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

07
MAY
Introduction to Stonemasonry workshop
Castle Drogo

A comprehensive introduction to the skills techniques tools and purposes of stonemasonry with 2 experienced tutors: Trevor Clarke and Ben Martin. You will learn how to use and maintain tools practice masonry and letter carving techniques and you can work on a…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01626 832223
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08
MAY
Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2016
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 are teaming up once again with Dartmoor Zoo to bring you their first wedding fair of…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01314 638368
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09
JUN
Sense and Sensibility
Moorland Garden Hotel

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. This exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make mistakes and experience heartbreak for the…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01822 852245
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10
JUL
Family Fun Day
Ridgeway School

Help us celebrate the 30th anniversary of our group by joining us for a Family Fun Day at Ridgeway School in Plympton on Sunday 10th July between 11am and 3pm.Attractions include:Craft FayreKids Jungle Fun RunToddlers mini bouncy castleFace paintingCake competitionDisplaysDJRaffleHog roastplus Anna…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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.