Exmoor Events Calendar

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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 be filtered out of the calendar to only leave those 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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Dulverton - Barle River, Weir and Leat

Thursday 7th December 2023 10:00 am

Location: Meet outside National Park Information Centre in Dulverton
Duration: 3 hours
Description: A walk around Dulverton, taking in the old mills, the mill leat, the weir, and the River Barle as far as Marsh Bridge. If there is time, we will also visit Oldberry Castle. Up to 240m/800ft of climb and expect it to be muddy in places. 3.5mls/3hrs walk. Dogs on leads. Older children welcome. Refreshments locally.
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Dark Skies Discovery Hub Stargazing Supper Club

Thursday 7th December 2023 1206

Location: Exford Bridge Tearooms Chapel Street Exford
Duration: 4 hours
Description: The Dark Skies Discovery Stargazing Supper Club brings you a wonderful evening chatting about the stars and the night sky. Come for a delicious 3 course meal with telescopes, a planetarium presentation and an optional walk out into the dark skies reserve area to sit and enjoy the skies with us. Please bring warm, waterproof clothing and good walking or welly boots, if you wish to join us for the walk. Please email for booking and enquiries Location: Exford Bridge Tearooms Chapel Street Exford TA247PY Booking: Booking essential Contact: 07990521604 or email
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Living Nativity

Friday 8th December 2023 06:00 pm

Location: Dovery Manor Museum, Porlock
Duration: 1 hour
Description: Join Mary and Joseph walking with their donkey through the Exmoor village of Porlock. Is there room at the Inn? Are the angels coming? Sing hymns along the route and watch dramatic performances. The procession finishes in a tableau behind the Porlock Visitor Centre. A wonderful event for all the family and starts off the Christmas season in the most delightful way. Your hands may be cold but your heart will be warmed.
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Lynton Town Hall Christmas Market

Saturday 9th December 2023 12:00 pm

Location: Lynton Town Hall
Duration: 6 hours
Description: Join us for our 2nd Christmas Market Food, drink, crafts, gifts all under one roof at the fabulous Lynton Town Hall.
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Christmas Tree Festival

Saturday 9th December 2023 06:00 pm

Location: St Dubricius Church, Porlock
Duration: 25 days and 21 hours
Description: A creative selection of Christmas Trees provided by community organisations and groups to decorate the church at this festive time of the year. Official Opening: 6pm on Saturday 9th December 2023. Thereafter you may visit whenever the church is open (with the exception of during church services and concerts) but the trees may only be lit during the hours of 10.00 am to 4.00pm.
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Lynton Town Hall Christmas Market

Sunday 10th December 2023 10:00 am

Location: Lynton Town Hall
Duration: 6 hours
Description: Join us for DAY TWO of our 2nd Christmas Market Food, drink, crafts, gifts all under one roof at the fabulous Lynton Town Hall.
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Porlock Weir Tabernacle Guided Walk with St Nicholas' Patronal Service

Sunday 10th December 2023 01:00 pm

Location: Porlock St Dubricious Church
Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes
Description: This walk is in two parts. The first half takes us from Porlock St Dubricious church to the Porlock Tin Tabernacle along Underway, passing the back of Greencombe Gardens and through the ancient deer park. At the church, we will enjoy the traditional St Nicholas Patronal service, at which St Nicholas may appear (without his sleigh we fear). After the service, the walk will take us to Porlock Beach and across the pebbles to reach the edge of the marsh, returning past the air crew war memorial to reach Porlock. This is a family friendly event and dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on a lead. 1pm - 4.30pm 4.5 mile easy walk but pebbles on return leg. Refreshments; mince pies and mulled wine.
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