Adventure & Leisure in Dartmoor National Park

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

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

Major Dartmoor kids' attractions The Miniature Pony Centre. If you have young children then The Miniature Pony Centre is essential Dartmoor visiting. The miniature ponies are astonishingly cute. Enjoy pony rides, farm animals, indoor and outdoor play areas and the wonderful heavy horses. Jus...

Best Dartmoor Pubs, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Pubs, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Pubs on/near high moorland The Tors Inn in Belstone. Warren House Inn on the B3212 north east of Postbridge. The Plume of Feathers Inn in Princetown.   Pubs in/near Dartmoor's gorges and valleys Fingle Bridge Inn at the beauty spot Fingle Bridge near Drewsteignton. The Clea...

Dartmoor Horse Riding, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Horse Riding, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Horse riding This is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Dartmoor National Park. Whilst there are branches of The Pony Club, rallies and camps for those who are based in the area, the National Park has a high number of stables aimed at those who are on holiday in Dartmoor. This lis...

Warren House Inn, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Warren House Inn, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Pub Essential visiting. The highest pub in southern England, The Warren House Inn looks out across one of the most beautiful areas of moorland in Dartmoor National Park. Autumn is particularly stunning. Clearly, it's great walking country. There's also a wealth of prehistoric and historic si...

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...

Best Dartmoor Rainy Day Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Rainy Day Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

There are plenty of things to do on, and around, Dartmoor when it rains. We list ideas below by theme. When it's raining hard, head indoors. If it's light rain there are still plenty of things to experience outdoors. Browse the list and photo gallery for inspiration.   Muse...

The Royal Oak Inn, Meavy, Dartmoor National Park

The Royal Oak Inn, Meavy, Dartmoor National Park

This is one of Dartmoor's great pub locations. The Warren House Inn is on high moorland. Fingle Bridge Inn is in a classic Dartmoor steep-sided valley. The Royal Oak Inn is in a picture-postcard village by the village green. Highly recommended when on holiday in Dartmoor National Park. 'Holiday i...

Haldon Forest Park Horse Riding, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Haldon Forest Park Horse Riding, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Haldon Forest Park is an activity hub just beyond the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park. There are a number of horse riding trails that run around the forest. Some are close to walking and cycling routes. Others take you away from the crowds. These trails are clearly marked on informati...

Tamar Trails Horse Riding, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Horse Riding, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

If you enjoy riding in and around Dartmoor's wooded valleys then we'd also recommend a day out at Tamar Trails on the Devon/Cornwall border just west of Dartmoor. There are a number of off-road multi-use trails open to horse riders. These wind their way through a section of the extraordinari...

Go Segway Haldon Forest Park, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Go Segway Haldon Forest Park, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

If you're looking for a memorable and quirky holiday experience, try Go Segway at Haldon Forest Park. A segway is a self-balancing vehicle with two chunky wheels as seen in the photos to this listing. Haldon Forest Park is a top Devon family visitor attraction. You guide the vehicle as part o...

Tamar Trails Tree Surfers, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Tree Surfers, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

This is a brilliant experience. Whilst you'll need a head for heights, this is a superb family activity. Move through the canopy of trees high above the forest floor on a ropes course using walkways, bridges, swings and zip wires. You're clipped onto a safety wire throughout the ropes course...

Tamar Trails Canoe Tamar, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Canoe Tamar, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is just west of Dartmoor National Park. It's named after the River Tamar that winds through a stunning wooded landscape on its way to Plymouth and the South Devon coast. The Tamar Trails Centre is an activity hub within the Tamar Valley. You can bo...

Go Ape Haldon Forest Park, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Go Ape Haldon Forest Park, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Great fun. Move through the canopy of trees high above the forest floor using walkways, swings and zip wires at Haldon Forest Park. There are a couple of options. Go Ape Tree Top Adventure is aimed at visitors aged 10 or above. Go Ape Tree Top Junior is aimed at visitors aged 6 to 12. All un...

Cullever Steps Pool, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Cullever Steps Pool, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Cullever Steps Pool is a small wild swimming pool on the East Okement River. It's just downstream of a river crossing point called Cullever Steps after which the pool is named. We've positioned Cullever Steps Pool on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit,...

Fox Tor Cafe, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Fox Tor Cafe, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Travel around the UK's National Parks and you'll come across cafes and pubs synonymous with the outdoor life. Fox Tor Cafe is Dartmoor's version of this. Situated in Princetown towards the heart of the National Park, Fox Tor Cafe offers reasonably easy access to both the south and north moors in...