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October 2019

  • Family Fun for Half Term17-10-2019

    Dartmoor Zoo, Plymouth

    Set in 33 acres of beautiful woodland just 20 minutes from Plymouth, Dartmoor Zoo features the largest collection of Big…

  • Family Attractions on Dartmoor for Half Term17-10-2019

    You never know what the weather will do at the end of October, it could be lovely enough to enjoy some wonderful family walks and bike rides, or it…

  • Maisie loves Abbeyford Woods! 16-10-2019

    I first discovered this beautiful woodland about 20 years ago when I moved to Sticklepath with my then dogs Jake (Golden Retriever) and Bruce…

  • 5 Fabulous Dartmoor Days Out (and more besides!)15-10-2019

    Half Term is nearly upon us, so we’ve had a look at some of the fun events that you can enjoy on and around Dartmoor, and listed five of…

  • Maisie visits Sourton Tors01-10-2019

    A few weeks ago I had promised to deliver some of our Discover Dartmoor magazines to Tavistock Visitor Centre, and thought it would be fun for…

September 2019

  • Meldon Quarry with Maisie26-09-2019

    This lovely spot has long been a favourite of mine, I used to bring Daisy and Skye here on a regular basis so introducing Maisie to the river and…

  • Afternoon tea with Maisie at the very dog-friendly Two Bridges Hotel25-09-2019

    If you’re looking for a dog-friendly spot on Dartmoor to enjoy a fabulous afternoon tea with your canine companion, we can highly recommend…

  • Half Term Happiness on Dartmoor, Devon25-09-2019

    Half Term is coming, and hopefully some wonderful weather for us all to enjoy while we are getting out and about on Dartmoor. Devon is breathtakingly…

  • Dog-friendly Cream Tea Cafes, Tea Rooms and Farm Shops24-09-2019

    Who doesn’t love a Cream Tea, served with a pot of fresh tea……especially outdoors and in a place that also welcomes your dogs…

  • Dog-friendly hotels18-09-2019

    More and more of us these days would prefer to take our dogs on holiday with us, rather than leaving them behind either in kennels or with a…

  • Autumn on Dartmoor16-09-2019

    I don’t know about you, but living in Devon my absolute favourite time of year is the autumn. On Dartmoor, of course every season has its…

July 2019

  • The Dartmoor Artist18-07-2019

    Peering from the window of our cottage, which overlooks the rolling hillside of the moor, I am ‘wine in hand’, sipping on a nice cool…

  • Top Pubs on Dartmoor16-07-2019

    Village pubs, with a warm welcome and roaring log fire to sit in front of after an afternoon spent exploring the magic of Dartmoor, are some of…

June 2019

May 2019

  • Volunteer with Your Family in Dartmoor15-05-2019

    Dartmoor may be blessed with lots of natural beauty, but this is also the very reason why it needs to be preserved. It’s not easy to safeguard…

April 2019

March 2019

  • Easter on Dartmoor28-03-2019

    Easter is the perfect time to head to Dartmoor for some family fun, extraordinary scenery and fine dining!

    There are so many things to do on…

  • Literary Landscapes: Dartmoor11-03-2019

    By Kate Riffler www.theonlinegoverness.com

    Miles into gathering mists the sun set, soaking into the distant blue hills. Sunset loomed, orange,…

February 2019

January 2019

December 2018

  • Your Dartmoor Christmas Diary24-12-2018

    A Dartmoor Christmas is all about great food and great days out on the Moor. Rebecca Martin (Visitor Services Manager, Dartmoor National Park)…

  • Last Minute Christmas & New Year Offers!20-12-2018

    It’s so nearly Christmas, and there is so much on offer in Dartmoor National Park and the surrounding area of this beautiful county of Devon…

  • Festive Fun For All The Family in Dartmoor19-12-2018

    By Jane Sandwood Freelance Writer and Editor

    Exeter Christmas market has been identified as one of the top five Christmas markets in…

  • Dartmoor - The Healer04-12-2018

    By Seren Kiremitcioglu www.serenkiremitcioglu.com

    When you get diagnosed with depression, the one thing everyone tells you to do is to…

November 2018

  • What to Wear When Hiking Through Dartmoor16-11-2018

    By Jane Sandwood Freelance Writer and Editor

    Dartmoor is a haven for hikers, home to tumbling rivers and lush fields of heather that attract…

  • How To Photograph Your Devon Walks12-11-2018

    By NinjaKeith at walkingninja.com

    Have you ever spent your day walking on Dartmoor, casually taking photos of the scenery around you, only to get…

October 2018

  • 5 BIG reasons to take your family glamping22-10-2018

    Glamping is, by its very nature, about enjoying all the best bits about camping and cutting out all the not so nice bits. Due to this it has…

  • Fishing on Dartmoor05-10-2018

    A Guide For Tourists: The Best Fishing Rivers To Explore At Dartmoor

    By Jane Sandwood Freelance Writer and Editor

    One of the most…

September 2018

August 2018

  • Outstanding Views To Paint On Dartmoor30-08-2018

    By Jane Sandwood Freelance Writer and Editor

    Dartmoor has been a haven for artists for hundreds of years. There is such variety in the…

  • Delicious Dartmoor map12-08-2018

    Fabulous Food in the Heart of Devon – Dartmoor.

    So many people who visit Devon ask us to give them suggestions for places to eat and drink,…

July 2018

June 2018

  • A mid-summer ride on Dartmoor25-06-2018

    By Liz Parks

    I set my alarm for 5.30am this morning so that I could be saddled up and riding out towards the moor by 6.15am. An early start means…

  • Summer Newsletter15-06-2018

    Our June Newsletter, lots of info on getting out and active on Dartmoor ... plus competitions to win free tickets to great attractions, the latest…

  • The Creative Dartmoor Trail01-06-2018

    There’s a magical quality about Dartmoor that enchants creative people and seems to bring out the best in them.

    Maybe it’s because the…

May 2018

  • Dog Friendly Dartmoor29-05-2018

    Many of us who have dogs in our family love the thought that they can come on holiday with us, and Dartmoor is a great destination to be able to do…

  • Ten Half Term ‘Dartmoor Days Out on Your Doorstep’ 24-05-2018

    We’ve put together some ideas for you to look at as you ponder what to do over the next couple of weeks in May & June. Not only Half Term,…

  • Half Term Happiness!22-05-2018

    It’s Half Term, it’s beautiful on Dartmoor and it’s time to Get Outdoors!

    We have come up with a fabulous list of 10/12 walks for…

April 2018

  • Small Adventures - Froggintor Quarry23-04-2018

    By Bryonie Baxter 30newthings.co.uk

    Sheltered from the wind, the sun warms our backs as we sit and watch the sunshine glint off the…

March 2018

  • Coming Home26-03-2018

    Devon-born Wellesley Tudor Pole founded the Chalice Well Trust and started the 'Silent Minute' during the second world war when he felt…

February 2018

  • Dartmoor - Access for All23-02-2018

    By Bryonie Baxter 30newthings.co.uk

    Dartmoor. Imposing granite tors and ancient woods, vast landscapes and windswept ponies. Peopled…

  • Getting out and about in 2018!20-02-2018

    Haytor Rocks. Opposite Dartmoor National Park Haytor Visitor Centre. By kind permission of Alex Graeme.

    Even though so many of us live either…

  • Dartmoor in the Spring06-02-2018

    Dartmoor in the Spring, who can resist? The weather is warming up, the green shoots are appearing and we are all keen to get outside, breathe fresh…

  • 3 reasons on why Dartmoor is a great place to go road cycling06-02-2018

    By Mick Turner Mckinnel

    Road cycling takes people to locations all around the globe for various reasons and in pursuit of many things, epic…

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