Dartmoor

Children enjoying an autumn walk with crispy leaves

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

Places to visit

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Dartmoor autumn walking

Autumn fun days out

View at Parke, Dartmoor, Devon

Dartmoor countryside 

Dartmoor's woodland, rivers and rock formations are a wonderful place to explore and have an adventure. You might even spot a famous Dartmoor pony roaming free on the moor.

A photo of a family playing with autumn leaves

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Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

Outdoor adventures

Our work

Autumn pumpkins

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Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to apple days and half-term activities.

Upcoming events

The Church House

Dartmoor and countryside

Mon 26 Sep 2016
10:30-16:30
An exhibition of mixed media collages by local artist, Jen Bradley.
Buckland Abbey

Last chance to see Rembrandt

Mon 26 Sep 2016
11:00-16:30
Your last chance to pop in to unravel the tale of Buckland Abbey's Rembrandt before the exhibition closes.
Buckland Abbey

Rembrandt Revealed

Mon 26 Sep 2016
11:00-16:00
Discover our Rembrandt self-portrait and examine the evidence leading to its verification in our exhibition 'Rembrandt revealed'.
Buckland Abbey

In-depth tour

Wed 28 Sep 2016
11:30-13:00
Join one of our knowledgeable Room Guides as they take you on an in-depth tour of Buckland Abbey.
Buckland Abbey

Dine out at Buckland

Wed 28 Sep 2016
18:30-22:00
At the heart of the Buckland Abbey estate - the Ox Yard restaurant is opening its doors later for an evening of seasonal flavours prepared on site by Buckland's chefs.
Castle Drogo

Late summer colours photography workshop

Fri 30 Sep 2016
11:00-16:00
Join local photographer John Howells for this workshop to capture the magic of late summer. Learn more about your digital camera. We will go through the camera itself and some basics of photography before practicing in the beautiful gardens and...
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.