Things to see & do

Make the most of your day

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What's on

There's a full range of events at Parke throughout the year - come along and have a go at something different.

Don't miss our next events, bushcraft bonanza on 28 August and our Apple Day on 4 August.

Explore

  • Keep your eyes peeled and you might see a kingfisher or dipper on the river
  • Try orienteering, or cycle along the old railway track
  • Now's a great time to look out for butterflies and to see how many different species you can spot
  • Enjoy walking the maze of paths through the woodland and parkland
  • See if you can spot the fairy house in the woods
  • Look out for signs of Parke's history on your travels

Activities

There's so many ways to enjoy a visit to Parke. Bring your bike, go for a run or try one of our Tracker Packs. You could also tick off loads of your 50 things to do before you're 11¾.

50 things to do before you're 11¾

We're encouraging kids to have fun in the fresh air. Pick up a scrapbook at any National Trust place and start your challenge here at Parke

Also at Parke

  • Dartmoor National Park Authority

    Parke House is not open to the public, as it's leased to the DNPA as their headquarters.

  • Pure Dartmoor ponies grazing at Parke © DPHT

    Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust

    The DPHT's education center is based at Parke and is open Sundays 1.30-4pm to the end of October....

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