Oliver and Jill Edwards
Westermill Farm. Exford. Exmoor. Nr. Minehead. Somerset. TA24 7NJ
GPS Grid ref: SS 824 399 Tel: 01643 831238 or 01643 831216 Mobile 07970 594808
How to get to Westermill.
Taunton to Exford M5 Junction 25
Leave the motorway at Junction 25 for Taunton and Exmoor via the Brendon Hills. Follow the signs for Minehead to take you through Taunton.
On leaving Taunton you got through two round-abouts, on the second one take the A358 to Minehead.
Four miles on, and beyond the signs for Bishops Lydeard. opposite a stone wall on your right,
Turn left under a railway bridge onto the B3224, Wheddon Cross/Raleighs Cross. Six miles of winding road brings you to Elworthy Cross.
Drive straight across and up a long hill, you are now on the Brendon Hills.
Half a mile past the Raleighs Cross Pub fork right at the Chappel towards Wheddon Cross. Follow this road along the ridge
( with very good views on a clear day of Wales and the Bristol Channel).
At Wheddon Cross go straight across heading for Exford. In Exford you go past the Church on your right and down the hill, at the bottom turn right, now follows directions below.
28 Time: 45 mins
to Exford M5 Junction 27
Leave the motorway at Junction 27 on North Devon Link Road A361. Follow signs North Devon. At first round-about take 3rd exit on the A396. Follow signs for Minehead. At the round-about (Exeter Inn Pub) turn left still on the A396. Follow this road to the Black Cat Garage. Go straight across, still on the A396. At Exebridge turn left on the B3222 and follow signs for Dulverton. Drive up through Dulverton at the post office turn left on the B3223. Follow this road along the river Barle and up a wooded valley to the open moor of Winsford Hill. Continue over the moor across a cattle grid untill you see a sign for Exford. Turn right, down hill into Exford. At bridge turn right. go past fuel station on right. now follow directions below.
Miles: 22 Time: 45 mins
Barnstable / North Devon to Exford
Take the A361 going East for South Molton and M5. At round-about for South Molton take 1st exit on A399 Blackmoor Gate. After 3 miles the road does a large Y fork, take the right hand fork for Simonsbath. You are now on a single track road follow this road all the way to Simonsbath. (very good views on a clear day). After crossing the bridge and up to the main road turn right on the B3223 to Exford, In Exford go past fuel station on right, bear left now follow direction below.
Miles: 28 Time: 45 mins
Exford To Westermill
In Exford take the Porlock road out of Exford leaving the Village green on your left and the Post Office on your right. After 1/4 mile the road does a Y fork, Turn Left, you are now on a single track road. Continue along this road for 2 miles until you see a sign on a tree "Westermill Farm Campsite" the road goes around to the right and you continue straight on along our lane and into the yard.
Miles: 2.5 Time: 8 mins
Park in the yard and come to the camp office to check in, This is situated at the back of the farm house between the barn and house.