26/08/2018 | Wilderness Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join your guide Liz Miall for an all day walk taking in Bleak House (F6), Amicombe Hill (F7), Amicombe Brook (H7), Watern Oke (H6), Rattlebrook (G6) High Down Ford (F4) and Wilderness (G7). The walk is over a distance of 10 miles and covers some difficult terrain including tussocks, steep hills and some potentially very wet ground. Free parking is available at the start of the walk at Lydford High Down behind the Dartmoor Inn. There are no facilities available at this site.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 26/08/2018 – 4:30 PM, 26/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Lydford High Down (SX525853)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – £10.00
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07894058105
Email: lizmiall@hotmail.co.uk

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26/08/2018 | Ramblers big day walk from Burrator Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Deborah Martin of the Ramblers Moorland Group on a walk from Burrator Car Park to Black Tor Falls, Crazywell Pool, Nun’s Cross, Ducks’ Pool and Childe’s Tomb, as well as parts of the Devonport Leat. This challenging walk will be over some 14 miles, covering open moorland, rough and boggy ground with some stream crossings. The Dartmoor 365 squares are all to the south of Princetown – O7, P7, P9, Q9, R10, Q10, P10 and O9. Parking is available at the Burrator main car park which is free.. There are toilets. The walk is free but a donation to the Devon Air Ambulance is welcomed.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 26/08/2018 – 4:30 PM, 26/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Burrator Dam Quarry Car Park (SX549677)
Cost: Adults – Free – donations to the Devon Air Ambulance are welcome. Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01364643180
Email: d.martin816@btinternet.com

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27/08/2018 | South Dartmoor challenging day walk for 365 baggers Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This is a 16 mile walk for 365 square baggers! It will visit 10 Hills on the south moor: Zeal, Quickbeam, Green, Crane, Naker’s, Ter, Skir, Ryder’s, Puper’s & Grippers. Walking through 365 Squares: U14, T14, T13, T12, R11, Q10, Q11, P11, Q12, Q13 & Q14. This will be a lengthy trek on some difficult and remote terrain – be prepared! There is parking available at Shipley Bridge with a donation box – recommended minimum donation is £1.00. There are public toilets available and an ice cream van is regularly in attendance.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 27/08/2018 – 5:00 PM, 27/08/2018
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX681629)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – Free if accompanied by an adult
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07766 735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

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27/08/2018 | Whitehorse Hill with the National Park Archaeologist Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Lee Bray the Dartmoor National Park Archaeologist on this all-day long and arduous walk out to meet Alan Endacott to look at the Sittaford Stone Circle and the Whitehorse Hill Cist site. This is a repeat of last year because so many people wanted to come and we can only take 20 people out to this remote and isolated site. Please do not sign up unless you are able to walk all day in rough terrain. Alan will show us the stone circle he discovered and Lee will tell us the amazing story of this newly found and important Cist burial site.The walk is restricted to 20 only so book early to avoid disappointment. A copy of the Dartmoor National Park booklet about the Whitehorse Hill site is included in the cost. The cost is by way of donation to “Donate to Dartmoor”. We will be visiting the following Dartmoor-365 squares G10 H10 I11 J11 K11. The walk is over about 10 miles of long grass and rough ground, including some river crossing. Pay and display parking is available at the Postbridge Visitor Centre where there are facilities.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 27/08/2018 – 5:00 PM, 27/08/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre) (SX646788)
Cost: Adults – £20.00 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: Simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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29/08/2018 | Wild camping two day walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This will be a 2-day circular walk from Princetown in the south Moors with an overnight wild camp at Red Lake on the River Erme.
All participants will need to be self-supporting with tents, cooking and camping equipment. Please contact the leader for further information.
The walk will be over 10 miles on day 1 and 6 miles day two acrossmixed terrain, mostly grassy but with some boggy and wet parts and some distance over good tracks. Parking is available over the two days at the Princetown main car park where there are facilities available.
Dartmoor 365 grid squares: N8, N9, N10, N11, N12, O11, P8, P9, P11, P12, Q9, Q12, R9, R12, R13, S9, S10, S11, S12.

Details

Duration: 12:00 PM, 29/08/2018 – 12:00 PM, 30/08/2018
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX588735)
Cost: Adults – £15.00 Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07766 735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

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30/08/2018 | A Dartmoor Day with an artist Easy walk

Walk overview

Amanda as a painter. walk leader and environmental artist will guide and inspire you. A full day to create. A morning walk on a beautiful and wild edge of Dartmoor, an opportunity to sketch and record. The afternoon to develop ideas into paintings, creating your own style, at Gidleigh Village Hall. All materials, canvas, refreshments and chocolate cake included! Bring a lunch and appropriate outdoor clothing for the day. Suitable for all levels. Places limited to 8. For those interested, the walk will be less than 2 miles in squares E12 & E13. Parking at Gidleigh Village hall is free of charge, and there are usable facilities in the hall.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 30/08/2018 – 5:30 PM, 30/08/2018
Guide: Amanda Pellatt
Start Location: Gidleigh Village Hall (SX672883)
Cost: Adults – £60.00 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Easy

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07727 066027
Email: amandapellatt@gmail.com

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07/10/2018 | Abbots Way Walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Self navigated walk 23mile challenging walk in teams of 3-8 from Tavistock across southern Dartmoor to Buckfast Abbey. Route card and checkpoints provided. Entry fee includes pastie and badge for all finishes. As 1000 anniversary of Buckfast Abbey. Booking as below by 15 September 2018.

Details

Duration: 7:30 AM, 07/10/2018 – 7:00 PM, 07/10/2018
Guide: Peter Challiss
Start Location: Tavistock (Court Gate Archway) (SX482745)
Cost: Adults – £9 Children (U16) – £9
Skill Level: Strenuous

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

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07/10/2018 | Abbots Way Walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

The annual Abbots Way Walk takes place on the first Sunday of October each year. This is a well attended but strenuous 22 mile walk from Tavistock to Buckfast Abbey. We will need to divide walkers up into groups of 3-8 as per the walk rules, but we will be able to walk together. Please assess your ability to walk at a reasonable pace for over 8 hours as there are a number of cut-off points on this walk. The event is great fun, strenuous but is undertaken by hundreds of walkers each year. There is an entry fee plus a suggested donation to Dartmoor Rescue 50th. Finishers will receive a cloth badge and a pasty.
N.B. walkers will need to make arrangements for getting to Tavistock for the start and a pick-up from Buckfast Abbey on completion of the walk.

Details

Duration: 8:00 AM, 07/10/2018 – 5:00 PM, 07/10/2018
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Tavistock (Outside Bedford Hotel) (SX482744)
Cost: Adults – £9 Children (U16) – £9
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07766 735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

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