Exmoor

 Exmoor National Park

Exmoor is an area of hilly open moorland in west Somerset and north Devon in South West England, named after the River Exe the source of which is situated in the center of the area, two miles North West of Simonsbath.  Exmoor was designated a National Park in 1954 and is primarily an upland area with a dispersed population living mainly in small villages and hamlets. It was once a Royal forest and hunting ground, which was sold off in 1818. Exmoor has 55 kilometers of coastline, including the highest sea cliffs in England which reach a height of 314 meters at Culbone Hill. The scenery of rocky headlands, ravines, waterfalls and towering cliffs gained the Exmoor coast recognition as a Heritage Coast in 1991. The attractions of Exmoor include 208 Scheduled monuments, 16 conservation areas, and other open access land. Exmoor has been the setting for several novels including Margaret Drabble's 1998 novel The Witch of Exmoor. The National park was featured on the television program Seven Natural Wonders twice, as one of the wonders of the West Country.

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 Exmoor National Park