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Dartmoor Places


This section encompasses the many places on Dartmoor with legends, historical importance or traditions attached to them. The stories range from the tragic to the diabolical and the factual to the fictional. They all give an excellent insight to life on Dartmoor down through the centuries. The tales will take the reader from on top of the loftiest tor to deep down into the very bowels of Dartmoor where men used to hew the rock in search of the precious ore.

No matter where you go there will be something of interest to everyone be it botany, history, geology,  geography, gastronomy, entomology, zoology, archaeology, cartography, or any other ‘ology’ , the moor can easily cater for them all.