Find My Favourite Holiday Cottages in Liscombe

Lisombe is a village nestled within the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Surrounded by rolling hills, lush green valleys, and dense woodlands, Liscombe offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

The village is small and intimate, with only a few hundred residents. Its idyllic setting and peaceful atmosphere make it a haven for nature lovers, hikers, and those seeking a quiet rural retreat in remote and secluded locations. The architecture of Liscombe reflects its historical roots, with quaint thatched cottages, stone houses, and traditional farm buildings adding to its rustic charm.

2-Storey House with 2 small wings overlooks a lawn and walled garden.

Two Lower Spire Cottage is an Exmoor holiday cottage in the Liscombe Valley near Dulverton with beautiful rural views and within easy reach of open moorland for lovely walks. The pet-friendly three-bedroom cottage sleeps six.

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Escape to Lower Spire Cottage and experience the beauty of Exmoor, just a short walk from your pet-friendly, three-bedroom holiday home in the moorland hamlet of Simonsbath. Enjoy breathtaking views in a stunning, picturesque setting, perfect for a tranquil getaway with your family - with the benefit of a very good pub within walking distance.

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Nature enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise. The Exmoor National Park is renowned for its diverse wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. Visitors can embark on scenic walks and hikes along the numerous trails that wind through the surrounding moorland, offering panoramic countryside views.

The village is also an excellent base for exploring the wider Exmoor area. You'll find enchanting rivers, cascading waterfalls, and hidden valleys waiting to be discovered just a short distance away. The Exmoor coast, with its dramatic cliffs and secluded coves, is within reach, allowing you to enjoy stunning coastal walks or relax on secluded beaches.


Here are some things to see and do near Liscombe:

Explore Exmoor National Park

Liscombe is located within the Exmoor National Park, a vast and diverse landscape offering ample opportunities for outdoor adventures. Hiking, cycling, and horseback riding are popular activities, with numerous trails and paths to explore. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as red deer, wild ponies, and birds of prey.

Discover Exmoor's Coastal Beauty

The Exmoor’soast is within reach of Liscombe village. Visit scenic coastal towns like Lynmouth and Porlock, where you can enjoy picturesque harbours, stunning cliffs, and breathtaking sea views on walks through the Valley of the Rocks or along the South West Coast Path around Foreland Point.

Visit Historic Sites

Exmoor is rich in history, and there are several notable historic sites near Liscombe. Dunster Castle, located in the village of Dunster, is a well-preserved medieval castle with beautiful gardens. Tarr Steps, an ancient clapper bridge spanning the River Barle, is also worth a visit.

Enjoy Water Activities

The rivers and streams (a stream is usually called a ‘water’ on Exmoor) around Liscombe’provide opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and wild swimming.

Sample Local Cuisine

Exmoor is known for its delicious local produce. Take the opportunity to visit traditional country pubs and tea rooms in nearby villages such as Allerford, Winsford, Withypool and Wheddon Cross to savour regional dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Exmoor ale, cider, and Wicked Wolf Gin are popular choices for those looking to sample local beverages.

Attend Local Events

Exmoor hosts various events throughout the year, including agricultural shows (the North Devon show in early August and the Dunster Show later in the same month), two of the largest village fairs and music festivals. Find details of local events on the Visit Exmoor website.


Exmoor National Park is an International Dark Sky Reserve, making it an excellent destination for stargazing. The lack of light pollution allows for clear night sky views, providing a memorable experience for astronomy enthusiasts. Walk the night skies trail in Exford. Route maps can be obtained from the Exford Bridge Tea Room.

While Liscombe village is more of a peaceful retreat, these activities and attractions nearby offer a well-rounded holiday experience for visitors.


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