Welcome to Exmoor – home of the iconic registered Exmoor Pony as recognised by the Rare Breed Survival Trust (Watchlist, Category 2, Endangered).
To learn more about the Exmoor pony:
Contact the Exmoor Pony Society – established in 1921 to conserve and promote the Exmoor pony as a recognised breed in the British Isles and to hold the official studbook. The numbers of Exmoor ponies reached a critical level after the Second World War with under 50 ponies believed to be in the UK. These 50 ponies have formed the foundations of today’s population worldwide. Tel: 01884 839930
Contact the Exmoor Pony Centre run by the Moorland Mousie Trust – established in 2000, MMT is a small, local charity founded named after the Moorland Mousie books written by Golden Gorse, the pseudonym of Muriel Wace. The Exmoor Pony Centre itself was opened to the public in the year 2006. Tel: 01398 323093
The Exmoor National Park
For a map of Exmoor visit:
To get your bearings, and learn more about the huge range of things to see and do on Exmoor, we recommend calling in on your nearest National Park Centre or Visitor Centre. The centre staff know lots about Exmoor National Park.
- Lynmouth National Park Centre, Tel : 01598 752509.
- Dunster National Park Centre, Tel : 01643 821835.
- Dulverton National Park Centre, Tel : 01398 323841.
- Porlock Visitor Centre, Tel: 01643 863150.
- Combe Martin Tourist Information Centre, Tel:01271 883319