Dartmoor Family Attractions
Take a look at some of the things you can do and see with your family right here on Dartmoor.
Maybe you want to experience life in Victorian times in a working museum, visit the miniature ponies, take a trip on a steam train, or explore a castle; whatever your requirements, we have something for all the family on Dartmoor.
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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”.
Land of Granite
Welcome to Dartmoor National Park, a unique landscape set in the heart of south west England. It was the fourth National Park to be designated in the UK in 1951. Dartmoor is a landscape shaped by millennia of human activity – water;...
Ride over Dartmoor in a small group tailored to your experience, whether a total beginner, experienced rider or somewhere in between. Lessons and Livery also available. Qualified and experienced staff, British Horse Society Approved, TDC Licensed.
The River Dart Country Park is packed with adventures and fun for all the family. With over 25 activities included in the price, let your children's imagination run wild - there's excitement for the whole family around every corner!
The Bear Grylls Survival Academy set out two years ago to run Adventure Survival courses for Children, Family’s and Adults in extreme or challenging environments.
Ride The Wild Woods. An adventure you wont forget and a chance for the whole family to escape.Up in the trees we’ve created rope bridges, zip lines, walkways and obstacles to challenge and excite you.
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 and a wide array of information, local gifts and Dartmoor souvenirs.
Highest man made waterfall in England, situated in private parkland and ancient woodland in the Teign Valley. Lakes and natural gardens, wildlife abounds.Inviting café, well stocked shop and two play areas. The whole family will find something to...
The Princetown audio walk is a 6 mile (10km) circular walk starting from the High Moorland Visitor Centre, taking you across moorland to a waterfall, aqueduct, Bronze Age settlements and stone rows.
Cycle the beautiful, breathtaking, off road purpose built Granite Way Trail with Devon Cycle Hire. Top quality adult and children's mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, Tag-a-longs, child seats and buggies. A fantastic day out for the whole family.
This unique garden was established by Roger and Ann Bowden in the 1990s on several acres of land adjacent to our Sticklepath nursery. After collecting hostas for many years they were awarded a National Collection of Modern Hybrid Hostas.
Imagine the excitement...lovely Clydesdale horses carrying you into the heart of Dartmoor’s unspoilt countryside on a unique riding adventure. We are based at Brimpts Farm, in the midst of some of the finest riding in the whole of the UK, with access
The Postbridge audio walk is a 6 mile (10km) circular walk starting from the Information Centre and includes far reaching views from Hartland Tor, historial remains from Dartmoor’s industrial past and a stunning waterfall.
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!
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.
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.
A historic moorland church built by prisoners of war and protected as a heritage attraction by The Churches Conservation Trust
The Discovery Trail is for everyone, and we mean everyone! This is a great all-ability trail for walkers and beginner cyclists. There are fun features along the route for children, regular resting points and some stunning views to be enjoyed.
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.
The Bellever audio walk is a 6 mile (10km) circular walk starting from Postbridge Information Centre and gives a mixture of woodland, moorland and riverside walking, intersperced with several archaeological sites.