Corporate Members' Directory

Our corporate members support us in our work to promote and protect the unique qualities of Exmoor.   Many of them operate within Exmoor National Park and contribute in helping the area thrive both economically and socially.  Please support them in turn, if you are able.

Ball Cottage, Winsford
Ball Cottage, holiday accommodation for up to 5 persons, plus a baby.  It is situated on the edge of the beautiful village of Winsford, within the Exmoor National Park and has all the character you would expect from a 17th Century cottage.

Brendon Hill Crafts
Small family-run business producing a wide variety of jams, marmalades, chutneys, jellies, sauces, vinegars, many of which have won awards.

Calvert Trust
A charity providing residential outdoor activities to people of all ages and with every type of disability along with their friends, family and/or carers. The charity also supports local primary schools and many special needs schools. Nearly 4,000 visitors stay at the Centre each year.

Chanin & Thomas
Chartered Surveyors, Valuers, Auctioneers, Land & Estate Agents.  Established in 1914, Chanin and Thomas, have offices throughout West Somerset, offering a full range of property services.

Campaign to Protect Rural England.  We work locally and nationally to stand up for the countryside: to protect it from the threats it faces, and to shape its future for the better.

Cross Lane House Hotel
Boutique hotel and restaurant.  Cross Lane House was completely renovated in 2012 to create a luxury yet relaxed boutique hotel. We have a dedicated team of local people engaged in offering outstanding levels of professional service throughout your visit.

Exmoor Builders
All types of building work undertaken.  Bathroom and kitchen fitting.  Specialist in old buildings, working with oak and lime.  Church work also undertaken.

The Exmoor Holiday Company Ltd
Providing Holiday Home management services through Exmoor and North Devon. The number one stop when visiting Exmoor and North Devon, bringing Exmoor and North Devon together, helping visitors to our region discover more.

Exmoor Horn Sheep Breeders’ Society
A Society formed for the encouragement of the Breeding and Maintenance of the characteristics of the Exmoor Horn Sheep at home and abroad, and the maintenance of the breed.

Exmoor Magazine
Exmoor Magazine (est. 1997) is for all who love Exmoor and the Quantocks.  Each issue of this independent, quarterly magazine boasts around 200 images by local photographers and a wide range of in-depth features.  The publication is sold in local shops, Co-ops, Waitrose and M&S, as well as by subscription.

Exmoor Natural History Society
The Society, founded by Noel Allen in 1974, is a Reg. Charity No. 1108445.  Membership is £7 p.a. and members receive the Society’s magazine, The Exmoor Naturalist , twice yearly.  This includes Summer and Winter programmes of walks and talks for members, and opportunities to assist with recording and conserving Exmoor’s wonderful wildlife.

Exmoor Trees
Exmoor Trees has been growing trees at one of the highest tree nurseries in the UK for 15 years, in exposed and windy conditions, producing trees that are fully ready to be planted out.  Our trees are grown in peat-free compost,  are generally two years old when they leave the nursery.  Advice and courses also offered.

J Gliddon & Sons Ltd
Traditional hardware store, country clothing and workwear store and garden machinery sales and repair workshop – all to be found at Bank Street, Williton, TAUNTON TA4 4HN. Telephone: 01984 632761.

Jonathan Rhind Architects Ltd
Historic buildings, conservation and re-use, and innovative, high quality, new-build projects, often for difficult sites, throughout the southwest.  We have worked on many of the region’s finest buildings, from ancient castles and churches to cob cottages, fabulous medieval halls and Georgian houses.

Lanacre Management Services
Chartered taxation advisers and accountants handling SMEs and personal tax accounts preparation and taxation, including international tax of companies. Many years’ experience both in the London area and the Southwest.  Address: Thorne House, 1A The Avenue, TIVERTON EX16 4HR.  Telephone: 01884 233636.  Email:

Louise Crossman Architects
A well established RIBA Chartered architectural practice working across Somerset and Devon, with a reputation for sensitive and innovative design, extensive experience of the planning challenges associated with historic buildings and the specific requirements of working within National Parks and conservation areas.

Melody Art
Gallery and Studio, based in Porlock.  Paintings by Artist Melody Hawtin BA Hons, original paintings in oil on canvas, fine art Giclee prints of a selection available.  Photographs by David Hawtin.  Holiday home to let.

Nettlecombe Court Field Study Centre
Part of the Field Studies Council – ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding To All’.

Philip J Milton & Company Ltd
Philip J Milton & Company Plc was established in 1985 and is proud to offer a fully independent financial and investment planning service, advising upon all aspects of clients’ financial affairs with some of the most qualified and experienced staff in the West Country.

Porlock Visitor Centre
We believe every visit to Porlock should start and end at the Visitor Centre! At the start we can help with your holiday plans with information about places to visit, where to eat, what’s on, the best walks, views and trips. At the end of you holiday we have a wonderful range of locally-sourced gifts to buy as a reminder of your visit and to take home for those not lucky enough to come with you!

The Proper Marmalade Company
Our multi-awarding winning marmalades are split into 2 ranges; “Proper”, perfect for the marmalade traditionalist & “Improper”, quirky off-the-wall combinations which are fabulous with meat, fish & cheeses.  Visit our brand new premises in Ilfracombe – free tasters available instore alongside locally sourced citrus gifts, we even have marmalade ice-cream!

Ramblers’ Association
Our groups help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. The West Somerset group offers walks on Wednesday and Saturday.  You are welcome to try walking with us; please see website for details.

Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society
SANHS was founded in 1849. Through its four subject committees, it actively promotes the study of Local History, Archaeology, Natural History and Historic Buildings. Apart from the Society’s Proceedings, the Publications Committee overseas the production of a number of Society publications and it runs a popular Programme of Events which include talks, walks, lectures and workshops on a range of relevant topics.

South West Lakes Trust
South West Lakes Trust is the region’s largest combined environmental and recreational charity.  Its 50 inland water sites, spread across Devon, Cornwall and West Somerset, attract in the region of 2m visits annually. It is listed as being in the top 3,000 of the country’s 150,000 charities.

The Tantivy
The Tantivy, a traditional, family-run café, shop and delicatessen in the heart of Dulverton.  The café offers tea, Barista coffees and a menu featuring quality, locally-sourced ingredients.  In the shop and deli, as well as the news agency, tobacconist and confectionery ranges, there is a wonderful array of products and gifts.

Wellhayes Vineyard
Located on the edge of Exmoor, Wellhayes Vineyard produces quality sparkling wines from grapes grown solely in the vineyard.  Its owners also promote concerts on the second Saturday of the month over the Summer months.

West Somerset Garden Centre
A traditional independent garden centre for the discerning gardener.  It offers an excellent landscaping service and all  staff have a good knowledge of gardening and garden products each specialising in their own field and providing helpful honest advice.

Winsbere House
Bed and Breakfast on the edge of Dulverton.  Three comfortable bedrooms with views of Pixton Park and surrounding countryside.  10-minute walk for the town centre.  Ample parking, free Wi-Fi, superb English breakfast.  Prices from £30-£35 pppn.  Single from £35pn.  Sorry, no dogs or children under 8.