National Park Centres

National Park Centre

Expert advice and a warm welcome.

Lynmouth National Park Centre - TripAdvisor 2020 Travellers Choice

Following the latest Covid-19 tier announcements with Somerset in Tier 4 and Devon in Tier 3 we have temporarily closed our National Park Centres as of 31st January 2020. You can continue to contact us by phone or email and we will respond as soon as possible - but this may not be immediate due to remote working.

National Park Centres are the ideal place to find out more about the Exmoor National Park and get the best out of any visit . Informative displays, maps, publications and specialist knowledge are all available. Entry is FREE to all National Park Centres.

Good to Go Covid secure

All our Centres have achieved the Visit England 'Good to Go' Covid-safe accreditation and have measures in place to protect you and our staff. Some interactive displays and facilities such as the film theatres are currently closed.

Our centres are conveniently located for visitors to the National Park and can be found in Dulverton, Dunster and Lynmouth. Each has displays related to the locality and a variety of information is available. A programme of Exmoor National Park Authority events incorporating guided walks is offered throughout the year - the monthly events and walks list is freely available. For more information about things to see and do in the area, and informative articles about the National Park, pick up a free copy of the Exmoor Visitor newspaper. Our staff will be pleased to advise and to help you get the most from your stay.

There are also independently run visitor / information centres at the following locations; Combe Martin, Lynton,  Minehead and, Porlock

Why not hire a telescope to explore Exmoor's amazing dark skies?

Telescopes can be hired from the 3 Exmoor National Park Centres (Dulverton, Dunster and Lynmouth) which you then take out yourself onto Exmoor to see the stars. £25.00 cost of hire for a night, £10.00 cost for any additional nights, £100 deposit (which is refunded). We are currently implementing a 72 hour period between hire in order to clean and isolate the equipment due to the Corona Virus.Contact your nearest Centre to book in advance.

For details contact any of our National Park Centres.

The BIG Exmoor Quiz Trail

Discover and explore Exmoor through the BIG Exmoor quiz trail - there are 25 questions located across the National Park - choose which order you seek the answers and navigate your own way whilst exploring the diversity and beauty of Exmoor. 
Download the quiz sheet here (PDF) or pick up a copy from our National Park Centres or other information centres on Exmoor. Expert staff can also help you if you need a clue, and can check your answers and award a certificate if you get enough correct!