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©National Trust Images/Mel Peters ©National Trust Images/Mel Pters

The walks to Whitelady Waterfall and the bird hide are open during daylight hours through December and January. A walk in the gorge is a great way to escape the modern world for an hour and burn off some of the Christmas excess. Please be aware... Read more

Outdoor & Active

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©National Trust Images/Mel Peters ©National Trust Images/Mel Pters

The walks to Whitelady Waterfall and the bird hide are open during daylight hours through December and January. A walk in the gorge is a great way to escape the modern world for an hour and burn off some of the Christmas excess. Please be aware... Read more

Outdoor & Active

Out and about with Tavistock Ramblers A delightful 4½-mile walk in the Tamar valley with John Noblet of Tavistock Ramblers. This is a fine stroll at any time of year, but in winter, when the trees are bare, the views are even better. An added... Read more

Outdoor & Active

When wildlife comes in from the cold! As autumn changes to winter and the outdoor temperature falls, animals seek cover and protection for the winter months. Suitable habitats may include leaf litter, nooks and crannies on tree trunks, hedge-banks... Read more

Outdoor & Active

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... Read more

Community

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

Free, healthy walks in Bere Alston with CAN Weekly morning walks are now taking place in Bere Alston, taken at a steady pace and aimed at people who are looking to improve their health. The programme has been launched by the Connecting Actively... Read 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... Read more

Farming News

Beating tick bites This summer there have been many calls to Okehampton Medical Centre regarding ticks. Dr Emma Chapman shares her advice on these nasty insects and their bites Spending time outdoors can be fun and healthy but tick bites can cause... Read more

Health

There’s a lot going on in autumn at Finch Foundry For Hallowe’en we will be offering a fun children’s trail during the week leading up to Hallowe’en and there will also be spooky storytelling in the forge on Saturday, October 27th... Read more

Outdoor & Active

From apple juice to witch’s brews . . . Whatever the weather a visit to the gorge is an adventure. After heavy rain the river will be crashing and tumbling over the cascades, and there will be lots of puddles to splash in. If you’re lucky enough... Read more

Outdoor & Active

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... Read more

Walks

If you’re looking for a relatively easy walk with a bit of everything – Widgery Cross at Brat Tor has it all. With panoramic views across Dartmoor and a rugged terrain that stretches as far as the eye can see this walk will leave you feeling on... Read more

Walks

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

Walks

It’s not too late for entrants to sign up for a hearty helping of this year’s Delicious Drake’s Trail, and with a shorter route for 2016 it’s even more accessible for more people. The “wonderfully bonkers” food festival on the run returns on Sunday 2 Read more

Community News

We are blessed to have three National Trust properties on our doorstep (we know there are more but we wanted to focus on three) and there is no excuse in the world to think there is nothing to do on the weekend . So we thought we would look... Read more

Outdoor & Active

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

Community News

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