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Your Wildlife Sighting

2nd January Kingfisher / Dipper / Shag East Lyn

2nd January 2015 Heron Watersmeet

29th December Bullfinch Lynmouth Manor

25th December 6 Brown Trout Lower Stag Pool River Lyn

24th December Hen Harrier Porlock Marsh

24th December Hen Harrier Chetsford Water

10th November Marsh Tits Barbrook

10th November Small Tortoise Shell Butterfly Hillsford Bridge 

10th November 6 Spot Ladybird Hillsford Bridge

10th November Otter Lynmouth Hill

30th October Merlin Hillsford Bridges

14th October Large stag and Hinds Dunkery

10th October 3 buzzards Valley of Rocks

10th October Heron Myrtleberry Cleave

24th September 50 Red deer Dunkery

20th September Heron Watersmeet

11th September Hummingbird moth Hillsford Bridge.

 6th September Kestrel Valley of Rocks

5th September Red Deer Dunkery Hill

  30th August Silver-winged fritillary butterfly Glen Lyn Gorge

  19th August Adder Valley of Rocks

  18th August Heron Watersmeet

   10th August Seal Lynmouth Bay

7th August Red Deer near Porlock

5th August Buzzard near Lynmouth Cliff Railway

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Welcome to Exmoor National Park

Situated in the south west of Britain, Exmoor National Park contains an amazing variety of landscapes within its 267 square miles (692 square kilometers). A unique landscape of moorland, woodland, valleys and farmland, shaped by people and nature over thousands of years. Where high cliffs plunge into the Bristol Channel, and cosy pubs and tearooms offer delicious local produce.

Exmoor’s Biodiversity

  • Heath Fritillary 
    The Heath Fritillary Melitaea athalia is one of the UK's rarest butterflies and Exmoor has some of the most important populations. Due to the work of many partners on Exmoor, this beautiful butterfly has increased in numbers in recent years. More on this species  from Butterfly Conservation

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Places of Interest

  • Culbone
    Culbone church, dedicated to St Beuno, is reputed to be the smallest parish church in England. It has Saxon parts and there are many legends surrounding its ancient history. The cottages, formerly part of the Lovelace estate based at Ashley Combe, are in the style of Voysey. Its chief charm is its setting - deep in a shady, wooded combe on the side of the Bristol Channel - and was inspiration for Coleridge's Kubla Khan.
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