Discover Dartmoor's 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. Here's some ideas of places to go.

An old bridge crossing a calm river

Fingle Bridge

A calm spot over the River Teign with unspoilt woods

The Whitelady Waterfall surrounded by lush green growth

Lydford Gorge

The deepest river gorge in the South West, with spectacular 30m waterfall

Parkland view, Parke, Devon


A peaceful retreat set within the beautiful Devon countryside

The River Dart in May, Hembury Woods, Devon

Hembury and Holne Woods

Lichen-clad, ancient oak woodland valleys following the River Dart

Cyclists cycling through Plymbridge

Plymbridge Woods

A wooded valley opening up to the moors of Dartmoor with a rich and varied industrious past

Walkers crossing a leat on Trowlesworthy Warren, near Cadover Bridge, Upper Plym Valley

Cadover Bridge

Tranquil moorland by the River Plym with pools. Starting point for walks across open moors and tors, or ancient woodland

View from Shaugh Bridge, Devon

Shaugh Bridge

Ancient oakwoods and mossy boulders cloak the Plym Valley; riverside walks pass the atmospheric Dewerstone Rocks and industrial ruins.