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Click here to view activity details 02/09/2017: The Dart Valley Saints and Sinners Walk.

A walk up the beautiful Dart Valley to discover the houses and hear the stories of some of Dartmoor’s notorious characters and you can decide if they were Saints or Sinners! Parking at Badger’s Holt . . .
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Start location: Dartmeet (SX672732)
Duration: 0-3 hours

Price: £3.00 / Free
Guide: Richard Ware

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Click here to view activity details 02/09/2017: Exploring the Lower River Walkham

From Bedford Bridge we shall wander down river to Double Waters looking at the tin and copper mines within the area. We will look at the landscape and see how busy the area was over 120 years ago. We . . .
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Start location: Bedford (Magpie) Bridge (SX 503 702)
Duration: 0-3 hours

Price: £5.00 / £3.00
Guide: Paul Rendell

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Click here to view activity details 02/09/2017: Night walk into the moor. Try it once!

Surprising what you can see in the dark, with your torch of course, the tors, the silent pools, maybe nocturnal animals too ! A fascinating place Dartmoor at night…not scary at all!.Parking at Peat . . .
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Start location: Peat Cott (SX603707)
Duration: 0-3 hours

Price: £5.00 / Free
Guide: Colin & Heather Ridgers

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Click here to view activity details 02/09/2017: Sett Makers Bankers Walk

Join authors Simon Dell and John Bright for an informative a gentle stroll around this little-known industrial landscape site – subject of their book and talks about the Sett Makers Bankers on the . . .
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Start location: Rees Jefferys Car Park Merrivale (SX 539 749)
Duration: 0-3 hours

Price: £5 / Free for accompanied under 16s
Guide: Simon Dell

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Click here to view activity details 03/09/2017: Barrows, Pools and Rings

A day’s walk on Brent Moor visiting ancient barrows, land divisions pools and settlements. Distance – 10 miles.
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Start location: Shipley Bridge (SX680629)
Duration: 4-6 hours

Price: £12.00 / £5.00
Guide: Nigel Grist

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Click here to view activity details 03/09/2017: High Points of Dartmoor

Walk led by The Ramblers Moorland Group from Belstone to Dartmoor’s highest points, visiting Belstone Tors, Oke Tor, East Mill Tor, High Willhays, Yes Tor and Lower Halstock. The route will include . . .
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Start location: Belstone (SX621938)
Duration: 4-6 hours

Price: Free / Free
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide

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Click here to view activity details 03/09/2017: Search & Rescue Dog Day

Come and see the life saving Search & Rescue dogs in action. Watch them train & how they search for lost persons. Maybe you would like to be a dogs body by helping to hide for one? You can . . .
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Start location: Pork Hill (SX531751)
Duration: 0-3 hours

Price: Free / Free
Guide: Colin & Heather Ridgers

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Click here to view activity details 03/09/2017: Explore the Dewerstone Woods with Free Spirit

Join Spirit of Adventure leader John Diplock at the National Trust car park at Shaugh Bridge for a stroll through the woods and ending with a cup of tea at Dewerstone Cottage for an enlightening walk . . .
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Start location: Shaugh Bridge (SX 533636)
Duration: 4-6 hours

Price: £5 / Free for accompanied under 16s
Guide: John Diplock

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Click here to view activity details 03/09/2017: Dowsing for Earth Energies

The Merrivale complex is impressive with multiple stone circles, rows, standing stones, cairns and cistvaens dating from the bronze age. Layers of later history can be seen nearby including old tin . . .
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Start location: Four Winds (SX561749)
Duration: 4-6 hours

Price: £20 / £10
Guide: Emma Cunis

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