Amongst the mysteries of the moor are a gorge, a forge and a spectacular modern fortress

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Outdoor adventures

Autumn highlights

A family walk amongst autumn leaves

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In the South West

parkrun at Killerton in autumn and winter

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Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to walks and runs.

Upcoming events

Buckland Abbey

Medieval Beast Hunt

Wed 20 Sep 2017
March past a moldiwarpe, catch a coney and hunt for a herinacius. Come along to Buckland Abbey and track down the medieval beasts on our estate walks.
The Church House

Art exhibition

Wed 20 Sep 2017
Inspirational originals and prints of pen, pencil and ink drawings of local trees by Sarah Woolfenden.
Castle Drogo

Festival of crafts

Wed 20 Sep 2017
Starting with the country fair and ending with meet the builder's day the festival of crafts will be showcasing the craftsmanship found on Dartmoor, past and present.
Buckland Abbey

The Art of Reflection

Wed 20 Sep 2017
Explore the spirituality, tranquillity and ephemeral flamboyance of Buckland Abbey reflected in the sumptuous mirrored art of Andrew Logan.
Buckland Abbey

House Tours

Wed 20 Sep 2017
Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers for an in-depth tour of the Abbey. Places limited - places on a first come, first served basis. Meet in Visitor Welcome.
Castle Drogo

Art day-glorious autumn trees

Thu 21 Sep 2017
Portray the glories of an autumn woodland by using rich golden colours in this workshop with artist Celia Olsson. Celia will give you some tips on colour mixing and creating texture. Suitable for beginners and those wanting to experiment with...
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