Postbridge Visitor Centre

The project will enhance National Park Visitor Centre at Postbridge to ensure that the it becomes the Dartmoor hub for cultural heritage. Specifically it will be the main focus for the finds and story of the Whitehorse Hill Cist and will be where people can understand and appreciate the special qualities of the National Park. Furthermore, a more engaging Visitor Centre and associated opportunities for walking will ensure a longer dwell time and hence a wider local economic benefit.

Postbridge Visitor Centre

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Postbridge Visitor Centre

The project will enhance National Park Visitor Centre at Postbridge to ensure that it becomes the Dartmoor hub for cultural heritage. Specifically it will be the main focus for the finds and story of the Whitehorse Hill Cist and will be where people can understand and appreciate the special qualities of the National Park. Furthermore, a more engaging Visitor Centre and associated opportunities for walking will ensure a longer dwell time and hence a wider local economic benefit. The significance of the Whitehorse Hill finds and associated promotion and publicity is likely to lead to significant interest in visiting the area.

The project aims to:

  • enhance the Postbridge Visitor Centre and its immediate environment as a learning and engagement resource for visitors and the local community
  • showcase Postbridge as the premier reference point for understanding the importance of the bronze age and in particular Whitehorse Hill
  • develop the Postbridge Visitor Centre as a starting point and springboard for experiencing the area’s natural and cultural richness and diversity through interpretation and walking opportunities. In turn this will improve visitors understanding of the area’s special qualities.
  • enhance and effectively integrate learning, experiential and engagement opportunities within the heart of the Landscape Partnership area

Want to know more?

Speak to Richard Drysdale, Visitor Services Manager, Dartmoor National Park Authority
Tel: 01626 831003
Email: rdrysdale@dartmoor.gov.uk

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Last update: 06 Apr 2018 3:26pm