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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
    Tue May 2015
    Farmers Markets in Dartmoor and Devon Devon is a farming county so plenty of  Farmer's Markets. If I missed any,  please let me know.
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    Tue May 2015
    Did you know that you can order real Devon Clotted Cream by post ?  My favourite clotted cream from Devon comes from Langage Farm just off the Moor at Smithaleigh near to Ivybridge Delicious clotted cream made in their own Devon dairy and sent through the post all year round
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  • By Lisa
    Sat Mar 2015
    Our Guest Blogger Sophia from Lower Willsworthy says Dartmoor offers something for every rider. Whether you are looking to have a good gallop or just looking for a relaxing time.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Mar 2015
    I was invited to the relaunch of Spring clean that Cranks Kitchen in Dartington has just had #VIP. Not knowing quite what to expect from a vegetarian restaurant I went along with an open mind and was very pleasantly surprise…
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  • By Lisa
    Sat Feb 2015
    Guest Blog by Sam from Devon Heaven Hampers Taking your mum for an afternoon tea on Dartmoor is a great Mothers Day present; you spend time together whilst enjoying delicious local food and the stunning Dartmoor landscape!
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  • By Lisa
    Sun Feb 2015
    If you are looking for reasonably priced dog friendly accommodation with good food in the heart of Chagford – look no further …
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Feb 2015
    With just 4 days left to the most romantic day of the year, we have come up with some suggestions that will keep you out of the dog house.
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  • By Lisa
    Sun Jan 2015
    If you are like me and partaking in Dry January you will be glad to hear that there is only one week left of January which seemed to be never ending, and pay day will be looming for the majority of us. With this in mind I thought I would do a round up of some ideas to help lift your spirits as there are some great offers out there to enable you to come and enjoy Dartmoor.
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  • By Lisa
    Sun Nov 2014
    With only 31 days left to Christmas (Arghh!!) I thought I would provide you with some suggestions on where you may want to hold your Christmas office party or your family/friend festive get together on Dartmoor – we are spoilt for choice.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Aug 2014
    Family-friendly, yet traditional, the Dartmoor Folk Festival, which follows hot on the heels of the Sidmouth Folk Festival, will take place in the foothills of Dartmoor from Friday, August 8 to Sunday, August 10.
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Jul 2014
    Situated on the edge of Dartmoor, the Moorland Garden Hotel is the ideal destination for a quiet countryside escape.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Jul 2014
    It was the end of a tough week and my neighbour, Lorraine was celebrating her birthday – so we decided we would treat ourselves to lunch at The Cornish Arms in Tavistock, always wanted to be a ‘lady that lunches’!
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Jul 2014
    Julian and I were very kindly invited to try the set course dinner menu at the “Taste of the West” award winning Wildflower Restaurant at the Moorland Garden Hotel – and what a treat we were in for…
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Jun 2014
    I was thrilled to be invited by Julie the owner of the Horn of Plenty to visit and review the six new Coach House rooms that were just having the finishing touches added.
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  • By Lisa
    Sat Jun 2014
    ​Wooder Manor, recently awarded 4 stars by the AA, provides 5 unique holiday homes. Nestled within a picturesque valley just ½ mile from Widecombe it provides the perfect antidote to the stresses of modern life.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Jun 2014
    If you are looking for a high quality B&B with breathtaking panoramic views across Dartmoor, then Holwell Bungalow has got to be top of your list.
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Jun 2014
    Don't be put off by the Plume of Feathers' dark exterior. Here at Princetown the staff are friendly and the turkey and ham pie gets top marks for pastry and delicious filling .....
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  • By Lisa
    Sat May 2014
    In the heart of Mary Tavy you will find this hidden gem. Homer Barn, a cosy sleeps two cottage is nestled next to a babbling brook and has a lovely view over to the Mary Tavy Church.
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  • By Lisa
    Mon May 2014
    The Rope House is a new B&B offering in Moretonhampstead. Laurie who runs The Rope House invited us to come and visit and we were not disappointed. As soon as you walk in the front door everything smells new.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri May 2014
    With much trepidation I venture out to undertake my first review, could I follow in Jill's footsteps? I was visiting Chris and Jan at Woodland Springs where I was here to see the toilet block that has recently been awarded a…
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