Category Archives: Dartmoor’s Top 60

What has Dartmoor ever done for us?


Well, it has got multi-award winning farmers? At the Taste of the West Awards held at the Eden project on Tuesday 01 November, Dartmoor Farmers not only received the ‘Best of Meat and Poultry Award’ for their Sirloin of beef roasting joint … Continue reading

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A rough Diamond?


As part of Dartmoor National Park’s 60th anniversary, the Rangers have led a series of community events. Local Ranger, Ella Briens decided that one of her community events would be a volunteer work party that would complement the extensive maintenance programme of works … Continue reading

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Summer on Dartmoor


The Indian Summer has finally arrived and Dartmoor is looking spectacular in the late summer sun with early morning mist sitting in the river valleys. But this summer saw people come and enjoy Dartmoor, during its 60th Annniversary year,  for a … Continue reading

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Photo Finish – who will win the Capturing Dartmoor competition?


 Photo finish A particularly difficult task was faced last week by Adrian Oakes (Landscape Photographer)  and Richard Austin, who formed the judging panel for Dartmoor National Park Authority’s online photographic competition, Capturing Dartmoor, in celebration of 60 years since Dartmoor was … Continue reading

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Creative talents on Dartmoor


In celebration of Dartmoor National Parks 60th year , children from five Dartmoor Primary schools have combined their creative talents and created our on line 60th Anniversary Schools Exhibition  A class or classes of children of various ages from five … Continue reading

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Dartmoor wows the Tour of Britain


At around 11:30 this morning local rider Jon Tiernan-Locke of the Rapha Condor Sharp team lead the charge up on to Dartmoor, in the process clinching the category one King of the Mountains stage at Haytor Rocks – a climb he … Continue reading

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The diversity of Dartmoor – welcoming visitors from around the world! The next installment


  Hello,  my name is Chaz Singh and as well as working for Fata He in Plymouth I am also the first Sikh councillor in Plymouth having being elected to represent Drake Ward in May 2011.  It all started as a … 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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Dartmoor 60 – what are your favourite Dartmoor ‘moments’?


2011 is the 60th Anniversary of the creation of Dartmoor National Park and to celebrate the National Park Authority is running a photography competition and asking people to submit their favourite Dartmoor ‘moment’. This could be A favourite view (Haytor rocks at sunrise?) … Continue reading

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