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Dartmoor,

maggie mccall | Moon Rise Sunset Burrator, Dartmoor Devon

Moon Rise Sunset Burrator, Dartmoor Devon

Sunset, moor rise on Burrator, Dartmoor Devon, Burrator Reservoir is a reservoir on the south side of Dartmoor in the English county of Devon. Burrator supplies drinking water to the city of Plymouth and other rapidly growing towns in the surrounding lowlands.
maggie mccall | Dartmoor Ponies, Devon, UK.

Dartmoor Ponies, Devon, UK.

The Dartmoor Pony has lived on Dartrmoor for centuries & is used in a variety of roles. Because of the extreme weather conditions experienced on the moors, the Dartmoor is a particularly hardy breed with excellent stamina. Over the centuries, it has been used as a working animal by local tin miners and quarry workers. It is kept in a semiferal state on Dartmoor.
maggie mccall | Dartmoor Ponies

Dartmoor Ponies

Two Dartmoor ponies in mid winter on a rather dull though atmospheric day. The Dartmoor Pony has lived on Dartrmoor for centuries & is used in a variety of roles. Because of the extreme weather conditions experienced on the moors, the Dartmoor is a particularly hardy breed with excellent stamina. Over the centuries, it has been used as a working animal by local tin miners and quarry workers. It is kept in a semiferal state on Dartmoor.
maggie mccall | Nun's Cross Dartmoor

Nun's Cross Dartmoor

Nun’s Cross on Dartmoor, Devon, it’s real name is actually Siward’s Cross and is documented as far back as 1240. It lies on the famous Abbot’s Way which is a 23 mile monastic route across Dartmoor that the monks of Buckfastleigh followed to take them to Tavistock Abbey. The whole route is marked with stone crosses, some of it is on well established tracks and other parts across open moorland.
maggie mccall | Hound Tor Dartmoor Devon

Hound Tor Dartmoor Devon

A beautiful day on Dartmoor, with Dartmoor ponies in the fore ground. and perfect white fluffy clouds. Hound Tor is a tor on Dartmoor, Devon, England. A heavily weathered granite outcrop. It is easily accessible, situated within a few minutes from the B3387 between Bovey Tracey and Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Legend has it that, Hound Tor was created when a pack of hounds were turned to stone, it was also the inspiration for the Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
maggie mccall | Moon Rise Sunset Burrator, Dartmoor Devon

Moon Rise Sunset Burrator, Dartmoor Devon

Sunset, moor rise on Burrator, Dartmoor Devon, Burrator Reservoir is a reservoir on the south side of Dartmoor in the English county of Devon. Burrator supplies drinking water to the city of Plymouth and other rapidly growing towns in the surrounding lowlands.
maggie mccall | Hound Tor Dartmoor Devon

Hound Tor Dartmoor Devon

A beautiful day on Dartmoor, with Dartmoor ponies in the fore ground and perfect white fluffy clouds. Hound Tor is a tor on Dartmoor, Devon, England. A heavily weathered granite outcrop. It is easily accessible, situated within a few minutes from the B3387 between Bovey Tracey and Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Legend has it that, Hound Tor was created when a pack of hounds were turned to stone, it was also the inspiration for the Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
maggie mccall | Hound Tor Dartmoor Devon

Hound Tor Dartmoor Devon

A beautiful day on Dartmoor, with Dartmoor ponies in the fore ground. and perfect white fluffy clouds. Hound Tor is a tor on Dartmoor, Devon, England. A heavily weathered granite outcrop. It is easily accessible, situated within a few minutes from the B3387 between Bovey Tracey and Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Legend has it that, Hound Tor was created when a pack of hounds were turned to stone, it was also the inspiration for the Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
maggie mccall | Bench above the River Lyd, Dartmoor, Devon.

Bench above the River Lyd, Dartmoor, Devon.

Walk on a beautiful sunny day on Dartmoor, but barely half way through our walk it started to rain. We still made it to the top of Bray Tor and Widgery Cross. The River Lyd rises at Lyd Head on Dartmoor, Devon, runs through Lydford Gorge, the deepest gorge in the South West and then flows into the River Tamar near Lifton.
maggie mccall | Dartmoor at North Bovey

Dartmoor at North Bovey

Dartmoor, near the Warren House Inn, North Bovey, , along the B3212looking towards north Devon, Bridgwater and Minehead. Dartmoor is an upland area in southern Devon, England. The moorland and surrounding land has been protected by National Park status since 1951. Dartmoor National Park covers 368 sq miles The granite which forms the uplands dates from the Carboniferous Period of geological history. The landscape consists of moorland capped with many exposed granite hilltops known as tors, providing habitats for Dartmoor wildlife. The highest point is High Willhays, 2,037 ft above sea level. The entire area is rich in antiquities and archaeology.
maggie mccall | Fingle Bridge Dartmoor Devon.

Fingle Bridge Dartmoor Devon.

Fingle Bridge is a 17th-century stone arch bridge carrying an unclassified road over the River Teign near Drewsteignton, within Dartmoor National Park in Devon England. This packhorse bridge has three arches and the two central piers are surrounded by triangular cutwaters extending upwards to form pedestrian refuges. Fingle Bridge takes its name from Fingle Brook, a minor tributary which flows into the Teign adjacent to the bridge. Fingle is derived from the old English fang, meaning to catch