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We run Exmoor guided walks with a twist! Walk, create, and enjoy a bit of history, stories and foraging. Great food and gorgeous accommodation in the heart of Exmoor

Exmoor Dark Skies Festival Kicks off!

Such a great start to the Festival! Clear skies, dry nights! Wildaboutexmoor have just a few places left at some of our events.We have been really pleased at the enthusiasm of Exmoor visitors to the Dark skies festival, and really sorry to disappoint so many people......hopefully see you next year! (or see below....) Unfortunately [...]

By | 2019-10-18T17:36:27+01:00 October 18th, 2019|general|Comments Off on Exmoor Dark Skies Festival Kicks off!

Beautiful Exmoor video!

Just came across this lovely video whilst doing a bit of housekeeping on my emails! Thankyou Visit Exmoor for sharing this! click here to join us for a little time out!

By | 2019-10-07T14:41:30+01:00 October 7th, 2019|general|Comments Off on Beautiful Exmoor video!

beautiful view from Dunkery Beacon!

Another amazing evening at Dunkery Beacon. So lucky with the weather! Jupiter, Saturn and the harvest moon all strutting their stuff! Only a few weeks to go until the Dark Skies festival starts on Exmoor, and already some of our events are booked out, so please get your requests in early; we hate disappointing [...]

By | 2019-09-23T17:58:55+01:00 September 23rd, 2019|general|Comments Off on beautiful view from Dunkery Beacon!

Great meeting today!

Up before the goats had finished their yoga! It was a treat to meet Connie and Janett, both involved in the German holiday market, for a taster of our beautiful area  and the Victorian Exmoor Experience. Thank you both for being so appreciative, and we hope to see more of you soon! [...]

By | 2019-08-12T18:38:57+01:00 August 12th, 2019|general|Comments Off on Great meeting today!

Upcoming Events

As the nights draw in....we are kicking off with a choice of two stargazing nights. Book supper at one of our great Exford pubs, the Crown or The White Horse, and then come stargazing out on the moor with us! We will meet at 9.30pm to walk up onto Winsford Hill to [...]

By | 2019-08-04T15:32:38+01:00 August 4th, 2019|general|Comments Off on Upcoming Events

Guess what we found on our Lorna Doone walk!

Exmoor walks with wildaboutexmoor never fail to deliver!! I've always wanted to find a stinkhorn fungus, and there one was! Every bit as revolting as I expected....but so fascinating. The fungus secretes a smell like rotting flesh, which attracts the flies that then pollinate it...amazing! We also saw a pair [...]

By | 2019-07-15T16:04:02+01:00 July 15th, 2019|general|Comments Off on Guess what we found on our Lorna Doone walk!

Tuning up for our nightjar barbecues!

What a wonderful evening for a practice run for our nightjar evening on Saturday! After a splendid barbecue, thankyou to the Minehead Market fishmonger and Malcolm Wild! We set off in twilight, or dimpsy, as the locals call it, for a mystical walk through the woods to our favourite  nightjar area. They didn't [...]

By | 2019-06-25T18:33:34+01:00 June 25th, 2019|general|Comments Off on Tuning up for our nightjar barbecues!

Join us to celebrate the moon Landings!

Dunkery Beacon New Event to celebrate Man's first moonlanding! Dunkery by moonlight Date: 17th Jul 2019 8:30pm-10:30pm Celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing! A walk up to the very highest point of Exmoor by moonlight to celebrate that amazing achievement. Grade: moderate….1 climb, walk approx. 3 – 4 miles up and back. Location: [...]

By | 2019-06-21T17:35:35+01:00 June 21st, 2019|general|0 Comments

Ok time to brag….we’re in the Guardian….for the 2nd time!!

Wahay! What a great article...So, two options, You could combine a weekend at Locanda on the Weir with walking and/or an Experience with wildaboutexmoor. Or You could stay at our beautiful Spindrift  Barn (self catered) and eat at Locanda! Thankyou so much to Liz Boulter for such a lovely review, and [...]

By | 2019-05-03T12:16:11+01:00 May 3rd, 2019|general|0 Comments

Walk in the footsteps of R.D.Blackmore’s Lorna Doone!

Join us for a walk in the Doone Valley Celebrating 150 years since the publication of Lorna Doone, a romance of Exmoor. We have a great walk planned, 5 miles approx through the Badgeworthy river valley and up over the moor, with the possibility of seeing Exmoor ponies and Red Deer. [...]

By | 2019-05-01T18:52:28+01:00 May 1st, 2019|general|0 Comments