1. Dartmoor Matters 198 – Winter 2018/19

      The latest issue of our member magazine is now out. Read a report on the 2018 National Park Societies conference that we hosted. Learn about the memorials to DPA members and friends on DPA land. Learn more about our conservation work to help threatened butterflies….. and much more. Click here to download the magazine.

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    2. Dartmoor-based landscape photographer Anna Curnow makes a splash

      Congratulations to Dartmoor photographer Anna Curnow on being a finalist in the “Celebrating our Oaks” section of the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition, the world’s most prestigious competition for garden, plant and botanical photography. Her lovely photograph “Misty Wistman’s Wood” can be seen on page 4 of today’s “Times”. There is also an…

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    3. Glover Review of National Parks

      In the first major review of its kind since our National Parks were established in 1949, the public is being encouraged to make its views known. This is open to everyone, whether living in a National Park or AONB; a visitor; representing an organisation, or simply caring about the environment, landscape and wildlife. The deadline…

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    4. National Park Societies Conference 2018 “What value our National Parks?”

      National Park Societies Conference 2018  “What value our National Parks?” Friday 5th October 2018 on Dartmoor  

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    5. Saturday 25th August Short Walk cancelled

      We are sorry to report that we have had to cancel the Short Walk scheduled for Saturday 25th August, around Bowerman’s Nose and Jay’s Grave, as the walk leader will be unable to make it. He hopes to be back up and running, well walking really, for the September walk.

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    6. Short Walk 25th July – Foggintor Quarry cancelled

      We are sorry to announce that the short walk scheduled for Wednesday 25th July, to Foggintor Quarry, has been cancelled, as the walk leader has recently had a cataract operation. He should be fully recovered for the next short walk scheduled for 25th August.

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    7. Guided walk – 16th June postponed

      We are sorry, but we have had to postpone the guided walk to Trowlesworthy on Saturday 16th June. We are hoping to re-arrange it for later in the year so keep an eye on our online calendar, or here on the website, and we will announce it as soon as we can.

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    8. NPS Conference 2018 – tickets on sale from 1st June

      NPS Conference 2018 – What value our National Parks? Thursday 4th to Saturday 6th October – Two Bridges Hotel, Dartmoor. Tickets for this conference are now on sale via the Eventbrite online booking service.

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    9. Dartmoor Resonance Music Festival – 16th-24th June 2018

      The Dartmoor Society are running the Resonance Music Festival at a range of venues across Dartmoor from 16th to 24th June.

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    10. £2million funding boost for ambitious Three Moors project

      The DPA has been involved in the Peatland Partnership for  over two years and we are pleased to hear that a significant new grant has been confirmed. 

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