Otter Spotter Competition

Otter Spotter Competition

How good are you at being a Moor Otter Spotter?

There are 81 Otter and Cub sculptures positioned across Dartmoor, in Plymouth and in other gateway towns and villages.

How to enter

Download the Otter Spotter entry form (PDF)

  1. Use the trail maps to find as many as you can.
  2. Add 15 Moor Otter names and codes - found on their plinths - to the entry form.
  3. Return your completed entry form to a Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre to receive an Otter Spotter Badge*! Alternatively email to

Entry forms can also be picked up from any of our three Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centres at Princetown, Haytor or Postbridge where you can spot your first Otter and Cub!

*Unfortunately we are unable to post Otter Spotter badges, they are only available from Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centres when entry forms are submitted.

Entries close on Friday, 10th September 2021

The winners will be selected on Tuesday, 14th September 2021

Read the full terms and conditions


Submitting your Otter Spotter form enters you into a prize draw where you could win:

  • £50 gift voucher from Austins Department Store, Newton Abbot
  • One night stay dinner, bed and breakfast at Bovey Castle Hotel
  • £20 voucher for the Café at China Blue
  • £20 voucher for a Paint Your Own pottery session at China Blue
  • A family day ticket for 4 (2 adults and 2 children) at Dartmoor Zoo
  • A selection box of cordials from Frobishers
  • £40 voucher for House of Marbles
  • Big Barn Breakfast for 4 people at Ullacombe Farm Cafe

*Terms and conditions apply to some prizes, full details will be supplied to winners.