DNPA Votes to Appeal Backpack Camping Ban

April 2023 – Dartmoor Preservation Association Applauds Dartmoor National Park Authority’s Decision to Appeal High Court Backpack Camping Ban The Dartmoor Preservation Association (DPA) is delighted that the Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA) has confirmed that they are appealing the High Court decision regarding backpack camping on Dartmoor. The move comes after leave to appeal…

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Open Letter to DNPA Members

January 2023 – DPA Urges DNPA Members to Appeal Backpack Camping Ban in Open Letter. Today the Dartmoor Preservation Association have written an open letter to the National Park Authority calling on them to vigorously appeal the disappointing wild camping judgement. We also remind them that there is 85,000 acres of moor that they could…

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National Park Byelaw Proposals

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November 2021- Dartmoor Preservation Association Critiques National Park Byelaw Proposals “Well-intentioned but confusing and over the top” was the DPA’s reaction to the Dartmoor National Park Authority’s proposed changes to the byelaws for public access on Dartmoor” The proposal comes from the Dartmoor National Park Authority following a sharp uptake in anti-social behaviour and inconsiderate…

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