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There’s nothing like first-hand experience to recommend a place or an event. Being fortunate enough to live within the Dartmoor National Park ourselves, we have built up a wealth of knowledge of where to find the best, the most original or the most fun and share that knowledge on our website to help you have a great time when you visit.

Wherever we go we are always thinking “Ah, that would make a good place to recommend,” or “I’m sure people would love to visit this event!” and we like to pass on news and developments as well as recommendations through our regular blogs.

If you discover somewhere or something you think is really great and should be shared – why not drop us a line at … and we’ll go and take a look.

  • By Lisa
    Mon Mar 2014
    Google stats show a healthy climb in hits on this tourism website with Unique visitors up 29.87% for the 12 month period to yesterday. Reflecting the recovery of the financial climate or is the Great British public coming to …
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  • By Lisa
    Thu Feb 2014
    Take a look at this for a honeymoon bridal suite. I took this photo in February on a quick visit to Holne Park House, near to Ashburton. If you're looking for a great wedding venue, I can recommend it
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Jan 2014
    Would my friend Pat give the Peter Tavy Inn near to Tavistock the thumbs up for their lunch specials ? You bet we would !
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Jan 2014
    Put your feet up in front of your own fire at Harford Bridge Park, Peter Tavy. One of the modern chalets in this good family campsite on the banks of the River Tavy near to Tavistock. On the Dartmoor Way cycle route 27, eco f…
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  • By Lisa
    Sun Jan 2014
    Never heard of the Palk Arms ? No, neither had I before last Sunday. But having been there, it's a pub I won't be forgetting, and I'm keen to pass this little gem on.....
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Jan 2014
    Who cares about the weather ? Not this little girl and her mate on New Year's Eve...
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Dec 2013
    Strong winds today, with up to 70 mph gusts hitting the South West have damaged the scaffolding covers covering Castle Drogo renovation work. Power cuts and wind damage as storms sweep the country
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Dec 2013
    Holiday cottage 4 nights over Christmas. Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th. £600 will buy you Hound Tor cottage near to Widecombe, sleeps 6. Includes linen, towels, power, heating, arrival logs and no charge for dogs.
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Dec 2013
    If you're stuck for that special gift for Granny, the kids, the next door neighbours... here's a few ideas with Dartmoor in mind
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Nov 2013
    I loved it the minute I stepped in. This cute little cottage has everything you need for a great holiday on Dartmoor. Sleeps 2 but will take more. Perfect for the Two Moors Way or bike riding....
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Nov 2013
    Lovers of wine might like to know that the Mill End Hotel have an evening of celebration to welcome this year's vintage to the table... Click to ....
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Nov 2013
    Trees on Dartmoor right now are looking absolutely fabulous, so why not book into the Tors Inn at Belstone where Ann has just organised her Christmas Special Lunches for only £7.95 for 2 courses. Some of the best walking on D…
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  • By Lisa
    Thu Nov 2013
    News just in ....Gidleigh Park Hotel have their November Special Lunch Offer in place again. Gidleigh Park Hotel have taken the recent award in the Sunday Times Food List yet again. The restaurant with Michael Caines at the h…
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  • By Lisa
    Thu Oct 2013
    Mike the manager at the Mill End rings to invite us for lunch. They have a new lunch menu in place. Would I like to come to try it out and give my opinion? Oh yes....
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Sep 2013
    Even on an overcast day in Autumn Dartmoor has a wealth of visual treats on offer. My 90 minute walk from home had me filling my camera in no time....
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Sep 2013
    Young Austin and his family were on our favourite Dartmoor walks last weekend, along the River Teign between Chagford and Clifford Bridge. The Teign Gorge is stunningly beautiful......
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  • By Lisa
    Thu Sep 2013
    Half fat, full fat, semi-skimmed, skimmed, lactose free, nut free and most definitely taste free.... YUK and not necessary !!
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Sep 2013
    This happy family were on Dartmoor yesterday. The Siddiqui family from Kuwait were having fun high up on the Moor in the sunshine. As they swapped the camera to take photos of each other, I offered to take a photo of them all…
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  • By Lisa
    Sun Aug 2013
    This little chap knows a bargain priced dartboard when he sees it... Exeter Racecourse holds a cracking car boot sale each Sunday. Everything from bargains to bagfuls of rubbish. This is recycling at it's best. As a seller or…
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  • By Lisa
    Thu Aug 2013
    Hidden away pub bedrooms used used to be the last resort in accommodation. Not so now. Take a look at my review of the Plume of Feathers Inn at Princetown these days to see what I mean.
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