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Outdoor Activities

Exmoor National Park is heaven for those who enjoy the great outdoors. Here is a small selection of what Exmoor has to offer.

Exmoor Adventures 

We are so lucky to be only a 10-minute drive from the hub of Exmoor Adventures based near Porlock Weir. Operating since 2009, Dan and his team offer a range of fantastic & unforgettable experiences including archery, coasteering, kayaking, paddle boarding and much more. If you fancy getting off the beaten track and enjoy the fun of biking, they also offer mountain bike and e-bike hire.

Wimbeball lake 

A 30-minute drive gets you to Wimbeball lake. If getting on the water is your thing this is the place to visit. Run by southwest lakes trust they offer instructor led classes for kayaking, wind surfing, canoeing, paddle boarding or if you’re more competent equipment hire. 

Horse riding 

If you fancy getting on horseback Julian & Marion at Burrowhayes Farm based at Horner just a 5-minute drive away offer escorted rides for all abilities or small ponies where parents can walk & lead their children. Exmoor riding based in Bossington also offer horse riding for the more experienced riders.

Wildlife safaris 

Explore the magic of Exmoor with a choice of escorted wildlife tours. Daphne & Richard run Exmoor Wildlife Safaris, ride in a landrover defender 110 to see the beautiful Exmoor ponies, red deer and learn about the local history. Andrew Turner runs red stag safaris and, another great choice to see Exmoor Wildlife taking you across the wildest and most stunning parts of Exmoor in his landrover discovery.

Exmoor Coaster 

Provides a switchback ride on an open top bus along the spectacular coastline running from Doniford to Lynmouth. Running through the summer months. You can catch the bus in the village of Allerford and ride to your choice of drop offs along the way. A chance to relax and enjoy the amazing views.


If you enjoy walking you will be absolutely spoilt for choice on Exmoor. So many places to explore. It is a walker’s heaven. There are many routes and paths you can take from your base at Orchard Escapes Exmoor. We are close to the South-West Coast Path and you can head towards Minehead or Porlock Weir from here.

We can provide you with maps of local routes or look on Instagram and follow #porlockwalks. Visit Exmoor also provides details of short and long-distance local walks.

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