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Whether you are an experienced walker or someone who prefers a short stroll, Exmoor National Park is the ideal place to explore the outdoors on foot. You don’t have walk far to enjoy some of the best views the area has to offer and by exploring Exmoor on foot, you truely appreciate its beauty.

With over 1000km of footpaths and bridleways through oak woodlands, alongside tumbling rivers and across open heather-covered moorland, the variety is endless. Some of this country’s finest long distance routes pass through our National Park, or you can plan your own adventure to explore this unique landscape.

There are so many beautiful walks from the door of The Royal Oak. We have a ‘Walks from Withypool’ book available to buy from Reception which has some great local walks detailed in from 1 to 14 miles.

Dog friendly pub & accommodation

Lots of you will want to bring the four-legged member of your family on holiday to enjoy the many wonderful walks Exmoor has to offer.

Here at the Royal Oak we cater for your furry companions. Dogs are welcome in our Deluxe Rooms and they even have their own menu!

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The Two Moors Way

We are located on the final stages of the Two Moors Way. From The Royal Oak, we are approximately 7 miles from Simonsbath or after just 19 miles you will be at the end of the Two Moors Way.

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We have newly refurbished ensuite rooms suitable for individual and group bookings. The Royal Oak makes for the ideal base for exploring Exmoor.

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