River Dart Country Park



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With over ninety acres of woods, scenic walks and beautiful lakes, the River Dart and breathtaking parkland is the perfect setting for all kinds of outdoor activities and occasions. Extensive adventure playgrounds are included for those camping, where children can rough-and-tumble over space nets, swing through trees on jungle ropes, or even capture a wooden pirate ship surrounded by water. Toddlers are not left out either with the Toddlers Beach and Playground (Lilliput), just perfect for tiny explorers. Dare Devil activities (extra charge) include water zorbs (inflated water ball), high ropes course, crossing the river, mega zipwire and canoeing. Photo credits: water globes & campsite - GRW Photography.

River Dart Country Park
ASHBURTON,Newton Abbot,TQ13 7NP


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Opening Times: Open Easter-Sep, daily 10-dusk

About the area

Discover Devon

With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.

Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them. 

Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.

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