The Widecombe-in-the-Moor Website
Widecombe Books & Links
Some Good Books
The Devon Holiday Directory (over 1000 links to web sites full of information for visitors to Devon - attractions, towns and villages, museums and gardens, pubs, restaurants and accommodation.
Dartmoor Crosses a site with information about the well-known Dartmoor landmarks.
Dartmoor & West Devon - Gerry Sargent's site about Dartmoor and West Devon. There is a vast amount of stuff here, especially about Western Dartmoor. There is also a good Dowsing link from this site, with some good photographs.
The Dartmoor Society - an society promoting and celebrating Dartmoor
Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust - a charity committed to saving the Dartmoor Pony
Dartmoor Pony Training Centre - a non-profit voluntary organisation set up to help promote and train Dartmoor Hill Ponies
Dartmoor Legends - a site focussing on the legends, folklore, history and archaeology of the moor
Local Towns & Villages
Aspects of the History of Bovey Tracey - Frances Billinge's site
Buckfastleigh's Website - worth a look
Newton Abbot - lots of info about our local large town
The Devon Family History Society (A superb source of information about your Devon Ancestors)
Dartmoor Press (a wealth of genealogical and other information.) Now seemingly only available through purchase.
A version of the Jay’s Grave Story. There are many other sites if you search for ’Jay’s Grave’.;
An old map of Devon (Greenwood's map of 1827)
Widecombe Related Sites
Shilstone Rocks Stud & Riding Stables (Dartmoor Pony Stud)
A Historic Hannaford from Widecombe-in-the-Moor (with thanks to Peter Hannaford-Hill)
Tony Heath's Dowsing Site (updated)
Tony Beard's Dartmoor Diary. From here you can get to some of his other diary pages, a sample of which are shown below.
- The Latest
- December 2000 - The Dartmoor Pony
- February 2001 - Sheepstor
- April 2001 - Foot & Mouth
- May 2001 - The Future for Wildlife
- June 2001 - The Moor Reopens
- July 2001 - The Dartmoor Hill Pony
- Sep 2001 - Harvest Time
- Nov 2001 - Tracks Trails and Signs
- Dec 2001 - Hermon French
Victim Support Devon Helpline. The number is 0845 676 10 20
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