Family-friendly Dartmoor

Whether you are a family of adventure seekers or a family that likes to take it easy, Dartmoor is the perfect location for a family friendly break or day trip.

Get active

Dartmoor is the perfect location for the active, with everything from rock climbing to horse riding, cycling to hiking, tree surfing to kayaking through the rivers – there are endless adventures to be had on Dartmoor

It isn’t all about getting your heart racing though, Dartmoor is a lovely place to come and relax, it’s peaceful and tranquil atmosphere is perfect for anyone who wants to recharge and reconnect as a family.

Meet the animals

Devon is a haven for wildlife and Dartmoor is no exception. With Dartmoor Zoo and otter sanctuaries giving you a chance to get up close and personal with cute creatures and the resident ponies, cows and sheep that graze the moor, there are lots of chances to meet animals!

Wherever you look on Dartmoor, you’ll find amazing places to stay, ideal for the whole family with everything from camping, B&Bs and hotels to choose from. All of the accommodation options on Dartmoor are close to some of the region’s best-loved attractions providing a host of family-friendly days out, whatever your interests and budget.

Letterboxing and more

While on Dartmoor why not get involved with ancient traditions like letterboxing or join the Ranger Ralph Club for kids aged 5-12. The club meet regularly throughout the year and offer a host of activities led by a National Park ranger! Speak to staff at one of the park’s visitor centres to find out more. While visiting one of our centres, make sure to pick up everything you need for Letterboxing, you can find out more here.