Although we’ve lived on the edge of Dartmoor for more than 25 years, there’s still plenty to explore.
On a recent drive onto the moors we decided to pass the usual tourist hot-spots and keep going, letting the road take us where it may.
After a short while we found a small parking space at the side of the road, so we parked up and picked a likely looking direction for a stroll. It was a lovely part of the moor, with stunning views of wooded valleys and a glimpse of the village of Widecombe-in-the-moor in the distance. At least, I think it was Widecombe, but we were pleasantly disorientated, wandering without a map.
There were Dartmoor ponies and sheep, and I don’t think we met another soul until we returned to the car park. After our walk we went in search of a cup of tea, but all we could find was a pub, so we popped in for a quick half of local ale. Dan and Alan would’ve approved!
I hope you enjoy the pictures.
To comment on the photos, please sign in. Registration is free. Thanks.
We were intrigued by the shape of this rock below. It looked like a bird of prey perched on the top. Detail below.
Comments are always welcome.
To see other featured photos on the site, please visit the Featured Photos category,
Keep the Words Flowing
To keep me writing, I need tea in industrial quantities. You can make that happen with just a couple of clicks