1. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 57

      The sun is shining and trees are just coming into leaf on Dartmoor. As ever the answers to last weeks quiz are below this weeks questions. Week 57 What utility facility was built in the 1930’s in Mary Tavy that is still in use today? Who wrote the “Astronomical Atlases, Maps & Charts”? Which famous…

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    2. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 56

      Dartmoor is coming back to life, and so far has missed the snow that has been falling elsewhere. Wrap up warm if you are out, though, as the wind is very chilly. As ever the answers to last weeks quiz is below this weeks questions. Happy Quizzing! Week 56 What recent event in Japan was…

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    3. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 55

      Easter has brought sunshine and the leaves coming out in Dartmoor’s wooded valleys. Today’s wind is biting though, so wrap up warm if you are out walking. As ever the answers to last weeks quiz are below this weeks questions. Good luck! Week 55 Which Agatha Christie novel written in 1931 uses Belstone as the…

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    4. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 54

      Here are some wild daffodils from Dartmoor for Easter! We hope that you will all enjoy the Easter break and greater freedom to enjoy the outdoors. Week 54 What long distance path passes through Throwleigh village? In which US state is the ski resort of Aspen? In 1987, why did “The New Scientist” report that…

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    5. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 53

      After last week’s bumper quiz we are back to our normal length this week. We hope you enjoy it! Spring continues to come in on Dartmoor and there are a lot of very pregnant ponies about. It won’t be long before the first spindly -legged foals are appearing. Week 53 In which English city is…

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    6. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 52

      Happy Anniversary to our Dartmoor and beyond quiz! When this started we never imagined it would still be going after a full year. A huge thank you to our indefatigable quiz setter. In celebration she has set a double quiz this week, so good luck to all our participants. As ever the answers to our…

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    7. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 51

      Back to cold, bright and frosty weather today, but Spring is very much on the way on Dartmoor. The first wild daffodils are out in the wooded valleys and birdsong is all around. Next week will bring up the full year anniversary of this quiz and our brilliant quiz setter is planning a bumper quiz…

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    8. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 50

      Some bright clear days on the moor have been welcome after the rain. We’re all looking forward to getting out again, once restrictions are eased. This is Mel Tor from a previous March to get you in the mood. Week 50 What legend is believed to have caused the “Coffin Stone” on Dartmeet Hill to…

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    9. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 49

      It finally feels as though Spring is coming to Dartmoor, which is especially welcome this year. We reach week 49 of our quiz and our indefatigable quiz setter is still going strong! As ever the answers to last week’s questions are below this week’s quiz. Week 49 Which deserted medieval village lies close to Widecombe-in-the-Moor?…

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    10. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 48

      After a dramatic week on Dartmoor with fire, ice and howling winds we have returned to more normal conditions – slightly damp and milder! Here is week 48 of our quiz and the answers to last weeks questions are, as ever, below. Week 48 What is a baby Alpaca called? In what year did Sir…

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