Discover the
Dartmoor Story

Forged by nature, shaped by time and human spirit

Events

We have put together a programme of events and activities to help everyone Discover the Dartmoor Story and explore the landscape stories of the moor. There are activities, open days, walks and talks to suit all abilities and interests.

Take a look at our programme below

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Thursday, 11 August 2022 at 14:00 - 16:00

Dartmoor Rocks! Brimpt's Tin Mine

Location: Brimpts Farm, Dartmeet, Dartmoor PL20 6SG

Join members of the DTRG to find out how the quest for tin has shaped Dartmoor. There'll be a short talk to explore the importance of tin and how it was formed on Dartmoor, followed by a guided walk around the tin mine trail. There is also a small exhibition and hands on exhibits to help tell the...

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Sunday, 14 August 2022 at 10:30 - 12:00

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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Tuesday, 16 August 2022 at 13:30 - 15:00

Huccaby Jones and the Quest for the Rainbow Jewels

Location: Meet at Postbridge Visitor Centre

Join intrepid explorer Huccaby Jones on an adventure to seek out the Rainbow Jewels. There will be puzzles and challenges and we may even learn something about Bronze Age Dartmoor along the way!

This event is suitable for children of all ages and their adults. We’ll be exploring parts...

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Wednesday, 17 August 2022 at 10:30 - 12:00

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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Sunday, 21 August 2022 at 10:30 - 12:00

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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Tuesday, 23 August 2022 at 10:30 - 16:00

Meldon Wildlife Festival

Location: Meldon Old Quarry

Join the National Park and partners for a wild day out celebrating Dartmoor's unique and beautiful wildlife. A free fun-filled, event for all the family!

There will be lots of wildlife activities to help you get closer to nature and nature crafts to take home. More details to follow but her...

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Monday, 29 August 2022 at 10:30 - 12:00

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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The Dartmoor Story Forged by nature; shaped by time and human hands.