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A new Clapper Bridge has been installed over the Western Wella Brook, along with path and drainage improvements on the associated public right of way, which is part of both the Abbots Way and the Two Moors Way. The project to make this happen has.. more

Outdoor & Active

Dartmoor Local Plan Consultation We’re publishing a draft new Local Plan for Dartmoor, and consulting on it between 3rd December 2018 and 4th February 2019. The Local Plan sets out what type of development is and isn’t acceptable in the National... more

Community

Saturday 19th January Wassailing Come and experience an authentic Devon village wassail at Bere Ferrers Parish Hall. Join in the torchlight procession (weather permitting) through the village with flaming torches, provided free by the organisers... more

Dartmoor Livestock Protection The Dartmoor Livestock Protection Society (jointly with the Dartmoor Commoners' Council) funds the emergency call-out work of the livestock protection officer, Karla McKechnie. If you come across an injured animal anywh more

Dartmoor Local Plan Consultation We’re publishing a draft new Local Plan for Dartmoor, and consulting on it between 3rd December 2018 and 4th February 2019. The Local Plan sets out what type of development is and isn’t acceptable in the National... more

After all, it’s Morris! Any keen gardener will know that things may look dormant at this time of year, but in reality, when everything is dark and cold in the depth of winter, is when the garden is preparing to spring forth with life. This is... more

Community News

If you have an interest in photography and Dartmoor don’t miss the opportunity to meet Richard Fox at the Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre, Princetown on Saturday 15 December. Richard’s exhibition Moor than Tors is currently on display at... more

Outdoor & Active

On Saturday 17 November Dartmoor National Park Junior Rangers were awarded first prize in the Group category of the National Park Volunteering Awards 2018. The Award ceremony took place at the Kendal Mountain Festival in Cumbria... more

Community News

Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove MP, has appointed a new Member to Dartmoor National Park Authority. Dr Rob Parkinson has lived in Ilsington for more than 35 years. He spent his working life in Higher Education, for 20 years... more

Community

Dartmoor National Park Management Plan Review ‘Your Dartmoor’ - the five year Management Plan is the single most important plan for the future of Dartmoor National Park - a Plan for all who care about Dartmoor and its future. It provides an... more

Community News

xOn 7 November, the Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre in Princetown will host a performance by Chris Hoban, one of the leading songwriters of the south west's folk tradition. Chris will present songs from his latest album 1918, inspired by... more

Local People

Autumn sets in As the evenings role in it is all too apparent that winter will soon be here. Autumn is usually a time for celebration on the farm, with the harvest gathered in and a bit of respite before winter really arrives and the monotonous... more

Farming News

Walking for fun after injury Having had a personal knee injury, I know that such events can bring your active life to a halt. This year, spurred on by the ‘Dartmoor Walking Festival’ as our initial goal, we worked with our personal trainer to... more

Community News

An aspect of Dartmoor’s unique cultural heritage is being opened up to the general public for the first time as part of the annual gathering of sheep off the moor. This special event is taking place at Buckfastleigh Common on Saturday 3 November... more

Farming News

Just when you thought that a MED production couldn’t get any better “Stapledon” appears and literally takes centre stage! Again and again MED excel themselves and this play followed suit. Always robustly researched and based upon historical... more

Culture

September 27 North Dartmoor Garden Club First formed in 1981 and originally called ‘South Tawton Garden Club’, this friendly group of garden lovers – but not necessarily gardeners – starts its autumn 2018 season this September. Now called ‘North... more

Gardening

A new exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Tavistock section has opened at the National Park Visitor Centre, Princetown. In November 1967, two army officer cadets (aged 22 and 28) lost their lives... more

Outdoor & Active

It’s fantastic in every way! Make a date for Chagford Film Festival A sensational celebration of everything celluloid takes place on Dartmoor this September, as the town stages the seventh Chagford Film Festival. It’s rare enough to hold this... more

Culture

A success story - in more ways than one Jane Honey meets the founder of a flourishing local company Okehampton-based Enchanted House Beds has plenty of reasons to celebrate this summer - full order books, an increase in staff numbers... more

Farming News

A circular walk starting at Dogmarsh Bridge, near the Mill End Hotel, Chagford. It follows the River Teign with great places for you and the dog to swim! Take the gate into the open fields with the River Teign on your right hand side and follow... more

Walks

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