Experience Day with Dartmoor's Daughter


For just £125.00

Walk with us through a stunning landscape and along part of the historic Haytor Granite Tramway. Hear stories of the quarrymen, tram-pulling ponies, and nearby legends, We may even see a semi-wild pony herd in their natural habitat.

Then visit the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust (DPHT) where you will have an hour’s hands-on experience with Dartmoor Heritage Ponies – grooming, hoof-picking, and walking on a lead rein in the ring. Learn about the lives and work of the farmers who keep the ponies on the ‘Commons’ of Dartmoor.

(Additional options: Lunch or cream teas can be organised afterwards if required. And a Dartmoor Whisky Tour at the nearby town of Bovey Tracey. Additional charges would apply.)

Scheduled dates for 2021 – Sunday May 16th – Monday June 14th – Friday July 2nd – Saturday July 10th – Monday August 16th – Monday September 20th – Monday September 27th – Saturday 9th October and Monday 11th October

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What you get:

The Details

Experience duration 3 – 4 hours

Recommended group size 6 – 15 people

Cost per person £125    

Fitness level required Low –   Moderate

Parking Facilities Yes

Refreshments and meals Not included in the half day.

Special equipment needed Suitable clothing and sturdy footwear for the weather conditions for a walking activity and around ponies.

Availability All year round, excluding Christmas holiday and new year. Advance booking necessary. Full day option available with lunch, price on request.     

Accessibility considerations and facilities With advance notice there is a route possibility for Wheelchairs/Trampers    

Languages Guests will need a basic – intermediate level of English to fully appreciate the experience.