Accidents – There is a minor injuries unit at Minehead Community Hospital which is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The Hospital is located on Luttrell Way, off Seaward Way, Minehead – phone 01643 701701. The main Hospital is at Musgrove Park, Taunton.
Telephone – Mobile phone signal is very poor, or non-existent, on the site.
Pharmacy – There is a Chemists in Porlock High Street with a pharmacy.
Police – Nearest Station – Minehead (day time only) 01823 337911.
Hill and Expedition Advice – Exmoor National Park Rangers, Exmoor House, Dulverton, Somerset 01398 323665.
Bread, Milk and Gas – Porlock is well provided with mini supermarkets. Spar, at the far end of the High Street, will deliver to the site – phone 01643 862515. There is also a One Stop at the Doverhay car park end of the High Street. Gas is available at Porlock Hardware – 01643 862427. In Minehead there are Tesco, Morrisons, Lidl and the Co-op.
Fires – Wood is sometimes available on site. Wood may be purchased from Minehead Saw Mills on 01643 704381 or A & P Farmer (their yard is where the road to West Luccombe & Horner joins the A39) on 01643 862135 and be delivered to the site. Restrictions may be imposed in very dry conditions. No wood, whether growing or rotting on the ground, may be collected from the adjoining National Trust land.