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Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor became a National Park in 1951. Heather-covered moorland and deep wooded gorges, beautiful lake-like reservoirs and tumbling rocky rivers, thriving market towns and villages, patchwork farmland and craggy granite tors, the Dartmoor National Park covers an area of 368 square miles - the largest, and wildest, area of open country in southern England.

All of Dartmoor is owned by someone but there is legal public access to over 47,000 hectares of open country and 450 miles (730km) of public rights of way. Nearly half of this is open moorland, with a further 11% covered by forests and woodland. The National Park Authority helps to look after Dartmoors natural beauty, cultural heritage and the economic and social well-being of the 33,400 people who live and work on Dartmoor.

Dartmoor isnt just wild in places, its special too. There are nature reserves and Sites of Special Scientific Interest, endangered birds and rare plants, and thousands of archaeological sites, including burial chambers, stone circles and menhirs - more than anywhere else in North Western Europe. There are the remains of mines and quarries, ruined castles, medieval abbeys, ancient churches and bridges.



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The Cherrybrook


Princetown
Tel: 01822 880260
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The Cherrybrook is located at the very heart of the Dartmoor National Park. Originally built as a farm house over 200 years ago, The Cherrybrook has been run as a guest house offering bed, breakfast and evening meals for over 50 years. Our 7 rooms have all been recently refurbished and now boast...

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Tor Royal Farm


Princetown
Tel: 01822 890189
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Listed Georgian house with royal history, situated on the top of Dartmoor National park with direct access onto many footpaths. Quiet en-suite rooms. TV. One ground room available for people with limited ability. Great breakfast included using local products where available, special diets catered...