There is much, much more to Roadwater than the shop and café! On this page we showcase the many and varied activities that are available within the wider community.
More information and notices of events can be found at the Information Hub inside the shop.
The village hall has a varied and packed programme of activities. Consult the website for all clubs listed below and the events diary:
|Players Drama Group
|Babies & Toddlers Group
|Spinning and Weaving Group
|Needles & Pins Sewing Group
Valiant Soldier Pub & Restaurant
A traditional local with character and atmosphere including wooden beams,
an inglenook fireplace and log fires in the colder months.
- Quiz nights
Old Cleeve Parish Council
Village Agent – Izzy Silvester
Every four weeks on Fridays 10:50—11:20 outside
the Village Hall
Roadwater Valley Car Scheme
Provides transport to hospital and other medical appointments for those without their own access
07851 535 120, 9:00—2:00, Monday to Friday
Dunster Surgery delivers prescriptions to the shop
Tel 01643 821244
Doctor – Williton Surgery 01984 632701
Dentist – Stoneleigh Dental Surgery (Williton) 01984 631414
Hospital – Minor Injuries Minehead – 01643 701701
Accident and Emergency – Musgrove Hospital Taunton – 01843 333444
Out and about
Exmoor National Park
There is a huge range of information about leisure activities in this wonderful National Park at www.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk.
The shop is within the National Park and we have strong connections with them. For a directory of local businesses see directory.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk.
West Somerset Railway – tourist line
Bishops Lydeard to Minehead with stations to hop on and off along the way. The nearest to Roadwater is Washford station.
A network of excellent signed footpaths enables visitors to explore our area. These include:
Coleridge Way – http://www.visit-exmoor.co.uk/coleridge-way/coleridge- way-home-page. The path goes right through our village
Macmillan Way West – www.macmillanway.org/
England Coast Path – www.nationaltrail.co.uk/england-coast-path-sw
South West Coast Path – www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk
Places to visit
Cleeve Abbey, Washford – free entry for local residents
Cistercian abbey, said to contain the finest cloister buildings in England.
Pitt Mill, Roadwater Mineral Line
Produces hand-made rag watercolour papers for artists in an ancient watermill. Visitors are welcome but should call to arrange – 01984 641048.
There is also an outlet at East Quay, Watchet, where visitors are also welcome.