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Exmoor National Park


Wild open heather moorland and shady coastal woodlands perch atop the highest sea cliffs in the country, and have provided inspiration to William Wordsworth and other poetic greats.

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With its high sea cliffs and jutting rock formations, the Valley of Rocks  creates a true sense of drama within the National Park’s 55 kilometres of coastline. Every summer, the surrounding acres of western gorse, ling and bell heather come alive with blooming amethyst-hued flora.

The traditional upland landscapes are punctuated by historic farmsteads and villages. Dunster is reputed to be one of the best preserved medieval villages in the country and is home to a number of historic features including its castle, yarn market, dovecote and tithe barn.

The National Park’s most famous landmark is Tarr Steps – a stone clapper bridge shaded by ancient woodland. You can hike there from the town of Dulverton, along the banks of the River Barle.

Ancient wooded valleys on Exmoor along with wild romantic moorlands are home to a host of fascinating wildlife, including majestic red deer, elusive otters, over 250  species of bird and some of the UK’s rarest bats and butterflies.

Exmoor is renowned for its fantastic local food producers. Oysters from the sea, venison from the moors and red ruby Devon beef from its rich farmland are all on offer.

Heathrow 3.30 hours

Bristol 1.30 hours

55 kilometres

Of stunning coastline, with views across the Bristol Channel

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The English National Parks Experience Collection Brochure 2019-20

This guide provides you with a source of information on the wide range of contractable experiences and accommodation available in nine of England’s National Parks.

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The Exmoor National Park Overview

Trade contact

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Dan James, Sustainable Economy Manager

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info@exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk

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+44 (0)1398 323665

Accommodation

Croft House B&B

Croft House B&B


  • Address Croft House B&B, Lydiate Lane, Lynton, Devon, EX35 6HE
  • 6 rooms
  • Open
The Old Rectory Hotel

The Old Rectory Hotel


  • Address Berry Ground Lane, Martinhoe, Exmoor, Devon, EX31 4QT
  • 11 rooms
  • Open 29 March - 1 November
Yarn Market Hotel

Yarn Market Hotel


  • Address High Street, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 6SF
  • 28 rooms
  • Open All year round.

Blog listing

27Aug2019

National Park Birds of Prey Experience

This is a fun and engaging experience where guests get to handle, feed and fly the vast array of beautiful birds at this falconry business. Mark and Mandy are wonderful hosts who make guests feel at home instantly, the art of falconry is in their

21Aug2019

If you’ve ever any questions about the Romans, Kevin who leads the Live like a Roman experience, is the person to ask; he is a wonderful guide and an absolute fountain of knowledge when it comes to the Roman era!

We took some German tour operators to sample this experience and