Other Service providers on Exmoor

There are many organisations that provide services within Exmoor National Park other than Exmoor National Park Authority. Below are some of the key ones with some of the services that they provide. As Exmoor National park is split between the counties of Somerset and Devon, there are separate service providers for each county.

Devon County Council and Somerset County Council

Trading Standards
Business advice & Licences
Economic development
Waste disposal & Recycling
Roads & Highways
Community Transport
Public transport
Emergency planning 
Schools and education

North Devon Council and West Somerset Councils

Business rates and licensing
Economic development
Community Safety
Building Regulations
Environmental Health & Food safety
Council tax
Rubbish, waste collection and recycling
Street care and cleaning
Abandoned vehicles
Community Transport


The following links and telephone numbers will help you find the service you need:

For information about highways, roadworks and road closures:

Devon County Council Transport and Roads page 

Devon County Council interactive map of roadworks 

Somerset County Council Road Closures in Somerset 

Somerset County Council Road Closures in West Somerset 

Somerset County Council Information about planned highways works 

Useful telephone numbers:

Devon County Council Highways:  0845 1551004

Devon County Council Highway Emergencies:  01392 383329

Somerset County Council Highways:  0845 345 9155

Highways Agency Alert Line:  0300 123 5000

For detailed information about the range of services provided by the County and District Councils:

Devon County Council visitors to Devon page 

North Devon Council home page 

North Devon Council ‘find your nearest…’ page

West Somerset Council home page 

West Somerset Council Transport and Streets for information on car parks, public transport, etc 

Useful telephone Numbers

Environment Agency Floodline: 0845 988 1188

Police (non-emergency): 101

Western Power Distribution:  0800 365 900

Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital:  01392 411611

Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton:  01823 333444

Tiverton Minor Injuries Unit:  01844 235400