“ 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.” Steven Spielberg.

Dartmoor in the Spring

Dartmoor in the Spring, who can resist? The weather is warming up, the green shoots are appearing and we are all keen to get outside, breathe fresh air and celebrate the new season.

We have Attractions and Activities and Special Celebrations!

Mothers Day at Pennywell Farm

Pennywell Farm, Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0LT

Tel: 01364 642023

We’ve got a special day out for Mother’s Day covered at Pennywell with a complimentary cream tea for all Mums on 11th March. Elfic the Juggler is here to entertain with mad circus Skills, comedy and a pinch of danger twice today. There will be new spring babies to meet, half hourly activities like bottle feeding and meet the hedgehog to enjoy together, our free rides and hopefully some sunshine to take in the views.

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Easter Afternoon Tea

Mill End Hotel, Chagford, Devon, TQ13 8JN

Tel: 01647 432282

Enjoy fantastic home-made scones, cakes, dainty sandwiches and some suprisingly different savoury nibbles with a glass of bubbles this Easter

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NNAS Gold Navigation Award Training

Fox Tor Cafe, Princetown, Devon, PL20 6QS

Tel: 07792175609

This NNAS Gold training course builds on the skills of the first two levels (Bronze & Silver), but adds techniques and skills for dealing with complex contour features large and small and takes the use of the compass onto an advanced level.

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Wembley Walk-A New Use For An Old Road

Burrator Discovery Centre, Burrator Reservoir, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 6PE

Tel: 01822 855700

45 minutes illustrated talk followed by interpretive guided tour of Wembley Walk by Brian Poole. £4 including refreshments. Please book your place in advance.

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Rock Adventure – May Half-Term

Hound Tor, Newton Abott, Devon, TQ13 9XG

Tel: 07792175609

Our Rock Adventure Session will include plenty of rock climbing on some real Dartmoor Granite. With everyone in the group helping each to the very top of the tors. There will also be a chance to explore over and under the rocks that make up the tors on Dartmoor with some Weaselling.

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Made to Commission

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF

Tel: 01626 832223

A look behind the workshop doors, bringing to life the process of commissioning arts and crafts.

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Easter Brass Rubbing Trail

House of Marbles, The Old Pottery, Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9DS

Tel: 01626 835 285

House of Marbles is bringing a fun new Brass Rubbing Trail to its site in Bovey Tracey this year. Launching this Good Friday with a special Easter treat over the Bank Holiday weekend, it will be a permanent fixture from 30th March 2018 onwards.

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