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May 7, 2011 - A day on the Moors

We say our goodbyes to the Welbeck Manor and make our way to the Dartmoor National Park and travel through the high moors. We are thrilled to spy the Dartmoor ponies – quite tame and we can get quite close to them. As we near Princetown, the mists appear briefly. Not hard to imagine how bleak and cold the area could get. The Dartmoor Prison is at Princetown in the centre of the moors – now only a category C prison housing non-violent and white-collar prisoners. They say that some escaped prisoners in the old days actually welcomed being...

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