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

20
JAN
Exhibition: Jerwood Makers Open
Devon Guild of Craftsmen

Launched in 2010 Jerwood Makers Open is a biennial opportunity for early career makers who propose to develop ambitious radical craftwork. The five selected artists: Sam Bake‐well Juli Bolaos‐Durman Jessica Harrison Marcin Rusak and Laura Youngson Coll ‐ each received a grant…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01626 832223
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25
JAN
Ageing gracefully - A retreat for women over 35
Bovey Castle

What is includedAll luxury accommodationAll healthy food cooked by a qualified chefDaily Sessions of womb yogaWorkshops on menopause hormones and weight gainOne to one consultations with the expertsDance breath and meditation sessionsSpa treatmentsBlood testing on hormones with consultations to follow up with…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: (+44)02071 172927
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08
MAR
Business eXpo now - Plymouth
Boringdon Park Golf Club

Our Business eXpo in Plymouth is now in its 5th yearSince its inception in 2013 the eXpo has been held at Boringdon Park Golf Club. The venue works well for it benefiting from an open plan exhibition space and a separate room…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 03337 720858
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18
MAR
Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2018
Dartmoor Zoo

We welcome you back to the Dartmoor Zoo Wedding FairPop 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 explore one of the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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05
MAY
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
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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.