PACMAT covers Dartmoor

Regular visitors to Lower Blackaton, PACMAT – light weight, waterproof picnic mats, inspired by their experience from their visits and walks in the area. Read their picnic tips here.  And a few of their favourite spots are in the area too. … Read More

The kind of holidays childhood dreams are made of

Waking up to the sound of sheep munching grass. Cooking porridge on the Aga. Walking in the mist. Jumping on the trampoline. Playing table tennis in the top barn. Playing hide and seek around the rocks. Making friends with wild … Read More

Love is in the air

Weddings at Lower Blackaton Two weddings took place at Lower Blackaton over the summer. They were both fabulous. Warm, informal gatherings with drinks on the lawn, lunch in the top barn for one and a buffet set up outside under party … Read More

A weekend on Dartmoor

A typically varied Dartmoor weekend, starting with a pint and pasty for Widecombe Fair volunteers at the Old Inn on Friday evening. On Saturday, a Soup for Syria lunch in Morehampstead at Penny Simpson Ceramics (£10 donation for a bowl of soup, and keep the bowl … Read More