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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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.
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 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.
Last remaining working 19th-century water-powered forge in England. Demonstrations of the machinery every hour.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Large Benedictine monastery rebuilt on medieval foundations. Many art treasures in the Abbey church. Also unusual shops, excellent restaurant, exhibition, video.
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.
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.
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.
Ashburton Cookery School offers a fresh approach to cookery with exciting cookery courses that emphasise hands-on involvement, top quality Devon produce and inspirational teaching.
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.
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.