|Good day for a walk, bad day for a walk. You decide.|
Our climate is even less like the cold, misty and often stormy offerings provided on the moors. Metoffice forecasts for Princetown are hit and miss. Therefore I am often very thankful for an up-to-date view of Dartmoor conditions. A veritable eye in the Dartmoor sky: Dartcam.
Dartcam is operated by Dartcom - a weather satellite and ground sensing equipment manufacturer located at Powdermills near Two Bridges. The old 19th century gunpowder factory buildings accommodate numerous other operations including a Team building and outdoor pursuit organiser, a £15 per night bunkhouse and the famous Powdermills Pottery. Powdermills is the home and workplace of potter Joss Hibbs. You can read Joss's blog at the following link: http://www.powdermillspottery.com/acatalog/Joss__Blog.html
On our most recent trip to Dartmoor found Dartcom, and the surrounding moor under several inches of snow. We should have seen it coming...