Mr Crossing’s Guide to Dartmoor

Just a look at some past blogs recent blog-watchers might have missed. One of the best things we did in my time as chief exec. of the Dartmoor Preservation Association, was to pay for the restoration of the gravestone of William Crossing, author of the classic Guide to Dartmoor and many other works about the Moor. BeforeContinue reading “Mr Crossing’s Guide to Dartmoor”

Ring Cairn on Knipescar

As yesterday was a quite beautiful day, we went up to Knipescar in the Lowther Valley to try and locate the scheduled ring cairn ancient monument. And all I can say is you have to use a lot of imagination. Now, I’ve been to a lot of ring cairns in my time, particularly on Dartmoor.Continue reading “Ring Cairn on Knipescar”

Help Fight for Dartmoor

I spent nine most interesting years (1996-2005) as chief executive of the Dartmoor Preservation Association at a time when Dartmoor was Britain’s most threatened National Park. I had previously served on its committee in the 1970s and 1980s. We had our share of victories and defeats. Some of those threats are still there and theContinue reading “Help Fight for Dartmoor”

Walking from Dartmoor’s Lustleigh

One of the first areas of Dartmoor I ever walked was through Lustleigh Cleave, that deep valley of the River Bovey on eastern Dartmoor. Not long before we left Devon, we walked there again. It was a dry and frosty day, though the views were limited by low cloud. It is a place full ofContinue reading “Walking from Dartmoor’s Lustleigh”

Dartmoor Bogs

Think of Dartmoor and you think of bogs? Well, I don’t, but some folk do – and that’s a bit unfair as Dartmoor has many other delights. And what’s wrong with bogs anyway? They help store carbon and are a homeland for a great deal of fauna and flora. Okay, you might get stugged –Continue reading “Dartmoor Bogs”

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