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Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor National Park is a protected area of stunning natural beauty located in Devon, South West England.

Dartmoor National Park

It encompasses a vast and diverse landscape of moorland, rolling hills, rocky tors, woodlands, rivers, and valleys. The park is known for its unique granite rock formations called tors, which dot the landscape and offer panoramic views. Dartmoor is also home to a variety of wildlife, including wild ponies, sheep, birds, and other animals. Dartmoor provides an array of outdoor activities for visitors, including hiking, cycling, rock climbing, horseback riding, and kayaking. The park offers a range of trails, from leisurely strolls to challenging hikes, allowing people of all ages and fitness levels to enjoy its natural wonders. Additionally, Dartmoor’s tranquil beauty and open spaces make it an ideal destination for relaxation, photography, and connecting with nature.

Getting there

The best option to reach Dartmoor National Park from Great Houndbeare Farm is by car. Dartmoor National Park covers a large area with multiple access points. One of the popular areas to explore is near the town of Okehampton, which provides access to various trails and attractions within the park. Dartmoor National Park is extensive, and there are multiple other access points and attractions throughout the park. Depending on your interests and the specific area of Dartmoor you’d like to explore, you may need to adjust your route. Get on A30 from Oak road, Marwood lane and B3184 for 4.8 miles. Drive along Devon Expy/A38 for 29.3 miles. At the roundabout, continue straight.

What to pack

When visiting Dartmoor National Park, it’s important to be prepared for varying weather conditions and outdoor activities.

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