Dartmoor is a wonderful wilderness of heather clad moorlands and dramatic tors with ancient woodlands, prehistoric remains and a plethora of wildlife to enjoy. Follow our tips and enjoy this wonderful landscape in safety, and do pop in to Trail Outdoor for advice on the what to wear and take if you are heading out on an adventure.
Vast, beguiling and breathtaking, Dartmoor
is home to spectacular scenery where the landscape is etched with evidence of
centuries of human involvement.There are cairns, hut circles, stone rows
and the remains of hundreds of years of tin mining, interspersed on a landscape
that is punctuated with granite tors.But did you know that Ivybridge is at the
tip of one of the most impressive prehistoric structure on Erme plains, the
Upper Erme Row that stretches in a line for over 3,320 metres.It’s a place that urges you to don your
walking boots, pack up your back pack with food and drink, and..
Trail Outdoor, an independent retailer in Ivybridge
that specialises in outdoor clothing and equipment, has appointed photographer
Malcolm Snelgrove as its brand champion.Malcolm, an ambassador for Visit Dartmoor, is an
outdoor pursuits enthusiast whose iconic images of Dartmoor have won him
world-wide renown.Based near Hatherleigh, Malcolm runs photography
workshops on Dartmoor for the amateur and the semi professional, where hidden
gems that are off the beaten track are unveiled to his students. His passion for encouraging people to experience
for themselves Dartmoor’s unique lan..
Most smartphones these days have cameras that rival point and shoot cameras and taking great pictures to record your outdoor adventures will provide you with memories to treasure for ever.
The Easter holidays are nearly upon us, and for many, it will offer the chance to dig out the tent, and head to the hills for a night or two of wild camping.
With wide open spaces and wide open views, for some wild camping is heading off to a remote space, for others its pitching up in a camp site that has acres of open space but there might be a loo, shower, and other people close by too.
There is nothing like spending time in beautiful countryside to put you
back in tune with your senses, and connected to dear old mother nature,
especially with the family in tow.
But with children ousting
outdoor games like hide-and-seek and den building for smart phones and
consoles, how do you get them outdoors?
The solution? Take a hike!
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