Indulge your inner horticulturalist at one of the many gardens, lose yourself in an ancient abbey, wander ancient ruins, be amazed in a museum, take in some heritage and feel inspired in a gallery.
See miniature ponies, pet llamas, swim in the open air, visit the very famous zoo. Not enough choice? Marvel at the marble museum, up your heart rate on exciting fairground rides, be transported back in time with a ride on a steam train, or study the history of Dartmoor in one of the National Park Visitor Centres.
Be amazed by foaming waterfalls and deep gorges, spend a quiet afternoon exploring a sculpture exhibition in an arboretum, walk around one of the stunning reservoirs, or visit the farm that provided the inspiration behind War Horse.
Whatever you love to do, if you are looking for an inspiring or exciting attraction to visit with the family, we have something for everyone.
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“In 2006 the Mee family purchased the struggling Dartmoor Wildlife Park, reopening as Dartmoor Zoo in 2007. Zoo Director, Benjamin Mee recorded the family’s story in his book, “We Bought a Zoo”.
Land of Granite
Welcome to Dartmoor National Park, a unique landscape set in the heart of south west England. It was the fourth National Park to be designated in the UK in 1951. Dartmoor is a landscape shaped by millennia of human activity – water;...
Last remaining working 19th-century water-powered forge in England. Demonstrations of the machinery every hour.
The Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust is a registered charity created to work with the pony keepers on Dartmoor to preserve the traditional type of native Dartmoor Pony, which is now on the Native Breeds at Risk Register.
Riverside Mill plays host to one of the South West’s biggest crafts venue with galleries, craft shop & café with a great landscape view.
Bondleigh, North Tawton
Enjoy a unique opportunity to learn from one of the world’s top figurative sculptors. Our studio is situated in
the idyllic county of Devon within easy reach of the spectacular scenery of Dartmoor National Park and the Devonshire coast.
Haldon Forest Park is 3500 acres of forest just fifteen minutes from Exeter. With so much to see and do Haldon has it all for a fun day out.
Highest man made waterfall in England, situated in private parkland and ancient woodland in the Teign Valley. Lakes and natural gardens, wildlife abounds.Inviting café, well stocked shop and two play areas. The whole family will find something to...
Exhibition Rooms & Shop in elegant Victorian premises in centre-of-town location, not far from the Town car park and Roger Dean’s much admired ‘Sheep’ sculpture.
In the Otter Sanctuary there are three species of otter to see, our native British otter, the playful Asian short clawed otters and the large North American river otters who love to show off.
Hands on activities, shows and displays. The biggest farm activity park in the South West. Fun for all the family!
This site takes it's name from a small oak wood. This amazing woodland is important for the mosses and lichens that festoon the trees and the impressive granite boulders found on the site.
Green Hill is Dartmoor's leading dedicated Art Gallery and Shop.
Nestled in a tranquil haven on the edge of Dartmoor and along the banks of the River Dart, Buckfast Abbey – the only English medieval monastery to have been restored and used again for its original purpose.
A lovely 5-acre landscaped woodland and water garden with beautiful National Collections of birch and alder trees from all over the northern hemisphere. Garden open all year with summer sculpture exhibition from May to October.
The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is proud to present the National Fairground Collection. It is a facility unique in the UK, designed to capture the magic of a bygone age through exhibits, vintage engineering and stunning artwork displays.
A historic moorland church built by prisoners of war and protected as a heritage attraction by The Churches Conservation Trust
Surrounded by open moorland, Meldon is a breathtaking reservoir lake 900 feet above sea level teeming with native wildlife; befriend one of the fishermen sat on the steep banks and you may glimpse a brown trout!
Bellever Forest is well worth a visit.
Enjoy the tranquillity of a picnic by the East Dart River or take an exhilarating walk to the stunning views from Bellever Tor.
Brent Tor is one of the most impressive rock outcrops on Dartmoor. It is unusual as it is one of the few tors on Dartmoor not to be made of granite. With St Michael’s Church at its top, it makes a distinctive and famous silhouette.