to the ongoing unpredictable weather and difficulties with maintaining
access along the paths, Snowdrop Valley 2014 has now closed
Snowdrop Valley is a privately owned remote valley in
a hidden part of Exmoor, close to Wheddon Cross
Badgworthy Land Company kindly allow access to the valley while
the beautiful carpet of snowdrops is in bloom throughout February
Cutcombe Parish Council, in conjunction with Exmoor National Park
Authority, runs a Park and Ride Service to Snowdrop Valley and
staffs the Snowdrop Information Point in the Car Park.
Visitors can also walk down into the valley, and there is a variety
of merchandise available to purchase as souvenirs.
for all vehicles is at the Exmoor Farmers Market,
which is also the start of the walks into Snowdrop Valley,
and is clearly signposted from the village.
Valley Information Leaflet 2014
here to download
Walking route maps
clothing and suitable sturdy walking footwear is essential.
The walking routes take in bridleways and footpaths, and can
be very muddy.
Walks - Route
Medium Walk - Route
Long Walk - Route
Valley Merchandise Please
click here to view
single track lane into the valley is closed by a legal road
closure order throughout February. Any vehicle entering the
valley without an authorised Vehicle Pass will be reported
to the police.
parish church of St John the Evangelist is amongst
the highest on Exmoor.
The church is ½ m. from the main road,
and has undergone extensive restoration
Snowdrop Valley Cafe
the Moorland Hall, Wheddon Cross with refreshments
provided by various village organisations throughout
the Park and Ride Scheme.
and be Thankful Inn.....We
are available at the
Rest and be Thankful where a full lunch time
menu will be available as well
as morning coffee and afternoon teas.
to Stay page.
(Coaches please telephone
new cafe facility situated in the new market where
many of you will have parked your cars.
the Snowdrop Information Board for daily opening
local convenience store and fuel station. With a
full range of groceries, fresh fruit and vegetables,
newspapers, bread, milk and snacks, as well as off-licence,
Paypoint and Post Office facilities
Tel 01643 841221
Park Visitor Centre - Dulverton Tel: 01398 323841
Exmoor National Park office 01398 323665
would like to thank the following advertisers for
supporting us this year
Exmoor Wildlife Safaris, Wheddon Cross www.exmoorwildlifesafaris.co.uk
West Somerset Railway plc The Railway Station, Minehead
The Yarn Market Hotel High Street, Dunster www.yarnmarkethotel.co.uk
Little Quarme Cottages Wheddon Cross, Minehead www.littlequarme-cottages.co.uk
Exmoor House Wheddon Cross, Minehead www.exmoorhouse.com
Cobblestones High Street, Dunster, Somerset
Rest and Be Thankful Wheddon Cross, Minehead www.restandbethankful.co.uk
Cutthorne Luckwell Bridge, Wheddon Cross, Minehead
Budgens, F Webber & Sons, The Garage, Wheddon
Tessa's Tea Shop, High Street, Dunster
Sundial Wheddon Cross, Minehead www.sundialguesthouse.co.uk
Locks Tea Room The Old School House, 18c High Street,
Pembroke Cottage Wheddon Cross, Minehead www.pembrokecottageexmoor.co.uk
The Chocolate House, Dunster www.nutcombe-chocs.co.uk
Little Brendon Hill Farm Wheddon Cross, Minehead www.exmoorheaven.co.uk
Castle Coffee House, High Street, Dunster www.dunsterselfcatering.co.uk
you plan on staying in Wheddon Cross for a few days
remember the Countryside Code
you are planning to visit Snowdrop Valley why
not return to the area and spend a few days walking
The Coleridge Way, 36 miles through
the stunning Somerset countryside of the Quantock
Hills, Brendon Hills and Exmoor. The route takes
you from Nether Stowey to Porlock and passes through
the villages of Holford, West Quantoxhead, Bicknoller,
Monksilver, Roadwater, Luxborough and Wheddon
Cross, close to Snowdrop Valley.
more information visit the Coleridge
or ring Porlock Visitor Centre on 01643 863150