Dark Sky Businesses

These businesses can help you make the most of your visit with stargazing advice and resources for enjoying Exmoor’s incredibly dark skies.

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Anstey Mills Cottages

Two self catering cottages on a non-working farm bordering Exmoor National Park for couples, families dog owners, walkers, bird watchers etc. looking for peace and quiet.

Holworthy farmhouse accommodation

Farmhouse accommodation, overlooking Wimbleball lake, a working farm and have been providing accommodation in the farmhouse for 45 years. For the lst 10 years have been offering yoga and wellbeing retreats as well as catering for fishermen and people who just want to ccome and enjoy Exmoor. in the farmhouse for 45 years. BB& Dinnerr

Court Farm Holiday Cottages

Court Farm, Exford has three well-equipped self-catering holiday cottages, all of which are dog-friendly. Whether you are into walking, horse-riding, cycling or just looking for a relaxing rural break, Court Farm Holiday Cottages provides the perfect base from which to explore and discover the wonders of Exmoor National Park. Exmoor is also home to the darkest skies in England and we have been accredited as Dark Sky Friendly by Exmoor National Park so if you are into stargazing or just want to see the Milky Way in all its glory check out our stargazing page.

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.

Mooryoga

Exmoor based yoga teacher offering….

Weekly yoga classes in Lynton.

Monthly Yoga Nidra meditation events.

Wild Yoga retreats and workshops

I love to teach outdoors as much as I can connecting with the natural world around us, the elements, the seasons and the cycles of the moon.

Yarn Market Hotel & Restaurant

Visit Britain accredited 3 star hotel with 28 en-suite rooms.
Our independent, 3 star Hotel in Dunster prides itself on friendly service and hearty food.

Situated in the Medieval village of Dunster within Exmoor National Park, we are the perfect place to get away from normality and have a chance to relax in this beautiful area.

We offer a warm welcome to all who want to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of Exmoor and West Somerset, including dogs! Being in this stunning area, we are able to specialise in walking holidays in Exmoor and many special interest breaks in Dunster.

Holi Moli Dunster

Holi Moli offers luxurious, award winning accommodation at Dunster Beach, accorded a 5 star rating by Visit England. Designed for couples, this self-catering, boutique beach hut is one of England’s best kept secrets. Bordering Exmoor National Park and the Somerset coast, offering unique luxury in a beach hut.

Exmoor Adventures

Exmoor Adventures has been delivering adventurous activities and bike hire on Exmoor since 2009.

Located at Porlock Weir, we are perfectly situated for land and sea based activities, suitable for ages 8+.

We offer guided activities with qualified and experienced instructors, as well as bike hire.

Activities include:

  • Mountain Biking
  • Kayaking
  • Archery
  • Tree Climbing
  • Stand-up Paddleboarding
  • Rock Climbing

We also run a Bike Hire service from our base:

  • Mountain Bike hire from £20
  • E-Bike hire from £40

We are open to a range of groups including families, individuals, corporate, school, scout, stag and hen parties.

Check out our website for a full range of fun, safe, 5* rated activities that are easy to book!

New House Farm Cottages

Nine self-catering cottages sleeping up to 47 people with indoor pool, games room, function room, fishing lake, children’s play areas. As an Exmoor Dark Skies Friendly Business we also offer stargazing experiences to our guests.

West Withy Farm Cottages

4 Star Exmoor self catering holiday cottages near Wimbleball Lake. Perfect for guests enjoying stargazing, wildlife, cycling and walking.

Wild about Exmoor

Wild about Exmoor celebrates the beauty of Exmoor National Park both up and below with Stargazing Events, Photography Courses, Fishing Experiences and Guided Walks.

“Supper and Star” Events are held regularly at the two National Park Dark Sky Reserve Hubs – The Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford and The Poltimore Inn Observatory, North Molton. Bookings can be made via the website for all events and experiences.”

 

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.

Root Project

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.

Steam & Stars

Luxury Shepherd’s hut with wood-fired hot tub & Vintage caravan overlooking the heritage railway and stunning views of the Quantock Hills. Dark sky friendly. First morning’s breakfast ingredients included.

Moor Wild Experiences

Wild Foraging, Dining Experience, Guided Walking Holidays, Navigation and Survival Skills, Stargazing Evenings

North Hayne Farm Cottages Ltd

A multi award winning, family friendly self catering farm complex with 8 cottages (sleeping from 2-10 plus cots) , private hot tubs, onsite facilities including holistic pampering, star gazing, Games Room and indoor play barn as well as an onsite children’s farm offering animal feeding and experiences twice a day. Situated between Molland and the market town of South Molton we specialise in holidays for young children and those with Autism, Dementia and other additional needs.

A registered Dark Sky Friendly Business, celebrating Exmoor’s special qualities.

Stockham Farm Exmoor

Award-winning luxury holiday accommodation on a traditional Exmoor farm with fabulous views across the Exe Valley. We have  two luxury dog friendly self catering holiday cottages . We’re located in the heart of the Exmoor National Park, yet only a mile and a half from the charming small town of Dulverton, the Southern gateway to Exmoor.

Halse Farm Campsite

Touring site for caravans, motor homes and tents

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