Dartmoor: Fifty-One Ramblers and You Could Be Fined

Take out a walking party on Dartmoor with more than fifty people and you could be fined by the over-officious Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA), thanks to its proposed revisions of the bylaws of the Dartmoor Commons Act 1985. The proposals say that: “No person shall on the Access Land participate or engage in any… Continue reading Dartmoor: Fifty-One Ramblers and You Could Be Fined

A Lost Dartmoor Path

Once upon a time there used to be a public right of way running to the east of Dartmoor Prison, passing not far from the French and American War Cemeteries. Sometime ago, I can’t remember whether it was in the 1970s or the 1980s, it was officially closed at the request of the prison authorities.… Continue reading A Lost Dartmoor Path