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SNOWDROP VALLEY 2020

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 Valley will be open from Saturday 25th January – Sunday 23rd February - 10.30am-4.30pm

The Park and Ride Buses will be running from Saturday 8th February to Sunday 23rd February inclusive

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Snowdrop Valley Photography Competition 2020
Click here for full details and Terms and Conditions

Contact details
Snowdrop Valley mobile contact number - 07507 797169 This will be manned 10.30am - 4.30pm between 25th January and 23rd February.
Email contact details - snowdropvalley@googlemail.com

Prices apply from
Saturday 25th January – Sunday 23rd February
We can accept cash only. There is a cash point at Central Stores in Wheddon Cross if required

Bus Timetable 2020


Car Parking - £2 per car to include one walking map
All parking is at Exmoor Farmer's Market - TA24 7DT


Park and Ride - Saturday 8th February to Sunday 23rd February

Fares: Adult Return £6, Senior Citizen Return £5, Child Return 5-15yrs £2, Children under 5 free with an adult
Single fares of £4 Adult/Senior Citizen and £2 Child between 5-15 - No Concessions on single fares

Please note that we do not have the facility for card payments at present. We can accept cash only. There is a cash point at Central Stores in Wheddon Cross

Foldable wheelchairs, pushchairs and mobility scooters can be taken on the buses in the boot

Dogs: Carried at driver’s discretion. Please be aware that dogs must not be on the seats and very muddy/wet dogs may not be allowed on board

Mobility Passes - We can arrange passes for visitors with mobility problems to allow you to drive your own vehicle into the valley during the weeks of 25th January – 7th February.
Please contact snowdropvalley@googlemail.com to book in advance as parking is limited.

Coach Parties - Please contact us to book your party - snowdropvalley@googlemail.com

Refreshments

There are several establishments located at Wheddon Cross where you can enjoy a variety of refreshments. Toilets are also located there

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Walking access into the valley along the local bridleways and footpaths is available throughout the month. Dogs are allowed on all public footpaths and on leads within Snowdrop Valley

SNOWDROP VALLEY LEAFLET FOR 2020

Directions to Wheddon Cross
From Taunton (A358) follow B3224 to Wheddon Cross
From Minehead (A39) follow A396 to Wheddon Cross
From Tiverton (A361) follow A396 to Wheddon Cross

All parking is at Exmoor Farmer's Market - TA24 7DT

Walking routes
There are 5 different walks that take you to the valley:

Walk 1 - 1.5km / 30 minutes
Walk 2 - 1.3km / 30 minutes
Walk 3 - 2.8km / 45 minutes
Walk 4 - 5km / 2 hours
Walk 5 - 7.5km / 3 hours


These distances and times do not include getting back from the valley to the car park. All distances and times are approximate.


Winter clothing and suitable sturdy footwear is essential. The walking routes take in bridleways and footpaths, and can be very muddy. One walking map of choice is included with your parking fee. Additional maps are available from the Snowdrop Valley Information Points at Wheddon Cross and the Exmoor Farmers Market Car Park for £1 each

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Cutcombe Church

The parish church of St John the Evangelist is amongst the highest on Exmoor.

The church is ½ mile from the main road

Exmoor House B&B Accommodation

Our tea room will reopen daily 10.30 - 16.30 throughout Snowdrop Valley 2020
Tearoom Menu
Our lovely Edwardian   home in the heart of Exmoor hosts 5 beautifully refurbished ensuite double rooms, guest sitting room with open fire and dining room with views of Dunkery Beacon
www.exmoorhouse.co ....... 

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

Refreshments are available at the
Rest and be Thankful


We offer a full lunch time menu as well as morning coffee and afternoon teas.
See
Where to stay in Wheddon Cross

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

Snowdrop Valley Cafe

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

Will reopen on Saturday 8th February please click on this link for opening days and times

Market Cafe

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

Open on Market Days

Central Stores

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.exmoormagazine.co.uk
www.wheddoncross.org.uk/accommodation.htm
The Coleridge Way
We would like to thank the following advertisers for supporting us this year

Exmoor Wildlife Safaris – www.exmoorwildlifesafaris.co.uk

Exmoor House – www.exmoorhouse.co
Little Quarme Holidays and Weddings – www.littlequarme-cottages.co.uk
Cutthorne Holiday Cottages – www.cutthorne.co.uk

MK Autos – Wheddon Cross 01643 841889

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

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We are delighted to welcome our sponsors for 2020
Each of the following business has kindly sponsored the Snowdrop Valley event

Dave Moon Oil Fired Heating Services

Havana Coffee - www.havanacoffeeco.com
Bringing passion, skill & knowledge about coffee to the South West.
Miles Tea & Coffee - www.milesteaandcoffee.com
Delicious English tea and coffees, expertly blended by the coast of Somerset, with your relaxation in mind.
Regency Butcherswww.regencybutchersbridgewater.co.uk
A traditionally family run, award winning butchers.
The Rest and Be Thankful Innwww.restandbethankful.co.uk
An early 19th century Coaching Inn at the heart of Exmoor.
Styles Ice Creamwww.stylesicecream.co.uk
Locally made ice cream from the West Country.

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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