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  • By Lisa
    Tue Jul 2017
    The otter: Hard to miss. Its coat can be floral, bright green or hidden under a suit and tie. It can be spotted in pubs, airports and train stations. No, not the usual description of the shy and retiring otter – but these are very special otters and part of the Moor Otters Trail!
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  • By Maid in Dartmoor
    Mon Jul 2017
    The latest in our series of Family Friendly blogs is now live,  This time, Lisa at Maid In Dartmoor takes the family along to Castle Drogo, the last castle built in England
  • By Lisa
    Tue Jul 2017
    Dartmoor is a great place to bring the family! With miles and miles of open space, fabulous wildlife and plenty of places to visit, there are lots of great family-friendly places to stay too. 
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  • By Maid in Dartmoor
    Sun Jul 2017
    The World of Country Life in Sandy Bay – Exmouth, prides itself on being an all weather attraction for the whole family. Our family blogger, Lisa at Maid in Dartmoor arrived on one of those rather drizzly Devon days and they were not disappointed.
  • By Lisa
    Mon Jul 2017
    For our overseas visitors, especially from Germany and the Netherlands, here are some tips on how to get to Dartmoor National Park from our closest airport - Exeter.
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Jun 2017
    Online booking sites – like Booking.com, AirBnB, Trivago – all sound such a great idea in theory, don’t they? Cut out the middle man, bag yourself a bargain ­– but the trouble is, theory often doesn’t translate into practice and your dream deal ends up being a costly nightmare.
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  • By Maid in Dartmoor
    Tue Jun 2017
    Our intrepid Family blogger, Maid in Dartmoor, recently visited Dartmoor Zoo with her family, read about their adventures here
  • By Lisa
    Mon Jun 2017
    Bring your Dad to Dartmoor on Father’s Day – there’s a great range of places to visit and things to do with something for every Father to enjoy. Here’s our top ten suggestions for Sunday 18th June.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri May 2017
    Today is the hottest day of the year so far, a toasty 24 degrees which has got me thinking about summer holidays.  Have you got your summer holiday booked yet? If the answer is no, never fear I recently visited the perfect cottage for a great family and dog friendly holiday on Dartmoor – Kirkside Barn.
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  • By Moss
    Tue May 2017
    Hi there! It’s been a while since I wrote a blog, sorry about that, but I have been a bit busy moving house and exploring my new surroundings. The good news is – it is a fab place to live! We now live on the northern side of Dartmoor. I get to go on super walks every day, lots of streams and hills and all sorts. Where we live, we look out at a great big hill. It seems to have two names (I don’t...
  • By Maid in Dartmoor
    Fri May 2017
    This week, our family blogger, Maid in Dartmoor visited the very lovely ponies, horses and donkeys at the Miniature Pony Centre on B3212 between Moretonhampstead and Postbridge on Dartmoor. This is a great place for children to interact with the animals and there is so much to see and do.  
  • By Maid in Dartmoor
    Wed May 2017
    Our family blogger, @Maid in Dartmoor, recently visitied Ullacombe Farm. This family run business has a lot to offer from stunning views over the countryside to luxury afternoon teas. What are you waiting for?
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  • By Lisa
    Thu May 2017
    The Mill End Hotel has been in the ownership of Tara and Nick Culverhouse now for nearly two years. Jill Pendelton, the previous owner of Dartmoor Accommodation was a regular visitor to Mill End as it was just next door, however since taking ownership of the website in 2014 I had not had the pleasure of eating at the hotel, however after a call earlier in the year from Tara that has now all...
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  • By Maid in Dartmoor
    Tue May 2017
    The next in the series of our family blogs by Maid in Dartmoor is all about their recent visit to South Devon Railway, Buckfast Otters & Butterlies and Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, all in all a great family day out, Read all about it here
  • By Maid in Dartmoor
    Wed May 2017
    Our family blogger, Lisa at Maid In Dartmoor visited Cholwell Riding Stables this weekend, here is her account of her visit. This in the first of a series of regular blogs of family friendly days out in and around Dartmoor.
  • By Lisa
    Thu Apr 2017
    If you are looking for accommodation for a family gathering or a special celebration get together I have just the place, and you can be your own Lord of the Manor during your stay.  Stickwick Manor and Cottages can sleep up to 24 people across 12 bedrooms (and 10 bathrooms!)
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Apr 2017
    With its stunning views and charming wildlife, Dartmoor holds a special place in lots of people’s hearts making it a lovely place to find the right gift. Luckily, Dartmoor has plenty of unique gifts on offer.
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Apr 2017
    This is the second and final instalment of our Sublime Sunday Spa day at Boringdon Hall. After our relaxing afternoon spent in the Gaia Spa we were looking forward to our meal in the 3 AA Rosette restaurant along with overnight accommodation in the glorious Catherine Room. Read on to hear about the gastronomic delights on offer ...
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  • By Maid in Dartmoor
    Fri Mar 2017
    Please welcome Maid In Dartmoor to the family, Lisa (yes another Lisa!) at Maid in Dartmoor is our new family blogger dedicated to writing for us on all 'family friendly' aspects of Dartmoor.  Her first post is a great round up of some of the fun activities taking place over the Easter period
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Mar 2017
    The coming summer season is going to see an interesting influx of guests to Dartmoor National Park and surrounding Gateway Towns. 100 Moor Otters which will be colourfully kitted out in all sorts of shades and mediums. Before you start to think about being overrun by these little guys worry not, they are 3 foot tall sculptures and have been painted by artists from around the region and indeed...

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