Did you know...Dartmoor covers 368 square miles?

A break on Dartmoor is not only an escape but an experience – this fascinating area will dazzle the senses with its natural beauty and breathtaking contrasts. Step into a timeless landscape of ancient tors, mysterious sites and moorland ablaze with colour throughout the seasons. Stay on Dartmoor and unwind amidst history, wildlife and stunning works of nature. Dartmoor’s history dates back to Prehistoric times, and there is a ruin or relic from every era to be found on this rugged open land.

Dartmoor is perfect for walkers, as there are literally hundreds of trails to choose from. Themed trails are also available, which are a great way to appreciate the dramatic moors and have a bit of fun along the way! For example treasure trails and murder mysteries bring the moor to life and will capture the imaginations of younger walkers.

When it comes to cycling, there are many routes and circuits – suitable for varying levels and ages. The Dartmoor Way cycle route circles 90 miles of the National Park’s outskirts and can be enjoyed in stages to include the sights and areas you wish to explore.

The Miniature Pony Centre

The Miniature Pony centre is every child’s dream. Home to a seriously adorable collection of friendly miniature ponies, this Newton Abbot attraction enables its visitors to get hands on with its tiny residents. Children can enjoy pony rides, take part in pony care experiences and the whole family can just take some time out in the fresh air and make...

Riding on Dartmoor

For horse riding in Devon it’s got to be Dartmoor National Park. This rugged, windswept landscape has the kind of open spaces that make you want to ride until the world’s a blur, and what a place to feel reconnected with nature. You’ll find challenging routes at every turn, dramatic scenery and the chance to feel that it’s just you,...
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