Dulverton Weir – the best in the UK!

Dulverton weir by Philip Hull

This week’s article is with thanks to Philip Hull of the Dulverton Weir & Leat Conservation Group who shows us one of Exmoor’s hidden gems (as seen in his image above). Dulverton’s ancient weir and leat system has been proclaimed the best remaining in any UK town by a leading academic, who says it is one of the most important examples of its kind in the country. And the reason Dulverton’s medieval weir has been given such an accolade is because of a group of community minded citizens stepped forward to research the historic structure after it was breached by floods three years ago.

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