Halse Farm Caravan and Camping Park
Halse Farm Caravan and Camping Park is a small peaceful park for Touring Caravans and Tents in the heart of the Exmoor National Park and is adjacent to the Moor on a working beef and sheep farm.
The park is surrounded by beautiful scenery and an abundance of wild life with free roaming Exmoor ponies, wild red deer and soaring Buzzards. The park is in a unique position with spectacular views. A haven for those who enjoy the peace and quiet of the real countryside.
Halse Farm Caravan and Camping Park has quality, heated, modern, clean facilities.
• WiFi on the campsite
• Clean, heated toilet block with free hot showers
• Free hand and hair driers and gents shaver points
• 10 amp electric hook ups
• Chemical disposal point
• Disabled facilities with toilet, shower and basin, shaver point, hand and hair drier near level hook up.
• Laundrette with coin operated washing machine and tumble drier with deep sinks for hand washing
• Baby changing unit
• Information room with payphone and a good selection of leaflets
• Childrens play area
• Camping Gaz and Calor Gas exchange
• We freeze ice blocks at the farmhouse
• We accept most major cards for payment
OUT AND ABOUT
This is a perfect area for walking with many Moorland, Woodland and Riverside walks starting and finishing at Halse Farm. You can get a laminated map showing six splendid and varied circular walks varying from 2 to 12 miles.
The historic Royal Oak Inn with its beautiful thatch is just a short walk of one and a half miles through Yellowcombe valley or one mile by road and offers bar and restaurant meals. Winsford [1 mile] has a Shop/ Post Office providing a wide range of provisions. Tea Gardens serving light lunchs and Cream Teas. There is also an attractive village church.
Dulverton is the nearest town at approximately 5 miles , with a small Co op supermarket open 7 days a week, Post Office, 3 pubs, a wine bar, hardware shop (which stocks some smaller camping items), a fruit and veg shop, a fish and chip shop, tearoom,outdoor pursuits shop, 2 antiques shops, a deli, a chemist, pet shop, ladies clothes shops, book shop, farm shop and several 'lifestyle' shops, as well as the vets and Doctors/dentists practices. There is also a National Park information centre in the town with walking and cycling maps, lots of local information and useful books.
The Exmoor coast is well worth a visit with its attractive towns and villages and many varied beaches as well as the coastal footpath. Visit the tiny church at Culbone near Porlock or the picturesque harbour at Porlock Weir. At Lynton and Lynmouth travel on the cliff railway and learn about the famous flood of 1952. At Combe Martin visit the soaring cliffs or the dinosaur park. There are beautiful sandy beaches at Woolacombe and great rock pools at Putsborough.
There are several National Trust properties in the area including Dunster Castle, Dunster working watermill, Holnicote Estate, Heddon Valley and further afield Arlington Court, Knightshayes Court and Coleridge's Cottage at Nether Stowey.
The Doone Valley and Oare Church are famous due to the book Lorna Doone written by RD Blackmore, so for those who have read the book a must to visit.
The West Somerset Railway is a steam railway that runs between Minehead and Bishops Lydeard and is a very popular outing.
Exmoor has much to offer in the way of walking, with moorland, riverside, woodland and coastal walking to be found.
In the spring and autumn there are walking festivals with a range of venues and walk lengths which can be booked in advance.
Click on the Halse Farm website link below for more information