Animals on Dartmoor

There are plenty of wildlife to see on Dartmoor

Wild Horses can be dangerous

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Dartmoor horses are easy to find and get close to. They appear tame and will often let you stroke them but always remember they are wild. They will steal any food you have and some turn and kick if you try to resist.

They do look nice though

dartmoor horses

Woodpeckers and treecreepers at Stover Park

woodpecker

Worth visiting the sheep in lambing season

dartmoor sheep

Dartmoor sheep are not as tame as the horses

dartmoor sheep

Some hardy cows

dartmoor cows