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Hunting in Exmoor and West Somerset

















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.

Whatever your opinion on the subject, fox hunting, stag hunting, otter hunting, and hare hunting with hounds have long been popular activities - either active or passive - with a fairly large proportion of the country dwellers of Exmoor and West Somerset. Here are just a few of the organised hunts operating in and around the area.

Devon and Somerset Staghounds

Dulverton Farmers Hunt

Dulverton West Hunt

Exmoor Foxhounds

Mid Devon Foxhounds

Minehead Harriers

Quantock Staghounds

Somerset West Beagles

Taunton Vale Foxhounds

Tiverton Foxhounds

West Somerset Vale Hunt

West Somerset Foxhounds






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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