A perfect opportunity for that re-connection with nature.
When it comes to living, breathing and experiencing the unspoilt and unique environment of the wilds of Dartmoor, there is nothing that compares to wild camping. With just you, a tent, a torch and gas oven, this is as close as you can get to nature.
By escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life you can discover the moors and experience the solitude and tranquility, the towns and villages and the magic of Dartmoor.
Now while of all Dartmoor is common land and owned by someone, a lovely piece of legislation called the Dartmoor Commons Act means that individuals and small groups are allowed to camp for up to two nights in the same place without asking permission.
As long as you choose your spot sensibly and don't pitch your tent on farmland, on moorland enclosed by walls, within 100 metres of a road, on flood plains or on archaeological site you, the untouched and challenging environment is open for exploration. For more information be sure to check out the Dartmoor National Park Authority’s website.
A wild camping trip at Dartmoor could simply be about trying something new, but more importantly a perfect opportunity for that re-connection with nature.
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