25/08/2018 | A walk full of tors Strenuous walk

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We will be visiting around 20 Dartmoor Tors and rocks on this 12 mile walk., including Lowery, Leather, Black, Hart, Down, Combeshead, Snapper and Rough tors. Visiting Grid squares including P6, Q6 and P8. The walking will be strenuous in many places as we will be passing through clitter fields and boggy ground as well as rough tracks and open moorland. Free parking is available at the meeting site but there are no facilities nearby.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2018 – 4:00 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Burrator Dam Quarry Car Park (SX550680)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – £10.00
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01837 54727
Email: Paul.dartmoor@virgin.net

Start Location: Burrator Dam Quarry Car Park (SX550680)

25/08/2018 | Myths and Legends at Hound Tor Easy walk

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A walk to explore some Dartmoor stories. How do you escape the pixies’ spells? Who puts the flowers on Kitty Jay’s grave? Was it a storm in Widecombe in 1638 – or something more sinister? We will visit squares J17, J16 and K17 from Dartmoor 365 – if you dare to come …..! The walk covers three miles along quiet lanes, open moorland and rocky paths. Free parking at Hound Tor Car Park, where there is usually an ice cream van but no public toilets.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2018 – 1:00 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Hound Tor (SX739792)
Cost: Adults – £3.00 Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Easy

Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01647440053
Email: jenkin957@btinternet.com

Start Location: Hound Tor (SX739792)

25/08/2018 | Tavistock Ramblers walk on western moorland Moderate walk

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Join Rosemary Clarke and John Noblet of Tavistock Ramblers on a walk which takes in Sampford Spiney (04), Ward Bridge (05), Princetown Railway (06), Walkhampton Church House (P5), Walkhampton School (Q4), Huckworthy Bridge (P4), Horrabridge Bridge (P3) and Plaster Down (O3). The walk covers a distance of ten miles, mostly over good tracks and lanes. There are a couple of stiles and one stream crossing, and the ground can get muddy in places. Parking by the leat at Plaster Down is free, but there are no facilities at the site or nearby. This is a free walk, but donations to the Devon Air Ambulance will be gratefully received.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2018 – 1:00 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Tavistock Ramblers
Start Location: Plasterdown Car Park (SX517719)
Cost: Adults – Free – donations to the Devon Air Ambulance are welcome. Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01822.616481
Email: longjohn@tavistockramblers.org.uk

Start Location: Plasterdown Car Park (SX517719)

25/08/2018 | South Moorland afternoon walk Moderate walk

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Starting at Shipley Bridge (U14) we follow the Zeal Tor Tramway (T13) out onto the high moor and enjoy fantastic views of south Dartmoor. Then we drop down into the beautiful Avon valley passing medieval Huntingdon Cross (S12) and walking downstream as the river gradually widens into the reservoir (S13). The final easy stretch down the valley takes us past the ruins of Brentmoor House (T14). This walk covers a distance of 6 and a half miles. Most of the walk will be over good tracks, but with some uneven moorland and possibility of some boggy ground. Parking at Shipley Bridge is free but there are no facilities.

Duration: 1:30 PM, 25/08/2018 – 5:30 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Inge Page
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX681628)
Cost: Adults – £8.00 Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07914 184220
Email: Inga.page@dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk

Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX681628)

25/08/2018 | Wistman’s Wood wander Easy walk

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An easy, relaxing afternoon stroll out to the wonderful Wistman’s Wood (L9), and back via Devonport leat and Beardown Farm (M9). There will be some time to explore the woods and/or sit for quiet contemplation. Bring snacks and a drink. This walk of just over 4 miles will be over mostly even ground, but with some degree of clitter and possibly some boggy ground. Parking is available free of charge in the car park opposite the Two Bridges Hotel. Booking is required because places will be limited. When booking please provide a brief outline of your walking experience, next of kin details and relevant medical information – all of which will be treated in the strictest confidence).

Duration: 1:30 PM, 25/08/2018 – 5:30 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Shona Ferryhough
Start Location: Two Bridges (SX609750)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 Children (U16) – £3.00
Skill Level: Easy

Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07870 319022
Email: shoesdovetree@gmail.com

Start Location: Two Bridges (SX609750)

25/08/2018 | Bogland and mires wildlife stroll Easy walk

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Most visitors to Dartmoor try to avoid the bogs and mires that make up so much of the landscape, but this is your chance to explore a bog. Come along an join Barbara Swinfen to find out about the amazing plants and animals that make up this fascinating habitat, and why it is so important. We hope to visit M18 & M19 and also L19. This should be an easy walk of 2 miles on tracks and over open moorland but will take in some boggy areas so boots are essential, and wellington boots advisable. Parking at the Hay Tor Visitor Centre car park is pay and display, and there are facilities at the centre.

Duration: 2:00 PM, 25/08/2018 – 4:30 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Haytor (Higher) (SX765772)
Cost: Adults – Free Children (U16) – £3.00
Skill Level: Easy

Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07866661751
Email: barbaraswinfen@gmail.com

Start Location: Haytor (Higher) (SX765772)

25/08/2018 | Okehampton Battle Camp Tour Moderate walk

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During the walk we will visit the Okehampton Battle Camp museum and look at artefacts of the military use of the Dartmoor during the First World War. Lt Col Tony Clark (OBE), previously Commandant of the Dartmoor Training Area, and the present Commandant , Lt Col Crispin d’Apice, will give an explanation with illustrations of how troops trained and lived before deploying to the trenches. The walk will take place in squares B7,8 & 9, C8 & 9, D8&9, E8&9. Parking is available at Okehampton Battle Camp free of charge. Drive to the main gate of the camp and you will be directed to the parking on the parade ground by the security gate staff. It is essential that you take with you some photo I.D like a Driving Licence in order to gain entry. You will not be admitted without ID. Walking will be over tracks and uneven grass, covering a distance of 8 miles. Whilst the event is free, suggested donations of £5.00 per head to the Army Benevolent Fund are welcomed. Booking is required as numbers are limited.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2018 – 3:30 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Cost: Adults – Free Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07827 975751
Email: clark.zeal@outlook.com

Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)

25/08/2018 | Wild Camping workshop with the Two Blondes Moderate walk

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A wild camping workshop to include classroom tuition at the Visitor Centre in Princetown and overnight practical experience out on Dartmoor.
We will learn about equipment, choosing a wild campsite, safety, what to do in an emergency and how to stay within the Dartmoor National Park guidelines.
For safety reasons we can’t give you an exact camping location but if you need to collect Dartmoor 365 squares N6 (Swelltor Quarry), N7 (Devil’s Elbow), O6 Princetown Railway, O8 (South Hessary Tor) or O9 (Devonport Leat) you might be lucky!
Our walk will be tailored to suit participant ability level and weather conditions but, because for some participants, this will be their first experience with a full pack this will be a relatively short walk.
Parking overnight at the Princetown Visitor Centre pay and display car park where there are facilities.
This walk is for adults only. Participants need to be able to carry a full pack but we will tailor any walking to suit the ability of any participants.

Duration: 11:30 AM, 25/08/2018 – 12:30 PM, 26/08/2018
Guide: Two Blondes Walking
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX590734)
Cost: Adults – £90.00 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07794407581
Email: admin@twoblondeswalking.com

Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX590734)

25/08/2018 | Steep ground familiarisation confidence day Strenuous walk

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This exciting day out is perfect for anyone wishing to safely explore some of Dartmoor’s steeper terrain or learn about safe movement in steep ground around the P6 square of Dartmoor-365. We will progress from easy hillsides to vertical cliffs experiencing all the skills you need to tackle this exciting and challenging terrain. The Day is led by Gavin Kelly; Experienced professional Mountaineering Instructor, Mountain Training Awards Trainer/ Assessor and coach. The walk is of approximately 3 miles, taking in clitter, rocky steps, exposed cliff edges and simple climbing. Parking at the lay by under Leeden Tor is free but there are no facilities nearby. Booking is essential as places are strictly limited.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2018 – 3:30 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Leeden Tor Car Park (SX560708)
Cost: Adults – £30.00 Children (U16) – £30.00
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07971 497531
Email: info@ibexoutdoor.co.uk

Start Location: Leeden Tor Car Park (SX560708)

25/08/2018 | Accessible event for wheeled ramblers Moderate walk

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This event is aimed at Ramblers who use disability access vehicles such as scooters, trampers etc as well as families with all-terrain push chairs. Anyone is welcome to join these series of events over the festival, which will stick to accessible tracks. Each of these events will be led by a wheeled guide experienced in accessible rambling as well as a Moorland Guide. Take a packed lunch with you and clothing suitable for the changeable weather on Dartmoor. This ramble will last most of the day with an option to leave midway. We will use the old railway cycle track from Sourton and go south as well as north with a midway stop back at Sourton for lunch. Depending on the weather the guide will chose which routes to do in the morning and the afternoon on the day. This ramble is graded as the easiest at Level One suitable for most types of accessible vehicles.
The meeting point is on the road which goes past the Bundu Campsite on the old road up to the former Prewley Moor Arms. Easy unloading of wheelchairs and trampers here. There are toilets at the campsite and cycle hire.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2018 – 1:30 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Sourton Camp Site (SX 545 915)
Cost: Adults – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

Start Location: Sourton Camp Site (SX 545 915)