Exmoor

Back to Exmoor, scene of prep-school rides on rough ponies

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Exmoor I am heading to Exmoor for the first time since I was last there in 1977 — and as…

‘Lorna Doone’s bower’. An illustration from R.D. Blackmore’s ‘Romance of Exmoor’, 1869

A pork-pie and Capri-Sun fuelled hike around England’s moors

14 June 2014 8:00 am

‘No, no’ I said, when The Spectator’s literary editor rang up, ‘I’m sure you must be able to find someone…