There are many attractions in the area, ranging from the beautiful Exmoor countryside to picturesque local villages to golf courses and angling lakes. Some of them are described 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 Reservoirs
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 - 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 – Popular walks include:
Clatworthy Reservoir (NB: no dogs)
Golf Courses and Driving Ranges
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 .