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Exmoor is primarily an upland area made up mainly of small villages and hamlets. The largest settlements are Porlock, Dulverton, Lynton, and Lynmouth, Simonsbath and Wheddon Cross.

Photographs, information, and places of interest, in and around the village of Luccombe, Somerset.

National Trust Holnicote Estate cottages and St Mary's Church in Luccombe, Exmoor, West Somerset

Luccombe is a small picturesque village in West Somerset. The village is located at the foot of Exmoor's highest hill, Dunkery Beacon, and is about one mile south of the A39 road between Porlock and Minehead. In 1947 a Mass Observation Survey, looking at the lives of the people of Luccombe, was carried out, which was published in the book 'Exmoor Village'.

Luccombe cottages Luccombe village hall

See also our page on the Church of St Mary the Virgin in Luccombe

Recommended Pubs and Restaurants: The Ship Inn in Porlock

Nearby places of interest: Dunkery Beacon; Packhorse Bridge; Rural Life Museum; West Somerset Railway

Nearby towns and villages: Allerford, Blue Anchor, Bossington, Carhampton, Dunster, Holnicote, Horner, Minehead, Porlock, Porlock Weir, Selworthy, Tivington, West Luccombe, Wootton Courtenay

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Exmoor is a National Park situated on the Bristol Channel coast of south west England. Exmoor is located in two counties, with 71% of the park located in Somerset and 29% located in Devon