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Your Wildlife Sighting

24th September 50 Red deer Dunkery

20th September Heron Watersmeet

11th September Hummingbird moth Hillsford Bridge.

 6th September Kestrel Valley of Rocks

5th September Red Deer Dunkery Hill

  30th August Silver-winged fritillary butterfly Glen Lyn Gorge

  19th August Adder Valley of Rocks

  18th August Heron Watersmeet

   10th August Seal Lynmouth Bay

7th August Red Deer near Porlock

5th August Buzzard near Lynmouth Cliff Railway

28th July Redstart near Rockford

19th July Porpoises off Foreland Point

15th July Pair of Peregrines Foreland Point

 14th July Buzzards Rockford

12th July Baby adder Countisbury

 10th July Peregrine Valley of Rocks

5th July Silver washed fritillary butterfly East Lyn river 

5th July Seal and Jelly fish (lots) Lynmouth  

2nd July Pod of 8 - 12 Dolphins off of Valley of Rocks 

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Welcome to Exmoor National Park

Situated in the south west of Britain, Exmoor National Park contains an amazing variety of landscapes within its 267 square miles (692 square kilometers). A unique landscape of moorland, woodland, valleys and farmland, shaped by people and nature over thousands of years. Where high cliffs plunge into the Bristol Channel, and cosy pubs and tearooms offer delicious local produce.

Exmoor’s Biodiversity

  • Barn Owl
    The Barn Owl Tyto alba  is one of our best loved native birds, and can be seen on Exmoor hunting its prey of voles and other small mammals over meadows and rough pasture. it needs both good hunting grounds and suitable nest sites, such as old farm buildings to thrive. More on this species from RSPB.

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Places of Interest

  • Webber's Post 
    Named after a huntsman and once a meeting point for staghounds, Webber's Post is now a popular car park and viewpoint. There are views over Horner Woods to Cloutsham and Dunkery. The National Trust has provided a wheelchair trail through self-seeded pine trees on the ridge alongside the East Water valley.
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