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Exmoor Beast

The Beast of Exmoor















Exmoor is primarily an upland area made up mainly of small villages and hamlets. The largest settlements are Porlock, Dulverton, Lynton, and Lynmouth, Simonsbath and Wheddon Cross.

The Beast of Exmoor is believed by most local residents to be a large, wild, cryptozoological, black animal that roams the wilder parts of Exmoor in Devon and Somerset. The Beast or more likely Beasts are thought to have killed large numbers of farm livestock, mostly sheep, since they was first reported in the 1960s. Domestic pets, such as cats and dogs, are also believed to have fallen prey to the beast. Despite numerous eyewitness sightings over many years of large Puma or Panther-like cats and their possibly feral cubs in Exmoor, no conclusive evidence of the beast's existence has yet to surface. Contact us to report a sighting; submit a photograph; or simply to tell us more about the beast.

Sightings of the Exmoor Beast        Film of the Exmoor Beast

Hunter - a horror story based on the Exmoor Beast legend!

beast traps!

A selection of the type of traps traditionally used by some farmers in Exmoor and West Somerset



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Exmoor is a National Park situated on the Bristol Channel coast of south west England. Exmoor is located in two counties, with 71% of the park located in Somerset and 29% located in Devon