28/08/2019 | Night walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Mike for a walk of about 5 miles around Sharpitor to see and hear Dartmoor at night. Walkers should bring a head torch or hand torch and some liquid refreshment. Sturdy footwear is also recommended. Parking at the Sharpitor Car Park is free.

Booking is required for this activity.

Details

Duration: 8:00 PM, 28/08/2019 – 11:00 PM, 28/08/2019
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Leeden Tor Car Park (SX561708)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01647440755
Email: mike.jeffery.senior@gmail.com

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28/08/2019 | The Myths and Legends of Dartmoor Easy walk

Walk overview

How do you break the curse of the pixies?! Hear the spooky stories of this wild landscape. Suitable for families but only come if you dare!
This easy walk of three miles takes in some lanes, open moor and fields, The going can get wet in places.

Parking at Hound Tor is free. At peak times there’s an ice cream van.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/08/2019 – 1:00 PM, 27/08/2019
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Hound Tor (SX739792)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01647 440053
Email: jenkin957@btinternet.com

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28/08/2019 | Hydro Turbine guided walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join this guided tour for a walk down to the Hydro Turbine where guides will tell you about its history, restoration and how it works. (The Hydro Turbine isn’t normally open to look inside). The walk down and back from the Hydro Turbine is 3 miles, strenuous in places and does include step sections.

Parking at Castle Drogo is free for National Trust members. Non members pay £2.00 for 2 hours or £4.00 all day.

Dogs are welcome on leads. However they are not permitted in the Turbine House but can be tied up outside.

Booking is required for this activity

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 28/08/2019 – 12:30 PM, 28/08/2019
Guide: National Trust
Start Location: Castle Drogo (Car Park) (SX725902)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 suggested donation to the National Trust Children (U16) – £5.00 suggested donation to the National Trust
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01647 433306
Email: April.braund@nationaltrust.org.uk

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28/08/2019 | Hydro Turbine guided walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join this guided tour for a walk down to the Hydro Turbine where guides will tell you about its history, restoration and how it works. (The Hydro Turbine isn’t normally open to look inside). The 3 mile walk down and back from the Hydro Turbine is strenuous and does include step sections.

Parking at Castle Drogo. -National Trust members free. Non members can pay £2 for 2 hours or £4 for all day.

Dogs on leads are welcome. However, they can’t go into the Turbine House but they can be tied up outside.

Booking is required for this activity

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 28/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 28/08/2019
Guide: National Trust
Start Location: Castle Drogo (Car Park) (SX725902)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 suggested donation to the National Trust Children (U16) – £5.00 suggested donation to the National Trust
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01647 433306
Email: April.braund@nationaltrust.org.uk

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29/08/2019 | The long range history of Dartmoor Easy walk

Walk overview

We all know what Dartmoor stone looks like. But what actually is it, why is it where it is, what has happened since the rock formed, and what evidence can be used to tell the story? Join us for a couple of hours’ gentle stroll around Burrator to have a look at a few of the pieces of evidence. Mostly we’ll be on even ground but we’ll probably pop up a tor or two.

Booking is required for this activity.

We’re going to be scrambling around rocks, so please wear sturdy footwear. At least one of the places we’ll be visiting is a SSSI, so please leave your geology hammers at home! If you’ve got hand lens / magnifying glass, they may prove useful!

Total distance no more than 3 miles.

Details

Duration: 1:00 PM, 29/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 29/08/2019
Guide: John Bright
Start Location: Burrator Dam Quarry Car Park (SX549678)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07704634695
Email: brighty749@gmail.com

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29/08/2019 | Evening walk from Cox Tor with Tavistock Ramblers Easy walk

Walk overview

This walk of about three and a half miles takes us to Grimstone & Sortridge leat, Heckwood Tor, Pew Tor, Feather Tor & Windy Post. The walk is largely over moorland open pathways.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 29/08/2019 – 8:30 PM, 29/08/2019
Guide: Tavistock Ramblers
Start Location: Cox Tor (SX530751)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01822 615564, 07951 755858
Email: Rosemary.clarke@anderton39.co.uk

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29/08/2019 | Holne Moor – land management and commoning. Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Orlando Rutter for a 3 mile stroll on Holne Moor – one of the few areas of Dartmoor owned by the National Park Authority in which we will explore land management, commons and commoning and some of the challenges and opportunities.

A circular walk with moderate gradients, some steeper descents, in places may be wet underfoot – stout footwear essential.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 29/08/2019 – 1:00 PM, 29/08/2019
Guide: National Park Ranger
Start Location: Venford West (SX686713)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Donate for Dartmoor. Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Donate for Dartmoor.
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01626 831076
Email: orutter@dartmoor.gov.uk

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30/08/2019 | Children’s discovery trail at Haytor Moderate walk

Walk overview

A guided walk/trail of approximately two and a half miles around the quarries and tramway at Haytor to include nature studies, industrial archaeology features, prehistoric sites and geology.

Booking is required for this activity.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 30/08/2019 – 4:30 PM, 30/08/2019
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Haytor (Lower) (SX765772)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07803 600754
Email: ir.johnstone@hotmail.co.uk

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31/08/2019 | Accessible guided walk alongside the River Avon. Easy walk

Walk overview

This guided walk of just under 5 miles will follow the River Avon upstream to the dam with beautiful views of the river and surrounding landscape and plenty of history to explore en route. A good quality tarmac surface all the way. Bring a picnic to enjoy at the end!

Booking is required for this activity.

This activity is rated as Category 1 – smooth tarmac and a gentle incline. For the able bodied the walk is classified as Easy.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 31/08/2019 – 12:30 PM, 31/08/2019
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX680629)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free to carers and children under 16
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07557 330577
Email: dwilliamson55@hotmail.com

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