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Moorland views

When my friend Jude saw my ascent photos today, she asked if I had any of the views from Hound Tor. Well, I’m not very good as sweeping landscape photos, but these will give her an idea of how lovely it is up there at least. 29 more words


Ascending Houndtor

One of my favourite of the well known spots on Dartmoor is Hound Tor. The area is surrounded with legends and history, and it’s believed to have inspired Conan Doyle’s ‘Hounds of the Baskervilles’. 60 more words


Birch Tor and Challacombe Down

It was the weekend and again possible snow was forecast on Dartmoor. So again me and the boys decided to go looking for it. On reaching Princetown there was a fair bit, not loads but enough. 469 more words

Dartmoor Walks

A Dartmoor Stroll

The Jones family mantra is do nice stuff rather than have nice stuff when it comes to Birthday’s etc. Past couple of years we’ve gone for holidays and trips away in lieu of pressies and much the better for it. 530 more words


Simon meets a rogue black cow.

In August 2016, my wife and I were walking on Dartmoor near Sticklepath (grid reference SX 625925). We noticed scattered cattle, and then one black cow began behaving strangely. 205 more words


Dartmoor South, West and Northwest

Looking South to coast over Western Beacon with a Northwesterly front bring snow and eye watering wind.

Grass bents and bedstraw golden and pale. Purple Moor grass maroon, bracken bronze orange.


Jams "R" Us

After a frantic few days of preparation, last Sunday saw us heading off for our first ever market, with the Greedy Pig’s Pantry logo emblazoned upon a whole host of jams, curds, pickles, tinctures & liqueurs. 304 more words