Exmoor for Families

COVID-19 Advice

If you visit Exmoor, please remember that social distancing measures continue to apply - please observe these at all times for your safety and the safety of communities, businesses and staff working in the National Park.


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You may find our Plan Your Visit Page helpful.

Whether you’re a bird spotter or a rock-pooler, a stream dipper or a bug hunter - Exmoor is the perfect place for you and your family to enjoy and discover wildlife.
With lots of different habitats to explore including moorland, woodland, rivers and the coast you will be amazed what you might see.
Come along to one of our events, plan your own adventure, or even get involved in a survey and help us find out more about some of the amazing creatures that make Exmoor National Park their home.

Help us find some special species with our Wild Watch project.

Why not join Rangers Rosie and Charlotte on the hunt for crabs, isopods and other marine life in our virtual seashore safari video below.

Here are some upcoming events that might be particularly suitable for families. Or you can browse all events here


Halloween Activity Afternoon at the Exmoor Pony Centre

Exmoor Pony Centre
29th Oct 2020 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the ponies for an afternoon of fun and games. Pony rides, grooming, behind ...
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Wildlife at Night at the Exmoor Pony Centre

Exmoor Pony Centre
29th Oct 2020 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Social Photowalk

1st Nov 2020 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Social Photowalk

21st Nov 2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Porlock Santa Festival

Porlock High Street
28th Nov 2020 9:25 am

Dunster by Candlelight break

Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster
4th Dec 2020 - 5th Dec 2020