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Things To Do Near Tiverton and Exmoor
Days Out, Attractions and Things to Do in Devon and Somerset
There are many attractions and places of interest accessible from Barleycorn House, ranging from the beautiful Exmoor countryside to picturesque local villages. Activities available nearby include angling, shooting, horse riding and cycling. Details of these and others can be found below:
Places to note: Tarr Steps, Withypool and Dunkery Beacon. There are also dramatic views along the road across the moor on the way to the beaches of Woolacombe and Minehead.
Including Bampton, Dulverton, Dunster, Exford, Wiveliscombe and Bickleigh.
Lakes and Reserviors
Wimbleball Lake with its Angling and Water Sports Centre - Offering trout angling, sailing, windsurfing, rowing, kayaking and a boat hiring facilitity.
Clatworthy Reservoir - Offering rainbow and brown trout angling and walking.
Devon and Somerset Towns
The Grand Western Canal and Country Park (including walks along the disused railway line between Bampton and Tiverton)
Local Fishing and Angling
Four Ponds, Shillingford (within walking distance) - carp and coarse fishing
Wimbleball Lake – trout angling
Clatworthy Reservoir – rainbow and brown trout
Exebridge Exe Valley Fishery – fly fishing for trout
Oaktree Fishery - coarse fishing
Stafford Moor - a range of lakes and fish
Blakewell Fishery - water gardens and trout fishing in North Devon.
There are many places to walk – the owners of Barleycorn House are keen walkers, so please ask them for ideas of where to go. Popular walks include:
Clatworthy Reservoir (NB: no dogs)
Golf Courses and Driving Ranges
Castles, Houses and Mazes
Devon’s Country Living Centre
Tiverton Museum - which features the last locomotive into Tiverton before the line was closed in 1965
Wildlife Centres and Zoos
Theme Parks and Activites
You can find more things to do at Enjoy England's Days Out database .
Barelycorn House is a family-run bed and breakfast located in Shillingford. The B&B is rated 4 stars by the tourist board, and an Exmoor Tourist Association member.
Shillingford is in the beautiful Exe Valley, just to the south of Exmoor and the north coast of Devon and Somerset.
The area is ideal for outdoor activities including walking, horse riding and angling, as well as visiting the picturesque villages and towns in the surrounding countryside.
Well-behaved dogs are always welcome.
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