News

Opening of the Society Library, Archive and Resource Centre
The library, archive and resource centre was formally opened on March 19th 2015. To read the current press release please click here. Please contact the archivist if wanting to do research work.

Exmoor Manifesto
The Exmoor Society has produced an Exmoor Manifesto which it hopes all candidates for the parliamentary elections will sign for both the North Devon and the Bridgwater & West Somerset constituencies. To read the manifesto, please click here.

The Spring Newsletter 2015 has been posted to members and is available to read by clicking here.

The Calendar of Events for 2015 can be found on the Events page.

The proposed new constitution agreed at the AGM - to read, please click here

The 2015 Pinnacle Award is now open for young entrepreneurs aged between 16 and 24 years, worth £3,000 for a business plan connected to Exmoor's land based activities. Click here to read the press release. For the application form, please see the Grants page.

New Premises for the Exmoor Society
The Exmoor Society has moved to new premises in the centre of Dulverton. Our new address is 34 High Street, Dulverton, Somerset TA22 9DJ. The Society telephone number remains the same 01398 323335. The new premises form the Exmoor Society Resource Centre which contains its offices, archives, library, work space with facilities and merchandise. Please see the Home page for details of our opening hours.


'Shingle Bank & Hurlestone Point - Porlock Bay' taken by Ueli Zellweger
Overall winner of the Alfred Vowles Photographic Competition 2014

Unlocking Exmoor's Heritage
Follow the progress of this project via the Library page on this website under Resources or via Twitter on Archivist@ExSocArchivist. The purpose of the project is to assess, conserve and preserve the significant amount of materials that the Society has amassed over 56 years and to make this collection available by a variety of means to everyone, especially students and researchers. Funding has been secured from the Exmoor Society, the Exmoor National Park Partnership Fund, charities and private individuals. The project has recruited an Outreach Archivist, Dr. Helen Blackman. To read the press release from January 2014, please click here.

If you are interested in joining the volunteer team, please contact the Society.

Woodland Report - 'Unlocking the Potential of Exmoor's Woodlands'
To read the report please click here, to read the summary of recommendations, click here and to read the press release, click here.

Exmoor and Hill Farming
To read about our campaign to support Exmoor's hill farmers, please click here.



An Exmoor hill farm