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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
    Sat Nov 2012
    There's lots going on this weekend on Dartmoor. Not least exciting is the launch of Dartmoor Brewery's Christmas Ale on Saturday at the Royal Oak Inn Meavy. The invitation is to "COME AND ENJOY A PINT FOR FREE". Dartmoor Bord…
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Nov 2012
    Christmas with Michael Caines one night at Gidleigh Park from £705. For those who love fine wines and culinary creations Gidleigh Park Hotel will be having a very special evening at the hotel, hosted by Executive Chef Michael…
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Nov 2012
    Holiday cottage for garden lovers ? Higher Thornwood thatched cottage near to Tedburn St. Mary has a magical view backdrop as well as a garden cared for by plantswoman Sue Edgar.
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Oct 2012
    An evening meal at the Union Inn in Moretonhampstead where the dog, Janey or is it Marge rounds up the customers. All food at sensible prices and a football match as entertainment
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Oct 2012
    Suggestions for half term week in Devon. Pennywell Farm Activity Park has lots of things going on including Pumpkin carving, Christmas wreath making, Nutty Noah in the Pennywell Theatre and of course daily pig racing at 2.30 …
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  • By Lisa
    Thu Oct 2012
    Ever wondered what the White Hart in Moretonhampstead is like on the inside? Of course you have. It's as impressive indoors as it is on the outside. Which is why I went along with my camera on your behalf and took lots of pix
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Oct 2012
    Pssst ! Fancy a lamb and mint pie served with mashed potato and fresh vegetables of the day for £9.95 ? The Abbey Inn at Buckfastleigh has just what you are looking for, plus a chicken baguette and the best bowl of mushroom …
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Oct 2012
    2 nights away. Just what we need to recharge our batteries. But where did we go? Not far....
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Oct 2012
    A good lunch at what must be the best known pub on Dartmoor... the Warren House Inn, the third highest Inn in England. How many prisoners wish they could nip in for a pint as they are driven past in their transport vehicle on…
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Oct 2012
    Not just a heavenly sandwich for my lunch but inspiring gardens which will show their full Autumnal glory in the next few weeks. I urge you to visit this place of worship where bee keeping and tonic wine play a role.
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Oct 2012
    How do you like your eggs in the morning? I like mine with a kiss. So goes the music on the Chris Evans breakfast show. How do you like yours?
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Sep 2012
    I asked the girl who had made this exquisite tiny sewing kit for a doll's house to rest it on the back of her hand for this shot. This is just one of the clever crafts that you will find at this long standing flea market on D…
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  • By Julian
    Mon Sep 2012
    What makes a good wedding reception menu for all ages? A good buffet that's what. I was the wedding photographer at a wonderful wedding in Chagford this weekend, so here's my food review of a buffet at the Globe Inn ....
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Sep 2012
    Walking party? Weekend away with friends? Family get together? Four doubles + one twin/triple en-suite rooms in a beautiful valley setting
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Sep 2012
    How to amuse a four year old child without it costing a penny.
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Aug 2012
    Take a look at my photos of Chagford Show this year. Plus some of my husband Rob's....
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Aug 2012
    From Dartmoor Folk Festival to Sunday lunch the following weekend. How many photos do you think I took in total? Answer 1,624 Here are just a few..
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Aug 2012
    Whatever you do don't miss the Dartmoor Folk Festival this weekend 10th to the 12th. It's a smashing weekend for young families. With childrens' entertainers, music at all times, Morris dancers, step dancing, broom dancing, c…
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Aug 2012
    Jane and Helen visit each year, and my treat is to take us for a cream tea somewhere nice. I hear that the Edgemoor Hotel has just opened a tea room, but it's too hot to sit indoors
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  • By Lisa
    Thu Aug 2012
    All this Olympic fervour in the velodrome prompted us to think about a bike ride. So Rob got the bikes down from the sky hooks in the garage, fitted the bike rack to the car and we set off for Granite Way Cycle Path route 27,…
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