National Parks are a great place for learning and most people would not be surprised to learn that most of the UK’s 15 national parks have a well-developed formal education offer that helps students to understand processes that formed iconic landscap Read more


The Dartmoor Society was established in 1998 to be an independent voice for Dartmoor and since then, its aim has been to safeguard the essential qualities of Dartmoor, such as locality and community, ruggedness, culture and tradition, significant bui Read more

Donate for Dartmoor is a scheme that raises funds so that Dartmoor National Park Authority can look after this amazing landscape; repair eroded paths and replace worn out signs, research wildlife and help it thrive, uncover history and understand our Read more



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English Heritage Protecting the past for future generations English Heritage cares for more than 400 historic buildings, monuments and sites across the country. Through caring for these places, English Heritage brings the story of England to life f Read more


The nights are closing in once more - but don't despair! We have lots of uplifting and vibrant new work to warm your hearts! Join us and many of the artists for a few glasses of wine and view the wonderful delights the artists have been working on t Read more

Music & Art

While the digital age has brought about masses of benefits, it has also created generations of gadget addicts, desk jockeys and coach potatoes! Research suggests a link between the rise of technology and plunging levels of fitness, the impact of whic Read more


Postbridge Visitor Centre is about to embark on a new chapter in its history as it undergoes a £500,000 extension. Dartmoor National Park Authority is taking the next steps in its ambitious vision to transform the centre and tell the Dartmoor Bronze Read more

Community News

Learn how to reduce the amount of stress you have, but increase the amount of sleep you have! Read more

Local People

Moon & Moor Gallery • Shop • Workshops • Curio, is the new and exciting inhabitance of the Victorian Arcade in Okehampton, Devon. Read more

Local People

Two years ago, Jo Loyn and I were sitting in my kitchen in Wales, watching the rain tear at the hills in a stereotypically Welsh way, and enjoying a Summery mug of tea, when she asked me if I’d be interested in writing a play for an actor she wanted Read more

Music & Art

Sharing the love for dung is the aim of a free workshop promoted by the Dartmoor Hill Farm Project at Prison Farm, Princetown, on Wednesday 18 September from 11 – 3pm. Livestock farms are encouraged to book a place at the event which examines the rol Read more

Local People



One of Plymouth’s most loved charities is offering you the opportunity to take home your very own Elmer the Elephant while supporting the vital care the service provides across the community. Read more

Join local historian Alex Mettler for an illustrated talk and exclusive guided tour, uncovering some of this historic Tavistock hotel's little-known secrets.Friday 11th October - £30 including two course lunch. Advance booking essential, on 01822 613 Read more


Bambinos is delighted to share their latest award from LUX Life Magazine! Read more

Multi-sector law firm, GA Solicitors, has advised upon the sale of Plymouth’s historic Royal Corinthian Yacht Club in a six figure deal comprising of the waterfront property, the events and restaurant business and the transfer of its employees. Read more

Business News

If you still have an Eclipse email address, then it’s really time to change as the company has done nothing to improve its email settings for a long time, whilst the rest of the world has moved on. Sending mail in recent years has become a real issue Read more

Technology Blog

This 5-mile walk with Bruce Pryde of Tavistock Ramblers starts at Long Ash, opposite the garden centre (SX 497 694). Read more

Outdoor & Active

I must admit to somewhat ambivalent feelings towards deer. It is marvellous to see any of our large mammals in the wild, free to roam the countryside despite increased urbanisation and the tendency to 'tidy up' the wilder parts of our environment. Read more


Cotehele covers 1,300 acres of garden, quayside and countryside, so even on the busiest days you can still find a quiet spot to get away from it all. We’ve displayed art by Rena Gardiner in some of our favourite views and hope you’ll take the time to Read more


Join us at Buckland for our ‘Summer of fun’. Whether you’re interested in the arts, enjoy going on an adventure, or like to be active, there’s something for you to do this summer. The ‘Sir Francis Drake comes home to Buckland Abbey’ exhibition contin Read more


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