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Exmoor has long acted as inspiration for writers, artists and poets. From the Romantics like Shelley and Coleridge who loved to walk the moorland paths to RD Blackmore who did much to raise the profile of Exmoor through his famous novel "Lorna Doone" and more recently the writings of Hope Bourne.

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Exmoor's literary Links

From Coleridge and Southey to Hope Bourne and henry Williamson, discover some of the writers inspired by our National Park
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Exmoor Words

Do you know your apple-drane from your vuz-pig?
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Exmoor-inspired art

This Pinterest Board highlights just some of the amazing and varied art that has taken Exmoor as its subject
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This video shows how much Exmoor means to  local artist Terry Gable


Here are some upcoming events that might be particularly suitable for people who love art or culture. Or you can browse all events here

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Hidden Dunster Guided Walk

National Park Centre
20th Jun 2018 11:00am-12:30pm
A guided walk around this historic village exploring some of the hidden aspects ...
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Lear

Valley of Rocks, Lynton
31st Jul 2018 7:30pm-10:30pm

Creative family crafts

Arlington Court, Education Room
2nd Aug 2018 11:00am-3:00pm

Treasure Island Outdoor Theatre

Arlington Court - Front Lawn
16th Aug 2018 6:00pm-8:30pm

Lear

Valley of Rocks, Lynton
31st Jul 2018 7:30pm-10:30pm

Lear

Valley of Rocks, Lynton
31st Jul 2018 7:30pm-10:30pm