The harbour at Porlock Weir
The nearby village of Bossington

Just some 7/8 minutes walk from Amberton, Porlock village centre offers a good range of facilities.

There are two convenience stores selling a wide range of groceries, wine, soft drinks, newspapers etc plus a variety of other shops.

The Porlock museum is at the eastern end of the High Street with the Doverhay Motor Museum closeby.


The parish church of St Dubricius is at the end of Parsons Street and there is a Methodist church in the High Street.

There is a Post Office and a comprehensive walking equipment shop also in the High Street and the marvellous Visitor centre can answer most questions about the village and it's surroundings.

Tours of some of the more remote place on Exmoor can be arranged through Discovery Safaris who are based in Squires - the pet shop in the High Street.

Above Porlock Weir

For eating out there are two pubs, the Royal Oak and the Top Ship  and several restaurants as well as cafes/tea rooms at either end of the village and various takeaways.

The quaint harbour village of Porlock Weir (about 2 miles) has a pub, the Bottom Ship as well as a restaurant, a café and art gallery plus several interesting craft shops and a maritime museum .


The following organisations give further information about Exmoor and Porlock

 Exmoor National Park  
 Everything Exmoor

National Trust

Porlock Visitor Centre
A Contemporary B&B

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