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Dulverton Town in Somerset

Photograph of Dulverton

Location

Dulverton is a small town in West Somerset. Located on the southern flanks of Exmoor, Dulverton is a popular tourist destination for exploring Exmoor, and is home to the Exmoor National Park Authority headquarters.

There has been some sort of settlement here since the Iron Age, with archaeological remains unearthed at the hillforts of Oldberry Castle, Mounsey Castle and Brewers Castle. The name Dulverton was first recorded in 1084 as "Dieglaford-tun" meaning "hidden ford" -tun, with the Domesday Book recording it as Dolvertune.

The medieval Tarr Steps attraction lies just north of the town and is a popular destination in the spring and summer months. Dulverton grew steadily in the Middle Ages utilising the fast flowing waters of the River Barle to run fulling mills and laundries.

Today, the town has a popuation of about 2,000. It has an excellent visitor centre and a good range of shops.

Tourist Information

The nearest source of local information is available from Dulverton National Park Centre.

Events near Dulverton

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Dulverton, Wheddon Cross, Withypool and Exmoor.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowWiveliscombe

arrowWellington

arrowDunster

arrowMinehead

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowDulverton

	arrowWithypool

	arrowMinehead

	arrowDunster

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Dulverton, Winsford, Wiveliscombe and Exford.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Dulverton

	arrowExmoor Pony Centre

	arrowWimbleball Lake

Dunster

	arrowDunster Castle

	arrowDunster Museum and Doll Collection

Watchet

	arrowCleeve Abbey

	arrowBakelite Museum

Wellington

	arrowCothay Manor

	arrowCothay Manor Gardens

	arrowWellesley Cinema

	arrowWellington Arts Centre

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