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Oct 7, 2018 - Dartmoor National Park

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here’s some of what the Lonely Planet – England chapter Bath and Southwest England has to say about Dartmoor National Park: “Dartmoor is Devon’s wild heart. Covering 368 sq miles, this vast national park feels like it’s tumbled straight out of a Tolkien tome, with its honey-coloured heaths, moss- smothered boulders, tinkling streams and eerie granite hills (known locally as tors). On sunny days, Dartmoor is idyllic: ponies wander at will and sheep graze beside the road, making for a cinematic location used to memorable...

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Jun 5, 2017 - Princetown - Dartmoor

Monday Heavy rain & wind greeted us overnight & this morning, so an early start was not that appealing. So we caught up on checking emails & the trip journal, the wifi in our room is surprising good for a change. After checking with the Tourist Office in Princetown we opted for a steam train ride on the South Devon Railway, from Buckfastleigh & return from Totnes, about a half hour journey. Just as excited was getting there, our GPS aka "Janice" decided to take us on a most tortuous route down Dartmoor's narrowest roads. During our drive...

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Mar 7, 2008 - Keep away fr'm the Moors

Blissmoor We knew we were heading toward London but we thought it might be a good idea to stop somewhere more relaxed for a week or so before heading into the big city. On the suggestion of some friends we met, we headed for Chagford in the southwest. We stopped at the Cotswolds on the way and had a night in a B&B. It works out a bit expensive as you pay per person and we are lots of persons, but you can’t come to England and not do the B&B thing. The whole experience was very homely. Lots of doilies and tea and biscuits and sausages for...

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