Books about Lustleigh


The Lustleigh Society publishes various books relating to the village and surrounding area.  Please email us for more information on how to order a copy by post.  All these books can be purchased locally in the Archive Room or Lustleigh Dairy.


A Dartmoor Village in Focus

price £13.50

Please email us for postage options.  To post a copy UK 2nd class including P & P will be £17.00

Published 1st September 2018 – ISBN 978-0-9957122-2-5

In the Footsteps of the Victorians; Aspects of change in the Wrey Valley and surrounding area 1837 – 1901


Published 2018 ISBN 978-0-9957122-1-8 Price £10

A series of research papers written by local volunteers looks at how the coming of the railway impacted on the rural towns and villages in the Wrey Valley.  A project funded by Moor than Meets the eye through Dartmoor National Park Authority


Lustleigh Book of the First World War

Published 2015 Price £9.50 ISBN 978-0-9957122-0-1

“This is an interesting and well-researched addition to the growing collection of books which chronicle the effect of the First World War on Devon’s towns and villages.”

The Devon Historian

Dartmoor a Wild and Wondrous Region


Published 2017 Price £9.95 ISBN 978-0-9563910-2-5

A book to accompany a major exhibition in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum Exeter that was co-curated by the author (and Chair of the Lustleigh Society).  The first major review of how Dartmoor has been portrayed in art.