Three Moors View
Sit back and relax as you take in the sweeping views across Exmoor, Dartmoor and Bodmin moor.
Three Moors View is situated on the southern boundary of Exmoor, two miles from the pretty village of North Molton with its well-stocked village shop and welcoming pub. The site is accessed from a quiet country lane with off-road parking in the meadow adjacent to the cabin. The A361 North Devon Link Road is a 10-minute drive away, which provides easy access from the M5.
Local pubs & restaurants
The Poltimore Inn, North Molton - a good selection of real ales and tasty food (2 miles).
The Poltimore Arms, Yarde Down - a local institution with the smallest bar you’ll ever see, an amazing atmosphere and a warm welcome from Steve the crazy landlord. Food only sometimes available and doesn’t take cards! (3 miles).
The Royal Oak, Withypool - good starting point for an Exmoor walk (10 miles).
Tarr Steps - pub/restaurant in a beautiful spot overlooking the ancient clapper bridge crossing the River Barle. There is a pleasant, short circular walk by the river from the Steps (14 miles).
The Grove, Kings Nymptom - well stocked bar and award-winning pub grub (10 miles).
The London Inn, Molland - good food and drink selection (9 miles).
Tongdam, Dulverton - our favourite, amazing Thai restaurant in the beautiful Exmoor town of Dulverton (20 miles).
Woods, Dulverton - another excellent restaurant in Dulverton (20 miles).
The Masons Arms, Knowstone - Michelin starred dining (14 miles).
Places to visit
Beaches - the stretch of coastline from Woolacombe around to Lee Bay has miles of sandy beaches and hidden coves. The famous surfing beaches of Croyde and Saunton are also within easy reach.
Walking routes - it’s a walkers’ paradise, with the South West Coast path, Two Moors Way and Tarka Trail all a short drive away. Exmoor is right on your doorstep for exploring and Dartmoor is less than an hour’s drive away.
RHS Garden Rosemoor, Great Torrington - one of our favourites, boasting one of the UK’s largest collections of roses and acres of gardens to explore, plus an excellent restaurant.
Lundy Island - 11 miles from the North Devon coast this is an area of outstanding natural beauty and a bird watchers heaven. Accessed by ferry from Ilfracombe or Bideford.
Lynton and Lynmouth - explore the little fishing village of Lynmouth, walk up to Watersmeet for a cream tea or head out to explore the beautiful Valley of the Rocks with its resident goats. Don't forget to try out the famous funicular railway linking Lynton and Lynmouth, and enjoy the stunning drive over Exmoor to get there.
Clovelly - a car-free, picturesque and unspoilt little fishing village on the Hartland peninsula. Pop into the pretty villages of Instow and Appledore on the way home.
Heritage steam railways - visit the historic narrow gauge Lynton & Barnstaple Railway at Woody Bay, or the picturesque West Somerset Railway at Minehead.
National Trust properties worth a visit locally - Knighthayes, Arlington Court and Watersmeet.
Further afield - the cities of Exeter, Bath and Bristol are within day-trip distance, as are the Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Helligan in Cornwall.
Bulleds, North Molton - well stocked local village shop and post office.
South Molton - a bustling market town with two butchers, the Cheese Larder deli, cafes and gift shops a-plenty. Rachael's cafe is a real treat for homemade cakes, bread and meals, whilst Daisy Park is an award winning gift shop. The town also has a small Sainsburys and a Mole Valley store. Its famous indoor Pannier Market sees markets on Thursdays and Saturdays, with lots of stalls and local producers.
Barnstaple - has a variety of shops, a cinema and a market on Fridays. The newly refurbished museum in the square by the river is worth a visit. The Tea on the Taw café is sensational!
This is a tranquil spot where nature, wildlife and farmlife are on your doorstep. Watch the deer grazing across the valley, see red kites riding the thermals and watch lambs frolicking in the nearby fields. And when you can drag yourself away from the view, North Devon has plenty to offer...