THE AREA

Dusk on Dartmoor
Dusk on Dartmoor
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Friendly Cattle
Friendly Cattle
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The high moor looking south
The high moor looking south
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Bronze age relics above Grimspound
Bronze age relics above Grimspound

There are over 5000 neolithic hut circles and ceremonial stone rows on Dartmoor

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The old railway to Dartmoor Prison
The old railway to Dartmoor Prison
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View towards Hay Tor on SE Dartmoor
View towards Hay Tor on SE Dartmoor
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Blackface sheep at dawn
Blackface sheep at dawn
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Warren House Inn nestled in the moor
Warren House Inn nestled in the moor

Highest pub in Southern England. And the peat fire hasn't gone out in over 100 years!

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Rainbows over Fernworthy Resevoir
Rainbows over Fernworthy Resevoir
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Chagford Pool
Chagford Pool

Filled with fresh water from the river Teign on Dartmoor. For more info visit: http://www.chagfordpool.co.uk/

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Chagstock Music Festival
Chagstock Music Festival

Annual music Festival attracting such names as Jools Holland, Bob Geldof and The Boomtown Rats, the Waterboys and many more. For more info visit: http://www.chagstock.info Photograph by Bridget Batchelor

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Chagford Film Festival
Chagford Film Festival

Held annually with a new theme each year, the festival involves screenings, talks, workshops and parades. Photograph by Simon Blackbourn http://photos.simonblackbourn.net/

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Known fondly as 'The Jewel of Dartmoor' Chagford is a unique and vibrant town boasting 4 excellent pubs, a host of charming cafes, boutiques and shops selling local produce and artisan crafts. And nearby Michelin star restaurant Gidleigh Park.

 

Situated on the North East edge of Dartmoor, in the National Park, it's the perfect location for exploring the area and there are countless routes for walking, cycling, riding and climbing on the stunning moor and surrounding region.

 

Close by are many fantastic places to visit including Castle Drogo (National Trust), Fernworthy Resevoir, Finch Foundry, Stone Lane sculpture garden, The Miniature Pony Centre, Dartmoor Prison Museum, Becky Falls, several local potteries and much more...

 

Within the town is an open air swimming pool (May - September), tennis courts, cricket & football pitch, bowling green, children's playground as well as yoga, pilates and tai chi classes.

 

Chagford also has many festivals and events year round including a film festival, literary festival, artists' open houses, Chagstock music festival, open gardens and regular live music.

 

Visit www.visitchagford.com for more info.