The Dartmoor Artisan Trail links Dartmoor's finest artists and craftspeople. Pop in to see them work, book into watch a demonstration, or have a go yourself on one of their mini-workshops. Set up your own trail by contacting the artisans directly through their pages below, or ask us to set up an itinerary for you.
See sparks fly in a 150-year-old forge.
THE CIDER MAKER
Taste cider made in a 350-year-old oak press.
Learn from a modern master.
THE FELT MAKER
Tuition from the UK's only burial shroud maker.
Use Iron-Age techniques to make a wood bowl.
Take an 'art walk' with landscape painter Sophie
THE HIDE TANNER
See how Jessie uses age-old techniques to tan
THE JEWELLERY MAKER
Design and make a Dartmoor-inspired ring
THE TEXTILE DESIGNER
Meet a spinner who breeds her own silk worms.
Make your own print on a vintage press.
Have a tour of an ethical shoemaker's workshop
THE DAIRY FARMER
Help out on an organic goat farm
Learn how Penny creates her trademark pots
Visit a basket maker's own willow beds.
THE LEATHER WORKER
Create something beautiful from cow hide.
Take a tour of an ecological community farm
THE TRAVELLING ARTIST
Create prints on the road in Anita's 'print bus'
Watch Stuart repair furniture the traditional way