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What To Do?

Experience Exmoor, We can provide pursuits for inspiration, perspiration, exhilaration, education & conservation. Loved by serious hikers, ramblers, history buffs, nature lovers, cyclists, outdoor enthusiasts, photographers, poets, artists, foodies & fly-fishers.

Stunning views and some of England's finest scenery provide a backdrop to the wide choice of attractions, activities and things to do on Exmoor. Exford Hostel is in the very heart of the Exmoor National Park so whatever you fancy doing it is never far from the door.

In close proximity to both The Two Moors Way & The South West Coast Path. Dunkery Beacon is within walking distance. We have commissioned, 8 circular walks which start literally from the doorstep allowing you to experience rolling coombes, ancient wooded valleys & riverside rambles which make Exmoor unique.

Exmoor offers a wealth of quality food and drink from cosy traditional Exmoor pubs serving hearty fayre washed down with a fine pint of local ale to more formal dining restaurants or picturesque cafes serving wonderful homemade cakes.

Cross the ancient clapper bridge at Tarr Steps, Visit the medieval village of Dunster with its historic yarn market & castle. Delight in local museums and galleries with exhibitions throughout the year. Travel in the footsteps of Coleridge, R.D Blackmore & Shelley and experience Exmoor through its literature. There really is something for everyone, take a step back in time with a steam journey on the West Somerset Steam railway and learn about Bees at Quinces Honey Farm or visit The Exmoor Zoo

Then of course there are a host of activities, which can be enjoyed by all ages & abilities Including:

  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Exmoor Safaris
  • Mountain Biking
  • Abseiling & Rock climbing
  • Orienteering & navigation courses
  • Surfing
  • Sailing
  • Fly fishing tuition & guiding
  • Photograph tuition & guiding
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • 9 Circular walks - which start from the front door. Varying in length and difficulty.


Exmoor limited only by your imagination and Let us know your requirements and we can advice & book your activities prior to your stay.