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”.
Highest waterfall in England, situated in private parkland and ancient woodland in the Teign Valley. Lakes, grounds and natural gardens, wildlife abounds.
Canonteign Estate offers a magical setting for civil wedding ceremonies and receptions.
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.
Come along to a felt making workshop and leave the same day with a unique piece of craft work that you have created yourself, under the expert tuition of Roz. Make a painting with felt, felt animals, jewellery, seasonal gifts and much more.
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.
Large Benedictine monastery rebuilt on medieval foundations. Many art treasures in the Abbey church. Also unusual shops, excellent restaurant, exhibition, video.
One of the most interesting gifts was a Magnolia delavayi near the wildlife pond which came from Agatha Christie's garden at Greenway on the River Dart.
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
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!
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.
Discovery, tranquillity and history – an ancient gem in the Dartmoor landscape
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.
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 geology, water & climate change has created the region’s deepest river gorge providing views that have been enjoyed since Victorian times.
Last remaining working 19th-century water-powered forge in England. Demonstrations of the machinery every hour.
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.
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
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.