For information on where to stay and what to do please choose 'Go Green' in the search box on the right. Or you could go to the GreenTravellers Guide to Exmoor.
Enjoy the great outdoors – on foot, bike, bus or steam train. Stay at green accredited accommodation and enjoy local produce in tranquil and friendly surroundings.
Exmoor offers the perfect environment for enjoying yourself outdoors and leaving your car at your accommodation base. The unique Moor Rover bus service will collect you and drop you off, with your bike or dog, at your chosen destination to enable a linear or circular walk.
The ExploreMoor website also has a choice of self-guided walks based on local public transport. These include both circular and linear walks across Exmoor written by experienced local guides.
If you prefer two wheels, then Exmoor is one of the best places to enjoy mountain biking with a wide choice of off-road bridleways to follow. For those who prefer to keep on tarmac then the quiet country lanes are a delight for seeing Exmoor close-up. Of course Exmoor is hilly, but we have an answer to that! There is a new project, Exmoor Unplugged that offers electric bikes from various pick-up points around the moor with charge points at pubs and hotels. Have a break to recharge yours and your bike batteries.
Are you a stargazer? Or have you often wondered what these recent television programmes are all about, looking at the Milky Way? Exmoor is part of the Dark Skies project and is an excellent place to see the heavens without light pollution from street lights and towns. You can get some amazing photos on clear nights and even with just binoculars, you will be surprised at how much and how far you can see.
For more information on Public Transport to this area and around it, please visit our Public Transport page.
Exmoor is the first English National Park to achieve the Europarc ‘Charter for Sustainable Tourism in protected areas’. Come and find out for yourself how we did it.