Close
CareMoor

Culture

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.

More to explore...

Exmoor's literary Links

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

Exmoor Words

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

Exmoor-inspired art

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


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

Event Default Image

Watercolour Painting at Dulverton with Chris Howe

Dulverton National Park Centre
16th Oct 2019 2:00pm
Learn to paint in Watercolour with local artist Chris Howe. These sessions are s...
Read more

Watercolour Painting at Dunster - with Chris Howe

Dunster National Park Centre, Dunster Steep, Dunster
19th Sep 2019 2:00pm-4:00pm

Edge of Exmoor Artisan Group

Dulverton Heritage Centre
19th Oct 2019 - 25th Oct 2019

Porlock Apple Press & Rural Crafts Festival

The Old School Centre Orchard Garden, High Bank, PORLOCK
19th Oct 2019 10:00am-4:00pm

Celebrating the harvest

Arlington Court - Victorian & walled garden
19th Oct 2019 11:00am-3:00pm

Celebrating the harvest

Arlington Court - Victorian & walled garden
19th Oct 2019 11:00am-3:00pm