The Jewel in Exmoor's Crown
Santa festival Weekend
All the Santas are coming to do their shopping in Porlock on November 29th and 30th. We'd love to see you as well.
Lots of people are creating Santa displays.
Help judge the Santa competition.
Traditional late Night Shopping at Porlock Weir
Porlock Weir - Friday 12th December
On Friday wander around the picturesque Porlock Weir Harbour and pop in the wonderful shops:
Pieces of Eight will be giving free garments with every purchase.
Live Music at the Bottom Ship
Santa will be prowling the neighbourhood.
Traditional Late Night Shopping in Porlock Saturday December 13th
Make your way through the streets of Porlock amidst the illuminated Jack Frost& the Snow Queen stilt walkers.
Musical entertainment with Bill Ells & Friends
Walking Carol Singers
West Somerset Morris dancers
Porlock Panto Players
... and more
Shops open until 9pm
Accommodation on Exmoor cannot be found in more delightful surroundings than Porlock and Porlock Vale. Nestling at the foot of Porlock Hill at the western end of the Vale, Porlock is bounded to the north by its shingle ridge with breathtaking views over the Bristol Channel and to the south, by the rolling hills of the Exmoor National Park.
Holiday accommodation ranges from quaint, thatched Exmoor cottages and farmhouses offering bed and breakfast, to hotels and guesthouses offering the alternative of full or half board. Perhaps caravanning, camping or self-catering is your choice, but whatever you choose, you can be sure of a warm welcome in Porlock.
As a centre from which to walk or ride on Exmoor, Porlock is unsurpassed. Bring your mountain bike (or hire one) and cycle the trails of Exmoor. Shooting can be enjoyed close to the village, with regular shoots being organised by the National Trust and others. If you want to fish on your Exmoor Holiday, then Porlock can offer the choice of sea fishing from the Weir or alternatively the reservoirs and rivers of Exmoor are only a short and scenic drive away. As a golfer you can stay in Porlock and enjoy one of several courses on the edges of Exmoor, with the nearest being only 7 miles away.
Dream, Discover, Explore - A video about the Exmoor National Park
Porlock Vale Trail & Village App for your smartphone or tablet is available to download for FREE. It will give you a taste of all that is available to do in Porlock; what to see, where to walk, where to stay, where to eat and where to shop.
You'll find six local trails to walk with lots of information about your route.
There's also information, phone numbers and website links for all local businesses and you can learn about the village and its famous people - including two poet laureates and the world's first ever computer programmer. There is information about how to get here, by car or public transport, this week's tide times and the weather forecast.