The Two Museums Walk offers a great autumn day out on the northern edge of Dartmoor. It links the National Trust Finch Foundry Museum in Sticklepath with the Museum of Dartmoor Life in Okehampton. For much of its 8k route the walk follows the Tarka Trail and it is designed as a one-way route, using the local bus service. Call in to the museum for details of the route and a bus timetable or visit exploredevon.info.co.uk 🍂🍂 ... See MoreSee Less
Inscribed around the top of our medieval bells is: “We were both made to wake Eleanor for to catch game”.......
That’s some alarm clock! Made around AD 1300 for Okehampton Castle, the bells tell the story of Hugh Courtenay’s enjoyment of the deer park around the castle. With thanks to Tresmeer PCC for their loan (and how they ended up in Tresmeer Nr Launceston is a whole other story.....) ... See MoreSee Less