“ I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” Steven Spielberg.

Christmas on Dartmoor

Christmas is approaching, some of us love the hustle and bustle and some just want to take a few days away to enjoy some fresh air, fabulous scenery and let somebody else take care of us!

The good news is that you can find it all on Dartmoor, we’ve always got fabulous offers and deals on accommodation listed in our Special Offers pages. 

Great news!

After nearly 50 years, daily passenger rail services to Exeter are returning to Okehampton.
The Dartmoor Line opens on 20 November 2021, becoming the first line to be reinstated under the Department for Transport’s ‘Restoring your Railway’ initiative.

The route will connect Exeter St Davids, Crediton and Okehampton providing a launchpad for visitors to explore Dartmoor and regional links for local commuters. Read more  – The Dartmoor Line 

Christmas Markets and events

Keep an eye on our events pages, there are lots of Christmas Markets, Carol Services, Festivals, Recitals, and Wreath Making Days. We’ve popped a few on below to give you a taste, all details can be found on our What’s On pages.

SO many amazing places to stay on and around Dartmoor!

Have a look at the many hotels, guesthouses, self-catering cottages, camping/glamping, and b&b accommodation HERE

So, plenty to think about if you’re planning a winter or Christmas escape to Dartmoor. Bring the family, lots of warm clothing, your camera and a sense of adventure … Enjoy!

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