Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust

Type:Animal Collection

Bovey Tracey, NEWTON ABBOT, Devon, TQ13 9JQ
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Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust

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About

The Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust is a registered charity created to work with the pony keepers on Dartmoor to preserve the traditional type of native Dartmoor Pony. The Trust offers a range of services to support and assist the owners of Dartmoor Ponies on the Moor and has created a superb new Visitor Centre at Parke, Bovey Tracey, in partnership with the National Trust. The centre provides information and education for the public about the role of the ponies on Dartmoor, and is a 'showcase' for these ponies. Visitors can interact with ponies and a range of courses for learners of all ages and abilities is available.

The Centre is now established as a unique educational resource for the west of England, using ponies as a platform for learning for young people with a variety of abilities and behavioural issues.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Picnic area

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children 3+

Establishment Features

  • Shop

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • Max group size - Please contact for group size information.
  • Min group size - Please contact for group size information.
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Parke is situated on the edge of Bovey Tracey 2 miles north of the A38, signposted from the town.

Public Transport Directions

Bus to Bovey Tracey.

Awards

  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2021

Opening Times

* Visit our website for opening times - www.dpht.co.uk/visit-us

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