Indulge your inner horticulturalist at one of the many gardens, lose yourself in anabbey, wander ancient ruins, feel studious at a museum, take in some heritage and feel inspired in a gallery.
See miniature Dartmoor ponies, pet llamas, swim in the open air, visit a zoo. Not enough choice? How about Dartmoor prison, or the art of pottery, see real live Dartmoor pixies and working Dartmoor farms.
Surely that's enough to keep you busy. But just in case, there's always the miles and miles of special Dartmoor landscape.
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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.
Home to miniature ponies and much much more, the Miniature Pony Centre has a unique friendly atmosphere and a wide variety of activities and entertainment.
Every need is catered for with the Paddock view café offering a full range of delicious hom
PricePrice £5.00 to £29.50 Per Ticket
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!
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.
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.
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.
PricePrice £7.20 to £35.80 Per Ticket
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.
Tavistock Road, Princetown
For over a hundred years the Dartmoor Preservation Association has been protecting Dartmoor. We campaign for the environment. We buy threatened land. We have a programme of free walks and social events. We have a London supporters group.
Originally Cistercian monastery, then home of Sir Francis Drake. Ancient buildings, exhibitions, herb garden, craft workshops and estate walks. Elizabethan garden.
The largest contemporary craft centre in the South West - a Grade II Listed building, with shop, exhibition gallery and gallery cafe.
Last remaining working 19th-century water-powered forge in England. Demonstrations of the machinery every hour.
Large freshwater outdoor pool beside River Teign.
PricePrice £1.50 to £4.00 Per Ticket
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.
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. Outside stroll around the formal
PricePrice £3.00 to £21.60 Per Ticket
Large Benedictine monastery rebuilt on medieval foundations. Many art treasures in the Abbey church. Also unusual shops, excellent restaurant, exhibition, video.
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
Highest waterfall in England, situated in private parkland and ancient woodland in the Teign Valley. Lakes, grounds and natural gardens, wildlife abounds.
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
The Passages were built to house the pipes that brought clean drinking water into medieval Exeter. A guided tour of Exeter's Underground Passages is a memorable event - narrow, dark, interesting and exciting.
PricePrice £4.00 to £18.00 Per Ticket
The combination of geology, water and climate change has created the deepest river gorge in the south west providing a truly breathtaking experience which has been enjoyed since Victorian times.
PricePrice £4.00 to £20.00 Per Ticket