june, 2024

02jun9:30 am12:30 pmExmoor Society Guided Walk #3Culbone Church Summer Service

Event Details

Guided Walk #3

Name
Culbone Church Summer Service

Date
Sunday 2nd June

Time
9.30am

Start point
Porlock Weir pay-and-display car park TA24 8PB ///atlas.snipped.jacuzzi

Brief details

Culbone Church can only be reached on foot and is the smallest parish church in England – it seats just 30. Tucked away in a small combe, the church is candle-lit as there is no electricity.

We will walk to Culbone Church from Porlock Weir, first passing through the grounds and tunnels of Ada Lovelace’s Ashley Combe house. We will then continue along the coast through Yearnor and Worthy Woods with views across to Wales. Above us are the farms where Coleridge stayed while writing Kubla Khan.

After the service, we will return on the same paths before dropping to Porlock Weir quayside where there are good cafes and interesting art studios. This walk is part of the Porlock Pilgrim’s Trail.

Distance: 4 miles

Difficulty: Easy but a few short steep slopes

Dogs: Dogs welcome on a lead

Booking info

Please note that all of our walks are free but you can opt to purchase tickets for £5 or £10 to support the organisation and delivery of the walk.

Book online at Culbone Church Summer Service – Exmoor Walks (exmoorsociety.com) or visit our office at 23 Fore Street Dulverton Somerset TA22 9EX, or call us on 01398 323335

During office opening hours; Monday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm

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Time

(Sunday) 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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