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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

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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: Lifestyle

TEL: 07789 113738
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APR
The Tavistock Passion
Open air performance

Join us on Good Friday morning for a dramatic retelling of the Easter story in the centre of a historic Devon market town.The Tavistock Passion is a community play showing the events leading up to and beyond the death of Jesus Christ.…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01822 616673
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Bovey Tracey Scouts & Guides Gang Show
Bovey Tracey Scout Hall

The event is the Bovey Tracey Scouts & Guides Gang Show. This is an annual entertainment show that is put on by Scouts Guides Cubs & Brownies in Bovey Tracey. The show includes a mix of comedy music and…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01626 832042
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MAY
Sharpham Canoe picnic
River Dart

Explore this scenic stretch of the River Dart by canoe topped off with a gourmet riverside picnic opposite Sharpham Estate using food and drink sourced from small independent local suppliers.We set off from Longmarsh Totnes at midmorning and follow the gentle meandering…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07789 113738
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JUN
Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2017
Dartmoor Zoo

We welcome you back to the second Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair of the year.Pop up to the zoo to browse a diverse range of exhibitors from cupcakes to cars some of the finest in Devon and Cornwall. Find your dream dress and…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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JUL
Dartington Summer School and Festival
Dartington Hall

Welcome to the 2017 concerts and events programme at Dartington Summer School and FestivalEach day from early evening the beautiful estate at Dartington transforms into a thriving venue for concerts and events. Its ancient buildings stunning gardens and welcoming restaurant and bar…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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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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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Dartmoor? See our list of attractions in Dartmoor, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.