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Snowdrop Valley Exmoor 2017
Saturday 28th January to Sunday 5th March

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


The Parish Council, in conjunction with the Exmoor National Park Authority, is planning the 2017 Park and Ride Scheme.
Dates are Saturday 28th January to Sunday 5th March

Park and Ride buses running on the middle two weeks: Saturday 4th February to Sunday 19th February inclusive.
The first and last weeks are for walkers only and the valley will be closed to traffic. For coach bookings and disabled access please contact the Co-ordinator Gemma Wesley on 07986 799243 or email snowdropvalley@googlemail.com


STAFF WANTED FOR SNOWDROP VALLEY
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

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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SNOWDROP AND STEAM, WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY

Due to major engineering work in February and March 2017 West Somerset Railway will not be running steam services until 11th March. The intention is to run the diesel railcar between Bishops Lydeard and Watchet during February half-term on the following dates;

11th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 18th and 19th February

Passengers will leave Bishops Lydeard and arrive at Williton at 11.00 and will then be taken to Wheddon Cross. The return train will depart from Williton at 15.30.

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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.

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

Open during February on Market Days

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

www.exmoorwildlifesafaris.co.uk
www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk
www.littlequarme-cottages.co.uk
www.exmoorhouse.com
www.restandbethankful.co.uk
www.cutthorne.co.uk
www.sundialguesthouse.co.uk
www.pembrokecottageexmoor.co.uk
www.exmoorheaven.co.uk
www.westcountry-farmandfood-tours.co.uk
www.thechocolatehouseindunster.com
www.exmoor-lodge.co.uk

www.atwest.org.uk/moor_rover.html
Cobblestones Dunster
Locks Tea Rooms Dunster
Budgens, F Webber & Sons, The Garage, Wheddon Cross, Minehead

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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