How to Get Off-Grid Legally in the Dartmoor National Park

How to Get Off-Grid Legally in the Dartmoor National Park

Wild With Consent is a pioneering business that connects campervanners with consenting landowners, allowing them to get off-grid legally in the UK – including the Dartmoor National Park.

As of Friday, 13th January 2023, wild camping is no longer legal in the Dartmoor National Park. This was the last area in England and Wales which allowed the public to camp without the landowner’s permission (source BBC).

With a growing collection of sites across the UK, including in the Dartmoor National Park, Wild With Consent provides the perfect solution to wild camping laws. In connecting campervanners with landowners, they enable their guests to legally get off-grid, disconnect and immerse themselves in nature at exclusive and remote sites – be it Dartmoor or elsewhere in the UK.

A view of the countryside in the national park

Grace Fell, founder of Wild With Consent, explains, “Our aim is to “share the wild” with others in a way that does not degenerate the very resource itself: the stunning views, peace and tranquillity, wildlife and raw nature. By strictly only allowing one campervan at each location per night, guests are guaranteed complete privacy, while the ‘leave no trace’ ethos ensures locations will remain unchanged and the wilderness left wild.”

Wild With Consent currently has 60 private sites across the UK, including two stunning sites within the Dartmoor National Park, with more in the pipeline.

Dartmoor Sites (more to be announced in summer 2023):

Challacombe Meadows – Provides a unique opportunity to stay on the edge of a wildflower hay meadow boasting incredible wildlife in a hidden corner of Dartmoor National Park. Challacombe Farm is focused on sustainable agriculture and is the world’s first farm to be Certified Regenerative by A Greener World. Grass-fed beef and lamb from their flock of Shetland x Icelandic sheep and herd of Welsh Black cattle are available to buy direct from the farm. Available through Wild With Consent from £30 per night.

Skerraton Farm – Perched on the edge of Dartmoor, this site is the perfect gateway to great walking and cycling, as well as easy access to the beach (10km) for surfing or the River Dart for kayaking. There is direct access from the farm onto the open moor via Skerraton Moor Gate, and from here, guests can start to explore the vast wilderness of the Dartmoor National Park. Available through Wild With Consent from £45 per night.

Wild With Consent sites are available from £25 per night. To book, visit

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