The Solitary Rambler

Haytor Dartmoor

The vast expanse of Dartmoor is where natural and ancient history co-exist. Granite Tors and ancient architecture are the play area for hardy wild Dartmoor Ponys, and rivers are crossed by scattered medieval stone bridges. The valley woodlands are rich with bird life whilst the rugged and windy uplands afford some staggering views. We explored this, the world heritage site of the Tamar River, in our article linked here.

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World Heritage Site of The Tamar River

Plymouth - touring-britain.heralded.co.uk

From the barren peat and granite moorland of Dartmoor to the East, onward to the maritime nursery of Plymouth …

… the 61 mile River Tamar separates the land between Cornwall and Devon fed by its tributaries, and leading us on a journey South. A land of panoramic drama leading through a geology of mudstone, siltstone and sandstone, with whispers of iron-age life, moving Southwards to the throne of our maritime heritage. In this our third blog, we’ll start following the rivers’ passage – a reference to places of interest, before moving East to wild Dartmoor.  Continue reading “World Heritage Site of The Tamar River”