Dartmoor

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

Places to visit

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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

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-16:30
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.
Lydford Gorge

Hallowe'en Trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-15:30
Creep through witch's wood following the spooky trail to see what scary myths and ghastly legends you can uncover to gain your prize.
Castle Drogo

Festival of crafts

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Two exhibitions in the castle highlight the craftsmanship and architecture of the building. 'Super rural' on display from 16 Sept-24 Oct features plans and models by 2nd and 3rd year architecture students from Oxford Brooks. 'A Geometric...
Castle Drogo

Hibernation trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Ever wondered what happens to the wildlife around Castle Drogo during winter? Hunt for clues as you follow the hibernation trail around the grounds. £1 per trail, normal admission prices apply.
Buckland Abbey

The Art of Reflection

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:00-16:30
Explore the spirituality, tranquillity and ephemeral flamboyance of Buckland Abbey reflected in the sumptuous mirrored art of Andrew Logan.
Castle Drogo

John Howells photography exhibition

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
The Castle Drogo visitor centre will be hosting an exhibition of work by local photographer John Howells.
Find more places to explore

Devon

Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.

Exeter

There are country house estates and glorious Devon gardens, quirky homes and stories to uncover near Exeter

Plymouth

Moorland, woods, cycle trails, historic houses, gardens and coast are all close to this maritime city.