Dartmoor Prison MuseumFriday May 4, 2 PM In addition to the museum itself, there will be a guided tour of the memorials to the French and American prisoners of war who were incarcerated at Dartmoor between 1809 and 1816. Many thousands died there. Subject to confirmation, our tour will be led by a former shepherd on the prison farm who will talk to us about the days when the prison had extensive farming activities. Cost : £4 per person. Limited numbers.
There will also be an opportunity to visit the redundant and unique Church of St Michael, built between 1812-14 by French and American prisoners of war.
Further details and booking via contact Form
JUN 15 2018
Tiverton two-parter!Friday June 15, CANCELLED As a formal Club Visit, this event has been CANCELLED due to lack of interest. It may possibly be re-visited with members going along just as members of the public.
The day would have been in two optional parts, with a horse-drawn barge canal cruise in the morning (cost around £10)
preceding a tour of the Tiverton Museum of Rural Life in the afternoon (cost £4.50).
AUG 23 2018
Great Dorset Steam FairThursday August 23, to 27th (on the A354 near Tarrant Hinton, Dorset) One of the world's greatest steam events, celebrating its 50th year! More details about the visit arrangements soon!