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Ancient Dartmoor   Paul White

978-1-915664-00-6       £3.99    Order info

Dartmoor is covered with prehistoric settlements, stone rows and stone circles. Here is a simple introduction to current archaeological thinking, together with suggestions for which sites to visit. Full colour throughout.

Dartmoor’s History     Paul White

978-1-906474-68-3       £3.99    Order info

Covering the period from the departure of the Romans to the present day, this book points out sites which reveal Dartmoor’s history.

Dartmoor Myths and Legends    Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-85-0    £3.99           Order info

Dartmoor is a place rich in myths and legends, tales of Pixies, of the Devil interfering in strange ways, of curious omens and ghostly happenings.


Discover Dartmoor       Paul White

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A guide for anyone wishing to explore Dartmoor by road, organised as four circuits, visiting accessible places which show the moor’s history and prehistory.
Shortish Guide: High Dartmoor    Robert Hesketh

978-1-906474-20-1      £3.99   Order info

What to see and what to do on High Dartmoor – the central area of the moor, the land above the cattle grids – as well as suggestions for what to do nearby if it rains.

Walking North Cornwall to Dartmoor in 1854     Walter White

978-1-906474-56-0     £3.99    Order info

Walter White was a self-educated man who worked for the Royal Society as a library cataloguer. He used his generous holidays to explore the British countryside, and was an acute observer, talking to people of all classes. This book is part of his return journey, including the Cornish coast north of Camelford, the Tamar and the Dart.



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