Welcome to the Dartmoor Story
Dartmoor is beautiful, wild, and full of incredible places to explore. The granite that forms it was produced, in the depths of the earth, over 300 million years ago, and humankind has shaped it over the last 10,000 years. Together, they have made Dartmoor into a wonderful landscape, full of varied habitats, from wooded valleys and haymeadows to magnificent mires and the wild open moor.
Discover how the land was shaped by powerful geological forcesGo to geological timeline
Discover how people have shaped the land from the first farmers to the present dayGo to human timeline
Discover more of the Dartmoor Story
Dig deeper into the story and find out more about its rich history, diverse wildlife and amazing places to visit