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Diners had a treat last week at two special fund-raising Exmoor Gin nights held at the award-winning Swan in Bampton as part of the Exmoor National Park’s new CareMoor Dining Club.

Exmoor-based Wicked Wolf Gin owners Pat and Julie Heap worked with Paul and Donna Berry of The Swan to deliver five gin-based drinks perfectly matching each of the five courses.

A total of £330 was raised for CareMoor for Exmoor, the National Park’s donation scheme supporting nature, heritage and access projects across the National Park.  CareMoor Dining Club events are hosted by different venues around Greater Exmoor celebrating great local food and drink whilst at the same time raising funds to help keep Exmoor special.

Katrina Munro of Exmoor National Park said “These events are the perfect way to celebrate and support our local Exmoor producers and we’re very grateful to the Swan for kicking off this year’s events”.

Spaces are still available on the next events which are being held in February at Dulverton and Wootton Courtenay by Claire’s Kitchen.  In March there are evenings at Dunkery Beacon Hotel and Psalters restaurant, Luttrell Arms Hotel, Dunster. More details can be found at

If you would like to host an event, please contact Katrina.

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Notes to editors:

Further details on the Caremoor Dining Club are available from Katrina Munroe Direct line: 01398 322236


Chef Donna Berry and team at the Swan, Bampton

The Swan’s duck dish

Wicked Wolf (please credit ‘Julia Amies-Green’)

  1. CareMoor for Exmoor is the Authority donation scheme for Exmoor National Park. It offers everyone who has been inspired by Exmoor an opportunity to contribute to the upkeep of the environment of the National Park and its future. Donations help fund Nature, Heritage and Access projects to keep Exmoor special. For more information  visit:
  2. First designated in 1954, Exmoor National Park contains an amazing variety of landscapes within its 267 square miles – stunning coast, moorland, woodland, valleys and farmland and more than 800 miles of rights of way to enjoy.
  3. Exmoor National Park Authority works in partnership with the community, local councils, businesses and other organisations to look after the National Park and promote its conservation and enjoyment and is one of 15 National Parks in the United Kingdom.
  4. Exmoor National Park was Europe’s first International Dark Sky Reserve
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Published: 29 January 2018

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