An initiative designed to improve the general wellbeing of cancer patients, their families and friends is being relaunched in Okehampton next month. Walking with FORCE, a project funded by FORCE Cancer Charity, has already proved popular in the town. Read more

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A 4-mile walk in the valley of the River Tavy on the edge of the moor with Tavistock Ramblers. Park at Zoar on the roadside verge near a row of old cottages (SX524807). The walk passes the old mining hamlet of Horndon, follows the Hill Bridge... Read more

Outdoor & Active

MAMMA MIA! Dance Class This class is inspired by the beloved musical MAMMA MIA! & MAMMA MIA! - HERE WE GO AGAIN originally made famous by the iconic supergroup ABBA! Come and join us on the dance floor and recreate the movies in.. Read more


New walks, taken at a steady pace and aimed at people who are looking to improve their health, will be launched this autumn by the Connecting Actively with Nature (CAN) project and the Tamar Valley AONB team. Read more

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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 Read more

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Auditions for our November production will be held on Sunday, 25th March - 2pm Northcott Room, Kingdon House, Pym Street, Tavistock Director: Stuart Waterworth A number of titles are under consideration. Currently top of the Read more

Music & Art

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 Read more

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Tavistock saw one of the busiest Dickensian Evening in years last Friday, drawing in crowds from all over Devon and Cornwall. The evening kicked off with the usual and spectacular Christmas lights switch on, followed by singing from many of Read more

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MacMillan Cancer Support has hailed physical activity as ‘the underrated wonder drug’. Public Health England and the Department of Health promote physical activity as a priority for our nation's health. Why? Being regularly physically activity can... Read more


A circular walk starting at Gutter Tor (Scout Hut) via Higher Hartor Tor to Ditsworthy Warren House (OS Map Ref: SX 57782 67327) On a clear autumn day, this is a beautiful walk on Dartmoor with stunning views of moorland and the local tors... Read more


The team at Tree Surfers at the Tamar Trails Centre near Gulworthy in Devon were recently given a little help in celebrating the first anniversary of the junior high ropes course, the first of its kind in the South West. A group of local school... Read more

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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 Read 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... Read more


The new Boat Park at Weir Quay was officially opened by one of the youngest members/cadets from each club - Weir Quay Sailing Club and Tamar and Tavy Gig Club - who are joint owners of the new site. Read more

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With a new season upon us and the 2016 race calendar taking shape, it’s nice to reflect on the past years’ events. Read more

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