1. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 68

      Here is Week 68 of our quiz of all things Dartmoor and beyond. The answers to last weeks quiz are below this weeks quiz. Week 68 Where are the two separate sources of the River Teign? What is the capital of Croatia? Who supervised the construction of the Devonport Leat? What is the name of…

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    2. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 67

      Below are the questions for Week 67 of our Dartmoor and beyond quiz with the answers to Week 66 below. We hope that you are enjoying testing your Dartmoor, and wider, knowledge against our quiz setter! Week 67 What is the national flower of Wales? Which inn on Dartmoor is the highest in Southern England…

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    3. DPA Short Walk – 25 June – Haytor

      Nineteen DPA Members and friends met at the Haytor Upper Car Park on Friday 25th June for another short walk that offered a variety of things to see – including the Pay & Display parking machine. The weather started as a cloud in the car park and it was grey for some time – but…

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    4. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 66

      The rain this weekend will help Dartmoor to green up, which will be welcome. The DPA’s hay meadows at Pudsham are full of native orchids at the moment, so are really worth a visit if you missed our Open Day on Sunday. Visitors welcome at any time, but please tread carefully and remember to close…

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    5. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 65

      On a hot summer’s day a walk in shady Dartmoor woodland by a cool river is a perfect way to spend the day. Here is Week 65 of our regular quiz. The answers to last week’s questions are below. Happy quizzing! Which early map drawn between 1280 & 1290 shows Cornwall as a separate constituent…

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    6. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 64

      The answers to last weeks quiz are below this weeks questions. Happy quizzing! Week 64 What type of creatures did NASA launch to the International Space Station this week? In what year was the Two Moors Way opened? Which ocean going ferry was blown over in Wellington Harbour in New Zealand with a catastrophic loss…

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    7. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 63

      The bluebells are out in their glory now on Dartmoor. In some areas you will see whole hillsides covered in them and in other areas they are flowering in the shade of semi-ancient woodland. Here is Week 63 of our popular quiz with the answers to Week 62 below. A special thank you to our…

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    8. DPA Short Walk – 25th May – Powdermills

      Finally, the DPA Short Walks group gets a real walk done, after the pandemic restrictions. This was a longer than normal walk of about 5.2 miles. There were 27 in the group starting from the car park and visitor Centre in Postbridge in overcast conditions. There had been some email discussion the day before concerning…

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    9. Dartmoor and beyond – Week 62

        Wet, wet, wet – that’s Dartmoor at the moment! Hopefully soon we’ll be seeing sunny weather like this again. In the meantime have a go at our quiz that will test your knowledge of Dartmoor and beyond. Week 62 Which place was chosen to represent Dartmoor on a recent set of stamps issued by…

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    10. Dartmoor and beyond Week 61

      The recent rain and warmer weather has brought the bluebells on in Dartmoor’s valleys and verges dramatically in the last couple of weeks. This image is from the Dart Gorge a few years ago. As ever the answers to last weeks quiz are below this weeks questions. Week 61 According to local legend, who was…

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