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Exmoor Wildlife

The Animals, Birds, and Beasts 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.

Information about the wildlife of Exmoor and West Somerset. Animals; birds; and the infamous beast!

west somerset sheep

Why not consider taking a safari tour in a 4x4 to see the wildlife and parts of Exmoor and West Somerset not normally seen? Having taken a couple of these tours we can safely state that these tours are not just for tourists and can be enjoyed by the most local of locals!


Deer: Red Deer, Roe Deer, Fallow Deer; Exmoor Ponies; Foxes; Badgers; Otters; Bats

The Beast


Black Grouse; Buzzard; Dartford Warbler; Merlin; Peregrine Falcon; Red Grouse; Stonechat


Freshwater fish: Bream; Eels; Tench; Roach; Rudd; Trout, Salmon; Grayling

Sea fish: Bass; Cod; Conger Eel; Dog Fish; Sea Trout; Skate; Whiting








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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