As well as doing your own thing, the National Park organises Warden accompanied walks details of which can be found in Exmoor 2023, a free newspaper full of information which we supply in our information room. Details can also be found on the National Park website. In spring and autumn there are walking festivals to participate in.
The dark Exmoor skies are excellent for stargazing and our Campsite featured in the National Park’s Year of Astronomy in 2009 when we had several astronomers and telescopes on the site and had some fantastic views of the stars one night in July.
There is a variety of fishing available in the area – river for brown trout or salmon, reservoir, sea and coarse as well as tuition or fishing for rainbows at Exe Valley Fishery.
Horse riding is a popular activity and an ideal way to explore and get close to the wildlife. All abilities are catered for at a variety of stables from beginners to the capable rider.
Cycling is an energetic pursuit on Exmoor, but for those who enjoy a challenge there is plenty of scope. The Tour of Britain has been passing through Exmoor since it started and over Winsford Hill in 2009 and you too can follow the route. There is plenty of off road cycling to be done as well as road routes and the Tarka Trail. There are various cycle hire outlets in the area.
Exmoor has various safari operators with whom you can travel in a 4×4 and your driver, using their local knowledge , will find the elusive wildlife and breathtaking scenery.
Throughout the season there are many local events to join in and enjoy… walking festivals, point-to-points, village fetes, horse and pony shows, agricultural shows, the Golden Horseshoe Ride, food festivals, craft fairs, regular markets and myriad other entertainments. Our information room has many brochures and leaflets to give you an idea of what is available as well as the Exmoor Visitor magazine.