Dartmoor National Park

When people think of Dartmoor National Park they think of walking, but there is much more to Dartmoor than you could ever imagine. The Park has more archaeological remains than anywhere else in Europe, and Dartmoor Ponies have lived on the moor for a long time. Written records about the ponies go back as far as AD1012.

The landscape is simply stunning. Steven Spielberg filmed Warhorse here and said “I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.”

Dartmoor has something for everyone, whether it’s walking, cycling, camping, viewing open gardens, fishing, canoeing, or Letterboxing & geocaching.

We think it has enough to offer to keep you coming back for a lifetime.

If you would like to know what’s going on around Dartmoor, at the time of your visit, then take a look at the events calendar.

Dartmoor Land of Granite

Dartmoor is everything you could wish for with it’s beauty, wildness, and with so many wonderful places to visit. The granite of Dartmoor was formed at least 300 million years ago and humans have lived here for 10,000 years helping to shape it’s landscape and habitats.

Watch the video to learn more or read more online.

 

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