Exmoor for Families

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. book here

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


£1 - Leap on board Locals Day

Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway
29th Feb 2020
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Dunkery Beacon Moonrise and Sunset

Dunkery Gate car park
9th Mar 2020 5:30pm-7:30pm

Exmoor Wildlife Tour

Meeting at Minehead Information Centre, Beach Hotel, The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset
8th Feb 2020 9:00am-2:00pm

History Lecture - West Somerset Mineral Railway

St Petrock's Church, Church Street, Timberscombe
20th Mar 2020 7:00pm

Cream Teas with the Exmoor Ponies

Exmoor Pony Centre
21st Mar 2020 2:00pm-4:00pm

It's Lyn Day! - Free travel for anyone called Lyn

Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway
22nd Mar 2020