Things To Do in Dartmoor

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Buckfast Abbey, Buckfast, Dartmoor National Park

Buckfast Abbey, Buckfast, Dartmoor National Park

Family attraction At the heart of Buckfast Abbey is the big and impressive abbey church. Remarkably, it took no more than six men thirty years to construct the building. This extraordinary feat took place at the beginning of the 20th century. Given the faith and endurance that went in to building...

Buckland Abbey (National Trust), Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Buckland Abbey (National Trust), Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Family attraction Spend time walking Dartmoor's south plateau and you'll encounter a high number of ancient crosses. These marked routes across the moors. The routes were used by monks and others to travel between the medieval abbeys and priory that fringed the wild, high ground. Buckland Abbey w...

Lydford Gorge (National Trust), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Lydford Gorge (National Trust), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Family attraction/walking Lydford Gorge is a major visitor attraction in Dartmoor National Park. On the outskirts of Lydford, running down the western border of the Park, the gorge is managed by the National Trust. The gorge is home to the thunderous Devil's Cauldron and what is said to be the hi...

River Dart Adventures, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

River Dart Adventures, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

Family attraction River Dart Adventures is an outdoor adventure park located within the River Dart Country Park on the outskirts of Ashburton near the eastern border of Dartmoor National Park. A family attraction, kids love it. As a day visitor, you pay to enter River Dart Country Park and the...

Venford Reservoir, Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Venford Reservoir, Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Superb location at the foot of Dartmoor's south moor and next to the Dart Gorge Venford Reservoir is in a superb location at the foot of Dartmoor's south moor and next to the Dart Gorge which is one of the National Park's most popular and beautiful natural attractions. Visitors head to this area...

Bellever Clapper Bridge, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Clapper Bridge, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

East Dart River clapper bridges Follow the East Dart River south of Postbridge Clapper Bridge and you'll come to Bellever Clapper Bridge on the edge of Bellever Forest.   Lichway/Lych Way Bellever Clapper Bridge is on the route of the ancient Lichway/Lych Way.

Bellever Prehistory Walk, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Prehistory Walk, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre Start at the Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre across the road from the famous Postbridge Clapper Bridge. There's plenty of parking outside the visitor centre. Before you walk, head into the visitor centre and pop upstairs to see the excelle...

Bellever Settlements, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Settlements, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre There's a superb Dartmoor prehistory exhibition on the second floor of Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre. A section of the exhibition covers Dartmoor settlements. We'd recommend popping into the visitor centre before exploring Bellever's prehisto...

Bellever Cairn Circles and Cists, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Cairn Circles and Cists, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre We'd recommend visiting Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre before exploring Bellever's prehistory. Whilst the second floor Dartmoor prehistory exhibition covers all aspects of the area's distance past, there's a section concentrating on the 'la...

Kraps Ring Settlement, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Kraps Ring Settlement, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Ancient settlement in Bellever Forest near Postbridge Kraps Ring is the most impressive of the Bellever Settlements. We've postioned Kraps Ring on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location.   Learning more about settlements on Dartmoor To learn more...

Bellever Stone Rows (Lakehead Hill Stone Rows), Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Stone Rows (Lakehead Hill Stone Rows), Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

60% of all stone rows to be found in England are on Dartmoor Visit the Dartmoor prehistory exhibition on the top floor of Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre and you'll read that '60% of all stone rows to be found in England are on Dartmoor and a third of all stone rows in the UK and Bri...

Brentor Hillfort, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park

Brentor Hillfort, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park

Brentor Hillfort is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

Brentor St Michael de Rupe Church, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park

Brentor St Michael de Rupe Church, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park

Brentor St Michael de Rupe Church is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

Brentor, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park

Brentor, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park

Brentor is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

The East Dart Bar and Restaurant, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

The East Dart Bar and Restaurant, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor's famous clapper bridge The Postbridge Clapper Bridge is essential Dartmoor visiting. It spans the East Dart River near Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre. The East Dart Bar and Restaurant is located by the clapper bridge.   The heart of Dartmoor The B32...