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

Wild Night Run 2016
South Brent Village Hall

Devons toughest night running race is back for the 4th edition in 2016. Registration opens at 3.30 pm and there is a mass start for both races at 5.30pm. Starting from South Brent Village Hall on the edge of Dartmoor the first…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07866 567894
Firewalk - Plymouth
Plymouth Life Centre

Registration will be at 6:45pm with trainingbeginning at 7:00pm. The fire walk will takeplace at 8:00pm. The event is being held at the Plymouth Life Centre.Registration is £20 with a minimumsponsorship of £50.Every year in the UK 152000 people have a stroke;…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01179 111493
Saltash May Fair 2016
Longstone Park

Join us for the rejuvenation of the Saltash May FairThe new committee is taking the May Fair back to the town and bringing back its community rootsWith a large outdoor market and live music at Longstone Park a pedestrian haven and a…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
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
Warm up to Christmas 2016
Tavistock Town Hall

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 for your Christmas Roasts Christmas cards home furnishings and…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01314 638368

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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