Dartmoor National Park

The weather at the moment is being very uncooperative! After consulting the weather app we decided today was the best day to explore the Dartmooor National Park in the county of Devon. Perhaps the app needs a new setting to advise the visibility!

As we entered the park we were lucky to see a few of the Dartmoor ponies that roam the countryside.

Before we drove into the fog the moors looked lovely and green.

Along the way we passed these two gorgeous little bridges.

On the edge of the Dartmoor NP the exclusive golf club at Bovey Castle looked very elegant.

On the eastern side of the moors we stopped for lunch in the little village of Chagford, a historic stannary town, with buildings dating back to the 15th and 16th century. The town was quite somber as we believe a funeral in the local church was taking place.

On the way back we stopped briefly in Tavistock on the River Tavy. The busy Pannier Market was a great find.

I wish we had had more time here but once again the afternoon rains sent us homeward bound.

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8 Responses to Dartmoor National Park

  1. Robyn says:

    Love the photos! Thanks for sharing. Feel like I am watching episodes of Escape to the Country!!

  2. Peter Jackson says:

    Hot bowl of soup on an English summers day good idea. Great photos .

  3. G & H says:

    Despite the weather it seems you are having a great time. keep it up.. the ‘girls’ are still with us and the TV is already set to record the Prelim Final, so all in order!

  4. Debra Kolkka says:

    It looks lovely despite the lousy weather.

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