The Exmoor Forest Inn, Simonsbath, Exmoor National Park

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The Exmoor Forest Inn, Simonsbath, Exmoor National Park

Why stay in this location and hotel?

To help you choose The Exmoor Forest Inn for its location, we've listed some of the local attractions below. Cherry pick for a short break. Try to visit all if you're on holiday in Exmoor National Park. Scroll through the photo gallery to see images of what you can do around The Exmoor Forest Inn.


Two Moors Way

This long distance path running from Exmoor down to Dartmoor and South Devon passes through Simonsbath. Walk a section to, for example, Cow Castle. Other long distance paths include the Tarka Trail and Eve Valley Way.


International Dark Sky Reserve

Exmoor was Europe's first International Dark Sky Reserve. The high moor just north of Simonsbath is a recommended viewing point in the 'core dark sky area'.


Horse riding

Try the Exmoor Pony Centre near Dulverton. Other stables include Pine Lodge by Dulverton, Exmoor Riding by Porlock, Burrowhayes Farm by Porlock, Brendon Manor Stables by Lynton, Exmoor Riding Centre/Exmoor Coast Riding Holidays by Lynton and Outovercott by Lynton.



Follow the B3223 north and you'll come to the National Trust's Watersmeet. Enjoy a cream tea in this remarkable beauty spot.


South West Coast Path

Continue and you come to Lynmouth and Lynton and the Exmoor coast. Walk the South West Coast Path.


Doone Valley

Doone Country and Doone Valley are part of the high moor north of Simonsbath. Explore.


Lynmouth beaches

Spend a day at the beach. Moving east to west, there's Bossington Beach (rock and pebble), Porlock Beach (rock and pebble), Lynmouth beaches (rock and small areas of coarse sand), Woody Bay, Lee Bay, Heddon's Mouth (rock and pebble), Wild Pear Beach, Combe Martin Beach (coarse sand, stone and rock), Broadsands Beach (also referred to as Broad Strand Beach and part of the National Trust's Golden Cove which is coarse sand and stone) and Watermouth Cove.


Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park

Visit this great family attraction. We'd also recommend Exmoor Zoo.


Dunkery Beacon

Walk to the top of Exmoor. Dunkery Beacon is the highest point in the National Park.


Tarr Steps

Discover the famous clapper bridge spanning the River Barle.

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