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An easy 2-mile stroll around the Merrivale antiquities near Princetown with John Noblet of Tavistock Ramblers. This Bronze Age ceremonial site is, beyond doubt, the finest on Dartmoor. It is conveniently close to a road and there are splendid views. more

Walks

START – Students and Refugees Together START works in partnership with families, individuals and organisations, helping refugees in need to become self-reliant people who contribute to their local communities. Students offer holistic support, on a on more

5 Dec 2017 11:27 Community

‘We are actually learning — but not having to write anything!’ At Lifton Community Primary School we pride ourselves on the outdoor learning opportunities that we provide for our children. They allow the children to work in an environment away from more

Education

Anyone who has never grown bamboo before probably conjures up an image of a plant that is invasive and will run riot in the garden. However, not all bamboo are large rampant space invaders. While more invasive running bamboos which originate f more

Gardening

Come and join us on Saturday 28th for our annual Tamar Energy Fest. A fun and informative event for all the family. Drop in any time between 10:00 to 15:00. Free entry. Find out about latest innovations in energy and why Local Energy Matters. Com more

24 Oct 2017 10:04 What's On

October is the month when late-staying summer visitors such as swallows and house martins, shortly heading off for Africa, overlap with early winter visitors like redwings and fieldfares from Scandinavia. These winter thrushes feed voraciously on haw more

17 Oct 2017 12:29 Naturalist

Andrew took up triathlons two years ago and enjoys them so much that he now trains every day… You may know Andrew Bowden who works in the Co-op in Yelverton, as a mild mannered, tall and cheerful man, but when off duty he is passionate about the out more

Local People

RHS Garden Rosemoor, in Great Torrington, is once again looking for 10 keen gardeners to take part in its informative and practical allotment course in 2018. Starting in February, the successful candidates will receive expert RHS tuition, have their more

16 Oct 2017 14:48 Gardening

Dartmoor is a superb recreational area for a host of sports, but what happens when something goes wrong? Emily Woodhouse joined the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team for Tavistock as a trainee two years ago, and after passing her final assessment in Ja more

Features

We know that physical activities are good for our children, and in this area we are blessed with a variety of clubs, both for traditional sports and lesser-known activities. We have chosen a selection of the wonderful alternative sports on offer for more

Education

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

Community News

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

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

Community News

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

Gardening

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

Community News

Get your boots on and head on to the moor for the Dartmoor Walking Festival 2017. Whether you are an experienced hillwalker or an absolute beginner you are sure to find something to inspire you in the 9 day programme of events running from Saturday 2 more

Outdoor & Active

There is something for everyone at this summer’s Dartmoor Wildlife Festival which takes place at Meldon Old Quarry on Tuesday 15 August. Discover more about a variety of Dartmoor creatures and their homes through a series of free drop in events an more

Community News

An exciting new mobile coffee business is coming to the North Dartmoor reservoir from the beginning of August, just in time for those long family days out during the summer holidays. Serving certified organic and Fairtrade tea, coffee ... more

31 Jul 2017 13:14 Food

The Art of Reflection 1 July 2017 – February 2018 An exhibition of contemporary art by the renowned sculptor Andrew Logan will open on Saturday 1 July at the National Trust’s Buckland Abbey in Devon, former home of Sir Francis Drake. more

26 Jun 2017 12:00 Music & Art

Dartmoor National Park Authority has opened its Communities Fund 2017/18 for applications and is calling for community organisations on Dartmoor to come forward if they have a project that needs funding. more

26 Jun 2017 11:30 Community News

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