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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
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Exmoor Words

Do you know your apple-drane from your vuz-pig?
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Exmoor-inspired art

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

Valley of the Rocks Car Parl
28th Jul 2021 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A journey taking images and sharing knowledge in photography around Valley of th...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Valley of Rocks
27th Jul 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Valley of Rocks
27th Jul 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Photowalk Mineral Line

Brendon Hills
30th Jul 2021 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Valley of Rocks
27th Jul 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Valley of Rocks
27th Jul 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm