Day Out

Come and see the work of local artists and craftspeople at Walkhampton Art and Craft Exhibition and Sale, which will be held in the newly-refurbished Walkhampton Memorial Hall. There will also be refreshments, so stay and enjoy tea, coffee, delicious more

16 Oct 2017 15:09 Music & Art

Monteverdi’s Vespers has been described as a towering masterpiece. It is intimate and grand, prayerful and dramatic, exalted and sensual - a dizzying array of textures and sonorities in brilliant instrumental writing, opulent choruses, and moving sol more

16 Oct 2017 15:05 Music & Art


The Who'd Have Thought It run by Paul and Jacquie Lisney has been shortlisted for the Most Creative Name Award at Britain’s premier annual awards which celebrate the best of independent hosts and hoteliers. The eviivo awards commend Britain’s world-c more

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Are you retired or semi-retired? If so, why not come and join us if you want a range of interesting days out and things to do! We’ve just celebrated our third birthday and the number of interest groups you can participate in is steadily growing along more

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The Good Pub Guide has named The Drake Manor Inn in Buckland Monachorum as The Good Pub Guide Value Pub of the Year 2018, describing it as ‘the charming Drake Manor in Buckland Monachorum with its friendly, long-serving landlady’. Mandy Robinson, who more

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The Garden House at Buckland Monachorum has released a new 'drone' video of the gardens in autumn, watch it here more


Ashridge Court Farm, a wildlife friendly, family farm just outside North Tawton, is delighted that their new event and wedding venue, the Ashridge Great Barn, is officially open for business. Nestled in a secluded valley, this ancient barn has been more

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An extraordinary survey carried out by the management of Tavistock Country Bus (TCB) has revealed just how important the operation is to the economy of Tavistock — and the other towns regularly visited by the bus. more

7 Aug 2017 12:01 Community News

Do you want to gain valuable experience volunteering at one of Dartmoor National Park’s award winning Visitor Centres? We are looking for enthusiastic people to become Ambassadors for Dartmoor more

5 Jun 2017 15:00 Community News

Along with the many crowds of locals, visitors and the farming and business communities of Devon who enjoyed the three days of this year’s Devon County Show was HRH The Countess of Wessex, who is President of the Devon County more

25 May 2017 08:00 Community News

The Chinese zodiac may say rooster but on Dartmoor 2017 is set to be the year of the otter, as Dartmoor National Park launches a new public arts initiative to celebrate the incredible diversity of habitats and wildlife on the Moor more

Every Tuesday in August, families enjoyed a whole range of activities! We started by finding frogs and toads and making insect homes. Our mini shelter building for muddy ball blobsters was a huge success, with family members, large and small... more

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In rural areas such as ours, the bus is essential. It is vital for those who are unable to drive, enabling them to get to work, school, the doctor's or the hospital, and it can drastically improve quality of life. I understand the frustration... more

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It’s not too late for entrants to sign up for a hearty helping of this year’s Delicious Drake’s Trail, and with a shorter route for 2016 it’s even more accessible for more people. The “wonderfully bonkers” food festival on the run returns on Sunday 2 more

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National Trust’s Buckland Abbey is offering a glimpse into what life was like during the Middle Ages this bank holiday, as the Abbey will be heading back in-time to 1481. On Saturday 27 – Monday 29 August, the Medieval Free Company will be more

22 Aug 2016 09:00 Community News

Here are just a few suggestions of where to take the kids this weekend. Living in Devon does mean that there are hundred of places to go, Beaches, Moorland walks etc... But here are five of our favourites, without having to spend hours in the car! more

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Replica MK IX Spitfire with working Merlin engine, Tavistock Model Flying Club displays, Robey Trust Steam engine trips, Vintage vehicles, WWII Living History displays. Plenty for all the family to enjoy. more

3 Aug 2016 15:00

I’ve been coming to Burrator for many years. On visiting the Centre I didn’t realise how rich the heritage of the area was and have learnt about new places to explore!’ ‘It is hard to believe that we (South West Lakes Trust) have almost com more

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The idea for ‘ forest Fun’ grew out of a love of nature, and long experience of helping children learn more about the natural world. We felt there was a real need for an activity for younger children that encouraged them to get outdoors, get... more

19 Jul 2016 14:34 Education

Loiter at the The Garden House tea room door long enough and you will hear many an; “oooh look at the size of that scone,” “cream first or jam?” and “goodness gracious, we could have shared one between us!” Legendary cream teas bring our... more

23 Jun 2016 16:44 Gardening

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