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Five of the best scenic bike rides in Devon

These cycle routes, featuring Dartmoor and Exmoor, make the most of Devon’s dramatic countryside – plus there’s a pub stop recommended for each one, too


What a difference a day makes!

What a difference a day makes – too true.

This wonderful song by Dinah Washington has to have been made for Dartmoor! I took Stanley dog out for a walk this morning and as soon as i got up onto the moors this song popped into my head. 83 more words

April 2016

So April . . . . wow what a month it has been, looking through my diary I’ve managed one day without having something written down. 754 more words


Hawks Tor and Collard Tor

Another beautiful day on a Saturday and to earn our lunch a quick walk was in order. These two tors are probably the closest to Plymouth and therefore the easiest to get to. 172 more words

Dartmoor Walks

A day of outdoor anniversaries

April 24th is a day of anniversaries.  On this day in 1965 I first visited Dartmoor and Hillbridge Farm which still mean so much to me.   395 more words


Mount Gambier Part 2

To pick up from the other day – Mount Gambier informed me on Monday that there was no accommodation to be had within a 50 k radius of Mt. 735 more words

House, Garden And Dogs

Buried Treasure

As I drive towards the moor the canopy of cloud that has shrouded Paignton all day breaks apart: first a streak of blue over there, then a patch here, and here, the cloud coalesces into cotton wool balls until the tipping point is reached when blue outweighs white.  631 more words

Open Sky Swimming