Editor's Blog

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!

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Hembury Woods, Dartmoor: A Spring Diary

Spring unfurls in Dartmoor’s Hembury Woods… and on the Dartmoor Way from Shipley Bridge to Ashburton

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Bluebells and beech leaves: springtime walks from home on Dartmoor

Three circular springtime walks from Steward Cottages in the Wray Valley, Dartmoor

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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A review of 2019 on Dartmoor – Part Two

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A review of 2019 on Dartmoor – Part One

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Sunny days on Dartmoor (if you're lucky)

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Just a gorgeous late summer's day on Dartmoor...

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A spot of inadvertent Dartmoor tor-bagging...

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