Welcome to Winsford - a small Somerset village in the heart of Exmoor National Park.

This website is designed to give visitors a glimpse of its history, its lovely unspoilt character and the many things to do and see in and around Winsford. It also provides visitors and locals alike with a single source of information about village life: its attractions, its local services, events, sports and voluntary activities and, through the Winsford blog an insight into the life of one of the prettiest villages on Exmoor.    Read our introduction to Winsford.
Village Diary - What's Coming Up     View the full diary
Thu 7 May 2015 7:00 amPolling Day, Winsford Village Hall
Sat 9 May 2015 2:30 pmWinsford Cricket Club First Home Match, Winsford Cricket Ground
Mon 11 May 2015 2:00 pmCraft Club, Winsford Village Hall
Wed 13 May 2015 10:00 amThe Winn Club visit to Lytes Cary Manor and Brown & Forrest Smokery, Winsford Car Park
Thu 14 May 2015 6:00 pmSt Mary Magdalene Evensong Service, St Mary Magdalene, Winsford
Sat 16 May 2015 10:30 amBring & Buy Coffee Morning, Winsford Village Hall
Sun 17 May 2015 6:00 pmSt Mary Magdalene Evensong Service, St Mary Magdalene Church, Winsford
Tue 19 May 2015 7:00 pmWinsford Theatre Group Play Reading, The Royal Oak, Winsford
Fri 26 Jun 2015 7:00 pm3B’s Fashion Show, Winsford Village Hall
Sat 8 Aug 2015 1:00 pmVillage Fete, Winsford, Cricket Ground
Lastest Post - Springtime
May 4, 2015

Nature stirs from its Winter sleep in late March and you know it’s arrived when the daffodils start to dance in the

breeze and the lambs start appearing in the field.

Daffs in Howetown

Gardners dig over their vegetable plots and visits to Garden Centres become more frequent looking for seed potatoes, bedding plants and hanging baskets.

And when the sun starts to really show its warm face, walks in T shirts and shorts start to be seen, although the temperature has reached 20c, which is sub tropical in these parts.

Evening drinkers lurk outside the pub with their pints and glasses and observe the magnificence of the evening sky changing from bright blue to deep blue and then dotted with sparkling stars backed by an inky blanket.

Apple Blossom

Magnolia

Magnolias, rhodedendrons,  and cherry blossom come and go within a few weeks and soon it’ll be Summer with the prospect of many sunny days with hopefully no rain or grey skies, but who knows…..so enjoy it while it lasts!

Primroses & Bluebells

Exmoor New Born Pony

Bluebells

Making The Most of Your Visit

Whether your here for walking, riding, shooting, mountain biking or simply relaxing - Winsford has something to offer. You can find useful information for visitors below.

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