What's on inDartmoor


Welcome to Dartmoor

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

25
AUG
Evening Canoe Paddle on the River Dart - with Camp
River Dart

Join us for a magical evening on the River Dart The evening paddle by canoe is an opportunity to have an unusual evening where you slow down and experience the natural world on the water as it moves from day to night.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07789 113738
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28
AUG
Peter Pan
Moorland Garden Hotel

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
SEP
The Wind in the Willows
Hotel Endsleigh

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
SEP
Circus of Horrors
Central Park

The jaw‐dropping show that rocked Britains Got Talent Circus of Horrors will take you on a whirlwind journey and send shivers down your spine with twisted contortionists hair hanging beauties flying aerialists sword swallowers and…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
SEP
Wedding - Open Afternoon
Future Inns Hotel

Come a long to our wedding open afternoon to see the venueincluding the ceremony room dressed for a weddingmeet our dedicated Wedding coordinatorand enjoy discounts offered when booking your wedding with us.Please contact our Sales Manager Nikki for further information. …

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01752 701000
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16
SEP
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Tavistock Wharf

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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29
SEP
Two Choir Concert
ST EUSTACHIUS CHURCH

At the end of September Tavistock has a rare occasion to hear two of our best local choirs in one evening. The Plymouth Area Police Choir and the Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir will both be singing a range of popular and…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07966 575340
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01
OCT
Autumn Craft Fair
Future Inns Hotel

Come along to our Autumn Craft Fair on October the 1st.There will be lots of gorgeous handmade goodies & gifts for you to pick up perhaps a chance to do a spot of early Christmas shopping. We will have an array of…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01752 701000
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01
OCT
The Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2017
Dartmoor Zoo

This event does NOT require tickets It is free to enter both the zoo and the wedding fair. Simply turn up at Dartmoor Zoo from 4pmWe welcome you back to the second Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair of the year.Pop up to the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01314 638368
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29
OCT
Children's Halloween Bash
Future Inns Hotel

Tickets are £10 per child & include Hot Meal Party baggames & competitions. Adults are free although you can purchase a food ticket for £4 to include a Bacon Bap & Tea or Coffee. Tickets must be pre booked.Please contact our Sales…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01752 701000
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11
NOV
Warm up to Christmas 2017
Tavistock Town Hall

Now in its 5th year we welcome you to get in the mood for Christmas at the finest DIVERSE Christmas market to help you find and purchase gifts and treats with a difference for ChristmasFrom sparkly jewellery to christmas cakes candles cookware…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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07
JAN
Wedding Show
Future Inns Hotel

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01752 701000
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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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