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A sense of adventure and a love of Dartmoor are two requirements for a unique dry stone walling experience taking place on the edge of Gidleigh Parish on 17 and 18 August. Set in a stunning location the event has been organised by the Dartmoor Hill more

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Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical master more

As we head towards summer, leaves, ferns and mosses of nearly every shade of green create an almost prehistoric environment at Lydford Gorge and in June and July the damsel and dragonflies start appearing, with bright dashes of colour darting over th more

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At the end of last year, Devon’s Local Nature Partnership was awarded National Lottery funding from Sport England to deliver an exciting five-year programme to support people aged over fifty-five in Devon to connect actively to nature. After a busy d more

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An easy 5-mile walk around the Walkham Valley with David Simkins of Tavistock Ramblers. The walk starts on the edge of Tavistock in the Anderton lay-by on the A386 (SX487723). The route starts on the old GWR railway track, which is now a multi-use more

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Come and discover what weird and wonderful things Francis Drake saw on his circumnavigation of the world. From eating penguins in the Arctic, to navigating the treacherous seas of the Magellan Strait. Explore the route Drake took, by collecting the s more

Outdoor & Active

The sixteenth-century dovecote in the Valley Garden at Cotehele was once the roost for birds destined for the Edgcumbe family’s dinner table. These days a dole of white doves happily makes this place their home, enjoying the beautiful colours appeari more

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Nichola meets the man behind Ice Warrior, which trains ordinary people to become modern-day explorers in the Arctic. At any moment during our interview, I expect Jim McNeill to say ‘only joking’, as surely no-one can live a life as marvellous and ful more

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The Miniature Pony Centre sits on the edge of wild and magical Dartmoor in Devon and is a hidden gem of all things small, cute and cuddly. Can you imagine being able to go into a paddock and to be surrounded by miniature ponies and tiny foals? The j more

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Dartmoor Search and Rescue Tavistock (DSRT) was founded 50 years ago after two army officer cadets, aged 22 and 28, ran into difficulties on the moor and tragically lost their lives. The team covers Dartmoor’s 365 square miles of tors, forests, reser more

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£5.00 entrance fee to show a Jaguar (free programme and raffle ticket for champagne included) Pay on the day or pre-registration from Sue Joseph, telephone: 01579 362063 mob: 07805 398008 email: sue.joseph@talktalk.net Concours Competions (variou more

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A delightful walk of just under 4 miles through Burrator Wood with Bruce Pryde of Tavistock Ramblers. The walk starts from the roadside near Burrator dam (SX551679). These woods are carpeted with bluebells in early May. The walk also takes you to more

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Ice Warrior’s new state-of-the-art expedition basecamp is now open in The Duchy Centre, Princetown and includes an expedition training and education centre, as well as a wide range of outfitting stock of high-quality clothing and equipment for outdoo more

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Believe it or not spring is around the corner and thoughts of being outside in the sunshine come to mind. What better way to spend an afternoon but on the bowling green in beautiful surroundings with friends, exchanging gentle banter and of course tr more

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Lewdown and Bridestowe cricket clubs are looking forward to building on a strong first year of combining their junior sections for the good of youth cricket in the West Devon Area. The two clubs have put aside any local rivalry and have the common ai more

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Chagford Bowling Club is a small friendly club with around 30 members. It is situated in the heart of Chagford, with beautiful views of Castle Drogo and Dartmoor. The club’s public open day will be held on April 29th between 11am and 4pm - everyone i more

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Lydford Gorge opened for the season on Saturday, March 3rd. For adventure lovers, the full gorge walk takes you into a prehistoric world of tumbling water and greenery. Watch your footing on the exhilarating river path which takes you up beside the more

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After a long cold damp winter we’re looking forward to spring returning to Castle Drogo and the Teign Gorge. Inside the castle it’s been a busy few months of deep cleaning the rooms and getting ready for the new season. There are some exciting new ad more

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There will be an absolute abundance of entertainment hosted at The Miniature Pony Centre this year. The centre opens on the 21st March with the arrival of their new Unicorn on the 24th March. Come and visit Dartmoor’s only Unicorn – White Lightening more

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A three-and-a-half-mile walk in the Tamar Valley with Anne Sleep of Tavistock Ramblers. Starting in the heart of Bere Alston at the Recreation Ground car park (SX451667) the walk takes us deep into the Tamar Valley with a few ups and downs. There are more

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