Best Dartmoor Summer Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Summer Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Shows and fairs

Okehampton Show.

Chagford Show.

Widecombe Fair.

 

English Heritage

Okehampton Castle (English Heritage).

 

National Trust

Castle Drogo (National Trust).

Buckland Abbey (National Trust).

Lydford Gorge (National Trust).

 

Gardens

Stone Lane Gardens and Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition.

The Garden House.

 

Other major Dartmoor attractions

Dartmoor Zoo.

Becky Falls Woodland Park.

House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass.

River Dart Country Park.

Canonteign Falls.

Pennywell Farm.

The Miniature Pony Centre.

South Devon Railway.

Dartmoor Otters and Buckfast Butterflies.

 

Picnics

Spitchwick (Deeper Marsh/Spitchwick Common).

 

Pub gardens

Warren House Inn.

Fingle Bridge Inn.

 

Prehistory

Merrivale Stone Rows.

Scorhill Stone Circle.

 

National Nature Reserves and woods

Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve.

Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve.

East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve.

Piles Copse.

Hembury Woods (National Trust).

 

Walking

Dartmoor's Highest Points Circular Walk (High Willhays/Yes Tor).

 

Gorge and valley walking

Teign Gorge (National Trust).

Lustleigh Cleave.

Dart Gorge.

Dewerstone Valley.

 

Wild swimming

Spitchwick (Deeper Marsh/Spitchwick Common).

Sharrah Pool.

Salmon Leaps, Castle Drogo Weir and Drewe's Pool.

 

Outdoor swimming pools

Chagford Swimming Pool (Outdoor).

Moretonhampstead Swimming Pool (Outdoor).

 

Cycling

Granite and Gears Princetown Railway Cycling Routes.

Haldon Forest Park Cycling.

Tamar Trails Cycling.

Drake's Trail.