Exmoor for Families

COVID-19 Advice

The government is asking people to stay at home as much as possible. If you do 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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Family Camping Events

June 5th-7th Exmoor Wildlife Weekender @ Horner Farm Camping on Friday and Saturday night, wildlife focused, visit the beaver enclosure, butterfly and moth surveys,  Worm charming, meet the farm animals on Sunday as part of Open Farm Sunday. CANCELLED

July 4th-5th Heddon Valley Bio Blitz and Family Camping Public bio blitz, come and find out about local wildlife and learn how to take wildlife records.  Take part in a range of activities, suitable for adults and families. Booking not yet open, Sign up below for email alerts

September 11th - 13th Wimbleball Campout & 20th Birthday celebrations for South West Lakes Trust Camping on Friday and Saturday night, Water Sports, Wildlife, Adventure.  Booking not yet open, Sign up below for email alerts.

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.

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


Exmoor Rail

West Somerset College, Bircham Road, Minehead
1st Aug 2020 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
This annual event is run by Minehead-based group, The Exmoor Coast Railway Model...
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Mystery walk on Exmoor

Phone/email for details, within Exmoor National Park
1st Aug 2020 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Dunster Yarn Market

Dunster Yarn Market
2nd Aug 2020 (all day)

The Big Breakfast

Allerford & Selworthy Community Hall
2nd Aug 2020 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Social Photowalk

2nd Aug 2020 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lynmouth Seaside Safari

Lynmouth Pavilion
3rd Aug 2020 11:00 am - 1:00 pm