Holidays in Exmoor National Park
Duddings Country Cottages is situated in the beautiful Avill Valley in the Exmoor National Park. We believe that self-catered holidays in Exmoor are perfect if you’re looking for a truly memorable holiday, whether you’re a family, a romantic couple or a group of friends looking for a new adventure. Exmoor National Park has something for everyone to enjoy.
With 267 square miles of stunning landscapes, Exmoor National Park is the jewel of the south west of England. This unique combination of moorlands, woodland, valley and farmland has been shaped by people and nature over thousands of years, and from the high cliffs that plunge into the Bristol Channel to the cosy pubs and tearooms offering delicious local produce, you’ll uncover some amazing sights.
Self-catered holidays in Exmoor for everyone
The wild and romantic moorland, stunning Heritage Coast and the clear rivers running through ancient woodland make self-catered holidays in Exmoor the perfect place for a romantic break in the countryside.
You may wish to look at self-catered family holidays in Exmoor as well. This unique environment is protected and conserved in order to safeguard its distinct character, villages, wildlife, flora and ancient monuments for both present and future generations to enjoy. Whilst Exmoor National Park is a haven of peace and tranquillity, it offers a wide range of exciting outdoor activities for those who want to get up and go!
Holidays near the Exmoor coast
You’ll be spoilt for choice when you visit the Exmoor Coast – home of the UK’s longest steam railway, traditional seaside fun and a long heritage and culture. Minehead is perfect if you want to experience a leafy vibrant town and sandy beaches, the shores of Blue Anchor and Dunster are great if you’re searching for peace and quiet and the historic port of Watchet is ready to charm anyone who visits.
The Exmoor coast has a lively calendar of events and festivals and is the perfect base from which to explore Exmoor and the Quantock Hills.
Europe’s first International Dark Skies Reserve
Exmoor National Park has another unique reason for you to visit on your self-catered holiday – it was recently declared Europe’s first International Dark Skies Reserve and only the second in the world. Whether you’re a serious astronomer or simply a dreamy stargazer, Exmoor is a wonderful holiday destination!
The Quantock Hills – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The magnificent moorlands, beautiful combes and Jurassic coastline that make up the Quantock Hills saw it declared the country’s first ever Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. From Duddings Country Cottages, you can easily explore the ancient cairns, sweeping views across a number of counties and the village-studded foothills that have been little changed through time.
The Quantocks are large enough to satisfy intrepid explorers but still small enough to feel intimate. It’s a dream for walkers, cyclists and horse riders alike!
Self-catered holidays in Exmoor are the perfect solution to exploring everything this amazing part of the UK can offer. For more information about our Exmoor self-catered holiday cottages, don’t hesitate to call us on +44 (0)1643 841 123 or contact us online today.