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 for a small charge, we’ll 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 FURNITURE MAKER
Learn how to make your own chair or stool
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
THE WILLOW ARTIST
Learn how to weave a sculpture