News and updates from our small hotel/guesthouse on Exmoor
Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Dulverton by Starlight, Sunday 8th December: more Exmoor Christmas shopping
I blogged a
couple of weeks ago about Dunster by Candlelight. That isn’t the only magical
pre-Christmas event on Exmoor, though. Dulverton by Starlight takes place on
the same weekend as the Dunster festivities, but on the Sunday, so that you
could take a three day break and visit both.
On December 8th all the shops in Dulverton will be open. There is a
great selection of interesting places to buy all sorts of Christmas presents, to
suit all tastes. Dulverton is an attractive place to wander round, with proper
small independent shops and plenty of local Somerset produce for sale. You
won’t go hungry either – the town has some very good places to eat, from pubs
and restaurants to cafés and tea rooms.
And even if
the stars in the sky are not visible, there’s still a starlight effect from the
many light-festooned Christmas trees around the town.
The organisers promise a full afternoon of festivities, culminating in a grand
firework display. There is also a raffle with excellent prizes (the draw is on
Want a lovely place to stay for your early December break? Take a look
at our website http://www.exmoorhotel.co.uk
- Exmoor House offers bed and breakfast (and dinner too), and is near both Dulverton and Dunster (in between the two, in fact).