Happy Birthday R D Blackmore – with a chance to see Lorna Doone live!

Today 7th June we celebrate R D Blackmore’s birthday with a re-edited post from last year that includes a special extra – an invitation to see the Pleasure Dome Theatre Company and the communities of Lynton and Lynmouth’s production of Lorna Doone, set in one of its original locations, the magnificent Valley of Rocks!

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Access in action: new bridleway through Worth Wood


Exmoor hosts over 800 miles of local paths of various kinds and donations to CareMoor are a vital means of funding the maintenance and repairs that are needed – repairing and regarding a bridleway can cost £10 per metre. A recent example is the repairs needed for part of the River Barle’s bank at Worth Wood, which were made impassable after flooding caused a landslip.

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Champion Donors & Supporters celebrated

Park Partners

CareMoor champions and Exmoor National Park Partner businesses met at the Lynmouth Pavilion National Park Centre recently to celebrate the partnerships that have been developed between visitors, businesses and the National Park Authority in keeping Exmoor special. CareMoor for Exmoor™ has raised more than £60,000 over the last 10 years through contributions from visitors and businesses to support important conservation and access work.

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