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Caption for Widecombe In The Moor, C1960: Widecombe, probably Dartmoor's most well-known village, stands in the broad valley ('Wide Combe') of the East Webburn river. Its famous fair takes place in Old Field on the second Tuesday in September. The first recorded fair was a cattle fair held in 1850.

Memories of Widecombe in the Moor

It was a fine summer evening in June and the dancers and musicians of the Heather and Gorse Clog Morris team met at The Old Inn at Widecombe to put on an entertainment of morris dancing and music. Although the village appeared quiet this was deceptive as no (...Read full memory)

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