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Make a Dulverton holiday cottage your home away from hom

Sometimes the best way to recharge your batteries is to get away from the hustle and bustle of city living and head for the country. Dulverton, a small West Somerset town near the border with Devon, is just the place to go to if you need an idyllic rural getaway. HomeAway has a range of Dulverton holiday accommodation available in this gorgeous valley setting. As well as Dulverton holiday cottages, HomeAway offers interesting accommodation in barn conversions, log cabins and villas. Whether you want a country home away from home or simply need a base from which to explore nearby Exmoor National Park, there are Dulverton holiday homes to suit your needs. Sleeping all sizes of parties , the properties are decorated with maximum comfort in mind and boast many of the amenities you’ll need for a relaxing time in a rural setting, with some Dulverton holiday cottages also being pet friendly.

Things to do in Dulverton

Dulverton is nestled in a deep valley of the River Barle. Dating from medieval times, the town is now mostly known as the gateway to the Exmoor National Park.

-Exmoor National Park is within easy reach of holiday homes in Dulverton. Farmland combines with woodland, moorland, streams and valleys to create a beautiful, diverse landscape where cattle and sheep live alongside rare wildlife species. Dulverton is located on the park’s southern edge and is home to one of three Exmoor National Park Visitor Centres. Here you can find maps as well as a wealth of information on what the park’s 267 square miles have to offer.

-The Tarr Steps: across the River Barle in Exmoor National Park are about 4 miles from Dulverton. This ancient clapper bridge may date from as far back as 1000 BC and is made up of stone slabs that each weighs between 1 and 2 tons. Hikers may cross the bridge on foot but on one condition: Legend has it that, as part of a bet, the Devil created the bridge and still has sunbathing rights. When he feels like working on his tan, nobody may pass.

-The River Barle: provides wonderful opportunities for recreation while you stay in holiday farmhouse accommodation in Dulverton. You can go canoeing, kayaking, fishing or bird-watching or simply stroll along the river’s banks. A lovely three-arched bridge crosses the river at Dulverton and this is a favourite subject for artists who come down to the river to paint or draw.

-Pixton Park is a historic country house just outside of Dulverton. Dating from around 1760, the estate belonged to the Acland family and over the years was passed on to the Herberts, the Earls of Carnarvon. Laura Herbert married Evelyn Waugh, author of works such as Scoop and Brideshead Revisited. Their son Auberon, himself a prolific and acclaimed writer, was born at Pixton Park.

-Three hillforts: dating from the Iron Age are located just to the north-west and west of Dulverton. They are Oldberry Castle (alternatively known as Oldbury Castle), Mounsey Castle and Brewer’s Castle. It is uncertain why these earthworks overlooking the River Barle were built but it was probably for defense purposes.

The weather in Dulverton

Since Dulverton is situated in Exmoor, it has a mild and wet climate like the rest of the area. Summer highs reach around 21°C while winter temperatures drop down to 1 or 2°C . On beautiful summer days, you can use your Dulverton holiday accommodation as a base from which to go exploring. When you need shelter from the rain or the cold, you can have a great time in the cosy indoors too.

Travel to Dulverton

Dulverton is conveniently located about 36 miles north of Exeter Airport while Bristol Airport is about 43 miles to the north-east. Both these airports receive regular flights from several destinations in Europe while Bristol Airport also receives flights from a few other international destinations. From the airport, it’s best to hire a car or taxi and travel to Dulverton. There are no train services in Exmoor and bus routes via Dulverton tend to be quite complicated. An easy option from Minehead, however, is to pre-book a ride with the Moor Rover transport service, which will drop you off or pick you up from anywhere in Exmoor National Park.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A smashing little cottage with everything you need on a self catering holiday.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The cottage along with it's location was ideal for that relaxing break. The added extras like bread and milk being brought in ready for your stay was a nice touch and much appreciated. The cottage was clean and had plenty of space for the four of us and our dogs. The location great for walkers as it's close to many foot paths and trails.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Outstanding property in peaceful location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have just returned from a wonderful week's holiday at 2 Warmore Cottages. I can honestly say there is nothing the owners haven't thought of when it comes to ensuring a comfortable, luxurious and well equipped holiday property - even down to the very much appreciated welcome for our little dog Darcy. This is a very dog friendly property!! The cottage was immaculate upon arrival and the bedding, towels and robes were of a very high quality which only added to the enjoyment of our holiday. We also had a very friendly welcome at The Bridge in Dulverton and would highly recommend it to anyone else planning a trip to the area. Elaine has been so helpful in organising our stay and nothing has been too much trouble. We were also able to order an on-line grocery delivery to the property shortly after our arrival which was extremely helpful. All in all, a fantastic property and we hope to return again at some point in the future.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017