Dartmoor Story Events

Friday, 28 June 2019 at 18:00 - 19:30

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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Saturday, 6 July 2019 at 10:30 - 16:00

Discover Dartmoor: Heritage and Wildlife Festival

Location: Manaton TQ13 9UJ

Discover the Dartmoor Story and travel back through thousands of years of Dartmoor’s past at this event for everyone with a passion for the moor. Find out how people have shaped the landscape of the moor and influenced the wildlife that lives here.


There will be historical re-en...

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Saturday, 6 July 2019 at 11:00 - 11:30

The Boys-illustrated talk

Location: Marquee, Manaton Show Field

Join John Lowe for an illustrated talk about "The Boys" and his work to uncover their story following their fatal crash on Hameldown during the second world war.

This is part of a day of talks taking place at the Discover Dartmoor Heritage Day

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Saturday, 6 July 2019 at 13:00 - 13:30

Guided Tour Of Manaton Church

Location: Manaton Show Field

Guided tour of Manaton church with historian Sue Andrew, looking at traces of the medieval church, with the aim of reconstructing its role in the lives of parishioners.

This is part of the Discover Dartmoor Heritage Day to celebrate 4,000 years of human activity across the moor

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Saturday, 6 July 2019 at 13:30 - 14:00

The Murderer’s Gift: Doccombe Manor and its monastic overlords- an illustrated talk

Location: Marquee, Manaton Show Field

Join local historian Bill Hardiman as he unravels the connection between the Manor of Doccombe, near Moretonhampstead with the murder of Thomas Becket.

This talk is part of the Discover Dartmoor Heritage Day helping to showcase the story of the people and landscape of Dartmoor over 4,000 ye...

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Saturday, 6 July 2019 at 14:00 - 14:30

A WILD & WONDROUS REGION – how artists have portrayed Dartmoor, 1750 – 1920

Location: Marquee, Manaton Show Field

Join local historian Peter Mason for an illustrated talk looking at the impact of art on our perception of Dartmoor.

The descriptions ‘squallida Montana Dertmore’ as used by William Camden in the sixteenth century and a ‘dreary mountainous tract’ by Richard Gough in ...

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Sunday, 14 July 2019 at 10:30 - 12:00

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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Sunday, 28 July 2019 at 10:30 - 12:00

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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Wednesday, 7 August 2019 at 18:00 - 19:30

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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Sunday, 11 August 2019 at 10:30 - 12:00

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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Saturday, 17 August 2019 at 10:30 - 12:00

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at 10:30 - 12:00

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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Monday, 26 August 2019 at 10:30 - 12:00

Visit a Dartmoor Longhouse

Location: Near Poundsgate on the Ashburton Dartmeet/Two Bridges Road

Take a guided visit of Higher Uppacott a Grade 1 listed Dartmoor Longhouse, a building which is of rare and national importance. A longhouse was a building in which both animals and humans lived and Higher Uppacott (HU) still retains its shippon (where the animals lived) in an unaltered state. Ta...

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