About us

Exmoor National Park Authority

Exmoor was designated as a National Park  in 1954. Since then the co-ordination of work to achieve National Park purposes in the area has been undertaken by local government – first by the county councils and, since 1997, by a free-standing authority. The authority decides what measures can be taken to achieve these purposes, which are:

To conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the National Parks

To promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of the Parks by the public.

Who we are and what we do

Committees and Meetings

Find out more about the committees where key decisions are made, and who makes them.
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Authority Committee

Partnership Fund Committee

Standards Committee

Consultative & Parish Forum

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Exmoor National Park Authority is working to ensure that everyone on Exmoor has equal access to the services we provide.

The Press Room

For press releases, media contacts and information on our new Flickr photo library.

Key Documents

Our business plan and other key documents that determine the work we do.