Ashburton

The town of Ashburton sits at the south-east edge of Dartmoor National Park with all the scenery that implies, and just a mile or two from the Benedictine Abbey at Buckfast... Read More

Ashburton Events

May
Ashburton Blues Festival
June
Ashburton Carnival Week
July
Ale Tasting & Bread Weighing Ceremony and Medieval Fayre
Dartmoor Artists Exhibition
November
Court and Law Day Ceremony
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Dartmoor Lodge

Dartmoor Lodge

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Now under new private ownership, this friendly and welcoming hotel provides comfortable accommodation on the A38, within easy reach of Dartmoor, halfway between Plymouth and Exeter.

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Furzeleigh Mill

Furzeleigh Mill

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Close to the ancient stannery towns of Ashburton & Buckfastleigh and the Medieval town of Totnes, midway between Plymouth & Exeter, this character 16th Century former Corn Mill on the ... More

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