Tag Archives: Exmoor

Exmoor Dark Skies Festival

We are getting close now to this year’s Dark Skies Festival on Exmoor, which runs from Saturday 20th October to Sunday 4th November. There are 40 events taking place at different venues across Exmoor, ranging from stargazing talks to night … Continue reading

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Dark Skies Celebration On Exmoor

Exciting times ahead in my area this half term, as the Exmoor National Park ‘Dark Skies’ Festival is launched. In 2011, a large part of Exmoor National Park (EPNA) became Europe’s first International Dark Sky Reserve.  It is official world … Continue reading

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Floods Damage and Flood Protection on Exmoor

I took a trip to my beloved Exmoor at the weekend to check out one of my favourite spots – Tarr Steps. Nearly a week ago, Storm Angus brought some serious rain (and snow) to the moor, and the resulting … Continue reading

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New Rivers Resources From The Exmoor National Park

Towards the end of the last summer term, I attended a meeting at the Exmoor National Park Headquarters in the village of Dulverton. The purpose of this gathering was for the National Park to launch its newly revamped web site … Continue reading

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Using I Pads To Link Ecuador and Exmoor

I have always been keen to promote departmental work with an international theme, and was delighted last summer to be involved in a project linking my school with students in Ecuador. The venture was set up by Neil Emery from … Continue reading

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