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Sheep Clearance 2023

In accordance with the Dartmoor Commons ACT 1985 and Regulation 8, ALL SHEEP are prohibited from the Commons of Dartmoor during the following dates:

Southern half of the Moor: before midnight on 11 November to midnight on 25 November

Northern half of the Moor: before midnight on 18 November to midnight on 2 December

All Commoners grazing sheep on Dartmoor are legally required to remove them from the Commons during the stated period for the benefit of good animal husbandry. Commoners NOT clearing their sheep will be guilty of an offence and upon conviction may be fined. 

Map of North and South boundary

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Dartmoor Commoners' Council, 1 Canal Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8AR  Tel: 01822 618892

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