Designated in 1951 Dartmoor covers some 953 square kilometres of heather-covered moorland, with rocky granite tors, prehistoric stone circles and rows, ancient pathways, medieval villages, iconic Dartmoor ponies, captivating legends and vibrant villages with traditional events. It has provided inspiration for many books and films, including Arthur Conan-Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles.

www.dartmoor.gov.uk