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Love letterboxing!

We love going Letterboxing on Dartmoor. Always good fun exploring the moors and finding a stamp for... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
United Kingdom
via mobile
Precursor to the Modern Geocache pastime...

You will have great fun trying this, when you find your 1st LetterBox you will be so excited and... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2016
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21 Jan 2017
“Love letterboxing!”
29 Apr 2016
“Precursor to the Modern Geocache pastime...”
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We love going Letterboxing on Dartmoor. Always good fun exploring the moors and finding a stamp for our book. Look out for our letterbox 'LetterboxRose' on Cox Tor and Staple Tor. @letterboxrose on twitter

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jesseekarr
Reviewed 29 April 2016

You will have great fun trying this, when you find your 1st LetterBox you will be so excited and hooked from then on! Dartmoor is where it all started so every Letterbox you find here you are finding a true original LetterBox, collect the stamps...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Truffles_EOD
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Great fun for me and the better half, kept us busy and made us feel like kids again. recommended!!!!

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Adam F
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Enjoyable for all - children love seeking the letterboxes and hunting them down becomes quite contagious!

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Letterboxing it turns out is a Dartmoor tradition and there are lots and lots to be disxcovered throughout the moor. It is great family fun, seeking out books with stamps to say youve been there! Proof that kids dont need X boxes and facebook because...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Collette P
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Many letterboxes !!!!!! I think now called geo caching A great way to get out and about on the moors safely and not having to leave the beaten track

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank NikiChalkley
Reviewed 23 July 2014

I have been letterboxing for many years, It is one of those hobbies that is like Marmite, you'll either love it or hate it. I for one love it. It is the wilds, so treat it that way. Getting out onto Dartmoor and away from...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank Nikgee163
Reviewed 19 August 2012

no matter what age this is fun for all we had such a good time and our grandchildren loved it it was so nice to see them carrying on where their daddy left off.

Date of experience: May 2012
3  Thank Carol M
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Look on websites for more information. Take your children on the moors with a compas and map! Enjoy the scenery in all weathers !!

Date of experience: June 2012
3  Thank plymouthian1
Reviewed 11 June 2011

I never heard of letterboxing until a few years ago and have been greatly impressed by its following. People from all walks of life join this very healthy and happy activity making lots of friends and discoveries as they go. Wonderful fun.

Date of experience: May 2011
9  Thank DroftheArts
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