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Snowdrop Valley 2015 Exmoor

Open from Saturday 31st January
to Sunday 1st March inclusive


Snowdrop Valley is a privately owned remote valley in a hidden part of Exmoor close to Wheddon Cross

The Badgworthy Land Company kindly allow access to the valley while the beautiful carpet of snowdrops is in bloom throughout February each year

Cutcombe Parish Council, in conjunction with Exmoor National Park Authority runs a Park and Ride Service to Snowdrop Valley and staffs the Snowdrop Valley 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

Buses will be operating to the valley from Saturday 7th to Sunday 22nd
February inclusive. The buses have disabled access
There will be walking access only when the buses are not operating
(31st Jan to 6th Feb and 23rd Feb to 1st March)
No vehicles will be allowed into the valley

Visitors with mobility problems who cannot visit the Valley while the buses are
running should contact snowdropvalley@gmail.com to arrange a visit on the weekend of 31st Jan/1st Feb or 28th Feb/1st March to be issued with a mobility pass

Parking 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

Snowdrop Valley Information Leaflet 2014 ....click here to download

Walking route maps
Winter clothing and suitable sturdy walking footwear is essential. The walking routes take in bridleways and footpaths, and can be very muddy

Short Walks - Route - Map
Medium Walk - Route - Map
Long Walk - Route - Map

Snowdrop Valley Merchandise Please click here to view

The 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

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Cutcombe Church

The 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

In the Moorland Hall, Wheddon Cross with refreshments provided by various village organisations throughout the Park and Ride Scheme.

Sorry now closed

Rest and be Thankful Inn.....We are open

Refreshments 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.
See Where to Stay page.

(Coaches please telephone 01643 841222)
www.restandbethankful.co.uk

Exmoor House


Guest accommodation See Where to Stay
Special breaks available.

Tel: 01643 841432
www.exmoorhotel.co.uk

Market Cafe

A new cafe facility situated in the new market where many of you will have parked your cars

See the Snowdrop Information Board for daily opening details

Budgens

Your 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

Exmoor Park Visitor Centre - Dulverton Tel: 01398 323841
Exmoor National Park office 01398 323665

www.theexmoormagazine.com
www.greatbritishgardens.co.uk
www.lyntonandlynmouthscene.co.uk
www.wheddoncross.org.uk/accommodation.htm
www.exmoor-online.co.uk/accommodation.htm
www.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk
www.bbc.co.uk/somersetsound

www.coleridgeway.co.uk

We 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 www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk
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 www.cutthorne.co.uk
Budgens, F Webber & Sons, The Garage, Wheddon Cross, Minehead
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, Dunster
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

If you plan on staying in Wheddon Cross for a few days visit our
accommodation pages

Please remember the Countryside Code

If 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

For more information visit the Coleridge Way
or ring Porlock Visitor Centre on 01643 863150

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