Our corporate members support us in our work to promote and protect the unique qualities of Exmoor, and some offer discounts to Exmoor Society members. 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.
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.
Campsites.co.uk make it easy to find and book great camping, glamping and touring breaks. The website lists 40+ sites in and around Exmoor, with something for everyone.
All types of building work undertaken. Bathroom and kitchen fitting. Specialist in old buildings, working with oak and lime. Church work also undertaken.
Exmoor Character Cottages
Four period holiday cottages – The Oval in Dunster, Pilgrim Corner, The Old Sweet Shop and Stone Barn in Minehead. Each has their own unique character and original features. Sleeping from five to eight, they are comfy and welcoming – a real home-from-home in the heart of Exmoor. Dogs welcome. (Members: 10% discount on website bookings – phone Society office for code)
Exmoor Country House
An elegant Georgian-style guesthouse set in its own grounds and located in the enchanting village of Porlock, where Exmoor meets the sea. Evening dinner is available every day except Sunday. We have a great range of spirits, wines, beers and soft drinks. Children over 10 are welcome; sorry no pets. (ES members: 10% discount on accommodation)
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 (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 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.
With over 80 holiday cottages across miles of beautiful rural landscapes, holidaycottages.co.uk has the best selection of hand-picked holiday cottages across Exmoor. Over two thirds allow dogs, making them perfect for dog walking holidays and several include features such as pools and hot tubs.
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.
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
Every visit to Porlock should start and end at the Visitor Centre! To start, we help with information about places to visit, where to eat, what’s on, the best walks, views and trips. To end, we have a wonderful range of locally-sourced gifts for those not lucky enough to come with you!
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.
Royal Oak Inn, Exmoor
Village pub with AA 4* accommodation, bar and restaurant. In the lovely village of Winsford, show your membership card and receive 10% discount on food, and drinks taken with food. (Members: 10% discount on food/drinks with food)
Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society
Founded in 1849, it actively promotes the study of Local History, Archaeology, Natural History and Historic Buildings. Apart from the Society’s Proceedings, the Publications Committee produces a number of publications. SANHS runs a popular Programme of Events which includes 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.
Stay in Devon
Stay In Devon offers a fantastic range of self-catering holiday cottages in Exmoor. From large cottages big enough for all the family to romantic homes perfect for two, our collection of cottages has something for everyone.
Sykes Holiday Cottages
We are an award-winning travel company providing a wide range of self-catering holiday cottages in Exmoor and across the UK. All of our cottages are hand-picked by the team to ensure the highest quality and value for money.
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.