Dartmoor Arts and Literature

A captivating landscape that has inspired people for generations

Dartmoor’s wide open skies and wooded valleys, towering tors and stark beauty seem to bring out the very best in the creative mind.

From contemporary folk artist Seth Lakeman to Victorian hymn writer Sabine Baring Gould, from Agatha Christie’s Poirot to Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, Dartmoor has produced and inspired all manner of writing, art and photography, music and theatre – from the esoteric and unusual to the world-famous.

Maybe it’s the fresh Dartmoor water, maybe it’s the awesome Dartmoor landscape, whatever it is, Dartmoor seems to evoke creativity and inspiration. You should try it…

Currently Featured

Crafts centre – Bovey Tracey

Art Gallery – Horrabridge

Visitor Information – Various across Dartmoor

Art Gallery and Shop – Moretonhampstead

Sculpture School – North Tawton

History of War Horse – Iddesleigh

Art Gallery – Hatherleigh

Artisan Trail – Across Dartmoor