Dartmoor National Park Draft Management Plan

Help shape the future of Dartmoor National Park! The draft National Park Management Plan is a plan for anyone that cares about Dartmoor. The National Park Authority is seeking your views on the draft Management Plan, to ensure Dartmoor continues … Read More

RESPECTING OUR LIVESTOCK

BE AWARE – Cows, sheep and the occasional pony are found around Belstone and on the surrounding moor. Together they conserve the beauty of the landscape. This is their home, so please leave them to graze quietly.  Keep your distance … Read More

Welcome to Our Latest Website Partner

Tom Foster, architect, has joined as the websites latest partner and has sent us his first blog TOM FOSTER’S ARCHITECTURE COLUMN 01647 24436   www.TomFosterArchitecture.co.uk   info@space-and-light.co.uk Here’s a scenario. The children have grown and finally left the nest. The house feels … Read More

West Coast Swing Dancers Come to Belstone

Back in September a group of dancers from Bideford, Exeter and Bristol came to Belstone to record a dance on Dartmoor. They came here because two of the dancers live here! It was part of an International Rally organised for … Read More

Croquet at Belstone Cricket Club

The annual croquet game for the Men’s Breakfast Group took place on a lovely sunny September morning this year on the outfield of the Belstone Cricket Club, having been put off from August owing to typical August weather. The expertly … Read More

Ash Dieback Disease

Devon County Council are  currently leading the way in the county with positive actions to encourage tree owners to take responsibility for their ash trees and tohave them inspected by a qualified arborist where they present a risk to the Highway … Read More

Grass Snakes in Belstone

A slight movement in the grass, a soft hiss and Bella, our little cocker spaniel, jumps back in surprise. Calling the dog to come to me we both watch as the beautifully patterned snake, about 70cm long disappears into the … Read More

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