Prospectus and Data

The Dartmoor and Exmoor Economic Prospectus

Published in Autumn 2015 the prospectus demonstrates the pioneering role National Park Authorities have played to support rural economic development and further outlines investment opportunities that will help to deliver sustainable rural growth in the future.

Download the summary prospectus

Download the full prospectus

National Parks, National Assets

National Parks, National Assets (film: 7mins) (external website, opens new window) illustrates the importance of National Parks not just as iconic landscapes and part of our national identity, but as thriving rural economies contributing to national prosperity and wellbeing through their special qualities.

The film is informed by the 'Valuing National Parks' report  published by in May 2013 and commissioned by National Parks England. The report is packed with information and case studies showing how National Park Authorities support rural businesses, communities and economies.

Future Business Growth 

The 2013 Economic Sectors research identified industry sectors that are important to Dartmoor and those that were expected to have potential for generating high growth for jobs and productivity in the future.  

Read the Economic Sectors Outlook Report

2014 Business Survey

The views of businesses on Dartmoor and in South Hams, Teignbridge and West Devon were gathered to help in gaining a better understanding of what they need in order to flourish.  

Read the results of the business survey