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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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The Railway Children
Hotel Endsleigh

Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children the unforgettable and heart‐warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside. The lives of three children are changed forever by the mysterious disappearance of their father. Finding a…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01822) 870000
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The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Tavistock Wharf

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 and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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Mordred - Arthurian stage show at Dartington (Stud
Studio 31

Studio 31Park RoadDartington HallTicket booking: https:www.dartington.orgwhats‐onor call 01803 847070Synopsis: I am what you forced me to become snarls MordredKing Arthur has ruled Dumnonia the South‐west peninsula of Britain after being chosen as the Pendragon after his defeat of the Saxon sea‐wolves at…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07855 090589
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The 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 welcome you back to the second Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair of the year.Pop up to the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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.