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Exmoor has long acted as inspiration for writers, artists and poets. From the Romantics like Shelley and Coleridge who loved to walk the moorland paths to RD Blackmore who did much to raise the profile of Exmoor through his famous novel "Lorna Doone" and more recently the writings of Hope Bourne.

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Exmoor's literary Links

From Coleridge and Southey to Hope Bourne and henry Williamson, discover some of the writers inspired by our National Park

Exmoor Words

Do you know your apple-drane from your vuz-pig?

Exmoor-inspired art

This Pinterest Board highlights just some of the amazing and varied art that has taken Exmoor as its subject


This video shows how much Exmoor means to  local artist Terry Gable


Here are some upcoming events that might be particularly suitable for people who love art or culture. Or you can browse all events here

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Photowalk Mineral Line

Brendon Hills
22nd Oct 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A journey taking images and sharing knowledge in photography along Photowalk Min...
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St Dubricius Church Open Day

St Dubricius Church, Porlock
30th Oct 2021 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Exmoor Photowalk

Exmoor National Park
7th Nov 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Exmoor Photowalk

Exmoor National Park
7th Nov 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A Cappella Choral Singing weekend

Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster
19th Nov 2021 12:09 pm - 21st Nov 2021 12:09 pm

Exmoor Photowalk

Exmoor National Park
7th Nov 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm