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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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!
Large red words on the OS Map spell out a warning to hikers and tourists alike: Danger Area restricted access. I had this notion that the northern landscape of Dartmoor was a fenced off landscape, uninviting to hikers. Littered with UXBs and danger!
The sight of a falcon diving down towards earth at over 100mph is one of life’s truly exhilarating experiences.
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.
My OS Map showed a car park at Two Bridges, located at the edge of a small disused quarry. The weather was typical Dartmoor, cloud and the 50/50 chance of rain, sunshine, drizzle, blue sky, cloud. You’ll get used to it. Bring your coat.
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.
Her main passion is Fine Art Animal Portraiture but has recently discovered a new love for Landscape Photography, in particular, focusing on the Ancient and Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor and its magnificent Tors and vistas.
Originally from Worcestershire I am a landscape photographer based in East Devon.
This is a national celebration of the social, health and environmental benefits of cycling. The week aims to get people to give cycling a go all over the UK. Dartmoor is very popular with both on and off road cyclists and the National Park website
Good quality, value for money food in a friendly atmosphere using local produce wherever possible.
Distance: 8 miles
Start/End point: Shaugh Prior, near Plymouth
Follow the River Plym from verdant valley to open moorland, and uncover this area's industrial past. Memories of the china clay industry are all around you.
Yelverton / Tavistock
Distance: 7 miles
Start/End point: Yelverton/Tavistock
The West Devon Way walking route links Plymouth and Okehampton, much of the route following the western edge of Dartmoor. This walk follows a length of the West Devon W
Distance: 5 miles
Start/End point: Meldon Viaduct
Meldon Viaduct, to the west of Okehampton, is a superb example of Victorian engineering. This walk starts at the Viaduct and includes several elements of Victorian interest
This is easy walk of 3 miles over moorland takes in two tors, an ancient cross and involves a little stream jumping.
I consider Dartmoor my main office and where you normally find me wandering around at either end of the day. Taking photos of it's beauty to share is a privilege and a joy.
3 West Street, Okehampton
This selection of four routes (with on extension for the more adventurous cyclist) all start in and around Okehampton, and will take you to some of West Devon's most delightful small villages and towns.
Dartmoor is a rather subtle landscape. Hundreds of square miles of moorland with the highest hills in Southern England, but not really that high, and not that difficult to climb, with a handful of exceptions.
A varied, non-taxing walk that visits a 16th-century leat, a Victorian reservoir and the burial place of the three Great White Rajahs of Sarawak! Coupled with that are constantly changing views, from lofty tors around Burrator.
Mark is a Devon based landscape photographer with Dartmoor National Park as the prime inspiration and motivation for his work. As a professional teacher of photography, Mark runs Dartmoor landscape photography workshops.
Malcolm is an internationally published Active Lifestyle Photographer based in Devon, England.