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National Park Visitor Centre - Postbridge

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Useful stopoff point with good facilities, parking and some useful information. Also very friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Excellent display of information

A special exhibit on the tools and weapons used in the Bronze Age by residents of Dartmoor is quite... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Austin, Texas
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The Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre at Postbridge is staffed by knowledgeable local people, who will be happy to help with advice and ideas on your visit to the Dartmoor area. The Life, Death and Landscape exhibition, telling the story of...more
Dartmoor National Park B3212 | Main Car Park, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6TH, England
+44 1822 880272
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Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is a small building but has lots of information about the history of Dartmoor. From prehistoric, bronze age and beyond. There is a film to watch, plenty of maps and information. There are things to do for the kids where they can take a...More

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All reviews very helpful staff bronze age national park great place to start clapper bridge large car park public toilets small shop for sale upstairs books maps gifts moor display life parking
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Useful stopoff point with good facilities, parking and some useful information. Also very friendly and helpful service.

Thank JSI3
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

A special exhibit on the tools and weapons used in the Bronze Age by residents of Dartmoor is quite interesting and educational.

Thank fnewton2
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We have two daughters aged three and seven, they really enjoyed the activities upstairs in the visitor centre. Dressing up and putting together the puzzle hut, It kept them occupied for half an hour! The ladies who work here were really friendly giving then Dartmoor...More

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Car park was bursting,you need cash for parking ticket (£1 for three hrs)...but it is the height of summer coach loads arriving as we sat and ate icecream then walked over clapper bridge,turned left over main road and across moorland......be careful I fell and almost...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

A lovely lady welcome us as we walked in. Told as about the activities upstairs for the children. Lots of advice for the area. Pay to park large car park. Free toilets. Lovely choice of gifts to suit any budget. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank louise u
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We visited the Centre for leaflets on Bellever Forest and the staff were most helpful and informative.

Thank Linny12608
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Good overview of the moors. Map, books, info for the kids. There is parking and a restroom. Worth a short stop

Thank Ron C
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The National Park Visitor centre is an excellent starting point to gain information on all aspects of Dartmoor - and for us in particular - the ancient sites of Dartmoor and where to find them. The book stall provided several booklets on key neolithic and...More

1  Thank amiddletonsct
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Along with the range of maps and gifts, there is a Bronze Age exhibition upstairs. The staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgable. There are Public Toilets attached. Free car parking but donations support the running costs

Thank Richard R
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Useful oasis but with no in house cafe facilities but with toilets and large car park Little country post office a few meters away with very basic take away food and drink Great walk

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Maria H
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Dartmoor V | Property representative |
Maria There is no camping allowed for camper vans, however, there are some great local campsites which can be found on page 53 of our Enjoy Dartmoor magazine available on-line at dartmoor.gov.uk or from a National Park... More
June 11, 2018|
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Response from Dartmoor V | Property representative |
Dear Graham Many thanks for checking this with us. Unfortunately, its not possible to park at the National Park Visitor Centre at Postbridge for a week but the Forestry Commission at Bellever might consider longer term car... More