Tag Archives: Widecombe

A Dartmoor smile

I’ve recently been passing a field gateway on the Widecombe road that is being widened, presumably to allow larger tractors and other equipment into the field. Now stone gateposts have been put in and a small stretch of wall rebuilt. … Continue reading

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A Midsummer’s day stroll on Dartmoor

Today was a perfect summer’s day and I had to go to Widecombe-in-the-Moor so headed up to the top of Widecombe Hill, parked the car and set off for Bonehill Rocks, with our dog Rocky. The stroll along the spine … Continue reading

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Widecombe Fair turned out nice again

Despite being a world famous tourist “event” Widecombe Fair is still at heart a real country fair/show. Local farmers and other residents vie against each other with everything from flocks of sheep to beautifully ridden ponies, vegetable animals made by … Continue reading

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