Moor than meets the eye

Moor than meets the eye is a landscape partnership scheme which is helping people to explore Dartmoor’s past, conserve its wildlife, improve understanding of this rich landscape and develop and share the skills to look after it for generations to come. Through a broad range of projects we will look at how the landscape of the moor has been shaped by people over 4,000 years.


Bishop Stapledon on the tors of Dartmoor


17 Sep 2018

MED Theatre have been working with the Guild of St. Lawrence to create a new play exploring the life of Walter Stapledon, Bishop of Exeter. This new community play will be performed on Thursday 27th, Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September at St.Andrew's Church Ashburton. For tickets contact MED Theatre or visit Ashburton Information centre. This play has been part funded through Parishscapes....

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Fungi Walk at Yarner Wood...

21st Oct 2018

Discover more about the fascinating world of fungi, on this guided walk with expert mycologist Professor David Farley. We'll explore the open habitats of Trendlebere Down before dropping down into Yarner Wood in the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve in our search for the many different types of fungi that grow there

The walk starts and ends at the Middle Trendlebere Down car park (SX782793) on the road from Bovey to Manaton approx. 150 m after the cattle grid, on the right

Suitable for adults and older children (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult). Sorry but no dogs.

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Bennet's Cross
Dartmoor through the Ages

The scheme is helping people to reveal how our ancestors lived and worked on Dartmoor. Projects involve people in research, archaeology and the conservation of some of our most important heritage assets.

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Wildlife on Dartmoor
The Wildlife of Dartmoor

Dartmoor is important for its diverse wildlife and rich habitats. Projects are ensuring that important conservation work and the sharing of good practice are undertaken to benefit Dartmoor’s wildlife.

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The Dartmoor story
Discovering the Dartmoor Story

Education and interpretive projects are helping visitors to Dartmoor and the communities who live here make new connections with the landscape and develop a better understanding of its heritage through a range of media including interactive guides, interpretation and project work.

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Holwell lawn bluebells
Conserving Dartmoor

The scheme is delivering projects to help share and maintain the skills to look after Dartmoor for future generations. This will include the launch of the “Dartmoor Diploma”; a formal qualification which will help people gain these skills.

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