Dartmoor National Park Authority

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Education Contact Details

Education Service,
Dartmoor National Park Authority,
Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot,
Devon TQ13 9JQ
Tel: (01626) 832093


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Climate and Weather

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The climate of England's South-West peninsula, like much of Britain, is mainly influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. The predominant airflow comes from the west or south-west, carrying with it all the moisture that it has gathered from the relatively warm ocean current known as the mid-Atlantic Drift that flows around Britain's coast. Read more.

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