Exmoor gets £100k from government for storm repairs

Tarr Steps is a prehistoric clapper bridge across the River Barle in the Exmoor National Park. Credit: Suzy Harrison/Press Association Images

Exmoor National Park has received almost £100 thousand for repairs.

The money from Defra will go towards restoring footpaths, bridleways and bridges damaged during the wettest winter on record.

The announcement was made by Environment minister Lord de Mauley, who said the parks are the "jewels in the crown" of the country's environment.

The famous Tarr Steps in Exmoor is just one of the attractions to benefit.