Dunkery Beacon

About Dunkery

A wonderful moorland site managed and owned by the National Trust. It has a chain of summits capped with Bronze Age barrows and is Exmoor's highest point at 1,705ft (519m). An ideal site for school groups with amazing views overlooking Devon and Somerset and across to Wales. Classroom and field learning resources focus upon:

Bronze age landscapes
Flora and Fauna, such as Red Deer and Heather
Footpath management studies  
Moorland management, such as Swaling
The Impact of tourism

There are easy walks to the summit, parking for coaches and with facilities close by.   

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