Exmoor for Families

Whether you’re a bird spotter or a rock-pooler, a stream dipper or a bug hunter - Exmoor is the perfect place for you and your family to enjoy and discover wildlife.
With lots of different habitats to explore including moorland, woodland, rivers and the coast you will be amazed what you might see.
Come along to one of our events, plan your own adventure, or even get involved in a survey and help us find out more about some of the amazing creatures that make Exmoor National Park their home.

Help us find some special species with our Wild Watch project.

Come on a Big Adventure

Here are some upcoming events that might be particularly suitable for families. Or you can browse all events here


Running Wild Photo Exhibition

Dunster Visitor Center
27th May 2017 10:00am - 1st Sep 2017 5:00pm
THE EXHIBITION:The initial idea behind the Running Wild exhibition was a desire ...
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Family Butterfly Trail

Heddon Valley National Trust shop, Heddon Valley, near Parracombe
5th Aug 2017 10:30am - 20th Aug 2017 3:30pm

The Wimbleball Family Campout (Event now Fully Booked)

Wimbleball Lake
18th Aug 2017 4:00pm - 20th Aug 2017 11:00am

Summer Fair including start & finish of The Classic Car Tour of Exmoor

Allerford and Selworthy Community Hall, Hare Park, Allerford
20th Aug 2017 10:00am-4:00pm

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Valley of the Rocks
8th Aug 2017 7:30pm-9:30pm

Open Day at Simonsbath Sawmill

Simonsbath Sawmill SS 77153915
16th Jan 2017 10:00am-4:00pm