Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Car parks open dawn until dusk.

How to find us

How to find us
Bellever, Dartmoor
Sat Nav Postcode: PL20 6TP
By Car

At Postbridge on the B3212 Yelverton to Mortonhampstead road, take the turning signposted for Bellever.  The Postbridge Village car park is here but for the main Bellever Village car park and toilets, continue further for 1.5km. As you enter Bellever Village, turn left at the triangle of grass and after 130m you will see the entrance to Bellever Forest on the right.  

By Public Transport

Bus information: Target Travel 98 runs between Tavistock - Yelverton or the Tavistock Country Bus 123 runs between Tavistock - Exeter (via Princetown).

OS Grid Ref
SX655770

50.578859479772, -3.8996797800064

Parking and prices

Parking charges apply at Bellever Forest.

Bellever Forest has two car parks: at Bellever village and Postbridge village. They are open dawn until dusk. The parking machines accept card payment only.

You can now use RingGo* at Bellever Forest which allows you to pay for parking online or via an app. Please download the Ringo App before travelling if you can.

Pay for parking on your phone in 5 easy steps:

1. Open the RingGo app, or download for free if you haven’t already got it, using the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android).
2. Log in with your RingGo details, or register as a new user.
3. Select your location by entering the 3–6 digit number shown on the parking signs.
4. Enter your number plate and choose how long you’d like to park for. Remember, you can extend this later.
5. Choose to add any handy parking reminders you need, then just tap to pay.

And you’re good to go! Your details are saved so next time, you can park even faster.

If you’re not a smartphone user, you can still use RingGo to pay for your parking by calling 0203 046 0063. You can also register and book parking with RingGo online.

*There is a small convenience charge for using this service.  See RingGo online for full terms and conditions and VAT receipts.

Parking Charges

Up to 2 hours £3.00
All day £5.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Minibuses - £10.00

Coaches - not permitted

Additional information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Number of accessible parking spaces: 2
Card payments accepted

Facilities and access

Toilets open 9.00am-5.00pm daily.

Camping and overnight sleeping is not allowed in the forest. Find a campsite for your needs on the Dartmoor National Park website.

Accessible toilet
Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Toilets

Contact details

Explore this stunning location in the heart of Dartmoor

Enjoy the tranquility of a picnic by the East Dart river or an exhilarating walk up to Bellever Tor to take in the stunning views. Explore the forest itself and discover a wealth of wildlife, archaeology and grazing Dartmoor ponies.

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • East Dart River
  • Access to Bellever Tor
  • Archaeological monuments
  • Fascinating wildlife  
  • Well behaved dogs welcome
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