A chance to visit some Dartmoor area gardens – 'face to face' or in 'parallel universe' mode!
Dartmoor’s gardens adjust to life under (and after) lockdown… and have come up with some creative new ways of letting the public in!Read this post
Hembury Woods, Dartmoor: A Spring Diary
Spring unfurls in Dartmoor’s Hembury Woods… and on the Dartmoor Way from Shipley Bridge to AshburtonRead this post
Bluebells and beech leaves: springtime walks from home on Dartmoor
Three circular springtime walks from Steward Cottages in the Wray Valley, DartmoorRead this post
Clam bridges of Dartmoor... and a new book or two
A look at Dartmoor’s historic clam bridges… and some good Dartmoor reading material for times of lock-down!Read this post
Dartmoor tales: from Hound Tor to Tahiti... via Norway...
What links Dartmoor’s Moretonhampstead with The Hound Tor Inn, Conan Doyle’s Hound of the Baskervilles and the Kon-Tiki expedition? Read on to learn more!Read this post
Secrets of Steward Wood, east Dartmoor
Discoveries on the doorstep in the Wray valley on Dartmoor… A house suitable for ‘a gentleman fond of agricultural and country pursuits’, a vanished farmstead, a blind widow… read on to find out more!Read this post
A review of 2019 on Dartmoor – Part Three
Three months in the life of a Dartmoor editor and writer in words and photos – the Belstone tors, Halstock Wood, Chagford drift sale, the Devonport Leat near Crazywell Pool (and below Longaford Tor), the Avon Dam, Riders Rings and Black Tor from Shipley Bridge… with a spot of Exmoor, Cornwall and the Scottish Highlands thrown in for good measure!Read this post