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

Find out what's happening this Easter at Exford


Stargazing break

Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster,
22nd Oct 2021 - 24th Oct 2021
A 2 night residential break based at our hotel in Dunster for a weekend of Starg...
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stargazing and night hike

18th Oct 2021 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Stargazing, Bat Detecting & Hot Chocolate

The Exmoor Forest Inn
26th Oct 2021 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

walking safari

central exmoor
7th Apr 2021 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Stargazing, Pipistrelle Bat Detecting & Pizza Night

Barton Farm, Kentisbury, Devon
29th Oct 2021 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm