Letterboxing on Dartmoor

Letterboxing on Dartmoor

Letterboxing on Dartmoor – the art of hiding boxes for others to find – has long been a popular pastime.. The craggy landscape of the national park provides an abundance of hiding places and the activity can be equally enjoyed by serious enthusiasts and families...

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Uncovering the Mystery of Avebury’s Stones

Uncovering the Mystery of Avebury’s Stones

A group of people, standing in pairs at the centre of the stone circle, were performing a solemn ritual with exaggerated hand movements and stamping on scraps of paper. Perhaps an obscure Wiccan ceremony, or just a bonding exercise. Such sights are commonplace at...

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The Riddle of English Turf Mazes

The Riddle of English Turf Mazes

Hidden away, often far from cities or public transport, turf mazes are a puzzle of the English countryside. Many known to have existed across northern Europe, including at least 60 in England. However only eleven now remain: eight in England and three in...

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Lustleigh: a Traditional Dartmoor Village

Lustleigh: a Traditional Dartmoor Village

It would be easy to miss Lustleigh, a traditional thatched village nestling in a valley between Bovey Tracey and Moretonhampstead. But if you're visiting Dartmoor it's worth making the detour. Lustleigh makes a perfect day out with country walks and the...

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