12

Apr

Dartmoor Camping With a Fire – Is It Allowed?

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There is something very special about camping with a fire. Sharing Dartmoor tales and legends around the flickering flames. Roasting marshmallows with giggling kids. Letting your mind relax as you watch the sparks and flames after an active day exploring the moors. Fires and camping go hand in hand. But when it comes to unique […]

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14

Feb

Three Great Dartmoor Camping Spots Near Pubs

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If you enjoy your creature comforts, a pint in the sunshine and the great outdoors, this blog is for you! We’ve rounded up the three best Dartmoor camping spots near pubs. Because getting wild doesn’t mean you have to forego the things you love. One of our earlier blogs covers the top three pubs to […]

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Whether you’re planning your first outdoor adventure or you’re a seasoned camper, Dartmoor is an excellent place to enjoy the wild outdoors! The area is designated as a national park, so, Dartmoor camping spots within its boundaries are few and far between. That makes our camping ground at Langstone Manor Park pretty special! We’re nestled […]

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09

Oct

Fun Activities to Do on Dartmoor in the Rain

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Fun Activities to Do on Dartmoor in the Rain There’s no denying it, Dartmoor is rainy. Thanks to the high position and south-westerly flow of air, Dartmoor gets double the amount of rain as the Scilly Isles. It even trumps the coastal areas of Devon and Cornwall when it comes to rainfall. Even so, it’s […]

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A Historic Landscape: Was Dartmoor Once a Lush Forest?   The earth has been changing for billions of years. The landscape you see outside your window looked very different 10,000 years ago. 100,000 years ago they’d be unrecognisable. It’s the same for our favourite windswept national park — 10,000 years ago, Dartmoor was a forest. […]

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03

Jul

Famous Dartmoor stories

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3 Famous Dartmoor Stories to Tell on Your Holiday Dartmoor’s landscape is the perfect setting for inspiring tales and myths about fairies, ghosts and giants. Many stories have been told to explain the landscape or warn children from wandering too far. From scary Dartmoor stories to real-life famous Dartmoor stories, there’s plenty to spark your […]

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22

Apr

Famous pubs on Dartmoor

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The Top 3 Dartmoor Pubs to Visit this Year Dartmoor is known for its spectacular landscapes. So, what better way to enjoy those vistas than from the comfort of a cosy pub? We’ve scoured the moors to collect the most memorable Dartmoor pubs for you to enjoy.   But we didn’t stop there, we’ve whittled […]

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08

Feb

Famous Dartmoor Authors and Their Brilliant Books

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Famous Dartmoor Authors and Their Brilliant Books Want to set the scene for your next Dartmoor holiday? Reading one of the books from the list below is a great way to get in the mood for a memorable holiday. Forget reading on the beach, these books will have you dreaming of the moors. Each of […]

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16

Dec

Famous Dartmoor artists

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Famous Dartmoor artists and galleries showing their work Three of the most famous Dartmoor artists passed away last century. R.D. Sherrin, F.J. Widgery, and T Rowden painted stunning watercolours and gouache landscapes. However, Dartmoor’s landscape has continued to inspire contemporary artists. Devon artists, Daniel Shread and Sophie Berger are two artists with works exhibited with […]

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Famous Dartmoor: Why This Wild Space Captured The Hearts of Brits  Dartmoor’s unique landscape has captured the hearts of many and the imagination of famous writers and poets. It’s little wonder, the wild undulating land and granite tors of Dartmoor are hard to forget once you’ve laid eyes on their striking beauty.    Dartmoor has […]

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