Dewerstone & Plym Valley

Start Time
11:30 AM, 18/11/2018

End Time
4:00 PM, 18/11/2018
Guide
Inge Page
Start Location
Shaugh Bridge
See map for start location.
Cost
Adults: £8.00
Children (U16): £4.00
Skill Level
Moderate walk Moderate
Dogs Permitted
Yes
Further information
Telephone
07914 184220
Email
inga@dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk

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Dewerstone & Plym Valley


Walk Overview

Many people know the walk along the Plym from Cadover Bridge to Shaugh Bridge, which is the final stretch of this route. But we begin by walking first to the disused train track which is now the Drake’s Trail. We walk through one of Brunel’s railway tunnels, dark and dripping, then cross the Meavy and follow it southwards past Dewerstone Cottage and the old quarry works. We go through beautiful woodlands above the river (by now it’s the Plym) and climb up to Dewerstone Rock from where the views are tremendous. We walk across open moorland to Cadover Bridge, passing Wigford Cross. Then it’s another stretch of woodland riverside walking back to Shaugh Bridge, following the china clay pipeline all the way. A beautiful walk in the autumn when the woodland colours are at their best. Meet either at Shaugh Bridge or Ashburton (at 11 am) to carshare to start point.


Dewerstone & Plym Valley

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.


Dog Friendly Walk
We welcome dogs on this walk, but ask that you adhere to the following:

  • All dogs must, without exception, be on leads on our walks.
  • Walkers must be in a position to pick up all dog mess left on the walk.
  • The guide reserves the right to decline to take any dog and walker on any of our walks

Start Location

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07/11/2018