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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...

  • February on Dartmoor. Half Term & Valentines Day01-02-2018

    With Valentine’s Day and Half Term both falling in February, there’s a great deal to do. You can choose from a Romantic Dinner to a...

January 2018

  • Devon Cycling Holidays23-01-2018

    Devon Cycling Holidays and the Bike Bus are owned and run by Chris Johns

    Inspired by the dramatic scenes of Dartmoor and Chris’s training in...

November 2017

  • Christmas on Dartmoor!22-11-2017

    It begins here, with a wealth of festive fairs, seasonal events and food extravaganzas to enjoy!

    Yarner House Festive Fair

    Yarner...

  • Golden Days22-11-2017

    Hannah Reeves

    Looking back over last year’s photos of autumn it would appear we had a fabulous time playing in the golden sunshine, rolling...

  • Treat Yourself to the Tasty Local Treats of Dartmoor09-11-2017

    Jane Sandwood, Freelance Writer and Editor

    There's no doubt that we English love our teas and cakes, and life in Dartmoor brings no exception...

October 2017

  • Top Ten Trick or Treats!20-10-2017

    Top Ten Trick or Treat ideas to get you thinking about what to do with the family over the next couple of weeks!Have a fabulous time!

  • 5 Awesome Cycling Routes on Dartmoor!03-10-2017

    David Bender

    Awaken the outdoor senses in you by visiting Dartmoor not for any other reason but to explore what it has to offer while on two...

August 2017

  • Taste of Dartmoor!25-08-2017

    Jen How

    So you've been for a family walk, seen the ponies with their adorable foals, clambered up the tor, run full tilt back down the grassy...

  • Discovering Dartmoor With The Moor Otters Trail08-08-2017

    Zena Goldman

    Have you heard of the Moor Otters Trail? If you are visiting Devon this summer then it’s a great way to explore the Dartmoor...

  • Family Variety on Dartmoor07-08-2017

    Maidindartmoor

    The incredible Dartmoor National Park is absolutely central to the running of our family. It is our family playground and is the...

June 2017

  • 5 of the Best Picnic Spots on Dartmoor07-06-2017

    Jen

    There are of course a great many beautiful picnic spots on Dartmoor from the popular riverside areas at Spitchwick and Cadover Bridge to the...

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