Special Interest Breaks and Activity Breaks

Walking Breaks

West Somerset Coast Path (08.-12.04.2017)

For all those who have already tackled the South West Coast Path and for those looking for slightly easier walks, the West Somerset Coast Path from Steart Point to Minehead (24.5 miles) might be exactly the right thing. More details here.

South West Coast Path (12.-17.04.2017)

Join our walking guide and enjoy the 35 miles from Minehead to Combe Martin along the South West Coast Path. Breathtaking views are guaranteed on every corner. And the best: You don't have to worry about your luggage as you always stay with us. For more information please click here.

Coleridge Way (no specific date)

Walk in the steps of the romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge who lived in Nether Stowey for 3 years from 1797. The newly extended route covers 51 miles from Nether Stowey to Lynmouth. For further information click here.

Railway Breaks

West Somerset Railway Galas (Winter Steam Festival 28.-30.12.2016)

Come and enjoy one of the galas of the West Somerset Railway with nostalgic engines and an extensive event programme. For further information about the dates of the various galas, please click here.

Railways of Exmoor (04.-06.09.2017 & 07.-09.09.2017)

The world famous "Flying Scotsman" will visit the West Somerset Railway as one of only three working appearances at heritage railways in Britain during 2017. Highlight of the break will be a 20 mile journey behind "Scotsman" along the Bristol Channel coast from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard. You will also travel on the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway and the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway. For further details click here.

Seasonal Breaks

Dunster by Candlelight (01.-02.12.2017)

During the first weekend in December Dunster is illuminated by numerous candles. Enjoy the fascinating candlelit parade on Friday and Saturday and take advantage of the late opening of the local shops. Further information can be found here.

Christmas Break (23./24.-27.12.2017)

Enjoy the festive season in the medieval village of Dunster. We will invite you not only to a delicious Christmas dinner, but will also provide a various programme for you with activities to chose from. For details please click here.

New Year's Break (30.12.2017-01.01.2018)

Start into the New Year with the John Shillito Jazz Band. The internationally renowned jazz band guarantees a delightful ending of the old and a great start into the new year. Several guests coming back year after year and can't get enough of them. For details please click here.

Activity Breaks

E-Bike Tour (no specific date)

Come and enjoy the beatiful landscape of the Exmoor National Park by bicycle. As, however, the landscape is very hilly, the e-bike is the perfect solution to make your life a little bit easier. Details can be found here.

Cycling Tour (no specific date)

If you want to combine exploring Exmoor with a real sporty challenge, then start discovering the fascinating nature by bike. Five stages will give you a great opportunity to see as much as possible. For further information click here.

Special Interest Breaks

Spring Artist Workshop (26.02.-03.03.2017)

Experience one of the most beautiful seasons of the year and get creative in spring when the birds start singing, the flowers start blooming and the days start getting warmer again. For further information please click here.

Painting Holiday (16.-21.07.2017)

While you learn different painting techniques, you will also visit the beautiful scenery of Exmoor as well as picturesque villages. One thing is sure, you won't have a shortage on motives for your paintings. For details please click here.

Sacred Somerset Churches (21.-23.07.2017)

Devised in conjunction with the diocese of Bath and Wells we offer you an insight into the churches of West Somerset and Exmoor. Further information can be found here.

Garden Breaks (various dates)

Stay with us and explore the gardens of Hestercombe and/or Rosemoor. Both of the gardens offer special events throughout the year which can be perfectly combined with a stay in the Exmoor National Park. The Yarn Market Hotel Garden Tour includes visits to RHS Rosemoor and Hestercombe Gardens as recommended by Monty Don and featured on Gardeners World (August 2016). Details can be found here.

Life at the Castle (no specific date)

Get an exclusive view behind the scenes of Dunster Castle. The National Trust property is the main attraction in Dunster and has many stories to tell. For further information please click here.

Murder Mystery Weekend (date tba)

Be part of the investigations of a crime scene and try to solve a murder mystery. Can you find out who committed the crime? Suspension and a lot of fun guaranteed. Details can be found here.

 

See our 2017/18 Activity Holidays brochure.
Please contact us if you would like a copy.

Most of these events are repeated annually so please enquire about future dates.

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