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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 character, John Ridd, from a very early edition of the book, Lorna Doone - A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore. More images from old editions of Lorna Doone. Read a plot summary of Lorna Doone.

John Ridd

John Ridd

John Ridd and Carver Doone

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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