Dartmoor’s Castle Drogo mountain bike ride
This beautiful 2 hour mountain bike ride follows the river Teign and takes you up through the oak filled Gorge underneath the National Trust’s Castle Drogo, the last castle to be built in England.
Dartmoor is 954 square kilometres (368 square miles) of moorland punctuated by exposed granite tors, providing vital navigational markers and rest stops.
Although parts are a military firing range, there are still ample opportunities for walking, running, cycling, riding and climbing. The long history of Dartmoor can be discovered in ancient burial mounds and ruined farms, as well as in the tales surrounding the moor.
What is letterboxing?
If you’re looking for a family fun day out in the Dartmoor National Park, then why not try out one of the most unique activities the area has to offer – letterboxing. Similar to orienteering, it’s something which you can do either on your own or with your family. It’s also a great way to explore and discover more about the local area. Here’s everything you need to know about letterboxing…