National Park Centres

Our award-winning National Park Centres are located in Dulverton, Dunster and Lynmouth. Entry is free and they are dog friendly.

They are the ideal place to find out more about Exmoor National Park and get the best out of any visit:

  • Expert staff on hand to provide bespoke information to get the most from your visit to Exmoor
  • Exmoor Films on show
  • Zoom in on Exmoor with our state of the art digital microscopes
  • Free publications and what’s on info including our popular Pocket Guides and Exmoor newspaper.
  • Telescope hire
  • Discover more about Exmoor’s wildlife, heritage, landscape and dark skies through inspiring displays and interactive exhibits
  • Maps, books, local produce, outdoor kit and souvenirs for sale
  • Exhibitions
  • Opportunity for young people to become a Park Protector

Planning ahead

You can contact our Centres before you arrive for local information or shop online and get Exmoor delivered to your door. Many of our products are also available to purchase online allowing you to plan ahead or to purchase a forgotten souvenir from home.

Dulverton National Park Centre

Dulverton NPC

7 - 9 Fore Street, TA22 9EX
What 3 Words: catapult.starting.stews

Tel: 01398 323841

Located in the main square in the town, adjacent to a large public car park (pay & display) and a variety of shops and services. The Dulverton Heritage Centre is based next door and can be accessed from within the Centre for local history of the town.

Opening Hours

Summer opening 2024:
Open 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week. (closed for lunch 1.30 - 2pm).


Level access to all areas direct from the street.

Dunster National Park Centre

Exmoor National Park Centre Dunster

Dunster Steep, TA24 6SE
What 3 Words: powering.ringside.obstinate

Tel: 01643 821835

Conveniently situated alongside one of the main routes into Exmoor and is ideally located for people arriving in the area. There is a pay and display car park below the centre with public toilets. The medieval high street of Dunster is just around the corner!

Opening  Hours

Summer opening 2024:
10am - 5pm, 7 days a week.


Level access can be provided to all areas of the centre via external doors.

Lynmouth National Park Centre

Exmoor National Park Centre Lynmouth

Lynmouth Pavilion, The Esplanade, EX35 6EQ
What 3 Words: since.tells.repelled

Tel: 01598 752509

You'll find us adjacent to the famous Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway opposite the seafront. While here take a look at our exhibitions which are updated regularly and watch our artists in residence at work. Ask also about our current events programme. There are toilets on site, as well as a café, with pay and display car parking nearby.

Opening Hours

10am to 5pm 7 days a week. Closed Christmas / Boxing Day.


A lift provides wheelchair access to all areas of the centre. Read our full accessibility guide.

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