Dartmoor National Park

Join Stuart the Student Ranger and fellow volunteers as they continue the fabulous work that has been done to uncover the Templer Way – a nearly two-hundred-years-old granite tramway (and now popular walking route) used to transport precious granite more

2 Mar 2018 12:09 Community News

The Moor than meets the eye landscape partnership aims to show that there is more than meets the eye to Dartmoor and the 4000-year story of its landscape and people. In the first half of a two-part feature, find out how the scheme is ‘bringing commun more

13 Feb 2018 13:26 Community News

A unique opportunity is being offered to ‘meet the funders’ on Thursday 15 February (7-9.30 pm) at the Two Bridges Hotel, near Princetown. The evening, organised by the Dartmoor Hill Farm Project, will bring together a range of bodies that provide ad more

6 Feb 2018 10:10 Community News

A new exhibition by the Heritage Lottery funded Moor than meets the eye scheme is currently on display at the Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre, Princetown. The exhibition features some of the twenty-eight heritage projects that make up the sche more

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A rare opportunity is being offered by the Dartmoor Hill Farm Project to gain expert tuition in training novice sheepdogs. The course is being delivered by Kenny Watson, a highly respected shepherd, at his farm close to Postbridge on Dartmoor . The c more


Dartmoor National Park Authority is currently reviewing the Local Plan for Dartmoor which will form the basis for all planning decisions in the National Park, covering issues such as house extensions, design, the environment, listed buildings, housin more

5 Dec 2017 11:50

Dartmoor National Park Authority and the Dartmoor Hill Farm Project have partnered with Twool to create a limited edition Dartmoor Dog lead made with a blend of wool from sheep that graze on Dartmoor. The beautiful uplands of Dartmoor are maintained more

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Dartmoor National Park Authority is reviewing the Local Plan for Dartmoor and is working with Parish and Town Councils in the National Park throughout the process. The Local Plan is the basis for all planning decisions in the National Park. It sets o more

31 Oct 2017 12:24 Community News

Last summer we held an initial training day led by Andy Crabb from English Heritage and Dartmoor National Park Authority, and Anne from the Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group, to explore how we could develop a monitoring project that would enable vol more

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Dartmoor National Park Authority is reviewing the Local Plan for Dartmoor. The Local Plan is the basis for all planning decisions in the National Park, and in some towns and villages also identifies areas for future housing or employment development more

5 Oct 2017 17:16 Community News

After receiving thousands of entries from across Europe, the team behind the Moor Otters project has announced the lucky winners of the Otter Spotter competition. Over 3,500 ‘Otter Spotters’ have been seeking out the artistic life-sized otter statue more

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Fans of the Moor Otters - life-sized otter statues painted in a variety of themes and colours -now have the chance to own one by attending a live auction later this month. Hosted by fine art auctioneers Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood, the auction will more

21 Sep 2017 10:32 Community News

England’s National Parks are vital resources that will sit at the centre of plans to improve physical and mental wellbeing thanks to a new partnership between Public Health England and the nation’s ten National Parks. Free to access and open 24 hours more


Paul Glanville                                                                                                  Why did you become a park ranger?                               I have always enjoyed walking and exploring Dartmoor. I used to be a... more

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