Monthly Archives: June 2011

Taste the County – Buckland Abbey 02/03 July

This weekend sees a major food and drink festival take place at Buckland Abbey on the South Western edge of Dartmoor. Supporting local food and drink producers is essential and not only will many Dartmoor producers be displaying but the Dartmoor … Continue reading

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Dartmoor Classic – see Dartmoor from your bike seat!

Dartmoor Classic 2011 This Sunday (26 June) sees over 2700 cyclists tackle either a 100 mile or 100 kilometre route over Dartmoor. Now in its fifth year the Dartmoor Classic has established itself as one of the UK’s premier cyclosportif.  … Continue reading

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Are you putting Dartmoor First?

Dartmoor First is the local sustainability initiative from the Dartmoor Partnership that is managed by the National Park Authority. In two years since it was launched 68 organisations have achieved the award . They have been recognised for * their … Continue reading

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If you went down to the moor on Saturday…

“If you go went down to the moor on Saturday…” …You may have been lucky enough to have seen a group of over one hundred people enjoying a Teddy Bear’s picnic and fun activities at Venford Reservoir, on Holne Moor! A … Continue reading

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Evening patrols, more than just a chance to admire the sunset!

Whilst most are enjoying the pleasures of a long awaited summer’s evening, spare a thought for the handful of Rangers on duty patrolling the well known ‘hot spots’ on the Moor and dealing with a variety of issues. Some may … Continue reading

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