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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 2013
    As promised on my Widecombe village page, I went along to Manor Cottage bed and breakfast yesterday to be shown the accommodation that Di Cameron has on offer....
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Mar 2013
    Isn't Mother nature just wonderful ? Spring lambs to stroke..... Follow this link to find lots of discount vouchers including one for £1.50 off per visitor at Pennywell right now.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Feb 2013
    This gem of a Dartmoor local pub can be found in a sleepy little hamlet within a 3 mile drive of Buckfast Abbey. An essential must visit on the Two Moors Way footpath in Devon
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Feb 2013
    Many people read my food review of the Tradesman's Arms in Scorriton. I promised you a good look at the bed and breakfast rooms on offer. Here they are. I recommend them to you.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Feb 2013
    These 2 guys will be making everyone laugh at Gidleigh Village Hall on Saturday 23rd. See over 66 events for this month on my what's on page for February
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  • By Julian
    Tue Jan 2013
    7 very individual cottages at Moretonhampstead, and everyone welcome to enjoy the good sized swimming pool. Visitors come back year after year and I'm not a bit surprised.
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Jan 2013
    Right now is the time to pick up an absolute bargain holiday cottage, such as this sleeps 5 at Manaton. Normally on at £270 at this time of the year, but reduced to just £199, which works out at under £40 per guest. BARGAIN !
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Jan 2013
    Are they happy with their holiday cottage on Dartmoor ? Well they have been coming back each year for about 13 years ....! Even in January this happy bunch of regular visitors from Oxford enjoy walking in our National Park. T…
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  • By Lisa
    Sun Dec 2012
    Primroses are already blooming in my garden wall. All this mild weather on Dartmoor is tricking Mother nature into an early spring. Primroses are already blooming in my garden wall. All this mild weather on Dartmoor is tricki…
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  • By Lisa
    Thu Dec 2012
    As the season of goodwill and cheer reaches a peak and we enter a new year I can recommend Dartmoor in Devon as your best choice of location to sample old fashioned English hospitality and utterly stunning countryside. Dip in…
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Dec 2012
    The office is now closed until January 2nd. I do hope that you will have a wonderful Christmas and that you will want to visit Dartmoor next year for one of the best holidays ever. Best wishes from Jilly P
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Dec 2012
    Everyone likes to dress the tree in time for Christmas. But who needs expensive toys when you can sit at the bottom of the stairs and pretend that you're driving a bus?
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Dec 2012
    It's Manaton Village market this morning. The last one before Christmas, so I will be heading along for a few last minute presents. Especially the pretty jars of chutney that one of the local lady makes. Plus last time I was …
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  • By Lisa
    Thu Dec 2012
    Sometimes I have to get the camera out even before I finish breakfast. Earlier this week I glanced up and the mist rising out of the Teign Valley took my breath away, especially with this cow in silhouette. What do you think?…
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Dec 2012
    We woke to snow this morning here on Dartmoor. All very beautiful. But don't worry about keeping warm in your holiday accommodation. Just look how many of them have a real fire to curl up in front of....
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  • By Lisa
    Sun Dec 2012
    Here's a little tip if you're thinking about making your own Christmas cards.. If you make them for more than one year, you'll still be making them 30 years later.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Dec 2012
    Still looking for inspiration for that special Christmas gift? You might like to see my page of suggestions for presents with Dartmoor in mind. Kites, Christmas hampers, new luggage and croc shoes in any colour
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Nov 2012
    Murder Mystery event ? What does that involve ? A victim, a few likely suspects and Death by Chocolate all played their part at a most enjoyable evening at Holne Park House in Ashburton on Wednesday.
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Nov 2012
    Shelly goes walkabout...... Spotted on the woodshed roof clucking her silly head off. If you need to get out and about there is a Farmers Market at Manaton this morning, and tonight, Mary the landlady at the Globe Inn Chagfor…
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Nov 2012
    Now that's what I like to see in any visitor's book. Glowing thanks from an appreciative guest. Click here to see this writing in full and why I think they are worthy thanks for this budget accommodation
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