In Dartmoor national park, there’s plenty of outdoor fun to be had on rope swings, tube slides and kayaking in an attractive, natural setting
An eco-friendly outdoor adventure centre in Dartmoor national park, across 36 hectares (90 acres) of lawns, lakes and woods. All ages are catered for, with plenty of challenges for older ones: rope swings over water, kayaks, clamber nets, a high-rope course, and tube slides (many referred to as Dare Devils activities); toddlers even get their own mini zipwire with a baby swing. Founded in 1976, the site was built around imposing Holne Park House, today an events venue, though rooms – including suites for families – can be booked on a B&B basis. There’s on-site camping (electric and non-electric; from £17 a pitch per night) if you want the full outdoor experience – or you can visit for the day as we did.