Books about Dartmoor
Ancient Dartmoor Paul White
978-1-899383-22-1 £2.99 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.
Druids in the South-West?
978-1-906474-65-2 £2.99 Order info
Between about 1740 and 1860 it was widely believed
that ‘the Druids’ had built the stone circles of the South-West, and even
what we now know are natural rock formations such as the Cheesewring. How
did the mistake occur? And who really were the Druids? A serious book which
will make you laugh.
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.
Supernatural Dartmoor Michael Williams
978-1-899383-55-9 £2.99 Order info
Reports and personal accounts of paranormal activity in and around Dartmoor by a leading Ghost Club Society member.
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.
Dart Deborah Harvey (Tamar Books imprint)
978-0-9574742-0-8 £3.99 Order info
A novel giving a lyrical yet unflinching portrayal of life on Dartmoor during the winter of 1348-9, when half the population was struck down by the Black Death, and the only remedies were prayer – and witchcraft. (Tamar Books imprint)
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