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  • By Lisa
    Thu Apr 2017
    If you are looking for accommodation for a family gathering or a special celebration get together I have just the place, and you can be your own Lord of the Manor during your stay.  Stickwick Manor and Cottages can sleep up to 24 people across 12 bedrooms (and 10 bathrooms!)
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Apr 2017
    With its stunning views and charming wildlife, Dartmoor holds a special place in lots of people’s hearts making it a lovely place to find the right gift. Luckily, Dartmoor has plenty of unique gifts on offer.
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Apr 2017
    This is the second and final instalment of our Sublime Sunday Spa day at Boringdon Hall. After our relaxing afternoon spent in the Gaia Spa we were looking forward to our meal in the 3 AA Rosette restaurant along with overnight accommodation in the glorious Catherine Room. Read on to hear about the gastronomic delights on offer ...
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  • By Maid in Dartmoor
    Fri Mar 2017
    Please welcome Maid In Dartmoor to the family, Lisa (yes another Lisa!) at Maid in Dartmoor is our new family blogger dedicated to writing for us on all 'family friendly' aspects of Dartmoor.  Her first post is a great round up of some of the fun activities taking place over the Easter period
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Mar 2017
    The coming summer season is going to see an interesting influx of guests to Dartmoor National Park and surrounding Gateway Towns. 100 Moor Otters which will be colourfully kitted out in all sorts of shades and mediums. Before you start to think about being overrun by these little guys worry not, they are 3 foot tall sculptures and have been painted by artists from around the region and indeed...
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Mar 2017
    As you know we like to visit and experience the properties that we recommend to you.  Recently we were very kindly invited to experience a ‘Sublime Sunday Spa Break’ at Boringdon Hall.  It was going to be a tough challenge but one both Julian and I looked forward to.
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  • By Lisa
    Wed Feb 2017
    The first ever Dartmoor Walking Festival in 2016 was a great success and the very positive feedback really supported the idea of it becoming an annual event which is absolutely fabulous. Therefore Moorland Guides are now busy organising the 2017 event which will be held on the similar week at the end of August into September. The dates will be from Saturday 26th August to Sunday 3rd September...
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  • By Lisa
    Thu Jan 2017
    With amateur photography booming on the back of the social media surge, the Two Bridges Hotel in the heart of Dartmoor National Park is hosting a weekend to give beginner and improving photographers the opportunity to develop their skills.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Dec 2016
    If you are like me and already getting depressed about the prospect of January I thought I would do a round up of some ideas to help lift your spirits as there are some great offers out there to enable you to come and enjoy Dartmoor.
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  • By Lisa
    Tue Nov 2016
    With only 25 days left to Christmas (Arghh!!) I thought I would provide you with some suggestions on where you may want to hold your Christmas office party or your family/friend festive get together on Dartmoor – we are spoilt for choice.
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  • By Moss
    Fri Aug 2016
    Hello! Moss the Dartmoor Dog Blogger here. As today (26th August) is National Dog Day, I thought I ought to make a contribution and highlight some of the very best places for us pooches to visit down here on Dartmoor.
  • By Lisa
    Mon Aug 2016
    The Delicious Drake’s Trail – a winning combination of scenic trails, and delicious local food and drink!
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  • By Lisa
    Mon Aug 2016
    Malcolm and Karen of the New Inn at Sampford Courtenay kindly invited Julian and I to sample their delicious menu recently, read about or evening here (Warning: this may make your mouth water!)
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  • By Moss
    Thu Jul 2016
    Hi, it’s Moss the Dartmoor dog Blogger here! Lisa has asked me to come up with some advice on keeping us canines cool this summer. I like to think of myself as pretty cool most of the time… but I must admit, even I have got a bit overheated on a few days! Read more for some great tips on how to keep your canine cool this summer ...
  • By Lisa
    Fri Jun 2016
    Recently myself and Julia (owner of the infamous Moss, the Dartmoor Dog Blogger) were kindly invited to dinner at The White Hotel in Moretonhampstead. Never one to turn down a free lunch (well dinner on this ocassion) we jumped at the chance to sample the menu choices available. Read more about our evening ...
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  • By Lisa
    Thu May 2016
    Packing is one of those strange things… you’re either a natural, or you’re not. I confess to not being the world’s best packer. I start off with my empty suitcase lying open on the bed – there’s loads of room! I merrily plonk clothes and shoes inside – and then suddenly… it’s full! At which point I discover I haven’t got in half of what I need to take, so pull it all out and start again… after...
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  • By Lisa
    Thu May 2016
    It’s hard to choose the prettiest time of year in this part of the world as there are so many… but at present, wild garlic is in flower alongside bluebells, wild violets and celandines and the effect is stunning! And not only does it look gorgeous, the garlic gives off a wonderfully pungent scent too.
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  • By Lisa
    Fri Apr 2016
    Julian and I were kindly invited by Mike at The Bedford Hotel in Tavistock to stay and experience Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Having never stayed or eaten there we jumped at the chance to try it out for you.
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  • By Moss
    Thu Mar 2016
    Moss the Dartmoor Dog Blogger here! I hope you are all getting excited about the arrival of Spring – I certainly am! It’s a great time to get out and about and admire the spring flowers (I like sticking my nose in them).
  • By Lisa
    Mon Feb 2016
    Easter comes early this year. The perfect excuse to pack a bag and head to glorious Dartmoor. The Two Bridges Hotel has some great offers to help you enjoy Easter on Dartmoor.
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