| Rosemoor is inspirational, and sure to delight all who visit. Rosemoor provides tourists staying on Exmoor with an excellent day out, it is worth a visit not only in early summer when the roses bloom, but at any time of year. Rosemoor is located in North Devon, near the town of Great Torrington. The scenic drive on mostly quiet roads from Minehead in west Somerset takes about an hour.
www.rhs.org.co.uk Dunster Castle
Dunster Castle is dramatically on top of a wooded hill, providing panoramic views over medieval Dunster village, Exmoor and the severn sea. The sub tropical gardens, grounds and Dunster mill add to the visitors experience. Dunster castle's interior lives up to expectations.
Exmoor National Park - a natural garden of Eden
Exmoor is a 265 square mile natural garden of Eden overflowing with beautiful moorland plants, trees, grasses and heathers. Additionally rare mosses and lichens grown in Horner woods where the air is 100% pure. Exmoor is also an attractive home to a multitude of amazing fungi which burst forth in Autumn in spectacular style.
Exmoor also has large, small, formal and informal man made gardens to visit....gardens to fill you with passion and inspiration.
Don't miss National Trust beauty spots, these are protected areas of unspoilt natural beauty and free to visit - Heddon Valley, Dunkery Beacon, Holincote Estate, Watersmeet Estate.
The National Trust also own picturesque villages, Selworthy is picture perfect, pretty thatched cottages cluster around a village green looking south over breathtaking moorland scenery. Nearby Allerford, Bossington, Horner & Luccombe nestle amid beautiful Porlock Vale, each a delight in its own right.
Wooded Watersmeet Estate at Lynmouth is an utter delight, Watersmeet is a lovely place where you can wander along ancient byways listing to nothing except ... bird song and running water.
Dunster Castle is a grand place to explore with lovely gardens and grounds. The National Trust also has several more historical properties and gardens within 1 hours drive of Exmoor National Park... Arlington Court, Knighthays Court, Killerton House
During the summer months Exmoor's villages warmly invite visitors to open garden week-ends.
| Historic Houses & Beauty Spots
| Holnicote Estate
||Porlock Vale & Dunkery Beacon
| Chambercombe Manor
house and tea gardens.
||beautiful coastal area.
| Knighthayes Court & Gardens
|| Gothic house, gardens, grounds and
| Killerton House
|| country house, costume display, gardens, tea rooms.
| Arlington Court
house, gardens, tea rooms.