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Wild camping to be banned throughout August on Dartmoor

Following a dramatic increase in fly-camping, Dartmoor National Park Authority is taking decisive action to protect public health, wildlife and nature. The Authority has introduced powers under the Dartmoor Commons Act (1985) to stop large numbers of people treating Bellever (Riddon Ridge) as an informal campsite and to give the […]

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Worrying attacks on livestock on Dartmoor

From Devon & Cornwall Police: In the last five years there have been 500 attacks from dogs on livestock in Devon and Cornwall with year on year increases being reported by farmers. This part of Dartmoor has some of the highest number of reports to police in the county. It […]

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Be a Home Hero says Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor National Park is asking people to be ‘home heroes’ – to stay at home, help keep each other safe and limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Chief Executive Dr Kevin Bishop today thanked people for their co-operation and consideration so far and, as we look towards the bank holiday […]

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Dartmoor Rescue in poor conditions

Devon & Somerset Fire Control received a call from the Coastguard to reports of 2 people and 1 dog stuck on Dartmoor, but they were unsure of their location.   A fire engine from Chagford and the Special Rescue Team from Camels Head, along with specialist officers were sent to the […]

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