Getting Around Exmoor
Getting around Exmoor National Park without a car is possibly the best way to appreciate the iconic scenery and dramatic landscapes of the area.
Exmoor National Park is served by a number of different bus routes. A summary of services operating primarily within the National Park can be found below. For up to date information please contact Travel Line on 0871 200 22 33.
Service (click for timetable)
|10 service||Minehead, Selworthy, Porlock, Porlock Weir||All year. Monday - Saturday.||Riddlers|
|12 service (awaiting timetable link)||(Williton), (Washford), (Carhampton),Minehead, Porlock, County Gate, Lynmouth.||4 August - 1 September|
Tuesday & Sunday
Dulverton, Bridgetown, Wheddon Cross, Exford, Timberscombe, Dunster, Minehead
|All year. Monday - Saturday.||C/O Somerset County Council|
Minehead, Allerford, Porlock, Culbone, County Gate, Countisbury, Lynmouth
15 July - 6 September 2019. Monday - Friday.
Illfracombe, Combe Martin,Blackmoor Gate, Lynton, Lynmouth, Porlock, Minehead
Awaiting 2019 service confirmation
Barnstaple, (Arlington), Blackmoor Gate, Parracombe, Woody Bay Station, Barbrook, Lynton, Lynmouth
All year. Monday - Saturday
Dulverton, Brushford, Exebridge, Bury, Upton, Brompton Regis, Timberscombe, Minehead
All year. Thursday.
|Exmoor Community Bus|
Key - Destinations in bold are within Exmoor National Park. Destinations in (brackets) are not served on all journeys.
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information no responsibility can be taken for any inaccuracies or changes. Please call Travel Line for up to the minute information on services - 0871 200 22 33.
There is no mainline rail in the National Park.
The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway is a water powered funicular connecting the twin resorts of Lynton and Lynmouth. Open Mid February - November.
The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway currently operates a 1 mile section between Woody Bay and Killington Lane.
With over 985kms of Rights of Way Exmoor is a walker's paradise. From long distant footpaths such as the South West Coast Path, the Coleridge Way and the Two Moors Way to all ability woodland trails Exmoor has something for everyone.
The car free walks section of this website provides you with a number of route guides for you to download for free and experience without the car.
You can download and view a range of walks from our walking map.
You can also get your luggage carried whilst you walk through the luggage transfer company.
Exmoor has something to offer cyclists of all interests and abilities. You can follow the treads of the professionals along routes used by the Tour of Britain, explore off road with a stunning network of bridleways and lanes or simply take a relaxing ride down quiet lanes and forest tracks. For further information visit our Road Cycling and Mountain Biking pages.
Exmoor has a well earned reputation as one of the best horse riding spots in the country including coastal bridleways, beautiful heather moorlands, and steeply wooded valleys. Over half of the extensive public rights of way network is classified as bridleway and there are numerous stables and riding schools across Exmoor. Riding can be a great way to explore some of the remoter and more wild parts of the National Park such as the Doone Valley.
- 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
- Autumn on Exmoor
- Where to stay
- ExploreMoor - Travel Information
- Accessible Exmoor
- The National Park Ranger Experience
- Horse Riding
- Road Cycling
- Mountain Biking
- Tarr Steps