1. South West
  2. Devon
  3. Newton Abbot

About Dartmoor National Park

Tucked away in the heart of Devon, Dartmoor National Park offers a treasure trove of experiences that promise to enchant every member of the family. With its sprawling landscapes, ancient woodland, rich history, and vibrant wildlife, Dartmoor is a perfect destination for families seeking an escape into nature and love the outdoors! 

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For any nature lover out there, Dartmoor National Park is THE place to visit in Devon. Especially if you love rolling hills, have an interest in geological history and are always on the hunt for amazing scenery. Not to mention, the national park is renowned for its stunning vistas and diverse habitats!

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The Ranger Ralph Club

For kids who are between 5-12, they can join the Ranger Ralph Club and meet up 12 times a year for some spectacular outdoor events!

Backpack Camping

Love to sleep outside? Enjoy the beauty and crisp, fresh air of Dartmoor as you enjoy camping outside. You'll be out of sight of the roads and settlements, so you'll be right in open moorland!

Historical Heritage

From Bronze Age farmers and medieval marvels to hillforts from the Iron Age and olden age watercourses. You'll discover a whole plethora of history here.

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Opening Times

Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 17:00

Friday 09:00 - 16:30

Saturday and Sunday Closed

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Adult (0-18+) : Free

Free to visit

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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Plan Your Visit


Stopwatch IconTypical visit time 4 - 5 hours

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Food & Drink Options

You won't find any food or drink places in Dartmoor National Park, but you will find cafes, pubs and restaurants in the nearby villages.

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Yes, there is parking.

There are multiple car parks for Dartmoor National Park, but they do come with parking charges:

All cars up to 3 hours: £3.00

All cars over 3 hours: £5.00

Blue Badge holders (all day): £3.00

Minibuses and coaches (all day): £10.00

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Contact Details

Dartmoor National Park Authority
Bovey Tracey
Newton Abbot
TQ13 9JQ

Tel: 01626832093

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Transport Information

By Car:

Dartmoor National Park is within easy reach from the M5 motorway in Devon, from the A30 or the A38. Journey times from Exeter or Plymouth are 30 minutes.

By Train:

You an travel via train lines from Okehampton and Exeter which is a 40-minute journey.

By Bus:

You can catch the 171 and 172 Country Bus.

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