25/08/2019 | Barrows, Pools & Rings Strenuous walk

Walk overview

The plan for this walk is to visit some of the interesting features on and around Brent Moor and the Quickbeam Hill area of Dartmoor. This 11 mile walk will be broadly circular, starting and finishing at the Shipley Bridge car parking area. There are many sites and aspects of interest on this walk ranging from extensive tinner’s pits to Bronze Age features. There are burial chambers, industrial excavations and Bronze Age enclosures too.

Booking is required for this walk.

Take some change with you for the car park honesty box fee.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 25/08/2019 – 5:00 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Nigel Grist
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX680629)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01548 831398 / 07949 904066
Email: nigel@theunseenview.com

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26/08/2019 | A Walk on the Wild Side Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A bit of a wilderness walk over Black Dunghill, White Barrow and out to Lynch Tor. Some wild walking will take us to Cowsic Head, Beardown Man Standing Stone, Lydford Tor then back to Holming Beam. This will cover a distance of 8 miles and include some tough walking over Mat Grass and some boggy land. Expect wet feet!

Parking at Holming Beam is free. Booking is required for this activity.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 26/08/2019 – 2:00 PM, 26/08/2019
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Holming Beam (SX591764)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07766735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

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26/08/2019 | Mary – Michael Pilgrimage Walk Day One Easy walk

Walk overview

This is a gentle pilgrimage stroll on Day One of the Mary – Michael Way from Brentor Church through Lydford and ending at Sourton Church. Total distance, 8 miles. From Brentor to Lydford – 5 miles. The walk is being led by a qualified Dartmoor guide from Moorland Guides. We will have a lunch stop at Nicholls Hall, Lydford. Cream Teas will be provided at Sourton Village Hall, with supper for Pilgrims who want to stay overnight. Accommodation with a meal and breakfast in the morning will be provided. We will meet on Day one at 10am at Sourton in the Village Hall Car park then relocate to Brentor Church Car Park to start the walk. There will be plenty of opportunity to experience quiet reflection and contemplation along this stroll with far reaching views and calling in at significant points of interest along our route. Full details available from Rev Adrian by email. Bring a camp bed etc. for staying overnight or arrange your own lift home and return in the morning for day two.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 26/08/2019 – 5:00 PM, 26/08/2019
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Sourton Village Hall (SX535903)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01837 861580 or mobile 07709 270412
Email: adrian@ministry.plus.com

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27/08/2019 | Avon Dam and Beyond Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Shona as she shares her love for the moor on this circular all-day walk of about 10 miles to Avon Dam and beyond. The walk can be directed towards Huntingdon Warren or the magical Pile’s Copse, depending on the preference of the group. The walk takes in the beautiful Avon valley from Shipley Bridge to Avon Dam and continues up the Avon towards Huntingdon Warren. We will then loop around to meet the Two Moors Way and follow the Puffing Billy track past Left Lake to Three Barrows. From here we will cross the pretty Bala Brook and head to Black Tor before returning to Shipley Bridge. The terrain is a mix of good tracks and rough uneven moorland, with the potential for a steep ascent and descent if the group would like. Some areas may be boggy.

Booking is required for this walk.

Parking is available at Shipley Bridge where there is an option to donate to DNP.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 27/08/2019 – 5:30 PM, 27/08/2019
Guide: Shona Ferryhough
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX680629)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Ashburton Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Ashburton Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07870 319022
Email: shona@forthewild.co.uk

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27/08/2019 | Mary – Michael Pilgrimage Walk Day Two Moderate walk

Walk overview

This is a gentle pilgrimage stroll on Day Two of the Mary – Michael Way from Sourton Church on the West side of Dartmoor, through Meldon and on to Belstone Church and village for about 5pm. The walk is being led by a qualified Dartmoor guide from Moorland Guides. We will start Day Two at 10am at Sourton in the Village Hall Car park to walk to Belstone by about 5pm then we will be brought back to our cars at Sourton. We will have a lunch stop at Fitz’s Well near Okehampton Battle Camp for a picnic lunch. There will again be plenty of opportunity to experience quiet reflection and contemplation along this stroll with far reaching views and calling in at significant points of interest along our route. Full details available from Rev Adrian by email.

The distance to Fitz’s Well is 5 miles, the complete walk to Belstone is 8 miles.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 27/08/2019 – 5:00 PM, 27/08/2019
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Sourton Village Hall (SX535903)
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: 01837 861580 or mobile 07709 270412
Email: adrian@ministry.plus.com

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30/08/2019 | Ryder’s Hill Relaxed Circular Walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Shona for a beautiful, relaxed and interesting all-day walk from Combestone Tor, taking in Nakers Hill, Green Hill, Red Lake China Clay Works, Huntingdon Warren (including the new clapper bridge),
Pupers Hill, Snowdon Cairns and Ryder’s Hill. Much of this walk of 11 miles is over uneven terrain and includes boggy areas, mine workings and areas of clitter as well as some tracks. A good level of
fitness, and confidence walking on open moor, is required for this gem of a walk.

There is limited parking available at Combestone Tor, so car sharing is advised if possible.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 30/08/2019 – 5:30 PM, 30/08/2019
Guide: Shona Ferryhough
Start Location: Combestone Tor (SX670717)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07870 319022
Email: shona@forthewild.co.uk

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01/09/2019 | Tavistock Ramblers Interpretation of the Mary Michael Pilgrimage Route – Part 2: Belstone to Chagford Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Paul Brookes from Tavistock Ramblers for a linear walk of between 12 and 14 miles (depending on preferences on the day) from Belstone to Chagford via belstone Cleave, Cosdon stone rows, Throwleigh, Gidleigh (extension to Scorhill Circle and Kestor), Murchington, R.Teign. The walk is over racks, open moorland, green lanes, quiet lanes, one stream crossing, ascents and descents, some uneven ground.

It will be necessary to leave some cars at Belstone (free parking) and relocate others to Chagford (See Pay & Display board on arrival – parking is charged differently on a Sunday).

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 01/09/2019 – 4:30 PM, 01/09/2019
Guide: Tavistock Ramblers
Start Location: Belstone (SX621938)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01822 820597, 0796959 2779
Email: paul@burleyview.co.uk

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06/10/2019 | Abbots Way Walk 2019 Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Abbots Way Walk is a challenging self guided 23 mile walk from Buckfast Abbey to Tavistock College, Crowndale Rd , Tavistock, PL19 8DD across Southern Dartmoor to be walked in teams of 3 – 8. Open to all ages, but teams of under 18 year-olds must have a team manager aged over 18, who does not need to walk the event but must be present on the day.

Details

Duration: 7:30 AM, 06/10/2019 – 6:00 PM, 06/10/2019
Guide: Peter Challiss
Start Location: Buckfast Abbey (SX740673)
Cost: Adults – £9 Children (U16) – £9
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 
Email: challissps@tiscali.co.uk

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