Things to do on Dartmoor

There is something for everyone on Dartmoor, from adventure activities like climbing, hiking and orienteering, to historic traditions like letterboxing and more gentle activities like fishing and walking. Whatever you want to do, you'll find it here. 

Dartmoor is a great option for families, anyone who loves being outside and those that love history and mysteries. It's no surprise that it has inspired the greats like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Michael Morpurgo! Whether you're travelling with the family, visiting on your own or looking for something to suit you and the dog, there is no end of adventures to be had on Dartmoor. 

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Four historical landmarks to visit in Devon this summer

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With half term coming up and the Summer holidays on the horizon, we thought we’d share some of the county’s oldest attractions and historic landmarks to add to your itineraries. Devon is a county steeped in history. With settlements across the county dating back to the Iron Age, the English Civil…

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The history you can walk around on Dartmoor

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Dartmoor in the springtime is a magical place to be, from the new foals to the lambs frolicking around, it’s a lovely place to spend your time. There are a host of walking trails, businesses offering climbing sessions, tours and even traditions like Letterboxing, but one of our favourite reasons to…

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Hidden gems to discover this year

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With January behind us and (hopefully) warmer, brighter days on the horizon, you might be starting to plan your adventures for the year. Of course, we’re biased and will always recommend visits to Devon, but that doesn’t mean you should discount what we say! No matter how many times you come to…

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Finalists announced for South West Tourism Excellence Awards

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Tourism businesses from across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Bath, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall have been named as Finalists in this year’s South West Tourism Excellence Awards. The news follows an awards process which started in April 2023, with nearly 500 entries submitted, a…

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Romantic things to do in Devon this Valentine’s Day

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Looking for something to do with your significant other over Valentine’s Day? There are a host of fun events and activities taking place throughout the week, from the big day itself to the weekend. If you’re spending time at the Dartmoor National Park, you’ll never be too far from romantic sights…

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