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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Work of the National Park Authority

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Icon for Factsheets History and Development of the DNPA - Dartmoor Factsheet
The development of National Parks in the UK can be traced over a period of 150 years in response to three main driving forces.  Read more

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Icon for Factsheets Planning - Dartmoor Factsheet
The Dartmoor National Park Authority is the sole Planning Authority within the National Park. As such, it is responsible for preparing, monitoring and reviewing all planning policies within the National Park and for controlling all development requiring planning permission. Read more.

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Icon for an online exhibition Ranger Exhibition
Promoting understanding and enjoyment, conserving and enhancing. Read all about the work of the Rangers.

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Icon for Factsheets Public Rights of Way - Dartmoor Factsheet
One of the many ways that the public can enjoy the National Parks is by the use of the access land and the extensive Public Rights of Way (PRoW) network. Read more.

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Icon for Factsheets Erosion Factsheet

Dartmoor National Park Authority has the duty to conserve and enhance the quality of the landscape of the National Park as well as to promote the enjoyment and understanding of its special qualities. However, visitors can contribute to erosion, which can spoil the beauty of the area. Read more.

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Icon for Factsheets Design Factsheet

The word design describes the thought process which goes towards deciding how something should look. This factsheet looks at the different areas of design and how they fit into the work of the Dartmoor National Park Authority (NPA) Read more.

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