself a goal which then leads to regular physical activity, enjoying the outdoors, joining clubs, meeting new people and training for the event makes positive changes in peoples lives. From the moment you enter one of our events you’ve made a lifestyle choice and what a great choice you’ve made, we look forward to seeing you on the start line!
Channel UK Events CIC is a Community Interest Company (CIC) incorporated in October 2018 – A community interest company is a business with primary social objectives whose surpluses are principally reinvested for that purpose in the business or in the community. Channel Events has always been and will continue to be not-for-profit, firstly as a project of Channel Adventure and now as its own entity.
Dan Brice heads up Channel Events and is completely passionate about every event we organise and deliver. Dan came to the Channel Group 3 years ago bringing the successful Quantock Quake with him, this event is now the finale of The Triple! Through Dan’s passion and drive we are delighted to have incorporated Channel Events as a CIC and look forward to the trail ahead!
Our events could not happen without the amazing support of our Volunteer Tribe! We are very grateful to every single one of them for donating their time to help us deliver fantastic events for you. We do of course look after them as best we can with social events, merchandise, breakfast and drinks on event days. Interested in giving something back to a sport you love, or just have some free time? We are always looking for more volunteers to join the tribe!
Be a warrior by entering an event, become one of the tribe or both!
We’d love to meet you
Exmoor Cottages -Lower Spire Cottages
A pair of beautifully refurbished self catered holiday cottages, providing luxury family friendly getaways for up to 11 people and their pets!
Moor Wild Experiences
Wild Foraging, Dining Experience, Guided Walking Holidays, Navigation and Survival Skills, Stargazing Evenings
Roadwater Community Shop & Cafe
We are a village based community enterprise providing a well-stocked village shop and café putting the community and the environment at the centre of everything that we do whihc has earnt us recognition as an Exmoor National Park Partner.
We have a large range of local produce and gifts and have a Post Office service.
Tarr Farm Inn
A DESTINATION IN THE HEART OF EXMOOR
Tarr Farm is a beautiful inn dating from the 1600s based in the heart of the Exmoor National Park right by the historic Tarr Steps on the River Barle.
We’ve won numerous awards for our fantastic food. You can book a table in our cosy bar and feast on our hearty bar menu or enjoy our more formal restaurant with a full a la carte menu. If the weather is good, we have tables outside in our garden which overlooks Tarr Steps.
Round it off with a stay in one of our comfortable rooms and take a seat for one of our delicious breakfasts in the morning. We are family friendly and also welcome your four legged friends too.
West Withy Farm Cottages
4 Star Exmoor self catering holiday cottages near Wimbleball Lake. Perfect for guests enjoying stargazing, wildlife, cycling and walking.
West Ilkerton Farm
West Ilkerton is near Lynton, on the northern hills of Exmoor National Park. Our sheep, which are mainly Exmoor horn, are born and raised here and treated with care throughout their
lives. They are grass-fed and free to roam over large fields or open moorland. The welfare of our animals and the conservation of wildlife are very important to us. We supply high quality fresh and frozen boxes of lamb and beef direct from the farm. Free local delivery. Next day courier service available to most of the UK. Trade enquiries welcome.
Taste of the West Gold award winner 2022