Things to do in North Tawton and Devon: Attractions, Castles, Cinema, Cycling, Days Out, Fishing, Museums, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Places to Eat, Railway, Riding, Walking. Picturesque villages to visit.
Things To Do
For all ages in Devon.
Meet the Pygmy and Golden Guernsey Goats and Valais Blacknose Lambs.
Woolley Animals, Moorwater, Ashreigney, Chulmleigh EX18 7NJ
Castle Drogo was designed and built by renowned 20th-century architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Inspired by nearby Dartmoor and the ancient woodlands of the Teign gorge.
Castle Drogo Drewsteignton, Devon, EX6 6PB
Dartmoor Railway shuttle service to Meldon runs on weekends and Bank Holidays throughout the 2019 season.
Dartmoor Railway Sunday Rover service is supported by Devon County Council and operated by Great Western Railways.
The Old Station Tea Rooms serves delicious cooked meals, snacks, cakes and hot drinks.
Dartmoor Railway Special Events
- Afternoon Tea Train
- Easter Egg Train with Peppa Pig
- English Electric Weekend
- Fish and Chips Special
- Murder On The Dartmoor Express
- Paddington’s Dartmoor Adventure
- Picnic with Peter Rabbit
- Pop’s Pie & Pint – Fathers Day Special
- Traditional Sunday Lunch Train
Dartmoor Railway Okehampton Station, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1EJ
Open to the public on a day ticket basis.
Higher lake and lower lake.
Spires Fishing Lakes nearby North Tawton
Moretonhampstead Motor Museum
Vintage Cars and Motorcycles. Motoring Artefacts.
Moretonhampstead Motor Museum The Old Bus Depot, Court Street, Mortetonhampstead TQ13 8LG
Museum of Dartmoor Life
Museum of Dartmoor Life is housed in a three storey early 19th century Mill in Okehampton. The waterwheel remains in situ.
Free admission from Saturday 6 to Saturday 13 April 2019.
Museum of Dartmoor Life, 3 West Street, Okehampton EX20 1HQ
New Carlton Cinema
New Carlton Cinema, Market Street, Okehampton EX20 1HN
North Tawton Walks
North Tawton scenic walks alongside the River Taw and Tarka Trail (3 miles) and picturesque Bondleigh (6 miles).
Walking route maps available: Tarka Trail Walks
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Chagford open air, river fed public swimming pool. Situated on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park. Open late May to early September. Snacks and refreshments available.
The Granite Way
The Granite Way is a scenic 11 mile cycle and walkway from Okehampton to Lydford along the north western edge of Dartmoor.
Part of the National Cycle Network Devon Coast to Coast Route 27.
The Granite Way offers good views of the granite landscape of Dartmoor, and specific sites of geological interest.
The Miniature Pony Centre Dartmoor
Plenty of attractions at The Miniature Pony Centre Dartmoor to suit all ages, with pony care days and indoor play areas.
Miniature Shetlands and Horses. Goats, Alpacas and Mule. Foals. Mediterranean Donkeys. Birds and Poultry.
Pets Paddock: Rabbits, Guinea Pigs and Ferrets.
Enjoy walks around the beautiful gardens and parkland.
The Sculpture School
Figurative Sculpture know-how and techniques. Representational.
The Sculpture School, Burnswood Studios, Burnswood Cottage, Bondleigh, North Tawton, Devon, EX20 2AP
War Horse Valley Country Park
Parsonage Farm is the farm around which the book War Horse by Michael Morpurgo was set, along with the parish of Iddesleigh.
Explore War Horse Valley and its farming history and wartime stories.
Museum with World War One Exhibition and War Horse Exhibition.
Tea Room serving delicious Cream Teas.
War Horse Valley Country Park Iddesleigh, Devon EX19 8SN
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