Some 80,000 items from the Library are free to search and a further 124,000 reference items are listed on the Royal Collection’s internal databases and these can be searched by Royal Library or Royal Collection Trust staff. Learn more about the history of the Royal Library here
The House of Tudor included some of the most famous monarchs in England’s history including Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. The time period also saw the beginnings of what was to become The Royal Collection. Test your Tudor knowledge with this online quiz, courtesy of The Royal Collection here.
A self-taught painter, by the time of her death in 2008 Mary Newcomb’s work was celebrated for its exquisite rendering of nature and wildlife. As a new exhibition on her work prepares to open, Arts Society Lecturer Christopher Andreae shares the core details on her life and art here
Do you remember that very wet and windy Monday, when the heavens opened, the mist descended over the fields and moors and the rain just kept on coming? At Bellever it was also very atmospheric. The original plan to go up to the Tor was put on hold for another time, but there was no […]
At Great Mistor there is a rock basin called “Mistorpan” which is 3 feet in diameter and 6 inches deep. This was one of the original Bond marks denoting the boundary of Dartmoor forest set out in a survey of 1609 as part of the ancient Perambulation of Dartmoor. I have a half recollection that […]
What can be more enlivening, energising or just plain enjoyable than a walk on Dartmoor on a glorious summer day?