Exmoor, Somerset, Things to Do!

Looking for ideas of things to do when you're staying in one of our amazing Somerset or Devon holiday proeprties then look no further - how about some of these?

Exmoor is great at any time of year but the Summer holidays are long, children frazzled and parents even more so! Let us at Sleeps12 take the hassle out of your organisation. Book a luxury holiday cottage today and then take this guide and start exploring! 

Have fun!

Get Close to an Exmoor Pony

Meet the famous Exmoor pony at the Exmoor Pony Center near Dulverton which holds free open days every Thursday in August 12-3pm. Booking not required and entry is free. Small charges for individual activities.

Fossil Hunting

Check where you're walking this summer on the beaches around Exmoor. Search for ammonites, belemnites and shells. A free activity after you've parked the car and had an ice cream of course!

Tour a Sawmill

Simonsbath Sawmill is open and working! This historic water powered sawmill is open to the public on the third Monday of every month 10-4pm, volunteers are on hand to show you around.

Minehead Harbour Festival

Two fun filled days 12-13th August on the water and around the water. Street entertainment and kayak races there is much to see and do at Minehead Harbour. Food, paddleboarding, racing and entertainment it is fun for all the family. 

Tallest Tree - Dunster

Visit the UK's tallest Tree at Dunster. Visit the castle and the village. Catch up over a cream tea and admire the stunning scenery and the Castle. This is a National Trust property so remember your cards.

With so much to see and do in Exmoor you'll have a brilliant time. Book a Sleeps12 property today and discover somewhere new. 

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