Considered as the southern gateway to Exmoor, the charming market town of Dulverton is nestled in a pretty wooded valley at the edge of the Exmoor National Park. An International Dark Skies Reserve, it was mentioned in the Domesday Book and has the history to prove it. With a great selection of delightful independent shops and award-winning restaurants, it is the perfect place for a holiday.
Why visit Dulverton?
Dulverton is a great place for lovers of wildlife and history. Known for its selection of historical bridges including the prehistoric Tarr Steps in the National Park, it is also just 18 miles from the coastal resort of Minehead and 30 miles from the ancient city of Exeter.
Things to do in Dulverton:
As well as days out exploring the National Park, there is a National Park Centre in the town with exhibitions and a gallery as well as the Guildhall Heritage and Arts Centre. The Dark Skies make it a great place to visit at any time of year and it has a great selection of restaurants and shops.
Why stay in a Dulverton cottage?
We offer a wonderful selection of cottages in Dulverton, all the perfect base to visit the Exmoor National Park and glorious Somerset coastline. From cosy cottages for a weekend escape to dog-friendly properties for all the family, our portfolio of cottages will have the place for you.
Three must-see things in Dulverton:
- On the edge of the Exmoor National Park, you can explore during the day and take advantage of the Dark Skies Reserve at night.
- Pop into the National Park Centre in the town to discover the fascinating history of the area.
- Take photos of the prehistoric Tarr Steps bridge in the National Park.