“ 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.

Ten Half Term ‘Dartmoor Days Out on Your Doorstep’

We’ve put together some ideas for you to look at as you ponder what to do over the next couple of weeks in May & June. Not only Half Term, but it’s also a very popular time for Mini-Breaks! Please look at our fabulous Accommodation Special Offers for the best last minute bargains too!

There’s something for everyone, from Unicorn Day at Mini-Pony Centre, to Sculpture Workshops, Introduction to Rock Climbing, Guided Walks, Picnic in the Park, Exhibitions and BBQs!

Lots of other events happening all through May & June, so keep an eye on our What’s On pages!

Ponies, Reptiles and Bugs! Scales & Tails at Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust – HERE

Bat & Moth Detecting Walk at The Garden House –  HERE

Unicorn Day at Miniature Pony Centre – HERE

Art Exhibition ‘A Year on Dartmoor’ at Devon Guild of Craftsmen – HERE

Wildflower and Folklore Tales Walk with Dartmoor’s Daughter – HERE

Introduction to Rock Climbing with Crag 2 Mountain –  HERE

Picnic at the Park at River Dart Country Park – HERE

Millennium Garden Fayre at Buckfast Abbey – HERE

Roadford Lake Open Day – HERE

10 May Bank Holiday BBQ at Riverford Field Kitchen – HERE

Country Markets

Many of our historic and wonderful market towns have bustling, fascinating markets where you can buy fresh local produce, arts & crafts, paintings, photography, greeting cards and gifts!

Ivybridge Artisan Markets – HERE

Tavistock Pannier Market – HERE

Widecombe-In-The-Moor – HERE

Okehampton Farmers Market – HERE

Manaton Produce Market – HERE