27/08/2019 | Accessible Walk – for Mobility Scooters along the Rattlebrook Railway. Easy walk

Walk overview

This guided walk of just over 6 miles will take us up onto the open Moor above the River Lyd following the track bed of the old railway around Great Links Tor to the Rattlebrook Peat Works, as we explore the area’s industrial archaeology. The stony track is uneven and can be wet in places.

Booking is required for this activity.

For the disabled rambler this activity is considered as difficulty Category 3, with occasional Category 2 sections. For the walker it is considered an easy walk with some moderate sections.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 27/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 27/08/2019
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Bridestowe (SX525866)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free to carers and children under 16.
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07557 330577
Email: dwilliamson55@hotmail.com

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28/08/2019 | The Myths and Legends of Dartmoor Easy walk

Walk overview

How do you break the curse of the pixies?! Hear the spooky stories of this wild landscape. Suitable for families but only come if you dare!
This easy walk of three miles takes in some lanes, open moor and fields, The going can get wet in places.

Parking at Hound Tor is free. At peak times there’s an ice cream van.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/08/2019 – 1:00 PM, 27/08/2019
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Hound Tor (SX739792)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01647 440053
Email: jenkin957@btinternet.com

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29/08/2019 | The long range history of Dartmoor Easy walk

Walk overview

We all know what Dartmoor stone looks like. But what actually is it, why is it where it is, what has happened since the rock formed, and what evidence can be used to tell the story? Join us for a couple of hours’ gentle stroll around Burrator to have a look at a few of the pieces of evidence. Mostly we’ll be on even ground but we’ll probably pop up a tor or two.

Booking is required for this activity.

We’re going to be scrambling around rocks, so please wear sturdy footwear. At least one of the places we’ll be visiting is a SSSI, so please leave your geology hammers at home! If you’ve got hand lens / magnifying glass, they may prove useful!

Total distance no more than 3 miles.

Details

Duration: 1:00 PM, 29/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 29/08/2019
Guide: John Bright
Start Location: Burrator Dam Quarry Car Park (SX549678)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07704634695
Email: brighty749@gmail.com

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29/08/2019 | Evening walk from Cox Tor with Tavistock Ramblers Easy walk

Walk overview

This walk of about three and a half miles takes us to Grimstone & Sortridge leat, Heckwood Tor, Pew Tor, Feather Tor & Windy Post. The walk is largely over moorland open pathways.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 29/08/2019 – 8:30 PM, 29/08/2019
Guide: Tavistock Ramblers
Start Location: Cox Tor (SX530751)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01822 615564, 07951 755858
Email: Rosemary.clarke@anderton39.co.uk

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31/08/2019 | Accessible Walk – for Mobility Scooters alongside the River Avon. Easy walk

Walk overview

This guided walk of just under 5 miles will follow the River Avon upstream to the dam with beautiful views of the river and surrounding landscape and plenty of history to explore en route. A good quality tarmac surface all the way. Bring a picnic to enjoy at the end!

Booking is required for this activity.

This activity is rated as Category 1 – smooth tarmac and a gentle incline. For the able bodied the walk is classified as Easy.

Take some change with you for the car park charge.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 31/08/2019 – 12:30 PM, 31/08/2019
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX680629)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free to carers and children under 16
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07557 330577
Email: dwilliamson55@hotmail.com

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01/09/2019 | Accessible Walk for Mobility Scooters. Teign Gorge River Ramble Easy walk

Walk overview

This guided walk of 5 miles will take us along a level, well-surfaced path beside the rushing River Teign from Fingle to Clifford Bridge in the stunning wooded gorge below Castle Drogo. We’ll hope for views of heron, kingfisher and dippers – our only diving and swimming songbird. There will be an optional diversion to Upperton Weir.

Booking is required for this activity.

This activity is considered a Category 1 ramble over gravel path and gentle inclines.

Parking beside the road leading down to the Fingle Bridge Inn.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 01/09/2019 – 3:00 PM, 01/09/2019
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Fingle Bridge (SX743899)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for carers and children under 16.
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07557 330577
Email: dwilliamson55@hotmail.com

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01/09/2019 | Okehampton Battle Camp Visit Easy walk

Walk overview

During the morning 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, 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.

Booking is required for this activity as group size is limited.

Parking is available at Okehampton Battle Camp Drive to the main gate of the camp and take with you some photo I.D like a Driving Licence to gain entry. NO I.D. NO Entry NO exception NO walk! You will be directed to the parking on the parade ground by the security gate staff.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 01/09/2019 – 12:30 PM, 01/09/2019
Guide: Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Cost: Adults – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund. Suggested £5.00 per person please. Children (U16) – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund. Suggested £5.00 per person please.
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07827 975751
Email: tonyclark@dartmoortrust.org

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