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My husband, step-daughter, the dog and I took a winter's walk on Scorhill Down -- a mystical slice of moorland just past the nearby hamlet of Gidleigh. Greeted by Dartmoor ponies, we followed the boundaries of a farmer's field...

Ponies near Scorhill 2009

Near Scorhill

...to a track leading onto the open moor...

Victoria-Tilly-Howard

...where a circle of standing stones...

Scorhill Stone Circle 2009

... whispered Bronze Age secrets only the pup could hear.

Dog with standing stoneScorhill

We traveled on to the Wallabrook...

The Wallabrook

...crossed a clapper bridge...

Man and dog

...and followed its length...

Clapper Bridge over the Wallabrook The Wallabrook 2

...until it was time to head home...

Tilly and Victoria on Scorhill Down

...as the dying sun faded into mist.

Ghosts in a Stone Circle

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