Winter walks around Exmoor

Explore the area around the Exmoor National Park on foot, with one of the many walks in the area. Here are just a few to get you started.

Wooded valleys of Watersmeet

Countisbury figure-of-eight walk

Treat your self to panoramic views of land and sea, see if you can spot Exmoor's high ridges.

An ancient oak tree in Horner Wood on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Horner Wood ancient trees walk

Start with a picnic in the meadows before exploring this extensive ancient wood pasture, and greeting the deer, stag and impressive 500-year-old oak tree.

Sunlight through the trees along the wooded valley of the East Lynn River

Lynmouth circular via Watersmeet and Countisbury

Discover an interesting and varied walk that takes in some of the best scenery this part of Exmoor has to offer and the picturesque harbour town of Lynmouth.

Oil painting on canvas of Rudyard Kipling

Kipling Tors walk

Take this National Trust walking trail and discover the inspiration behind a Kipling classic.

A view of the old lake at Arlington Court

Lake walk

Get closer to nature at the bird hide and heronry. This is our most popular and established walk around the designed landscape of Arlington Court.

Exmoor pony near Webbers Post, Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Webbers Post wander

Follow this walk taking in the rainforest surroundings, one of Britain's rarest butterflies and over 440 species of fungi including the most dangerous of all, the death cap.

The view from Selworthy Beacon on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Selworthy and Bury Castle circular walk

Discover Selworthy church, the war memorial and Bury castle as you follow this walk around the local countryside.