TRACTOR & TRAILER RIDES
A visit to Mortehoe is not complete without taking a tractor and trailer ride with Mortehoe Museum or National Trust. With two different trips to choose from, this is the easiest way to enjoy the rugged and dramatic coastline around Mortehoe as well as hopefully enjoying some unique wildlife encounters.
Take the tractor and trailer out to Bull Point with the Mortehoe Museum team. There has been a lighthouse there since 1879 as after numerous bad storms, and wreckers luring ships aground, many ships were wrecked along this coastline. The current lighthouse was built in 1972. Enjoy the dramatic views as you drive down towards Bull Point and find out more about this unique place
Admire the driving skills of National Trust staff as they take you down past the church to Morte Point. With tales of the notorious smugglers and wreckers, the role of Morte Point in World War II, and a stop to see the local residents – Atlantic seals – you will get a great understanding of how National Trust now looks after and cares for this landscape for the benefit of the local wildlife.
Taking a tractor and trailer ride is great for people of all ages and abilities. Fantastic for families with young children, or if you are less able or a wheelchair user, it’s a great way to get out into the countryside with minimal effort.
So ….. all aboard!