Tick off '50 things' around Exmoor

Ever skimmed a stone, gone startgazing or eaten a picnic outdoors? Have an adventure around Exmoor and tick off some more of your '50 things to do before you’re 11¾.'

Four snails sit on carved arrows on a stone platform

‘50 things to do before you're 11¾’ activity list 

Find out about all of our '50 things to do before you're 11¾' activities with this handy list. From stargazing to crawling through mud looking for animal clues, we have something for every young explorer.

Horner Water in Horner Wood

Get to know a tree at Horner Wood 

This ancient woodland is full of tall trees, short trees, young trees and old trees.

Children explore a rock pool in warm weather

Rockpooling at Woolacombe Beach 

Make a splash at Woolacombe beach and explore the wonders of a rock pool.

Children running across the grass

Spot a bird at Arlington Court 

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

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 of the far reaching views at Dunkery Beacon. You might spot a bird or two on the way.

The courtyard at Fyne Court

Find a place to cloud watch at Fyne Court 

Fyne Court has lots of places to lie back and take in the clouds as they go by.

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 

Join nature's band, or maybe make a daisy chain for a friend.

Children playing on logs

Fun for the whole family  

Take a friend on a nature adventure at Dunster at the natural play area at the Castle, set up a snail race at the Mill or go barefoot in the garden.