Snow on Dartmoor – Tips from DNPA

With snow predicted on Dartmoor in the coming weeks Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA) have issued some guidelines. With snow predicted on Dartmoor in the coming weeks Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA) have issued some guidelines.

Mike Nendick the DPNA communications officer said: “It is important to remember that Dartmoor is not just a playground, it is a place of work and home to many.

So by all means enjoy Dartmoor, but please use your common sense.” DNPA has issued simple winter guidelines.

  • Heed warnings and advice from officials. Monitor weather  reports on local media.
  • Do not obstruct gateways for fields; farmers need to check  their livestock.• Keep dogs under control at all times
  • Take adequate warm clothing, a shovel, blankets, food and a hot  drink. Weather conditions on Dartmoor can change rapidly.• Use the official car parks and lay-bys for parking.• Do not leave unattended vehicles on verges as this could block  access for emergency vehicles.
  • Should there be heavy snowfall and road closures please do not  drive beyond the ‘Road Closed’ signs
Ben Fox

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