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”.
mobile disco and Professional DJ for weddings, parties and all celebrations.
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.
6 weeks of music, art, dance and literary events in Devon's top award-winning market town.
Tavistock Music & Arts Festival has established itself as the crowning event in the town's busy artistic and creative diary.
Highest waterfall in England, situated in private parkland and ancient woodland in the Teign Valley. Lakes, grounds and natural gardens, wildlife abounds.
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.
Discovery, tranquillity and history – an ancient gem in the Dartmoor landscape
Large Benedictine monastery rebuilt on medieval foundations. Many art treasures in the Abbey church. Also unusual shops, excellent restaurant, exhibition, video.
Hands on activities, shows and displays. The biggest farm activity park in the South West. Fun for all the family!
Why Visit the Museum Of Dartmoor Life in the centre of Okehampton? Well, it gives you an exciting insight and understanding into the history of the moor and is an ideal way to start your visit to Dartmoor.
The South Devon Railway is a seven mile steam railway running between Buckfastleigh and Totnes.
At Buckfastleigh, there is a play area, gardens, museum, workshop and cafe.
Parsonage Farm has been farmed by the same family for nearly 100 years and is the farm around which the book War Horse by Michael Morpurgo was set, along with the parish of Iddesleigh.
With its rugged scenic beauty and magnificent granite tors, Dartmoor will enrich your soul. You will be beguiled and enchanted by colourful mysteries and tales of its ancient past
Castle Drogo is currently undergoing a 5 year conservation project to make it watertight. Explore the castle‘s refreshed layout, with rooms redisplayed with installations and precious treasures displayed in new ways.
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!
Dartmoor's major visitor and interpretation centre in the heart of the moor. Exciting displays for all the family about Dartmoor's natural and cultural heritage.
This viaduct was built in 1874 and spans 165 metres over the remains of mineral mines. The views from the viaduct span across to Meldon Dam and reservoir to the south west. The views of this dam almost 50 metres high are as impressive as the original
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.
The geology, water & climate change has created the region’s deepest river gorge providing views that have been enjoyed since Victorian times.
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.