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. 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.
Although, the adder Vipera berus is the UK's only venomous snake, nobody has died of an adder bite in the UK for over 20 years. They are shy animals that will quickly disapear when they sense someone approaching. On Exmoor they are most likely to be seen warming up in the morning sun in sheltered spots in moorland or near the coast. More on this species from herpetofauna.co.uk
Luxborough is a scattered village with pub, church and car park. It is a good centre for exploring the forested parts of the Brendon Hills, with walks over the Chargot estate to Kennisham, over Croydon Hill to the deserted village of Clicket, or across the open heaths of Withycombe and Rodhuish Commons.
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