Health and Wellbeing

walking in Horner

National Parks contribute to the mental and physical health of the nation. They provide a place for escape, adventure, enjoyment, inspiration and reflection and are used by many millions of people. Research shows that being in nature can have a positive impact on our health, making us feel happier and reducing stress.  National Parks like Exmoor have some of our most inspirating landscapes, great networks of paths and places to explore and lots of ways that you can explore and connect with our nature and heritage.

Here are Just some of the ways that can Exmoor can support your Health and Wellbeing

  • Get out and Explore -  we have a range of carefully selected routes to help you get out and about in some of our most inspiring Exmoor landscapes. From our most accessible Exmoor Strolls, our exciting Exmoor Explorers and our most adventurous  Exmoor Classics. You can explore them all on our Exmoor Walking Map.
  • Get Involved -  we have a range of ways that people can actively involved in our work  -  from recording the wildlife you see to getting stuck into some practical conservation tasks, leading guided walks or supporting events. Find out more about volunteering here.
  • We support young people to access and enjoy Exmoor through school and group visits see more on our Learning pages
  • You can find some good basic information on our Plan your Visit page