Located at the centre of a picturesque valley on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, Buckfast Abbey is home to…Explore
An award-winning family day out!
Packed with outdoor fun for all ages, River Dart Country Park is located over 90 stunning acres. There’s excitement around every corner in our extensive adventure playgrounds. Explore our activities and test your balance on the Agility Trail, take in the stunning views inside our treetop Tower, and get to the top of the Climbing Pods! Let imaginations run wild aboard the Pirate Ship or inside the Play Fort, and let competitive kids take on our Assault Course or Bike Pump Track.
Half term and summer holidays are all about adventure! Try our Dare Devil activities (at extra cost) – all supervised by qualified outdoor Instructors. High adrenaline activities include a new and extended High Ropes Course, Climbing, Caving, Mega Zip Wire, Canoeing and Kayaking!
Dartmoor Bike Park is located at River Dart Country Park. With an impressive Freeride Area designed and built by ex-pro BMXer Kye Forte, the skills area consists of four runs graded from blue to orange. The range of short runs contains sizeable jumps, a ‘boner log’ drop and a mulch trick jump. Gravity fuelled riding is now possible at Dartmoor Bike Park! (Available at additional cost)
For those looking for a quieter moment, there are scenic walks along the beautiful River Dart and rugged woodlands.
Our seasonal opening licensed cafe bar, the Old Sawmill, offers high quality, locally sourced food, freshly prepared on-site.
If staying for the day is not enough, why not stay at our award-winning campsite which includes free entry to our extensive playgrounds? (Dare Devil activities and Dartmoor Bike Park not included)
There’s something for everyone at Devon’s multi-award-winning attraction. Set within the incredible Dartmoor landscape and just a mile off the A38 in Ashburton, River Dart Country Park offers an unforgettable outdoor experience.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is River Dart Country Park open?
The Park is open 10am to dusk (last entry 3pm) on selected dates – see website for details
How much is entry to River Dart Country Park?
Day visitor prices apply to certain dates – see website for dates:
Adult or child age 5 years+ £13.20pp, Carer £6.60 pp (must show ID), Age 3 & 4 £7.15pp, Age 2 & under FREE, Dog £5.50 (on lead at all times). Selected days 50% discount – see website
Is River Dart Country Park dog friendly?
We welcome dogs for day visits and camping trips but dogs must be kept on leads at all times on site. Please clean up after your dog and use bins provided. We have water bowls dotted around the site