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”.
Large Benedictine monastery rebuilt on medieval foundations. Many art treasures in the Abbey church. Also unusual shops, excellent restaurant, exhibition, video.
Black-a-Tor Copse is one of the best examples of high altitude oak woodland in Britain. The lichens and mosses that drape the trees are nationally important- and grow here in this unique clean air woodland.
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.
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.
The Miniature Pony Centre is home to our yummy mummy ponies and their cuddly babies. With our indoor and outdoor play areas, trampolines and our Café, it is a fun day out for all the family and best of all, you can get close to pet the ponies.
A historic moorland church built by prisoners of war and protected as a heritage attraction by The Churches Conservation Trust
A visit to Devon would not be complete without a day at Dartmoor’s famous Becky Falls to enjoy the very best that Dartmoor has to offer! Voted Devon’s Top Beauty Spot and one of the World Wildlife Fund’s Incredible Family Days Out!
Riverside Mill plays host to one of the South West’s biggest crafts venue with galleries, craft shop & café with a great landscape view.
Burrator reservoir is situated within Dartmoor, and the tranquil water and surrounding mixed woodland contrasts sharply with the open moor and the rugged Dartmoor tors.
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.
Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot
Cross the threshold of Higher Uppacott, Dartmoor National Park Authority's Grade 1 Listed longhouse, and step back in time to Medieval Dartmoor.
Highest waterfall in England, situated in private parkland and ancient woodland in the Teign Valley. Lakes, grounds and natural gardens, wildlife abounds.
Okehampton and Lydford
The Granite Way is an 11 mile cycle and walkway running along a former railway line between Okehampton and Lydford along the north western edge of Dartmoor.A journey along the Granite Way offers good views of the granite landscape of Dartmoor.
In an oustandingly pictureque setting above the rushing River Okement stands the remains of what was once the largest castle in Devon. This Norman castle was tranformed into sumptuous residence in the 14th century, then declined to today’s ruin.
Unlock the fascinating history of one of England's most famous prisons, from prisoner of war depot to the present day. Located in the old prison dairy close to the main entrance.
Ludgate Fine Art is a unique gallery in the heart of the ancient Dartmoor town of
Chagford. It shows the paintings of Eleanor Ludgate who specialises in wildlife and landscapes together with local crafts, cards and gifts. It is also home to The Thre
Large freshwater outdoor pool beside River Teign.
Discovery, tranquillity and history – an ancient gem in the Dartmoor landscape