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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Saturday, 22 June 2024 at 12:00 - 13:30

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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Thursday, 27 June 2024 at 18:30 - 19:30

Two men and their dog - Working sheepdog demonstration

Location: Meet at Postbridge Visitor Centre car park

Regularly during the summer, local farmers and champion sheepdog trainers Jed and Kenny Watson will be holding demonstrations on their farms at Postbridge on Dartmoor to show how they train their dogs for work and competitions.
Brothers Jed and Kenny have farmed on the moor all their life. A...

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Saturday, 6 July 2024 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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Saturday, 20 July 2024 at 10:30 - 16:00

History Hunters Family Fun Day

Location: Postbridge Visitor Centre

A free family fun day with our History Hunters travelling through time to uncover the secrets of Dartmoor. There will crafts, activities and things to make and take home bringing to life the Brilliant Bronze Age, the Magnificent Middleages and Vibrant Victorians. Have a g...

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Sunday, 21 July 2024 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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Saturday, 3 August 2024 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, 20 August 2024 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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The Dartmoor Story Forged by nature; shaped by time and human hands.