Category Archives: National parks

Finale for All the Moor Butterflies

The three-year All the Moor Butterflies project has ended, but we must all still care for butterflies and moths. Continue reading

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A passport to heaven

Only a year ago we were celebrating the 70th anniversary of the National Parks Act in the Peak District: now we are in another era. Continue reading

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A community endeavour

It’s a year since I visited The Anglers Rest, a community hub in Bamford, Derbyshire. Continue reading

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A magical landscape

Just over ten years ago Hilary Benn signed the confirmation order for the South Downs National Park. Continue reading

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Shield of the moor

Dartmoor’s greatest campaigner, Sylvia Sayer, died 20 years ago today. Here is a tribute. Continue reading

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Huccaby memorial to Dartmoor campaigners

I joined three generations of Sayers to dedicate a memorial to Guy and Sylvia Sayer at Huccaby chapel on Dartmoor. Continue reading

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The last outing

It is ten years since I bought a Dartmoor painting by Michael Honnor Continue reading

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