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Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Dartmoor - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Dartmoor to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Dartmoor

Quartet 19 Drumming, Living Room Music and Mad Ru
Ariel Centre

Quartet 19 percussion ensemble Drumming ‐ Steve ReichLiving Room Music ‐ John CageMad Rush ‐ Philip GlassDartington Sinfonietta present Quartet 19 a young dynamic percussion ensemble from Wales. Their programme will include fascinating entertaining and theatrical music by some of the most…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01392 581310
Saltash May Fair 2018
Fore Street (Saltash)

In 2016 the new committee took the May Fair back to the town and back to its community roots. After two years with overwhelming positive feedback from residents businesses exhibitors and the wider community it will remain in the town for 2018.Both…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
Saltash Regatta & Waterside Festival 2018
Saltash Waterfront

Saltash Regatta is one of the most colourful events held in Cornwall and certainly for South East Cornwall is the most popular annual Regatta.Gig racing hosted by Saltash based Caradon Pilot Gig Club is run to the highest standard with rowing on…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
The Floyd Effect
Tavistock Wharf

Pink Floyds recording career spanned almost three decades and for its 10th Anniversary The Floyd Effect has chosen two of the bands most remarkable albums to create The Bell And The Moon tour 2018. Spotlighting the music of The Division Bell 1994…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01822 611166

Tourist Attractions

Dartmoor Railway

Dartmoor Railway first opened in 1876 as part of the London and South Western Railway West of England Main Line from Exeter to Plymouth. In 1968 British Rail closed the line Beyond Meldon Viaduct as part of the beeching cuts; following this the line was used for the…

Becky Falls

No visit to Devon would be complete without a day at Dartmoors famous Becky Falls, where there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Set within a spectacular ancient valley, the Falls have been attracting visitors for over 100 years and today offers a fantastic, value‐packed day out…

Beckywell Falls Woodland Park

High on Dartmoor Becky Falls Woodland Park, with its huge oak canopy, rugged landscape, massive granite boulders and waterfalls, provides some of the most scenic and enjoyable walks in the south west as well as loads of fun for all the family throughout the seasons. Open from…

Lydford Gorge

Spectacular river gorge and waterfall.Woodland trails through a deep‐cut ravine alongside the river Lyd Thunderous 90 ft Whitelady waterfall 'Walk the plank' over the Devil's Cauldron whirlpools Wildlife‐watching hides located along the Railway Trail This famous gorge is 1 miles long and can be viewed from a circular…

Museum of Dartmoor Life

Could you live without electricityCould you cope without central heatingWhere would you get food and clothes if there were no supermarkets or clothes shops WOULD YOU SURVIVEThe people of Dartmoor did. Dartmoor is the last wilderness in southern England. It is often regarded as a bleak upland area,…

Castle Drogo

The 'last castle to be built in England', set above the Teign Gorge with dramatic views over Dartmoor.Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and built between 1911 and 1931 for the self‐made food retailing millionaire Julius Drewe, the castle is a masterpiece in Dartmoor granite that blends into the…

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