See and Do near us

Birch Cleave Barns are situated in the very heart of Exmoor National Park surrounded by some of the finest moorland countryside. Simonsbath has a hotel and Pub.

The flourishing market town of South Molton (11.5 miles away) offers an excellent range of day-to-day amenities; a wide variety of shops, banking facilities, churches, livestock markets and pannier markets on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Eat & Drink

You may like to eat in the Exmoor Forest Inn with their excellent menu, across the road from the cottages.

Also nearby:

Woods Bar & Restaurant – a fantastic bar and restaurant in nearby Dulverton. The wine list has won numerous national awards and the food is great.

The Black Venus Inn
A lovely pub – The food can always be relied upon to be delicious.

Tarr Farm Inn
A lovely inn which sits just above Tarr Steps. Good food and a fantastic setting.

From the Moor to the Seashore...

Birch Cleave Barns are ideally situated to take advantage of all country pursuits, including walking and riding in the valleys and on the open expanses of Exmoor. The coast to the north is within easy reach and provides a wealth of water sports such as sailing and surfing.

Dulverton: The historic market town of Dulverton is the southern gateway to Exmoor. With plenty of old houses and shops, there are lots to explore including antiques and galleries.

Lynton & Lynmouth: The Victorians named these two villages ‘Little Switzerland’, they are situated at the mouth of the River Lyn. From Lynmouth you can access Lynton (the higher of the two villages) either via a Victorian water-powered cliff railway, or a coast path. You will find traditional fisherman’s cottages, shops and cafes. Along the coast nearby you will find the magnificent rugged setting of the Valley of the Rocks.