Local Events & Attractions in Dartmoor

Bovey Castle Hotel’s location is the ideal place to start exploring all that Devon has to offer. More than the Dartmoor National Park, Devon offers something for everyone. From family friendly activities to sightseeing and culture, Dartmoor has it all! Find out here all the things to see and do, attractions and events taking place in the region.

Dartmoor National Park

Welcome to Dartmoor National Park – one of Britain's Breathing Spaces, and a member of the 15-strong National Park family.


Many people consider this to be the loveliest part of the most beautiful county in England. No one can deny that there's great beauty and interest in every direction.

Dog Walking on Dartmoor

Being located on Dartmoor and a dog friendly hotel, Bovey Castle is an ideal spot for dog walking, with miles of moorland and nearby beaches (some dog friendly), for you and your dog to explore.

Exeter Cathedral

Founded in 1050, it was established to provide support for the Bishop of Exeter in his ministry and mission across Devon, and to be a community of prayer, and christian worship

Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club

Exeter Chiefs play in the Aviva Premiership, the top level of domestic rugby union in England.

Mount Edgcumbe House

Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe set in Grade I Cornish Gardens within 865 acres Country Park on the Rame Peninsula, South East Cornwall.

National Marine Aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium was the first aquarium in the United Kingdom to be set up solely for the purpose of education, conservation and research.

Ottery St. Mary's Flaming Tar Barrels

Ottery St. Mary is internationally renowned for this custom, which originates from the 17th century.

Pennywell Farm

Welcome to Pennywell Farm! As just a part of the many things that Pennywell has to offer, there is a different activity, show or display every half hour.

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen

The Riverside Mill at Bovey Tracey is a Grade II Listed building transformed by The Devon Guild of Craftsmen into a shop, exhibition gallery and gallery cafe. 

The Miniature Pony Centre

At the Minature Pony Centre they offer you and your family a truly unique opportunity... The chance to get up close and friendly with their animals!

Ugbrooke House

Ugbrooke is set in a tranquil Devon valley landscaped by "Capability" Brown.