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How to use our Calendar

Here you will find a range of events and walks provided by Exmoor National Park Authority and other organisations. Each organisation is responsible for their own listings, ring the contact telephone numbers provided if you require additional information. (If you are the organiser of a local event and would like to submit it to appear in the calendar click here)

Use the tick boxes to filter the type of events you are interested in or leave the boxes blank to see all events. Tick as many boxes as you like, but please note you will only see events that meet all the categories you have ticked. For example if you are looking for an event that is both "free" and "great for families" and where "dogs are welcome" - then you need to tick all those boxes and then press "update calendar". The more boxes you select - the more events will filtered out of the calendar to only leave any that meet your search criteria. You can view a week or a month at a time. Click on individual entries in the calendar for more information about the event.

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Jazz Break in Dunster

Friday 28th June 2019 03:00 pm

Location: Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster
Duration: 3 days
Description: A residential 3 night Dinner Bed and Breakfast break with fantastic entertainment each evening from West Country band John Shillito’s Jazz Band who play traditional jazz in the New Orleans and Dixieland styles.A different programme of great music each evening after dinner until late. Residential package from £295.00 per person.
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Summer Jazz House Party Weekend

Friday 28th June 2019 06:00 pm

Location: Yarn Market Hotel Dunster
Duration: 2 days and 17 hours
Description: A residential 3 night Dinner Bed and Breakfast break with fantastic entertainment each evening from West Country band John Shillito’s Jazz Band who play traditional jazz in the New Orleans and Dixieland styles. A different programme of great music each evening after dinner until late.
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Carriage Museum Trail

Monday 1st July 2019 1211

Location: Arlington Court Carriage Museum
Duration: 5 hours
Description: Did you know that Dalmatians were bred as carriage dogs? Find out more and see how many animals you can spot in the Carriage Musuem and stables. Pick up from the Carriage Museum on the days that Arlington Court is open.
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Charles Village Exhibition

Monday 1st July 2019 1202

Location: Charles Church, Charles
Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes
Description: An Exhibition of Victorian Life in Charles and the surrounding area in the lifetime of Autor and one time Charles resident R D Blackmore
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Bat's Castle Guided Walk

Wednesday 3rd July 2019 11:00 am

Location: National Park Centre Dunster
Duration: 3 hours
Description: On the first Wednesday of every month join local walk leaders on a guided walk to Bat's Castle, Dunster. Starting from National Park Centre Dunster, you will be guided through hidden parts of the village and into some wonderful scenery and landscape on the outskirts of Dunster. You will learn about the rich history of the area and come across some breathtaking views. Please note this is approximately a 4 mile walk with some steep inclines in places, suitable footwear is essential and bringing a bottle of water is recommended.
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Social PhotoWalk along Minehead seafront

Wednesday 3rd July 2019 06:00 pm

Location: outside Minehead Information Centre
Duration: N/A
Description: FREE Social Photography event, Photowalk. A gentle stroll taking images and sharing knowledge in photography along the coastline and Minehead seafront and an optional drink at the end in a local pub, restaurant or hotel. All welcome, whether you are a complete beginner in photography or an expert in mobile phone, digital or a film photographer. We are starting outside Minehead Information Centre, near the Beach Hotel by the West Somerset Railway, TA24 5AP at 6 pm for around 2 hours.
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Improve your photography over the Summer

Thursday 4th July 2019 1210

Location: outside Minehead Tourist Information Centre
Duration: N/A
Description: This mini-workshop is designed for people who perhaps don’t understand the basic settings of your camera and principles of photography and what to achieve more. We meet in Minehead and spend around two hours on around Exmoor, (transport included) exploring your camera settings and the principles of photography. We break for refreshments, (a cup of tea or coffee which is included in the price). The final two hours are spent developing your skills in taking images, exploring in more depth the rules of photography, like the composition and leading lines. Starting at 10 am, finishing around 2 pm Group size is a maximum of 6 people. Price £45.00
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Seaglass and Gemstone Jewellery making

Thursday 4th July 2019 1202

Location: Lynmouth National Park Centre
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Jewellery making with Debbie. This workshop is suitable for beginners and more advanced crafters. In a friendly environment make a totally unique piece of jewellery using Sea Glass of semi-precious stones. Make it for yourself, or as a gift. Debbie will guide you and teach you the techniques of this amazing craft.
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Social PhotoWalk of the Historic village of Dunster

Thursday 4th July 2019 06:00 pm

Location: Dunster Steep Car Park
Duration: 2 hours
Description: FREE Social Photography event, Photowalk. A gentle stroll taking images and sharing knowledge in photography around the historic village of Dunster and an optional drink at the end in a local pub, restaurant or hotel. All welcome, whether you are a complete beginner in photography or an expert in mobile phone, digital or a film photographer. We are starting at Dunster Steep Car Park, TA24 6AS, Free parking after 6 pm for around 2 hours.
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Minehead Country Market

Friday 5th July 2019 1209

Location: Quaker Meeting House, 9 Bancks St, Minehead
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Delicious, nutritious traditional fare to take home, from the market that is not in the High Street. Available every Friday morning indoors in the Quaker Meeting House on Bancks Street in Minehead, the Minehead Country Market is in its 21st year of providing breads, cakes, honey, jams, chutneys, savouries and main dishes, along with plants, veg in season, and handcrafted items to the same standard of quality and hygiene as Country Markets across the nation. Come in and try our tasty foods, yard and farm eggs, seasonal plants and hand crafts – and have a chat to our friendly market staff.
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Porlock Marsh Guided Walk

Friday 5th July 2019 10:30 am

Location: Porlock Visitors Centre
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Join local walk leader on a breath taking walk to discover Porlock Marsh, it's rich wildlife, history and scenery.
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Hawkcombe Butterfly Walk

Friday 5th July 2019 01:00 pm

Location: Car-park on south of A39, 400m west of cattle grid at top of Porlock Hill
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Looking at the coppice management work to help the recovery of the heath fritillary butterfly. Sight of the butterfly is weather dependant. We will follow a circular route through the woods to see other butterflies including the silver washed fritillary (hopefully). 3mls. Dogs on leads.
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Combe Martin Seashore Safari

Friday 5th July 2019 02:00 pm

Location: Combe Martin Museum
Duration: 2 hours
Description: See Mon.8th April for details
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C3530299 Art: Painting the Landscape of Lorna Doone

Saturday 6th July 2019 10:00 am

Location: Winsford Community Hall
Duration: 1 day and 6 hours
Description: 2 day course (10am-4pm each day) painting the landscape of Lorna Doone. Please see the WEA website and type in the course code to see a list of the materials you will nee to bring.
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Annual Shamanic Art Exhibition

Saturday 6th July 2019 10:30 am

Location: Dulverton Heritage Centre
Duration: 6 days, 1 hour and 30 minutes
Description: Annual Shamanic Exhibition - An exhibition of visionary shamanic art and tools by shamanic practitioners Kerry Manning-Dedman and Mark Dedman
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Dunster Yarn Market

Sunday 7th July 2019 10:00 am

Location: Dunster Yarn Market
Duration: 6 hours
Description: Built in 1609, Dunster Yarn Market provided covered space for the selling of the woollen products that had been the bedrock of the local economy since the 13th century. Now being resurrected for its original purpose, come and see what our native Exmoor Horn sheep produce - knitting wool in lovely landscape colours, cushion covers, pullovers and socks. Shearing and spinning demonstrations throughout the day. www.exmoorhornwool.co.uk
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Historic Lynton and the Valley of Rocks

Tuesday 9th July 2019 10:00 am

Location: Valley of Rocks ENPA picnic area, car parking adjacent to the public toilets
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Description: A 2.5 hour walk from the Valley of Rocks into Lynton to see from a different angle how the Victorians influenced what we see today and how they were drawn to this majestic coastline and splendour of the Valley of Rocks. 2.5mls. Wheelchair accessible though there is an early section of unmetalled footpath.
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Amble not Ramble (Dunster Beach Walk) with Minehead Dementia Action Alliance at 10.30am

Wednesday 10th July 2019 10:30 am

Location: Dunster Beach Car Park
Duration: 1 hour
Description: Amble not Ramble is an informal walking group for people with memory loss, impaired mobility or just a lack of confidence, who still want to enjoy the beauty of Exmoor. Walk 1 hour max on good ground. For the Dunster Beach Walk meet at the Dunster Beach Car Park (Pay and Display) at 10.30am. The walk will either be in the nature reserve or along the coast path. Vulnerable adults must be accompanied by a carer. Call Emily on 01643 821756 for further information or email at mineheaddaa@gmail.com
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Hidden Dunster Guided Walk

Wednesday 10th July 2019 11:00 am

Location: National Park Centre Dunster
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Description: Join local walk leader for a stroll around Dunster, taking in historical sites and exploring hidden parts to the village.
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Lorna Doone Safari

Wednesday 10th July 2019 1202

Location: Porlock Visitor Centre
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Description: To celebrate 150 years since R.D. Blackmore's novel was published, book a place on a special 'Lorna Doone' Landrover safari. Pass through the beautiful Doone country, and visit St Mary's Church in Oare, Badgworthy Water and Robber's Bridge. Sit back and enjoy the fascinating commentary which brings the book to life. Departs from the Porlock Visitor Centre. (Group bookings on other dates also possible).
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A Town Tour of Dulverton

Wednesday 10th July 2019 03:00 pm

Location: Dulverton Heritage Centre
Duration: N/A
Description: Why not join us for a guided walk exploring the history of Dulverton. Discover some secret places and hear tales from local guides. Dulverton Heritage Centre
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Teddy Bears Picnic

Wednesday 10th July 2019 03:00 pm

Location: Exmoor Pony Centre
Duration: 3 hours
Description: Celebrate National Teddy Bears Picnic Day with the Exmoor ponies. Bring along your teddy, enjoy fun, games and refreshments. Turn up and take part. Minimum age for riding 4years, weight limit 12st.
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Learn to Draw with Chris Howe

Thursday 11th July 2019 1211

Location: Lynmouth National Park Centre, Lynmouth Pavilion, Lynmouth
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Have fun learning to Draw with talented local artist Chris Howe. If you've ever wanted to learn to draw, or you'd like to improve your drawing this is the class for you. It's a relaxing class in a nice environment, with lots of encouragement to help you along. All equipment and tuition is included
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Lynmouth Boat Trip

Thursday 11th July 2019 01:00 pm

Location: Lynmouth Harbour
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Description: Look for rare nesting birds along Exmoor's dramatic coastline west of Lynmouth with commentary from an Exmoor National Park Ranger. Booking essential via the National Park Centre, Lynmouth. 01598 752509.
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Watercolour Painting with Chris Howe

Thursday 11th July 2019 1202

Location: Lynmouth National Park Centre
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Learn the art of watercolour painting with talented local artist Chris Howe. Beginners are very welcome, but this session is suitable for all levels of experience. Chris teaches is a very friendly, approachable way. All materials are included, you will create a wonderful picture and have a lot of fun too. You can attend just one session or come each month and see the improvement as you learn more.
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Photowalk Stogumber Flower

Thursday 11th July 2019 06:30 pm

Location: Stogumber
Duration: 2 hours
Description: FREE Social Photography event, Photowalk. A gentle stroll taking images and sharing knowledge in photography within the flower meadow at Stogumber. Subject to weather and farmer not mowing the meadow. All welcome, whether you are a complete beginner in photography or an expert in mobile phone, digital or a film photographer. We are meeting in the layby, A358, Lucks Lane / Vellow Sogumber / Woolstone Moor at 6.30pm, then heading off together to the meadow, nearest postcode TA4 4LP Google Map https://goo.gl/maps/WxH8aAefNzQXb6cN6
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Ralegh's Cross MIneral LIne Long walk

Friday 12th July 2019 09:45 am

Location: Ralegh's Cross Inn
Duration: 5 hours
Description: We visit Beulah Chapel and the remains of the 19c mining village at Brendon Hill. We see the Winding house and go down the Incline to Comberow. Then we walk through the woods to Leighland Chapel, circling back via a picturesque waterfall. About 7 miles. Steep. Boots, a packed lunch and waterproofs are needed.
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Exmoor Family Explorers Weekend

Saturday 13th July 2019 10:00 am

Location: Pinkery Outdoor Education Centre
Duration: 1 day and 4 hours
Description: A family weekend away with games, exploring, stream dipping, and the chance to get involved with some conservation work. Accommodation and food included. Spend Saturday Exploring the moors around Pinkery, pond dipping, Dragon (fly) hunting and looking for carnivorous plants. We'll work our way up to discover a hill top bronze age barrow with views across Exmoor before returning via pinkery pond and the optional tunnel cave. Spend the evening learning about the special landscape we are staying in along with story telling and a night walk. After Breakfast on Sunday we'll join the Mires team for a day of dam building and fun in the bogs before a picnic lunch and return home. There will be plenty of time for relaxing by a stream, or playing the the fields and even have a go on our low ropes course or archery range. Most activities are suitable for 6 years and upwards but younger children can be accommodated on the weekend.
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Carhampton Village Fete

Saturday 13th July 2019 01:00 pm

Location: Carhampton Recreation Center
Duration: 4 hours
Description: Traditional village fete with attractions of vintage tractors, engines and motorbikes. Rural crafts of spinning, weaving and thatching; craft stalls, refreshments, music, skittles, handicraft classes and art exhibition. This year we have the added attraction of the North Devon Hawk Trust with birds of prey on display. A family day out all welcome
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Heritage Exmoor Pony Festival - Afternoon Workshop Connecting with Exmoor Ponies & Yourself

Saturday 13th July 2019 02:00 pm

Location: Holt Ball Farm
Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Connecting with Exmoor ponies and Yourself with Dawn Westcott, co-founder of the Exmoor Pony Project, author of the Wild Pony Whispering books and Reiki Master. Mental wellbeing is vitally important for us all. Discover more about yourself and how to reach a place of peaceful mindfulness and inner calm, through meeting and connecting with the amazing Exmoor ponies, in our breathtakingly beautiful Exmoor National Park farm setting. This fascinating afternoon workshop will include an introduction to the ancient Exmoor pony breed and explore how we can release the stresses of everyday life and become more mindful, self aware and focused on the present moment. We'll then meet the Exmoor ponies for an observation and connection session and begin to understand the clarity and power of our core energy, from a place of mindful focus and presence. We'll conclude with reflection and optional discussion over tea, coffee and cakes. (No equine experience or pony handling necessary). Clothing: This is a working farm so please wear appropriate clothing and robust footwear. To Book: Please email - dawnwestcott@hotmail.com or telephone 01643 862 466 (Advance booking only as places are limited) More info at www.wildponywhispering.co.uk/events-workshops-talks
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An Evening In The Woods

Saturday 13th July 2019 06:00 pm

Location: Bulworthy Project, Hensons Wood, Rackenford, Devon
Duration: 5 hours
Description: Bulworthy Project invites you to an evening in the woods. The entertainment includes Spanish guitar by Jules Moberly and fireside storytelling by Tales From The Dragonfly. You are welcome to explore the woodland which has been described by Devon Wildlife Trust as "a mosaic of habitats". The ticket price includes a main meal made from the finest local ingredients. Sweet treats, alcoholic and soft drinks will also be available. Sorry, but due to ground nesting birds and other considerations, no dogs are permitted at our events.
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Lorna Doone Walk

Sunday 14th July 2019 10:30 am

Location: Malmsmead gift shop nr Oare
Duration: 4 hours
Description: A circular walk following in the footsteps of R.D.Blackmore as we recreate the story of Lorna Doone.We find the waterslide where the intrepid John Ridd climbed up to first meet the beautiful Lorna, and then walk out onto the moor to see the remains of the medieval village that is thought to be the last stronghold of the notorious outlaws, the vagabond Doones. We follow back to visit the church where poor Lorna was shot on her wedding day.
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Artists Painting Holiday in Exmoor

Sunday 14th July 2019 03:00 pm

Location: Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster
Duration: 7 days
Description: An artists workshop based in Dunster. Tuition is by experienced and qualified tutor Lynda Appleby who will take you out each day to locations to collect resources to create paintings later in the studio. The package includes 7 nights Dinner Bed and Breakfast, picnic lunches, all tuition and transport to the locations. From £645 per person.
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Exmoor Artists Holiday

Sunday 14th July 2019 03:00 pm

Location: Yarn Market Hotel Dunster
Duration: 6 days and 20 hours
Description: An artists workshop based in Dunster. Tuition is by experienced and qualified tutor Lynda Appleby who will take you out each day to locations to collect resources to create paintings later in the studio. The package includes 7 nights Dinner Bed and Breakfast, picnic lunches, all tuition and transport to the locations. To see more information about the tutor please visit www.lyndaappleby.com
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Simonsbath Sawmill Open Day

Monday 15th July 2019 1210

Location: Simonsbath Sawmill
Duration: 6 hours
Description: An opportunity to look around the historic, water-powered sawmill and estate workshops at Simonsbath. Dating from the early 19th century, this group of buildings, set in a beautiful, riverside location in the heart of the national park, were once the hub of activity for a huge country estate. Volunteers lead regular tours of the mill and will tell you about the history of this remarkable area. Tours are free and no booking is necessary but if you are coming especially to see the mill it's advisable to ring 01643 831202 on the day to check that we are open.
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St. Margaret’s Hospice Afternoon Tea – Cannington

Monday 15th July 2019 02:00 pm

Location: Cannington Village Hall, Brook Street, Cannington, Bridgwater, TA5 2HP
Duration: 2 hours
Description: St Margaret’s Hospice is looking for volunteers and community supporters in the Sedgemoor area. We would like to invite the local community to join us at a St Margaret’s Hospice Afternoon Tea on Monday 15th July, at Cannington Village Hall, Brook Street, Cannington, Bridgwater, TA5 2HP at 2.00pm, where, over afternoon tea, you will be able to discover the many services we provide, both in our Inpatient Units, and through our ‘Hospice at Home’ work. There will also be the opportunity to find out how our wonderful volunteers help us, from offering as little as just an hour of their time a year, having a home collecting pot, or joining their local community fundraising group, which to assists us raise the £26,000 daily that we need to raise in order to keep our services available to the Somerset Community. We do hope you will be able to join us. For more details call Susan on 01935 709182.
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History Lecture

Monday 15th July 2019 07:00 pm

Location: St Petrock's Church, Church Street, Timberscombe
Duration: N/A
Description: Lecture with recordings and illustrations about local Methodist Minister and author of cult childrens book series 'Uncle' published in 1960s, given by his grandson, publisher James Currey. Refreshments supplied.
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History Lecture

Monday 15th July 2019 07:00 pm

Location: St Petrock's Church, Church Street, Timberscombe
Duration: N/A
Description: A History Group Lecture on Rev JP Martin 'characterful Timberscombe Minister and author of the cult Uncle childrens' books.' Given by his grandson, Mr James Currey. Refreshments available.
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Exmoor Wildlife Tour

Tuesday 16th July 2019 04:00 pm

Location: outside Minehead Tourist Information Centre
Duration: 4 hours
Description: Exmoor Wildlife Tour, travelling across Exmoor with instruction if need in how to capture stunning images of Highland Cattle, Exmoor Ponies and other wildlife we come across on Exmoor.
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Nightjars and barbecue

Tuesday 16th July 2019 08:00 pm

Location: Nutcombe Bottom Carpark, between Dunster and Timberscombe
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Join us for a delicious home cooked barbecue in the forest with local produce from our farm, then walk out onto the common to see Exmoor's wildlife come out at dusk...a magical experience!Soft drinks are provided, please feel free to bring your own grog.
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Coastal Wildlife - Porlock area

Wednesday 17th July 2019 10:00 am

Location: National Trust car park in Bossington village
Duration: 3 hours
Description: A spectacular circling walk starting in the picturesque village of Bossington, via the dramatic cliffs at Hurlstone Point, continuing around the sweeping shingle ridge and across the ever-changing saltmarsh. The walk will provide lots of opportunities for discovering coastal and marine wildlife, historic landscape features and the dynamic morphology of this nationally important coastline.
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Watercolour Painting at Dulverton with Chris Howe

Wednesday 17th July 2019 1202

Location: Dulverton National Park Centre, 7-9 fore Street, Dulverton
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Learn to paint in Watercolour with local artist Chris Howe. These sessions are suitable for everyone from complete beginners to those with experience. It is a fun environment to learn in, all materials are included. Anyone 16 or under must be accompanied by a fee paying adult please.
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Dunkery by Moonlight

Wednesday 17th July 2019 08:30 pm

Location: webbers post carpark
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing! A walk up to the very highest point of Exmoor by moonlight to celebrate that amazing achievement.
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Heritage Exmoor Pony Festival - Wildlife Photography Workshop

Thursday 18th July 2019

Location: Dunkery Commons
Duration: N/A
Description: A fascinating, informal workshop to help you improve your wildlife photography skills, with photographer Jamie Waters. Meeting out on Dunkery Commons, we will hopefully see and photograph Exmoor ponies, red deer and moorland birds. Time & Exact Location: To be advised on booking Duration: 3-4 hours Equipment: We recommend at least a 400mm lens or bridge camera equivalent For more details, contact Jamie Waters at shelduck54@yahoo.com or 01643 841 747
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Open Moorland Basic Navigation Training (beginners and refresher)

Thursday 18th July 2019 1210

Location: Lynmouth National Park Centre
Duration: 4 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Planning for your long distance walk? Need to learn about or brush up on your compass and map skills? If you're a beginner or just refreshing your skills, this half day course led by Liz, qualified Hill and Moorland leader, will help you improve your confidence in navigation, pacing, timing your walk, personal safety and understanding topography. Personal Kit: Min 25l rucksack, 1l water bottle, base plate compass, OS Explorer map OL9 Exmoor, waterproof walking boots/shoes, map case, waterproof jacket and trousers, lunch, snacks, sunglasses, extra fleece or thermal layer, personal medication. The session is intended only as a navigation competency exercise and NOT as a qualification for leadership, mountain navigation or night navigation.
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Natural History Walk

Thursday 18th July 2019 1202

Location: Exmoor Natural History Centre, Porlock Weir Car Park.
Duration: 2 hours
Description: An easy paced stroll with a knowledgeable member of the Exmoor Natural History Society to discover the wildlife within the wonderful landscape around Porlock Weir.
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Watercolour Painting at Dunster with Chris Howe

Thursday 18th July 2019 1202

Location: Dunster National Park Centre, Dunster Steep, Dunster
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Watercolour Painting class at Dunster with Chris Howe, this is suitable for all levels of experience - complete beginners are very welcome along with those who have done more painting before. It's a fun class, with a nice atmosphere. All materials are included you must book to have a place please
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Back to Basics: compass crash course

Thursday 18th July 2019 03:00 pm

Location: The Pavilion, National Park Centre, The Esplanade, Lynmouth
Duration: 1 hour
Description: A 1 hour session to learn how to take a compass bearing, measure distances between points, find grid references, time your walk and learn your 100m pacing. Personal Kit: waterproof walking boots/shoes, map case, waterproof jacket and trousers, sunglasses, extra fleece or thermal layer, personal medication. Terrain: Around public footpaths and pavements Children: Min age 16. Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult The session is intended only as a navigation competency exercise and NOT as a qualification for leadership, mountain navigation or night navigation.
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Back to Basics: compass crash course

Thursday 18th July 2019 04:00 pm

Location: The Pavilion, National Park Centre, The Esplanade, Lynmouth
Duration: 1 hour
Description: A 1 hour session to learn how to take a compass bearing, measure distances between points, find grid references, time your walk and learn your 100m pacing. Personal Kit: waterproof walking boots/shoes, map case, waterproof jacket and trousers, sunglasses, extra fleece or thermal layer, personal medication. Terrain: Around public footpaths and pavements Children: Min age 16. Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult The session is intended only as a navigation competency exercise and NOT as a qualification for leadership, mountain navigation or night navigation.
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Beautiful Bossington Guided Walk

Friday 19th July 2019 10:30 am

Location: National Trust car park in Bossington
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Bossington is a picturesque village in Exmoor, the walk starts and ends here. You will be led along the coast, gently climbing towards Hurlestone Point and cutting back through ancient Holm Oak woodland. This is a circular walk with breathtaking views across Porlock Bay. A rich history and interesting facts along the way. Please wear suitable footwear for the terrain. Approx 2.5 miles.
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Combe Martin Seashore Safari

Friday 19th July 2019 02:00 pm

Location: Combe Martin Museum
Duration: 2 hours
Description: See Mon. 8th April for details.
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Spoon Carving Course

Saturday 20th July 2019 1210

Location: TA22 9NP
Duration: 6 hours
Description: Aimed at beginners or those who’ve carved before and want to improve. We’ll cover safe carving technique with axe and knife and plenty of time to practice your skills throughout the day. We will make kitchen utensils to get you into the basics of carving a butter spreader, porridge spurtle or spatula in the morning and a cooking or serving spoon in the afternoon.
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Lorna Doone Walk

Saturday 20th July 2019 10:30 am

Location: Malmsmead gift shop nr Oare
Duration: 4 hours
Description: A circular walk following in the footsteps of R.D.Blackmore as we recreate the story of Lorna Doone.We find the waterslide where the intrepid John Ridd climbed up to first meet the beautiful Lorna, and then walk out onto the moor to see the remains of the medieval village that is thought to be the last stronghold of the notorious outlaws, the vagabond Doones. We follow back to visit the church where poor Lorna was shot on her wedding day.
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Summer Show

Saturday 20th July 2019 02:00 pm

Location: Porlock Village Hall
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Description: There will be flower classes including roses, Sweet Peas, hydrangeas, herbaceous perennials and much more. There will also be classes of vegetables, fruit, floral arrangements, handicrafts, photographs, homemade drink and children’s entries – this really is a show for everyone! There will be plants for sale, a book stall, a raffle and homemade refreshments which all make for a great way to spend the afternoon, whatever the weather!
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Wine Tasting Event

Saturday 20th July 2019 02:00 pm

Location: Simonsbath House Hotel
Duration: 21 hours
Description: Saturday 20th July 2018 Pimms followed by summer wine tasting with tapas Come and stay at Simonsbath House for an entertaining night exploring fresh and dry summer wines, £175.00 per couple Tapas Wines, Bed & Breakfast Extra nights £95.00 B&B per room
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Lorna Doone Walk

Sunday 21st July 2019 10:30 am

Location: Brendon Two Gates
Duration: 4 hours
Description: Lorna Doone themed walk by a member of the North Devon Ramblers group.PLEASE BRING PLENTY OF DRINK AND LUNCH.WE HAVE A COFEE STOP AND A LUNCH STOP.PLEASE NOTE COME SUITABLY ATTIRED FOR MOORLAND WALKING AS THE LEADER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO NOT INCLUDE WALKERS IF HE FEELS THEY DO NOT FIT THE CRITERIA.
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Big Cream Tea

Sunday 21st July 2019 01:00 pm

Location: Allerford and Selworthy Community Hall
Duration: 3 hours
Description: The Big Cream Tea.
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Hidden Porlock Guided Walk

Tuesday 23rd July 2019 10:15 am

Location: Porlock Visitor Centre
Duration: 2 hours
Description: A fascinating walk around Porlock village. An opportunity to visit sites of historical interest and explore hidden parts of the village's past.
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Hollerday Hill and Valley of Rocks Guided Walk

Tuesday 23rd July 2019 02:00 pm

Location: Lynton Town Hall
Duration: N/A
Description: Step back through the ages and discover the history and landscape around Hollerday Hill and Valley of Rocks. Please note the walk is on footpaths but the terrain is steep in places and therefore not suitable for young children or pushchairs.
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A Town Tour of Dulverton

Tuesday 23rd July 2019 03:00 pm

Location: Dulverton Heritage Centre
Duration: N/A
Description: Why not join us for a guided walk exploring the history of Dulverton. Discover some secret places and hear tales from local guides. Dulverton Heritage Centre
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Evening Deer Search

Tuesday 23rd July 2019 07:00 pm

Location: Ashcombe Car Park Simonsbath
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Join an Exmoor National Park Authority Ranger for an evening deer search to try and locate the Red Deer of Exmoor. Meet Ashcombe car park & toilets, Simonsbath SS774395 / TA24 7SH - 7:00pm for 2hrs / 3 miles. Binoculars, walking boots / clothing are essential. No dogs.
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Hidden Dunster Guided Walk

Wednesday 24th July 2019 11:00 am

Location: National Park Centre Dunster
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Description: Join local walk leader for a stroll around Dunster, taking in historical sites and finding hidden parts to the village.
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An archaeological walk on The Chains

Wednesday 24th July 2019 12:00 pm

Location: Layby at Prayway SS76744104
Duration: 4 hours
Description: A walk of around 5 miles for approximately 4 hours on the open moor to include Chains Barrow and Long Chains Combe, discussing our past environment and archaeology and visiting a prehistoric stone setting and ruined 19th century sheepfold and cottage along the way. Rough and probably wet ground, but paced to appreciate sites and landscape. Bring personal lunch and drink and suitable boots and clothing for exposed weather conditions.
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Lynmouth History and Flood Walk

Wednesday 24th July 2019 01:00 pm

Location: Lynmouth NPC
Duration: N/A
Description: Join our Heritage Walk Leader for a gentle stroll through Lynmouth, looking at the History of this beautiful village. Your guide will explain the effect of the devastating flood in 1952, showing you landmarks and interesting facts. This walk is a slow paced stroll, with frequent stops to talk about events, the river, buildings and other points of interest. suitable for all.
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Moorland walk from Landacre Bridge

Thursday 25th July 2019 10:30 am

Location: Landacre Bridge (park in either of the car parks and meet at the bridge).
Duration: 4 hours
Description: A walk on to the open moorland above Withypool, including Brightworthy Barrows, Withypool Hill and the stone circle, demonstrating map and compass navigation. A lot of the walk will be on rough ground and we will cross two shallow streams, so boots advised. Unless there has been a long dry spell, be prepared for some boggy conditions. There are a few climbs including two fairly steep ones near the start. 6mls. Dogs on leads.
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Minehead and District Gardeners Association Monthly Meeting

Friday 26th July 2019 1207

Location: The Catholic Hall, Townsend Road, Minehead
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Description: Monthly meetings with a guest speaker. Open to all visitors fee £2. No meetings in August and December.
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Dulverton Farmers Market

Saturday 27th July 2019 10:00 am

Location: Lion Stables Car Park
Duration: 4 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Join us at this monthly local Farmers Market to see what this area has to offer, locally produce pork, chicken ,beef, lamb. pies, pasties, cooked meats, fish, cheese, butter, cut flowers, plants, fudge,gin,cider,flavoured spirits,jams pickles,basket making, woodturning, wildlife photography, artworks, cards, hot food from German and India, often with live folk music too.
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Grand Book Fair

Saturday 27th July 2019 1210

Location: Dulverton Heritage Centre
Duration: N/A
Description: Book Sale with new titles added regularly and many “as new” condition. Prices from only 50p. In aid of Dulverton Heritage Centre and Model Railway Project. Dulverton, TA22 9EZ. Please phone John on 01398 323787 to arrange collection of your unwanted books
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North Hill Guided Walk (Selworthy Beacon end of North Hill)

Saturday 27th July 2019 10:30 am

Location: Follow signs out of Minehead to North Hill, ascend North Hill along Hill Rd, follow road until you get to a dead end, this is the car park and meeting point of your walk. Alan, walk leader will meet you here.
Duration: 3 hours
Description: Join local walk leader on a fascinating tour of North Hill, taking in glorious scenery and historical sites. Approximately a 3 mile walk, moderate inclines, suitable footwear is essential. Walking boots recommended.
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Photography trail

Saturday 27th July 2019 1210

Location: Arlington Court
Duration: 5 hours and 30 minutes
Description: Explore Arlington through the camera's lens with a brand new photography trail inside and outside. Compare the old with the new, see previously unseen photographs, and share your own pictures with us.
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Summer Book Fair

Saturday 27th July 2019 10:30 am

Location: Dulverton Heritage Centre
Duration: N/A
Description: Book Sale from 10.30am with new titles added regularly and many “as new” condition. Prices from only 50p. In aid of Dulverton Heritage Centre and Model Railway Project. Dulverton, TA22 9EZ. (Weather permitting) Please phone John on 01398 323787 to arrange collection of your unwanted books or bring them along on the day for recycling!
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Lyn Down and Cheriton

Saturday 27th July 2019 11:00 am

Location: Combe Park car park (NT)
Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes
Description: This circular walk starts at the lovely Combe Park car park at Hillsford Bridge (NT donation box). The walk climbs steadily to reach Myrtleberry Cleave with fantastic views across the East Lyn valley. We then cut inland to cross Lyn Down with wide Exmoor views. We then drop into the Hoar Oak Water valley with a small ford crossing to reach Cheriton. If there has been a lot of rain, then the walk will be shortened to avoid the ford. We then return down to the Hoar Oak Water to follow it back to the start. Please bring a packed lunch and waterproof footwear. Dogs on leads. 5mls.
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Health & Wellbeing Weekend Lake Retreat

Saturday 27th July 2019 10:00 pm

Location: Holworthy Farmhouse, Brompton Regis Wimbleball Lake
Duration: 18 hours
Description: SUMMER FUN LAKE RETREAT WEEKEND - Treat yourself to a very special weekend away in a beautiful natural spot. Time to relax, recharge and be inspired. Yoga, Massage, Be more in Charge of your Life Workshop, Medicine Movement, Dance, Singing Bowl Bath, and guided relaxations. Time to walk and just be! Cosy and comfortable farmhouse accommodation and delicious food.
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Porlock Horse Show

Sunday 28th July 2019 10:00 am

Location: West Luccombe Farm, Porlock
Duration: 8 hours
Description: Local country show with horse and pony showing, jumping, gymkhana, sheep show, stag horn show, dog show, vintage engine display, bar and refreshments.
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Exmoor Pony Centre Summer Celebration

Sunday 28th July 2019 11:00 am

Location: Exmoor Pony Centre
Duration: 4 hours
Description: Fun with the Exmoor ponies. Pony rides, grooming, craft activities and refreshments. Turn up and take part. Meet the the Exmoor ponies and find out more about the charity. Minimum age for riding 4years, weight limit 12st.
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Seawatch Training Day

Sunday 28th July 2019 12:00 pm

Location: Lynmouth Pavilion
Duration: 4 hours
Description: Join the Seawatch Foundation for National Whale and Dolphin Watch Week to learn more about identifying dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans) and other marine mammals which visit Exmoor’s coast. The training aims to equip volunteers with skills to conduct their own surveys to help Seawatch contribute to knowledge on Exmoor’s marine environment. The day will consist of a short indoor session at the Lynmouth Pavilion which will look at species identification and survey methodology, followed by an outdoor practical session at the near-by Lee Abbey in the afternoon.
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Lammas Day Picnic at Stoke Pero

Sunday 28th July 2019 01:30 pm

Location: The Rectory at St Dubricius Church, Porlock
Duration: 3 hours
Description: Everyone is welcome to join a bring and share picnic at Stoke Pero which will take place at 3.00 pm. You may meet there, or join a walk departing from the Rectory at St Dubricius Church in Porlock at 1.30 pm. There will be a special Lammas Day service at Stoke Pero following the picnic.
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Combe Martin Seashore Safari

Wednesday 31st July 2019 11:00 am

Location: Combe Martin Museum
Duration: 2 hours
Description: See Mon 8th April for details
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Outdoor Theatre: A Midsummer Nights Dream by The Lord Chamberlain's Men

Wednesday 31st July 2019 07:00 pm

Location: Dunster Castle
Duration: 2 hours
Description: This supernatural comedy of mischievous fairies, confused lovers and rude mechanicals is an intoxicating tale of clarity found from chaos as tangled love gives way to happily ever afters. Bring a chair and a picnic, and enjoy a glorious summer’s evening watching one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies. Performed in the open air, by an all male cast with Elizabethan costumes, music and dance. This is undoubtedly one of the hottest tickets of the summer; book early to avoid missing out!
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