“ 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.

Your Dartmoor Christmas Diary

A Dartmoor Christmas is all about great food and great days out on the Moor. Rebecca Martin (Visitor Services Manager, Dartmoor National Park) has selected a family friendly Dartmoor day for every day of the holidays for you to enjoy.

Monday 24th December

Meet Santa and the Reindeer at Dartmoor Zoo READ MORE

Tuesday 25th December  

Christmas Stomp on Dartmoor  READ MORE

Wednesday 26th December 

Share your Christmas Wish at Princetown Visitor Centre followed by scones at The Fox Tor Café   READ MORE

Thursday 27th December 

Highway Rat Activity Trail at Haldon Forest  READ MORE

Friday 28th December

Cycle the Granite Way READ MORE

Saturday 29th December

Bellever Letterbox Walk  READ MOR 

Sunday 30th December 

Brass Rubbing Trail at the House of Marbles READ MORE

Monday 31st December

New Year’s Eve Nature Art on the Moor READ MORE

Tuesday 1st January

Arboretum Walk at Burrator Reservoir READ MORE

Wednesday 2nd January

A walk at Haytor followed by lunch at Ullacombe Farm READ MORE

Thursday 3rd  January

Be Mini-Archaeologists at Postbridge. Find Cists, stone rows and hut circles  READ MORE

Friday 4th January

Complete the Father Christmas Trail in Tavistock READ MORE

Saturday 5th January

Cycle the Drake’s Trail READ MORE

Sunday 6th January 

Wassail at Buckland Abbey with Dartmoor Border Morris  READ MORE