Out and About Essentials
Please take note of local signage and follow the advice which is in place to protect you and others.
Please note that the law does not allow us to close any part of the public rights of way network for COVID-19 reasons.
If you have public rights of way or permitted paths close to your home or farm, you can download our poster to display
All informal consultations for public rights of way and the making of public path orders are suspended until further notice.
Our Ranger Team capacity is limited and at this time we are only able to inspect high priority issues. If you come across an issue on the access network please log it at Explore Somerset or email us at email@example.com or call 01398 323665.
Public rights of way are paths along which the public has a legal right to pass and repass.
All the latest news on path works, closures and recent openings.
Specific areas of land that are designated as 'Access Land' give people a right of access on foot for open air recreation.
Reports from members of the public about faults on public rights of way can be very helpful. Find out how to get in touch with us.
To help you explore Exmoor with confidence, Ordnance Survey have filmed videos on Exmoor.
Discover all of our Public Rights of Way and Permissive Paths on Exmoor, and find somewhere new to explore!
Users of a public rights of way are legally obliged to keep dogs under 'close control' but not necessarily on a lead.
It pays to be aware of the possibility of tick bites and their effects. This tells you all you need to know.
Always use the Countryside Code when exploring Exmoor, being respectful of access is very important.
- Plan Your Visit
- Donate to Caremoor
- Walking on Exmoor
- Exmoor Visitor Map
- Exmoor Events Calendar
- Out and About Essentials
- National Park Centres
- Exmoor for Families
- Exmoor Visitor
- Pinkery Breaks
- Where to stay
- ExploreMoor - Travel Information
- Accessible Exmoor
- The National Park Ranger Experience
- Park Partners
- Horse Riding
- Road Cycling
- Mountain Biking
- Tarr Steps
- Exmoor Day - 19th October
- Book Exmoor Experiences