07/09/2024 | Dartmoor Sett Makers Bankers inductrial stroll Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Simon Dell at Reese Jeffery’s Car Park on the south slopes of Staple Tors for a walk looking at these curious little benches where the street cobbles of Tavistock and Plymouth were made in the 1870s. Simon and John Bright wrote a book about these Dartmoor curiosities some years ago and they will be available for a donation on the day.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 07/09/2024 – 1:00 PM, 07/09/2024
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Rees Jefferys Car Park Merrivale (SX 539 750)
Distance (Approx): 2 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the air ambulance Children (U16) – free for under 16s
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07845 17680
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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08/09/2024 | The Tavistock Canal – industrial history and a poetry trail. An accessible walk Easy walk

Walk overview

A walk along the tow path of the Tavistock Canal from Tavistock towards the tunnel. This walk is suitable for people using electric wheelchairs and mobility scooters and is a Level 1 walk, flat on a gravel track. After rain it can become muddy – Level 2. Able bodied walkers are also welcome.
We will look at the industrial history of the canal and also the recent poetry trail along the route. This is wooded route with woodland flowers and birds. It also has views across to Dartmoor through the trees.
Parking is at Bedford Road carpark which has accessible toilets.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 08/09/2024 – 1:30 PM, 08/09/2024
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Tavistock (Outside Bedford Hotel)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – Free but donation to Devon Air Ambulance welcome Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

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

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08/09/2024 | Dunnabridge and the historical landscape Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Richard for a walk through history and the landscape starting at Dunnabridge. We will visit and hear the history of Dunnabridge Pound, The Judges Chair,Stone Rows and Standing Stones,Laughter Tor, Bellever Tor, and Brimpts North Tin Mine.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 08/09/2024 – 5:00 PM, 08/09/2024
Guide: Richard Ware
Start Location: Dunnabridge (SX 646 746.)
Distance (Approx): 3 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07885 251606
Email: rware1@icloud.com

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09/09/2024 | Fingle Bridge and Whiddon Deer Park – an accessible walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

This accessible walk starts and finishes at Fingle Bridge Inn. It follows the River Teign upstream looking at industry as well as trees, lichens and mosses and the historical Deer Park. It is a Level 3 walk for those using mobility scooters, although it is mostly flat is has one hill and the gravel path is rough in places. Able bodied walkers also welcome.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 09/09/2024 – 3:30 PM, 09/09/2024
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Fingle Bridge (SX743899)
Distance (Approx): 4.5 miles
Cost: Adults – Free but a donation to Devon Air Ambulance is welcome Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

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

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09/09/2024 | 4000 years of human habitation Hound Tor and Hay Tor Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Ian for a walk at Hound Tor car park looking at a wide landscape to Hay Tor Quarries and the human habitation and industries over thousands of years. Myths and Legends included!

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 09/09/2024 – 2:30 PM, 09/09/2024
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Hound Tor (SX 739 792)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation for the Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16th free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07803 600754
Email: ir.johnstone@hotmail.co.uk

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09/09/2024 | Belstone Bimble: a stone circle and wild swims Moderate walk

Walk overview

A varied walk up the military track from Belstone to the Taw Ford for a dip then up over Belstone Tor at the higher tor end and a dip at Cullever steps. Then along a grassy track to the Nine Maidens stone circle and on to Belstone where there is an opportunity for refreshment ! The River valleys can be damp and the paths can be uneven, the Moorland section is largely on tracks but ground is uneven and can be boggy. Outwards track from Belstone is paved with gravel and stones. A steepish ascent to the summit of Belstone tor, approximately 300m of height gained and lost en route.
Dogs on leads welcome. Toilets and other facilities available at service station just off A30 where you turn for Belstone.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 09/09/2024 – 3:00 PM, 09/09/2024
Guide: Sue Perry
Start Location: Belstone (SX 622937)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16s free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07972048194
Email: suedianaperry@yahoo.co.uk

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10/09/2024 | Prehistoric Monuments and Landscape of Merrivale Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Peter Knight and Sue Wallace for a morning of mindful walking to explore Merrivale’s megalithic monuments and local landscape. Gentle walking. Includes some dowsing, Earth-healing and gentle shamanic drumming.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 10/09/2024 – 12:30 PM, 10/09/2024
Guide: Peter Knight
Start Location: Four Winds (SX 561748)
Distance (Approx): 2 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16s 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: 0774 408 2691
Email: stoneseekerbooks@gmail.com

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10/09/2024 | Bowerman’s Nose and Hound Tor medieval village Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Debbie for a circular walk through fields, along quiet lanes and over open moorland.
Footpaths, rocky tors and lanes.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 10/09/2024 – 1:30 PM, 10/09/2024
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Manaton Church (SX 749 813)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate
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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10/09/2024 | Night Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Mike Jeffery as the sun sets for a night walk in the Cox Tor area

Details

Duration: 8:00 PM, 10/09/2024 – 10:30 PM, 10/09/2024
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Cox Tor (SX 530 751)
Distance (Approx): 3 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 for the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01647 440755
Email: mike.jeffery.senior@gmail.com

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11/09/2024 | High Time on the South Moors Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Starting from Shipley Bridge Car Park (toilets available), we will visit the Hunters stone before walking onto the moors to Black Tor. Contouring the land with beautiful views into the Avon Valley we will visit Rider’s Rings, a Bronze Age settlement. After descending Zeal Gully to the base of the Avon Dam we will cross the river and climb up to walk alongside Avon Reservoir, before picking up a small portion of the Abbot’s Way which will take us to a good path leading up tp Pupers Hill. We will continue on to Ryder’s Hill, visible in the distance, passing Snowdon on the way. From here we will walk south to Huntington Warren, descending to a Clapper Bridge over the Avon River. A short but stiff climb will take us up to Petre’s Cross on Western White Barrow. Next we will visit Eastern White Barrow, a prominent Barrow visible for much of our walk. Picking up an old tramway we will then traverse Brent Moor before descending through some clay settling pits back to the car park.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 11/09/2024 – 4:00 PM, 11/09/2024
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX681629)
Distance (Approx): 12 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07766735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

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12/09/2024 | The Wray Trail from Bovey Tracey – an accessible walk Easy walk

Walk overview

This walk follows the Wray Trail from Bovey Tracey through Parke. It is an out and back walk through a park and then along an old railway line. It is a Level 1 walk for those using electric wheelchairs or mobility scooters. We will cover about 4 miles but it can be extended into Parke for those with suitable scoters. We will discuss the history of the railway line, Parke National Trust land and the management of the area. Bring a drink and a snack as we will stop along the way.
There is an accessible toilet at the carpark.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 12/09/2024 – 1:00 PM, 12/09/2024
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Bovey Tracey Station Road Car Park (SX815782)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – Free but donation to Devon Air Ambulance welcome Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

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

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13/09/2024 | Walking the north ridge above Burrator Reservoir – an accessible walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

This route leads up from the Quarry car park to Yennadon Down with great views to the west before heading through woodland, leats and barns to Norsworthy Bridge. The route back to the car park will be along the road beside the reservoir via the arboretum. This is a Level 3 walk for people using mobility scooters as there are some steep hills and rough ground. Able bodied walkers are also welcome.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 13/09/2024 – 4:00 PM, 13/09/2024
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Burrator Dam Quarry Car Park (SX549677)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – Free but donations to Devon Air Ambulance welcome Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

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

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14/09/2024 | Pew Tor and Cox Tor – an accessible walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

This walk heads south of the carpark to Pew Tor in the morning and north to Cox Tor in the afternoon providing tremendous views across the moor and to Plymouth Sound. It is suitable for people using mobility scooters and is catagorised as a Level 3 walk with grassy paths which can be rough and muddy in places and some hills. Able bodied walkers are also welcome.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 14/09/2024 – 4:00 PM, 14/09/2024
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Pork Hill (SX532751)
Distance (Approx):
Cost: Adults – Free, but a donation to Devon Air Ambulance welcome Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 97557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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