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14 Unbelievably Beautiful Places in Devon

Devon is a gorgeously varied county for nature lovers, with two national parks, two contrasting coastlines and five designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With so much to see and do it’s difficult to to choose where’s best to go, so check out our guide for the most beautiful places Devon has to offer. 1,256 more words


Rewilding Dartmoor

Dartmoor in south-west England is a beautiful ‘wilderness’ and deeply familiar to me. As a youth I accompanied my father Eric Hemery (author) during his research inching across every one of the moor’s 365 square miles. 656 more words


Devonshire in the Long Nineteenth century: the Shadow of Sherlock Holmes?

Sidney Paget’s illustration, ‘The Shadow of Sherlock Holmes’, illustrating chapter X,
The Strand Magazine, January 1902. PUNCS collection.

PUNCS members Dr Judith Rowbotham and Dr James Gregory spoke on 11 March 2017 at the ‘Moor than meets the Eye’ Heritage Lottery Fund-funded symposium on Dartmoor in the nineteenth century. 319 more words

Winter Tales - A Short Film

Winter Tales

Winter Tales, a short film about Dartmoor during the winter. I wrote and made the music and film with myself taking a fresh filming direction. 20 more words

The problem with Heather Beetles

The Heather Beetle (Lochmaea suturalis) is a native Chrysomelid leaf beetle which feeds almost exclusively on heather (Calluna vulgaris). It is common in areas whether heather grows from the south of England to Orkney in the north (Duff 2016). 721 more words

Dartmoor Wildlife