Campsites on Dartmoor
Dartmoor has plenty to offer and is best known for its stunning National Park which is a walker’s paradise where you can spot the wild Dartmoor ponies. You may wish to visit the Haytor Rocks, or explore the magical Wistman’s Wood, the Two Moors Way is great for those who like a challenge, or try climbing up one of Dartmoor’s famous tors such as Crocken or Brent Tors.
Whether you’re looking for a traditional bed and breakfast, a hotel, a Dartmoor Inn, a self-catering holiday cottage, camping and caravan site or Youth Hostel, this is the place to find the best holiday accommodation in Dartmoor National Park in Devon, the least spoilt area in the UK.
Dartmoor Firing Notice Online
Military Ranges information on live firing
This site promotes geocaching within this wonderful environment that many of us are fortunate enough to be able to call home.
Dartmoor Prison Museum
Unlocking the history of one of England’s most famous prisons, Dartmoor Prison Museum reflects the heritage of HMP Dartmoor from Prisoner of War Depot to the present day.
Dartmoor Walks this way
Dartmoor Walks this way is a personalised guided walking service, set up by Inge Page, for people wanting to explore Dartmoor on foot. Based on our extensive knowledge of local footpaths and landscapes, we will design a walk that suits your energy levels and introduces you to hidden, beautiful parts of the moor.
Devon Adventure Training
Devon Adventure Training offer an efficient, friendly and professional service, run by experienced and qualified instructors. Residential outdoor adventure activity courses are run from various centres in the South Devon and Dartmoor area, although usually from the Pengelly Centre which is located on the southeast edge of Dartmoor in South Devon.
Devon Wildlife Trust
Charity looking after the welfare and conservation of wildlife in Devon
Higher Venton Farm
A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at Higher Venton Farm – a 16th Century thatched Devon longhouse nestling in the green, unspoilt countryside of the Dartmoor National Park just half a mile from the picturesque village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor.
Holne Community Shop and Tearoom
Holne Community Shop and Tearoom serves delicious cream teas and cakes, a terrific all-day breakfast, plus soups, sandwiches, pies and other goodies. We’re open from 11.00 to 5.00 every day of the year except Christmas Day and New Years Day. We’re a community-run enterprise and get fab review on Trip Advisor and in our comments book.
Independent Hostel Guide
Independent Hostels offer ideal accommodation for groups, families and individuals involved in outdoor activities and independent travel. They have private rooms, flexible lengths of stay and self catering kitchens designed for groups.
South-facing 17th century longhouse in the middle of Dartmoor National Park. Rent the house on its own, or with a 45ft converted granite barn. Ideal for gatherings of friends & family, as a base for walkers, cyclists, kayakers, or just to relax in lovely surroundings.
Lundy lies off the coast of North Devon, where the Atlantic ocean meets the Bristol Channel with nothing between it and America, a granite outcrop, three and a half miles long and half a mile wide. In the hubbub of the modern world it is a place apart, peaceful and unspoilt.
Moors and Tors
Walking for health and happiness on Dartmoor in all weathers and over all terrains with me, Liz Miall, an enthusiastic local guide.
I am fully qualified and experienced, insured and first aid trained. Member of the British Mountaineering Council and Mountain Training Association. I have lived on and loved Dartmoor since childhood when I would nag my long-suffering father to take me out on the moor so we could “explore up a river”. These walks are my spirit and my strength; through them I never stop exploring.
Museum of Dartmoor Life
The Museum of Dartmoor Life is a vibrant centre of community life and lifelong learning. The Museum boasts an outstanding collection telling the story of 5000 years of Dartmoor and will bring to life some of the history of Dartmoor and the surrounding Okehampton area.
North Hall Manor
The site of North Hall known as “Widecombe’s deserted Medieval Manor” lies just to the north of the village green, nestling under the gaze of Widecombe’s magnificent Church Tower. Sadly all that remains now of this once imposing site is the over grown Moat and Apple Pound surrounded by a dilapidated mix of farm buildings ranging from 1940’s milking parlour with dairy alongside livestock buildings.
Peak and Moor
Peak and Moor is an unofficial website offering an alternative to the official tourist and national park websites. The aim is to provide a wide range of information for those who enjoy the countryside for leisure and pleasure, it is intended to be as much for the serious outdoors enthusiast as for families looking for a day out.
Pegasus Outdoor Ventures
Pegasus Outdoor activities provide woodland adventures, bushcraft and survival courses , open fire camping and cooking for individuals and groups.
Robert Hesketh – Writer and Photographer
Robert Hesketh is a freelance writer and photographer with a strong interest in local history. He has published over 40 Devon, Dorset and Somerset titles and written numerous illustrated articles for Dartmoor Magazine, The Countryman,Country Walking and other publications. He also contributes photographs of West Country landscape and people to the ImageClick and Picfair photographic.libraries.
Spirit of Adventure
Spirit of Adventure offer a wide range of adventure and activity holidays, courses and training from our base in the heart of Dartmoor National Park in Devon.
A quality, spacious granite barn set in 2 acres with gorgeous views of Dartmoor. Ideally situated for the moors and Cornwall. The barn is beautifully fitted and will suited those looking to relax. We have a separate outside boot/drying room. Children very welcome.
The Bedford Hotel, Tavistock
Comfy and individually styled rooms, some with luxurious four poster beds and spa baths, and many with views over the town, or the church and its leafy grounds. Contemporary facilities combined with historic charm at The Bedford Hotel, capturing the spirit of a traditional and welcoming hotel in the heart of Tavistock.
Located at the heart of the Dartmoor National Park between Postbridge and Two Bridges, The Cherrybrook is an ideal base to explore Dartmoor for walkers, cyclists or by car.
The Dartmoor Bakery
Aspiring to inspire locals and tourists alike through the art of baking fresh healthy wholesome food using locally sourced produce in a sustainably built environment while continuing to promote the natural beauty that is Dartmoor.
The Foxtor Cafe
The Fox Tor Café, or FTC as we’re known to some of our regulars, is situated close to the centre of Princetown which boasts 2 pubs, a local store/post office, the High Moorland Visitor Centre, The Dartmoor Centre for Creativity, library, Prison museum and the Old Smithy!
The Rectory Tea Rooms
The Rectory is located in the small rural parish of Morwenstow, overlooking the rugged coastline of North Cornwall. Built in the 13th Century the house is filled with character; from the antique furnishings and slate floors, to the open fires and original Oak Beams salvaged from the many ships wrecked along the North Cornwall coastline.
Tripp Buzz – The Ultimate Guide to Geocaching
Geocaching is a real-life treasure hunting game. The players include millions of people from all over the world. The playing field spans the globe from mountaintops to ocean islands. You can find a cache right in your own neighborhood or plan a trek to hunt down a challenging cache in a faraway location.
Two Bridges Hotel
The Two Bridges Hotel – your oasis of comfort and fine Devon hospitality in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. Find us perched on the banks of the beautiful West Dart River, with jaw-dropping countryside and bracing walks in every direction. Step inside and discover a warm Devon welcome, comfortable hotel rooms in which to rest the night, fine restaurant dining, characterful lounges, and a bustling bar. And all in beautifully historic surroundings.
Walking in Devon
Walking has always been a popular activity in Devon, which isn’t a surprise given the region’s stunning landscapes, golden sands and crystal clear waters. Whether you’re a keen hiker or just a fan of taking a stroll, there’s no better place to walk than in Devon.