1. AGM Cancelled

      You will not be surprised to learn that the trustees have decided to cancel the AGM in May and instead to carry out the essential business remotely.  Details of how this will be done will be posted on our website and sent to members in early June. Please get in touch if you have any…

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    2. We’ll be back….

      As we’re sure you will understand, given the government’s advice to stay at home, our office is closed until further notice.  Our staff are working remotely and therefore it’s no longer possible to reach us by telephone at the office. However, please don’t think that we’ve gone away!

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    3. Possible graffiti on DPA land

      Devon Live, an online news site, has reported an act of vandalism,after graffiti was sprayed on a rock at Sharpitor. We believe that it occurred on land owned by the DPA, although owing to the current travelrestrictions, we have not yet been able to verify this.

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    4. COVID-19 and volunteering days

      In light of the government recommendations to stay at home we have, with sadness, decided to cancel all scheduled volunteering days for the forseeable future. We will review this at the beginning of June. In the meantime we wish all our members, volunteers and those who love Dartmoor as we do all the best in…

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    5. CORONAVIRUS ANNOUNCEMENT Wednesday 16th March 2020

      Following the announcement by the Prime Minister and his medical team regarding the avoidance of non-essential contact and travel, we have taken the decision to reduce DPA office staffing levels. Until further notice, therefore, we will only be working at Princetown on Mondays, to perform the essential activities which cannot be carried out by working…

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    6. Update on Walks and Events

      In the light of current government advice we are reviewing our current walks programme and will announce our decision soon. In the meantime the walks due to take place on 29th March and 18th April have been postponed, probably until the autumn. We will let you know the new dates in due course.  

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    7. Farming Dartmoor – a photographic record by Damian Bird

      We are delighted to announce that Farming Dartmoor, a photographic record of a year spent with six family-run Dartmoor farms, by documentary stills photographer Damian Bird, is being launched on Saturday 7th March, 6pm at the Forest Inn, Hexworthy. The DPA is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the book and we are…

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    8. Dartmoor Management Plan Review

      Dartmoor National Park Authority have been developing a new Management Plan for Dartmoor to replace the 5-year Plan that is coming to an end. The Plan determines how Dartmoor will be managed over the coming years.

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    9. Triple Stone Row walk, Sunday 10th February Cancelled

      We have cancelled the walk on Sunday 10th February as very severe weather is forecast.

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    10. New Year, New You – the Dartmoor way

      January sees many of us making resolutions to get fitter, lose weight, do our bit for the environment and so on. Sadly many of these good intentions will fall by the wayside as we find them hard work and not much fun. What if there was a way to help keep yourself active, enjoy the…

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