|Thatched cottages and whitewashed houses adorn this picturesque village, which fits snugly into a wooded valley and boasts an ancient packhorse bridge spanning the East Lyn River within Exmoor National Park.|
Hoocombe Common lies on the banks of nearby Badgworthy Water and has been given the nickname ‘Doone Valley’ in homage to R.D. Blackmore’s locally based novel ‘Lorna Doone’ (1896). A memorial to the author stands proudly beside the Water.
Brendon’s church was moved stone by stone from nearby Cheriton and rebuilt here in the 18th century.