Category Archives: Burrator

A Ghoulish Halloween at Burrator


October 31st 2012   Wow what a fantastic night!– probably our best Halloween event ever!  A massive thank you to the South West Lakes Trust  – Neil Reeves and his volunteers who joined forces with us to produce a partnership event … Continue reading

Posted in Burrator, Enjoy Dartmoor, Ranger Ralph, Rangers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Supporting Community Events


People often think that being a Ranger for Dartmoor National Park means that we spend all of our time out on the Moor looking after footpaths or talking to dog-owners or farmers. However, a very important aspect of our role is … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology, Burrator, Dartmoor, Enjoy Dartmoor, Events, Rangers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Discovering the delights of Dartmoor – a stepping stone into nature


In early February 2012, on one of those beautiful  crisp clear winter days, an intrepid group of children and parents from Ford Primary school  in Plymouth met up with the Dartmoor National Park Authority’s Education Officer, Willem Montagne. The occasion had … Continue reading

Posted in Burrator, Dartmoor, Natural Environment, War Horse | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dartmoor Rescue – another Dartmoor day!


Last weekend Ranger Paul Glanville was waved down at Norsworthy Bridge (Eastern end of Burrator) by a walker who explained that his colleague had badly injured his leg at the bottom of the Newleycombe valley. Whilst another couple had been asked to sit with … Continue reading

Posted in Burrator, Enjoy Dartmoor, Rangers, walking | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment