Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor National Park

  United Kingdom National Parks

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Park Details

Dartmoor National Park was established in 1951, and has a total area of 236,132 acres (369 square miles, or 956 square kilometers).

Address Devon, England, TQ13 9JQ
Entrance Fee
Learn MoreOfficial Website

When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

Dartmoor National Park is the 13th most visited park in the country.

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Dartmoor National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Dartmoor National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Dartmoor National Park are June, July, August & September.

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Avg Temp434447525762656562554844
Max Temp505156636973767672645651
Avg Temp353435364145494947443936
Min Temp232323243035404037322724
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Dartmoor National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Dartmoor National Park is visited.

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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Dartmoor National Park.

Exmoor National Park63 km
Brecon Beacons National Park148 km
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park160 km
New Forest National Park161 km
South Downs National Park227 km
Snowdonia National Park280 km
Wicklow Mountains National Park328 km
Peak District National Park338 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Dartmoor National Park:

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Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Dartmoor National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Dartmoor National Park.

Birmingham International AirportBHXBirmingham, 255 km
London Heathrow AirportLHRLondon, 260 km
London Gatwick AirportLGWLondon, 268 km
London Luton AirportLTNLondon, 285 km
London Stansted AirportSTNLondon, 322 km
Manchester AirportMANManchester, 326 km
Belfast International AirportBFSBelfast, 478 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Dartmoor National Park.

Exeter International AirportEXTExeter, 38 km
Newquay Cornwall AirportNQYNewquay, 78 km
Cardiff International AirportCWLCardiff, 98 km
Bristol AirportBRSBristol, 121 km
Bournemouth AirportBOHBournemouth, 147 km
Southampton AirportSOUSouthampton, 184 km
London City AirportLCYLondon, 295 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.

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Chris Cagle

I love traveling the United States. I hunt down fantastic places to visit in the summer and great slopes to ski down in the winter. The first national park I ever visited was the Smokies, but since then, I've been to dozens. However, my favorite by far has been Zion.