Disease and public access


Public access is not usually found to contribute significantly to the spread of disease and so paths are usually only closed in line with government guidance regarding a specific disease outbreak.


At present there are no path closures related to disease on Exmoor.


More information about diseases can be found on the external websites listed below.

Phytophthora ramorum - Forestry Commission (external link)

Foot and Mouth disease - Defra (external link)