Dartmoor National Park
A celebration of its people, places and wildlife

By (author) Andrew Cooper


Web Description

Dartmoor National Park paints a colourful picture of Dartmoor today, featuring stories by people passionate about their work and life on the moor. Their accounts reflect their emotional or spiritual attachment to some very special places, offering a fascinating insight into the history of the land and demonstrating the benefits and pleasures the National Park brings to both visitors and the local community.

The book features chapters on Dartmoor’s geology, history and archaeology, and describes the important role played by farming and livestock in managing the land. Beautiful colour photographs, including stunning panoramas, illustrate the magnificence of one of Britain’s first and finest national parks.

For more information on the Dartmoor National Park's 60th Anniversary celebrations, please click here.

Click on the link below to see an example of some of the stunning photographs that feature in the book.


Biographical note (a single note referring to all contributors to a product – see PR.8.17 for a biography which is linked to a single contributor)

Andrew Cooper is Chairman of the Devon Wildlife Trust. A broadcaster, presenter, writer and international award-winning wildlife film-maker, he is a familiar face on BBC television through his documentaries and live reports on wildlife and environmental issues. He is also the author of nine books, including The Secret Nature of Devon.