Dartmoor, an area of picturesque moorland in South Devon is not only a popular tourist spot but also an area boasting a National Park status. Regardless of what season you visit in, there's plenty to do and see all year round. Stay at one of our Dartmoor hotels and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, swapping the confines of the office for the picture-perfect great outdoors. With its cultural heritage, thriving wildlife and celebrated natural beauty, it's little wonder it's a popular destination.
Book hotels in Dartmoor
Book one of our hotels in Dartmoor and experience all this scenic village has to offer. Whilst in the area a trip to Dartmoor National Park is bound to be first on your list of things to do. Located 15 miles from our Okehampton Whiddon Down hotel, it is here you'll find dramatic landscape, a stunning skyline, valleys embellished with heather and a series of striking granite tors. Other nearby attractions include War Horse Valley, a country farm park that is an ideal spot for animal enthusiasts. Just 20 minutes from our Okehampton Sourton Cross hotel, it is here you can embark on a farm trail, stop for a picnic and pet some friendly miniature ponies. If you're feeling fit, take a trip to the Granite Way, an 11-mile cycle and walkway.
Things to do in Dartmoor
Surrounded by idyllic countryside and miles upon miles of scenery, staying in a Dartmoor hotel will allow you to truly escape the rat race. If you're looking to combine the countryside with a little heritage, take a trip to the National Trust's Castle Drogo, the last castle to be eradicated in England. Once you've explored the interior, don't miss the exterior, the castle is home to an array of fascinating and beautiful gardens that will make you feel like you've been transported to a magical world, far away from civilisation.