Explore Exmoor

Explore Exmoor's towns and villages, which take in areas of North Devon, Somerset and the beautiful Quantock Hills. 

Each has its own unique character and charm, features stunning scenery, and beautiful coastlines and is the ideal place for a rural retreat. 

 

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Things to do on Exmoor this year

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Thinking of spending some time exploring the Exmoor National Park this year? Here are some of the things you can expect to do while out and about on Exmoor. Go stargazing The Exmoor National Park forms part of a Dark Skies Reserve, it was actually the first one in Europe and continues to have some…

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Stargazing in North Devon

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Did you know that North Devon is home to the UK’s first surf reserve? Yes? Ok, well did you also know that it was not only the UK’s first Dark Skies Reserve, but Europe’s too? Dark Skies Reserves are places with low levels of light pollution that are protected so that we can enjoy the beauty of the…

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Countdown begins to Exmoor Dark Skies Festival

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This annual festival which celebrates Exmoor as a Dark Skies Reserve, will be kicking off on 13 th October and running through to 29 th with a series of over 60 events for all ages. The festival will kick off in Tiverton on 13 th October with an astronomy lecture about galaxies, stars, black holes and…

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Where to stay for a literary break in North Devon

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North Devon is one of the most romantic and inspiring places in the UK. Over the years it has provided the backdrop for epic novels like Lorna Doone and for a time, was a home from home for the great romantic poets of the time like Wordsworth and Shelley. You can find evidence of their time in the…

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Discover new step and stile free routes on Exmoor

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The Exmoor National Park Authority has released a collection of walks featuring routes without steps or stiles. The new collection is aimed to make the moor more accessible to all visitor, no matter what their age and ability. The fifteen routes cover 12 locations across Exmoor and are suitable for…

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