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Things to do in Dartmoor

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With the help of our guide, discover the best things to do in Dartmoor

From family-friendly attractions to breathtaking hikes, there are so many things to do in Dartmoor.

If you are seeking an action-packed break to a countryside setting filled with beauty and wonder, then look no further than Dartmoor. Armed with our guide to the best things to do in Dartmoor, you are promised an adventure-filled break at any time of the year.

Dartmoor Attractions

The Dartmoor National Park is a remarkable Devonshire location offering stunning rural landscapes, enchanting forests, pretty rivers and fascinating tors. Brush up on the local history with a visit to one of the many National Trust properties. Lose yourself in a time gone by at Buckfast Abbey. Or, immerse yourself in history at the dramatic Castle Drogo.

Dartmoor Activities

Don’t miss out on the chance to enjoy a day out at the Buckfast Otter Experience on your trip to Dartmoor. You can even marvel at the stunning scenery with a leisurely trip upon the South Devon Railway. Those looking to explore rural nature can head out on a walk along Lydford Gorge.

Discover an endless list of things to do in Dartmoor, no matter what time of year you choose to visit…

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  • Pennywell Farm, Feature

    Pennywell Farm

    Lower Dean
    TQ11 0LT


    Situated just outside the town of Buckfastleigh in South Devon lies Pennywell Farm, boasting outstanding views over Dartmoor National Park. Bring the whole family along to enjoy a variety of animal shows as well as free rides.

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  • Wistman's Wood

    Wistman’s Wood

    Wistman's Wood
    Two Bridges
    United Kingdom

    If you’re looking for a nature-filled day out with a difference, check out Wistman’s Wood. This Dartmoor gem is ideal for anyone after a magical walk with all the family.

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