The Dartmoor Trust is an independent charitable company limited by guarantee. It was incorporated on 12 June 1996 and registered with the Charity Commission on 25 June 1996.The focus of the Trust’s activities is to grant aid practical projects which help benefit Dartmoor, the region designated as a National Park, its landscape, communities and visitors. The Trust’s principal activities involve the provision of grants and the proactive support of adopted projects.
Dartmoor Firing Notices
Information on Dartmoor Training Area’s firing times.
Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust (DPHT)
The Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust was established in 2005 in response to widespread concern about the viability and long-term survival of the traditional Dartmoor pony. We are based at Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor where we operate a purpose-built, all-weather visitor and education centre.
Marcia’s novels are set in the West Country with forays into places such as London, Bath. Portsmouth and so on. Devon is the largest part of the area about which she writes and where we live. So, when our accountant wanted us to form a proper partnership and we had to think of a name for ourselves, we chose DevonWriters.
The Fox Tor Café is a licensed cafe and is situated close to the centre of Princetown the heart of Dartmoor. We provide bunkhouse accommodation and have the only off-licence in Princetown.
The intention of the Legendary Dartmoor web site is to provide an overview of the many aspects of Dartmoor in the hope that they will inspire people to visit the moor and discover the numerous, “Gems in a Granite Setting” for themselves.
Covering 368 square miles, Dartmoor is a place of beauty, mystery and diverse ecology. As well as stil being home to thousands of people, it also contains ancient remains of settlements reaching back to prehistoric times. With a national park as large as Dartmoor with so much to learn and enjoy, you may prefer, as many visitors do, to walk the moors in the company of a knowledgable guide who can explain the moorland in as much detail as you want. Our expert guides run a vast range of activities all across the moors and beyond. Join us and find out why the only way to really discover the real Dartmoor is to join the Moorland Guides on one of our walks.
Simon Dell MBE is one of the most sought-after public speakers in the county with talks on a range of themes from his vast historical knowledge of Dartmoor, Lundy and local policing through to his adventures in Tibet and across the world’s most fascinating mountain ranges. He is also a keen walking guide giving fellow walkers a great understanding of the environment around them and bringing each and every walk alive.
Several years ago, this exciting and dynamic Dartmoor novelist burst onto the literary scene with her vivid and evocative interpretation of local history. With her lively style, Tania’s books are packed full of poignant drama, reflecting the harsh reality of life on remote Dartmoor in the past.
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