Tick off 50 things around Exmoor

Ever dared to get mucky, discover your wild side and look for bugs and creepy crawlies? Have an adventure around Exmoor and tick off some more of your 50 things to do before you’re 11¾.

Two girls looking at a worm

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ activity list 

Find out about all of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ activities with this handy list. From making a racket with a grass trumpet to crawling through the mud looking for animal tracks there's something for every young explorer.

Girl peeks inside an insect trap whilst on a bug hunt at Saltram, Devon

Hunt for bugs at Horner Wood 

Explore ancient woodland - hunt for bugs, catch a falling leaf or do a bit of bird spotting

Discover creepy critters in the rock pools

Go rockpooling at Woolacombe Beach 

Make a splash at Woolacombe beach. Spot crazy creatures in a rock pool or tick off swimming in the sea with your friends

Children running across the grass

Climb a tree at Arlington Court 

Find the Monkey Puzzle play area and see if you’re brave enough to reach the highest perch at Arlington Court

Girl holding orienteering sheet and map

Find your way on Dunkery Beacon 

Can you use a map and compass? Try navigating your way to some stunning views at Dunkery Beacon. You might spot a bird or two on the way.

Children and mother lifting Lilly pad leaves to see what's beneath

Discover pondlife at Fyne Court 

Discover what’s in a pond at Fyne Court, bring along a fishing net and discover who is hiding in the dipping pond

View of Watersmeet House across river and through trees

Play Pooh sticks at Watersmeet House 

See who's stick wins with a spot of Pooh Sticks or make a stick trail through the wood at Watersmeet House

Man and two children playing a grass trumpet

Make a grass trumpet at Coleridge Cottage 

Have fun with a bit of grass, or maybe make a daisy chain for a friend

Children playing on logs

Family fun 

Whether it's running around in the natural play area at Dunster Castle, ghost hunting in the Crypt or following the family trail, there's plenty to keep little (and not so little) ones busy.