Getting Around Exmoor
Getting around Exmoor National Park without a car is possibly the best way to appreciate the iconic scenery and dramatic landscapes of the area.
Exmoor National Park is served by a number of different bus routes. A summary of services operating primarily within the National Park can be found below. For up to date information please contact Travel Line on 0871 200 22 33.
|10 service||Minehead, Selworthy, Porlock, Porlock Weir||All year. Monday - Saturday.||Buses of Somerset|
Dulverton, Bridgetown, Wheddon Cross, Exford, Timberscombe, Dunster, Minehead
|All year. Monday - Saturday.||C/O Somerset County Council|
Minehead, Allerford, Porlock, Culbone, County Gate, Countisbury, Lynmouth
11 July - 2 Sept 2016. Monday - Friday
Illfracombe, Combe Martin,Blackmoor Gate, Lynton, Lynmouth, Porlock, Minehead
11 July - 2 Sept Monday - Friday
Barnstaple, (Arlington), Blackmoor Gate, Parracombe, Woody Bay Station, Barbrook, Lynton, Lynmouth
All year. Monday - Saturday
Dulverton, Brushford, Exebridge, Bury, Upton, Brompton Regis, Timberscombe, Minehead
All year. Thursday.
|Exmoor Communtiy Bus|
Demand responsive service operating in Somerset areas of Exmoor National Park where other bus services are not available. Also serves the Coleridge Way.
All year, 7 days a week.
Key - Destinations in bold are within Exmoor National Park. Destinations in (brackets) are not served on all journeys.
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information no responsibility can be taken for any inaccuracies or changes. Please call Travel Line for up to the minute information on services - 0871 200 22 33.
Exmoor Community Bus
Available for Exmoor-based groups or organisations - find out more
There is no mainline rail in the National Park.
The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway is a water powered funicular connecting the twin resorts of Lynton and Lynmouth. Open Mid February - November.
The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway currently operates a 1 mile section between Woody Bay and Killington Lane.
With over 985kms of Rights of Way Exmoor is a walker's paradise. From long distant footpaths such as the South West Coast Path, the Coleridge Way and the Two Moors Way to all ability woodland trails Exmoor has something for everyone.
The car free walks section of this website provides you with a number of route guides for you to download for free and experience without the car.
You can download and view a range of walks from our walking map. A number of guided walks are held each year and now the Exmoor Walking Festival provides a number of car free walks during the spring festival.
Exmoor has something to offer cyclists of all interests and abilities. You can follow the treads of the professionals along routes used by the Tour of Britain, explore off road with a stunning network of bridleways and lanes or simply take a relaxing ride down quiet lanes and forest tracks. For further information visit our Road Cycling and Mountain Biking pages.
Exmoor has a well earned reputation as one of the best horse riding spots in the country including coastal bridleways, beautiful heather moorlands, and steeply wooded valleys. Over half of the extensive public rights of way network is classified as bridleway and there are numerous stables and riding schools across Exmoor. Riding can be a great way to explore some of the remoter and more wild parts of the National Park such as the Doone Valley.
- Winter on Exmoor
- Exmoor Events Calendar
- Exmoor Visitor Map
- Big Adventures and Family Events 2017
- Walking on Exmoor
- Download the Exmoor App
- Where to stay
- ExploreMoor - Travel Information
- National Park Centres
- Out and About Essentials
- Exmoor for Families
- Accessible Exmoor
- Donate - CareMoor for Exmoor
- Park Partners
- Guidance for Event Organisers
- Horse Riding
- Road Cycling
- Mountain Biking
- Trail Running
- Sea Kayaking
- Country Sports
- Tarr Steps
- Exmoor - a year in sounds
- Services Information for Exmoor