Festival Partners

Are you a tourism business between Brean and Porlock Weir and within five miles of the coast?

If so, the Somerset & Exmoor Coast Festival is an exciting opportunity to join with other coastal tourism operators to create a shoulder season event that brings visitors to the Somerset and Exmoor coast from across the UK and Europe.

The Festival provides a platform to showcase your products and services and create an annual event to attract visitors.

Whether you’re an event organiser, attraction, accommodation provider, eatery, food or drinks producer or retailer, or retail outlet, there’s a way for everyone to get involved.

It could be an event, a walk, sports activities, or a discount or special offer. The more Partners that join forces to offer something the more attractive to visitors the Festival becomes.

Comedian Paul Karensa performing An Evening of Very Old Radio at the Watchet Boast Museum during the 2023 Festival

All events, offers and accommodations get a free entry on the Somerset & Exmoor Coast Festival website

As a Festival Partner you can list your event, offer or accommodation using the Festival website’s Get Involved page. If you want some ideas about how to get involved take a look at our GET INVOLVED INFORMATION sheet here.

This year we are also introducing a Somerset & Exmoor Coast Festival Event page where you can add your events to the Discussion area and we will be inviting event organisers to partner with us for the Festival. So the sooner you’re online the sooner we’ll be promoting you.

In 2023 the Festival featured everything from walks to cider farm tours, comedy and music performances to open studios, book readings to murder mystery train rides and litter picks, pond dipping and porpoise spotting.

In 2024 we’ve got some new events for the festival and we’d love to hear your feedback about how you think the Festival can best support you – we’re creating a form so that you can let us know but if you want to get in touch you can email us at somersetcoastfestival@gmail.com

If you already have an event and would like to add Festival branding, download a Festival logo here:

Disabled Ramblers at Steart Marshes during the 2023 Festival

Media resources and information are also available through Visit Somerset and Visit Exmoor as part of the #SomersetExmoorCoast project.

For information and resources for the Somerset and Exmoor Coast Campaign Partner Pack go to Visit Exmoor here.

To see the latest updates from the Somerset and Exmoor Coast Campaign go to Visit Exmoor’s Campaign page and Visit Somerset’s Campaign page.

To get involved in Somerset & Exmoor coastal tourism in visit the Somerset Exmoor Coastal Tourism Business Facebook Group.

The Somerset & Exmoor Coast Festival is organised by the King Charles III England Coast Path Somerset Trail Partnership and hosted by Somerset Council.

The Somerset & Exmoor Coast Festival is funded by EDF and commissioned by Somerset Council on behalf of the
Hinkley Tourism Action Partnership

St Audries Waterfall

The Somerset & Exmoor Coast Festival would like to thank the following organisations for their support in putting together the walks and events in 2023.

The Ramblers, King Charles III England Coast Path Trailwatchers, SASP, Quantock Hills National Landscape, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Exmoor National Park, National Trust, Somerset Tourism Business Networks, EDF Energy, Burnham-on-Sea Visitor Centre, Watchet Visitor Centre, Minehead Visitor Centre, Dunster Visitor Centre, Porlock Visitor Centre and all those creating events and offers during the Festival.

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