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Discover Dartmoor

Covering an area of 368 sq miles Dartmoor is one of Britain's best known National Parks and an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Dartmoor

Dartmoor is made up of areas of wild moorland with rocky granite outcrops known as Tors and hidden wooded valleys crisscrossed with rivers and streams. Dartmoor is the perfect place to get a way from it all and is packed with things to see and do for all ages and tastes from picturesque villages to cycling, walking and climbing.

Places to Visit in Dartmoor

Bellever Tor

Bellever Tor

Situated in the center of Dartmoor Bellever is a large Tor which is conveniently placed near to the main road ideal for those who aren't to keen on long hikes.

Hound Tor

Hound Tor

Another Tor that is close to the road Hound Tor is very popular with visitors and abounds with legends and ghostly tales.

Clapper Bridge

Clapper Bridge

One of Dartmoor's best loved places Clapper Bridge can be found in the village of Postbridge and dates back to the 12th century. Crossing the East Dart river it is made with large slabs of granite.

Burrator Reservoir
Surrounded by dense woodland Burrator Reservoir is a great place for a picnic, a walk around the water or for cycling.

Princetown

HMP Dartmoor

The highest town on Dartmoor, Princetown is famous for it's prison which was used to jail prisoners from the Napoleonic Wars and the American War of Independence. There is a museum 150 yards from the prison that is open daily to visitors which sells souvenirs many of which are made by the inmates of HMP Dartmoor.