Chagford Show 2015

It was the Chagford Show yesterday – in my view the best country show in Devon! Here are some pictures I took.

Drewe's Pool
I walked in from Whiddon Farm and crossed the Teign at Mr. Drewe’s Pool.

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There are lots of walks in the area

Chagford 2
The National Trust and the Woodland Trust sponsored the main area to highlight our work at Fingle Woods

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This is Dylan one of our Rangers in the Teign Valley on a shaving horse

Chagford 3Tom, Teign Valley Ranger and Paula, Community Engagement Officer in costume on the Castle Drogo stand

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A charcoal kiln – part of the NT’s ‘stall’

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Demonstrating old country woodland crafts

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The Woodland Trust were at the show too

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Matthew Cole one of our Commoners from the Plym Valley exhibiting his Dartmoor white faced sheep

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A lovely Dartmoor white faced ram

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Judging the Dartmoor grey faced sheep

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The show ground sits under the looming  presence of Castle Drogo – under going its restoration – remember it is still open – so you can visit and see the restoration work

A great day out – Dartmoor at its best

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