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

Places to visit

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May half-term

Castle Drogo

Children playing in the Bide Brook and a dog walker in the village Lacock in Wiltshire

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Visitors running at a National Trust site

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

Upcoming events



Sat 29 Apr 2017
A free 5k run once a week for all abilities. The run starts on the drive to Parke House. Don't forget to register with Parkrun http://www.parkrun.org.uk/parke/. Further information on 01626 834748 (weekdays only) or parke@nationaltrust.org.uk.
Buckland Abbey

Medieval Beast Hunt

Sat 29 Apr 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

Sat 29 Apr 2017
Amazing art of Dartmoor by local artist, Robert Lee Wade
Finch Foundry

Classic cars

Sat 29 Apr 2017
We're welcoming classic cars of all ages and descriptions to Finch Foundry to be displayed against the striking backdrop of Dartmoor. If you're interested in taking part, please get in touch.
Castle Drogo

May holiday fun

Sat 29 Apr 2017
Discover more about Drogo as you follow the spotter sheet around the garden and grounds. There's lots of fun and games to be had on the croquet lawn where you can try your hand at tennis. Normal admission applies.
Buckland Abbey

Sunday roasts

Sun 30 Apr 2017
Come and enjoy one of our delicious Sunday roasts in the Ox Yard Restaurant. It's the perfect way to warm up and treat yourself after exploring the Buckland Abbey estate.
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