2021 Festival

27/08/2021 | Zoom Talk about the work of the Devon Air Ambulance on the eve of the festival Easy walk

Walk overview

Join us on the Friday evening before the walking festival starts for an online zoom talk about the work of the Devon Air Ambulance by one of the charity speakers. Please email us to book in for this talk and for the Zoom code and donation BACS details.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 27/08/2021 – 9:00 PM, 27/08/2021
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Online from your armchair
Distance (Approx): 0 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Air Ambulance per family Children (U16) – free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07845176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

28/08/2021 | Whitehorse Hill Bronze Age Cist Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A circular walk to the remote Bronze Age cist – a stone grave – recently excavated to reveal contents preserved in peat for millennia. The ground is uneven and boggy in places, with tussocky grass in others, and a couple of narrow streams, so a challenging walk, made worthwhile by the remote peatland beauty of Whitehorse Hill, by the prehistoric monuments we encounter en route, and if fine some stunning views across the North moors.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 28/08/2021 – 5:00 PM, 28/08/2021
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Batworthy (Nr Gidleigh/Chagford) (SX 662866)
Distance (Approx): 11 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 Children (U16) – Not applicable
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07765 482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

Click here to view activity details

28/08/2021 | Nature fights back, Hawns & Dendles Waste Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Tim Ferry on this walk which is restricted to 10 participants, and is aimed at people with an interest in rewilding. We will pass through ancient woodland, naturally regenerating woodland and scrub, lightly-grazed private moorland and more heavily-grazed common land and discuss the issues they present. Some rough underfoot conditions and steep slopes.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/08/2021 – 2:00 PM, 28/08/2021
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Higher Hele Farm (Cornwood) (SX614612)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 Children (U16) – under 16 free
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07855 073876
Email: tim@timferry.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

28/08/2021 | Zoom talk about Higher Uppacott with Ian Johnstone Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Ian Johnstone for a talk about Higher Uppacott, the Schedule 1 status Dartmoor Long House owner by the National Park Authority.
Please email us to book in for this talk and for the Zoom code and donation BACS details.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 28/08/2021 – 9:00 PM, 28/08/2021
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Online from your armchair
Distance (Approx):
Cost: Adults – £5 per family Children (U16) – free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07845176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

28/08/2021 | Military Manoeuvres – In Okehampton Battle Camp Easy walk

Walk overview

Okehampton Battle Camp. Visit includes talk by Lt Col d’Apice, on road tour of Camp and visit to museum. For those taking part in the afternoon walk, please bring a packed lunch. Please book by E Mail to tonyclark@dartmoortrust.org Further information Tel 07827 975751
IMPORTANT – You must give car details when booking and take photo identification to enter military premises. Meet at Okehampton Camp entrance, SX586932. Approach through Okehampton centre and follow signs up Station Road/Camp Road to EX20 1QP.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/08/2021 – 12:30 PM, 28/08/2021
Guide: Lt Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932.)
Distance (Approx): 1 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 Children (U16) – £5
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

Click here to view activity details

28/08/2021 | Military Manoeuvres – on Okehampton Training Area and Ranges Moderate walk

Walk overview

Walking tour of Training Area describing how it was and is used by the military.
Tracks and uneven, tussock grass
Please book by E Mail to tonyclark@dartmoortrust.org
Further information Tel 07827 975751
IMPORTANT – You must give car details when booking and take photo identification to enter military premises
Meet at Okehampton Camp entrance, SX586932. Approach through Okehampton centre and follow signs up Station Road/Camp Road to EX20 1QP.
Dogs welcome but on leads near sheep.

Details

Duration: 1:00 PM, 28/08/2021 – 4:00 PM, 28/08/2021
Guide: Lt Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932.)
Distance (Approx): 8 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 Children (U16) – £5
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

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

Click here to view activity details

28/08/2021 | River, forest and moor – classic Dartmoor – Mobility scooter event Moderate walk

Walk overview

Guided walk beginning by the East Dart River and the ancient clapper bridge in Bellever Forest which then goes through the forest before heading out onto the moor near Laughter Tor. This walk is aimed at people using mobility scooters but all walkers welcome.
We will meet for all these accessible events at 1030am for an 11am start to give time for unloading scooters etc and preparations.
Walking grade medium walkers- level 2
Mobility scooters – category 3. Gravel forest paths with some inclines. Option to go up Laughter Tor which is steep and on rough grass paths

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 28/08/2021 – 3:30 PM, 28/08/2021
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Bellever Forest (SX 657772)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – Donations welcome Children (U16) – 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

Click here to view activity details

29/08/2021 | Sunday morning Manaton stroll Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join local guide Mike Jeffery for a Sunday morning stroll to a medieval village through lanes and across the moors. Park in the village car park and meet Mike by the Church nearby

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 29/08/2021 – 1:00 PM, 29/08/2021
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Manaton Church (SX749812)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation Children (U16) – 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: 01647 440755
Email: mike.jeffery.senior@gmail.com

Click here to view activity details

29/08/2021 | Visit the White Tor Neolithic settlement with the National Park Archaeologist. FULLY BOOKED Moderate walk

Walk overview

THIS WALK IS NOW FULLY BOOKED – Meet Simon Dell and archaeologist Dr Lee Bray at Cox Tor Car Park at 10am and we will walk north to White Tor to visit and discuss the new interpretations and features of the Neolithic evidence there with Lee Bray, National Park archaeologist who recently surveyed the area. We will walk back for mid-afternoon via other historic sites on the way.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 29/08/2021 – 3:30 PM, 29/08/2021
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Cox Tor (SX 530 751)
Distance (Approx): 7 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation Children (U16) – 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: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

29/08/2021 | Evening Zoom talk about the Mills of Dartmoor and environs Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Dartmoor guide Mike Jeffery from Moretonhampstead for his virtual talk on the Mills of Dartmoor and beyond.
Please email us to book in for this talk and for the Zoom code and donation BACS details.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 29/08/2021 – 9:00 PM, 29/08/2021
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Online from your armchair
Distance (Approx): 0 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 per family 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: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

29/08/2021 | The nine maidens stone circle of Belstone – Mobility scooter event Moderate walk

Walk overview

This guided walk will go through the scenic village of Belstone and then up onto the moor to the Nine Maidens stone circles. Learn about the myths of the stones and admire the views to the north and west before moving on to the East Okement river and Cullever Steps. This walk is aimed at people using mobility scooters but all walkers welcome.
Walkers – level 2
Mobility scooters and powered chairs– Category 3. Route follows grassy and gravel paths which are very rough in places

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 29/08/2021 – 3:30 PM, 29/08/2021
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Belstone (SX 622938)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – Donations welcome Children (U16) – 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

Click here to view activity details

29/08/2021 | Nordic Walking Taster Walk Easy walk

Walk overview

These taster walks will introduce you to the Nordic Walking technique using Nordic Walking poles that will be provided. Following the technique learning session there will be the opportunity to try out your Nordic Walking technique on a walk.
The walk will be on tracks that might be slightly uneven and rocky in places.

Details

Duration: 1:30 PM, 29/08/2021 – 4:00 PM, 29/08/2021
Guide: Sue Hodges
Start Location: Norsworthy Bridge (SX569693)
Distance (Approx): 3.5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the air ambulance Children (U16) – No under 16s
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07859 886131
Email: suehodges@tinyworld.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

30/08/2021 | Study of Hutholes – ruined Medieval settlement Easy walk

Walk overview

Easy stroll to study the remains of the six houses that make this early medieval hamlet built on the site of an earlier Saxon settlement.
Part of a trio of Medieval tours

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 30/08/2021 – 3:00 PM, 30/08/2021
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Dockwell Crossroads (SX704759)
Distance (Approx): 1 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation 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: 07803 600754
Email: ir.johnstone@hotmail.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

30/08/2021 | Zoom virtual talks about the long distance footpath The Two Moors Way Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Simon Dell for an online illustrated talk showing his journey across Devon in the hot summer of 2014 from Wembury to Lynmouth following the two Moors Way over 5 days. Please email us to book in for this talk and for the Zoom code and donation BACS details.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 30/08/2021 – 9:00 PM, 30/08/2021
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Online from your armchair
Distance (Approx): 0 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 per family Children (U16) – donation
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07845176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

30/08/2021 | A walk through Dartmoor’s past, present and future – Mobility scooter event Moderate walk

Walk overview

A guided walk from Challacombe Farm and the ruins of a mediaeval hamlet, past the remains of a tin mine to Soussons Forest. This route uses gravel
forest tracks and bumpy grassy paths. This walk is aimed at people using mobility scooters but all walkers welcome
Parking at Challacombe Farm PL20 6TD Free of charge. This is off the minor road that runs between the B3212 and Widdecombe
Walkers – level 2.
Mobility scooters – Category 3. A mix of grass and gravel paths which can be bumpy

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 30/08/2021 – 4:00 PM, 30/08/2021
Guide: Dawn Williamson
Start Location: Challacombe Farm (SX 695796)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – Donations welcome Children (U16) – 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

Click here to view activity details

30/08/2021 | Nordic Walking Taster Walk Easy walk

Walk overview

These taster walks will introduce you to the Nordic Walking technique using Nordic Walking poles that will be provided. Following the technique learning session there will be the opportunity to try out your Nordic Walking technique on a walk.
The walk will be on tracks that might be slightly uneven and rocky in places.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 30/08/2021 – 12:30 PM, 30/08/2021
Guide: Sue Hodges
Start Location: Norsworthy Bridge (SX569693)
Distance (Approx): 3.5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the air ambulance Children (U16) – No under 16s
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07859 886131
Email: suehodges@tinyworld.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

31/08/2021 | Belstone and Oke Tors walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Via a cairn and stone circle to the boulder-littered Belstone Tors (we need to do a bit of clambering over the boulders here), on along a ridge to Oke Tor with fine views (weather permitting) and back beside the River Taw.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 31/08/2021 – 5:00 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Belstone (SX 621938)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation Children (U16) – 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: 07765 482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

Click here to view activity details

31/08/2021 | Lovely Lustleigh Cleave Moderate walk

Walk overview

A varied walk up Lustleigh Cleave through ancient woodland up on to Moorland with views over to the eastern edge of Dartmoor to an Iron Age fort, returning via the river Bovey valley to Lustleigh where there is an opportunity for refreshment !
River valley is shaded and can be damp and the path can be uneven, the Moorland section is largely on tracks but ground is uneven and it is exposed at the Iron Age hill fort. About 500m on a lane before rejoining footpath towards the end. Approximately 200m of height gained and lost en route.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 31/08/2021 – 1:00 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Sue Perry
Start Location: Lustleigh Church (SX 786813)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation Children (U16) – 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

Click here to view activity details

31/08/2021 | A moorland night walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

A moorland night stroll to see the palace of the king of the pixies – although no guarentees of seeing him. Please bring a torch with you.

Details

Duration: 8:00 PM, 31/08/2021 – 10:30 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Cox Tor (SX 530751)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation 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: 01647 440755
Email: mike.jeffery.senior@gmail.com

Click here to view activity details

31/08/2021 | An accessible walk along rail and moor from Clearbrook – Mobility scooter event Easy walk

Walk overview

A guided accessible walk on the old railway following the West Devon Way. It passes through wood and moorland to the Shaugh tunnel. This walk is on tarmac or hard gravel with gentle gradients.
Mobility scooters – Category 1. The railway track has hard gravel paths with a gentle gradient.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 31/08/2021 – 2:30 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Clearbrook leat carpark (SX 518 651)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – Donations 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

Click here to view activity details

31/08/2021 | Cranmere Pool and Moorland Safety Walk WALK NOW CANCELLED Strenuous walk

Walk overview

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WALK IS NOW CANCELLED. PLEASE CONTACT GUIDE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION. Join me for a wonderful walk to Cranmere Pool; the site of the original Dartmoor Letter Box.
We will also take in Fernworthy Forest, Teignhead Farm, Whitehorse Hill and Black Ridge peat pass en route, and the Sittaford recumbent and Grey
Whethers stone circles on our return.
During the day we will also discuss staying safe whilst enjoying the wild moor, and there will be ample opportunity to ask questions. There will be areas of boggy and uneven terrain.
Please wear robust footwear and bring waterproofs and food and drink for the day. For capable 16 yrs and older only. Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult. We will meet at the Fernworthy end of the road at Grid Ref SX 659 839
When booking please provide a brief outline of walking experience, Next of Kin details and relevant medical information (treated in strictest confidence).
£10 donation fee to be shared between Devon Air Ambulance and Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 31/08/2021 – 4:30 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Shona Fernyhough
Start Location: Fernworthy Reservoir (SX 659 839)
Distance (Approx): 10 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 Donation Children (U16) – not suitable
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07870 319022
Email: shona@forthewild.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

31/08/2021 | Nordic Walking Taster Walk Easy walk

Walk overview

These taster walks will introduce you to the Nordic Walking technique using Nordic Walking poles that will be provided. Following the technique learning session there will be the opportunity to try out your Nordic Walking technique on a walk.
The walk will be on tracks that might be slightly uneven and rocky in places.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 31/08/2021 – 12:30 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Sue Hodges
Start Location: Norsworthy Bridge (SX569693)
Distance (Approx): 3.5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the air ambulance Children (U16) – No under 16s
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07859 886131
Email: suehodges@tinyworld.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

01/09/2021 | Dartmoor Belstone Blast Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Chris for a high-moor Belstone blast across road, track and open moorland. We will meet at the big free Belstone Car Park by the Village Hall and will be visiting Belstone Tors, Higher Tor, Taw Marsh then back into Belstone.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 01/09/2021 – 1:00 PM, 01/09/2021
Guide: Chris Bourne
Start Location: Belstone (SX 621938)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to SSAFA charity Children (U16) – 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: 07974412326
Email: chris@pegasusoutdoorventures.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

01/09/2021 | A River Plym Flirtation Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Starting from the Blackaton Cross car park near Cadover Bridge we will walk up to Great Trowelsworthy Tor with its wonderful views, then on to Plym Steps via Hen Tor. After crossing the River Plym we will ascend to Higher Hartor Tor before a lovely stroll down the greensward passing standing stones and menhirs to visit Dittsworthy Warren House, made famous in the film ‘The War Horse’. We will then head to Legis Tor before following the River to Cadover Bridge and back to the car park. This walk will cover rocky ground, tracks, open moorland and boggy areas and have one or two stream crossings.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 01/09/2021 – 2:30 PM, 01/09/2021
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Blackaton Cross (SX 579654)
Distance (Approx): 10 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 donation 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: 07766 735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

Click here to view activity details

01/09/2021 | Tour of Hound Tor ruined Medieval settlement Easy walk

Walk overview

An opportunity to have a guided tour of the houses and barns that form this 13th. Century village. It will also include Hound Tor.
Part of a trio of Medieval tours

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 01/09/2021 – 4:00 PM, 01/09/2021
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Hound Tor (SX740793)
Distance (Approx): 1 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 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: 07803 600754
Email: ir.johnstone@hotmail.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

02/09/2021 | Morning Tour of Higher Uppacott – Medieval longhouse owned by DNPA Easy walk

Walk overview

Final part of a trio of Medieval tours.
Special permission to offer two tours of this unique house with a DNPA guide.
Priority will be given to those coming on the Hutholes and Hound Tor walks in the festival.
Max 20 per tour
Parking at house. Signs in place TQ13 7PD SX 702728 Free of charge

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 02/09/2021 – 12:00 PM, 02/09/2021
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Higher Uppacott, Poundsgate (SX 702728)
Distance (Approx): 0 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Air Ambulance 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: 07803 600754
Email: ir.johnstone@hotmail.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

02/09/2021 | Afternoon Tour of Higher Uppacott – Medieval longhouse owned by DNPA Easy walk

Walk overview

Final part of a trio of Medieval tours.
Special permission to offer two tours of this unique house with a DNPA guide.
Priority will be given to those coming on the Hutholes and Hound Tor walks in the festival.
Max 20 per tour
Parking at house. Signs in place TQ13 7PD SX 702728 Free of charge

Details

Duration: 2:00 AM, 02/09/2021 – 3:30 PM, 02/09/2021
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Higher Uppacott, Poundsgate (SX 702728)
Distance (Approx): 0 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Air Ambulance 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: 07803 600754
Email: ir.johnstone@hotmail.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

02/09/2021 | Walk & Wild Swim with Geri Skeens Moderate walk

Walk overview

Journey back in time with Geri Skeens by walking part of the old South Zeal-Hangingstone Hill peat merchants and tinners track that skirts dangerous Raybarrow Pool, visiting the Bronze Age Whitmoor stone circle with its magnificent 360 degree views, and impressive reconstructed triple stone row known as the Graveyard or Cemetery. Climbing up Cosdon Beacon for stunning views, we end our day with a refreshing swim at the beautiful Shilley Pool.
Geri will be kindly standing in for Emma while she recuperates from an injury.

To Book: https://www.dartmoorsdaughter.com/public-walks/2021/sept/walk-wild-swim-dwf

For questions or further information
info@dartmoorsdaughter.com 07817 329584 or Geri Skeens on 07765482333

Please note that bookings for the walk will be via the website where possible (to help with admin)
Dogs by arrangement only please.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 02/09/2021 – 4:00 PM, 02/09/2021
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Clannaborough Cross (SX659913)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 donation for Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Not suitable for under 16s please
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07817 329584 or 07765482333
Email: info@dartmoorsdaughter.com

Click here to view activity details

02/09/2021 | Zoom talk “The Dartmoor Conchies” The story of the Conscientious Objectors during the Great War in Dartmoor Prison Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Simon Dell for a zoom talk about his book “The Dartmoor Conchies” which looks at the Dartmoor Work Centre where these men who said “No” to war were held to do work of National Importance.

Please email us to book in for this talk and for the Zoom code and donation BACS details.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 02/09/2021 – 9:00 PM, 02/09/2021
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Online from your armchair
Distance (Approx):
Cost: Adults – Donation from each family to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation from each family 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: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

02/09/2021 | The River Teign and Iron Age fort – Mobility scooter event Moderate walk

Walk overview

This walk follows the Teign river before going up a steep hill to the Iron Age fort from where there are spectacular views along the valley. The path then descends and the rest of the walk is flat alongside the river. The path has a gravel surface. This walk is aimed at people using mobility scooters but all walkers welcome.
Park beside the road leading down to the Fingle Bridge Inn (EX6 6PW). Free of charge
The meeting point and start will be in the Fingle Woods Car Park area on the opposite side of the river to the Fingle Bridge Inn.
Grid ref: SX 743899
Walkers – level 2, uphill and downhill sections
Mobility scooters – Category 3, includes a 90m ascent and descent

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 02/09/2021 – 3:00 PM, 02/09/2021
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Fingle Bridge (SX 743899)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – donations welcome Children (U16) – 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

Click here to view activity details

03/09/2021 | Childrens’ Discovery Trail at Haytor Moderate walk

Walk overview

A guided walk/trail around the quarries and tramway to include nature studies, industrial archaeology features, prehistoric sites and geology

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 03/09/2021 – 3:30 PM, 03/09/2021
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Haytor (Lower) (SX765772)
Distance (Approx): 3 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation Children (U16) – 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

Click here to view activity details

03/09/2021 | Ten Tors Ramble Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Phil Watson for an arduous and challenging walk across open moorland visiting Ten Tors during the course of the day. We will meet at the car park at Four Winds and will avoid the Merrivale Firing Ranges which have now returned to their live firing programme now. This is a fairly tough walk and expect to cover ground that is rocky, boggy and steep in places, plus a river crossing thrown in for good measure

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 03/09/2021 – 4:00 PM, 03/09/2021
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Four Winds (SX 553776)
Distance (Approx): 13 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 donation 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: . 07766 735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

Click here to view activity details

03/09/2021 | Princetown Evening Stroll Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join the Heart of Dartmoor Guides Ian Bishop and Steve Sharrock for a stroll around a few tors following tracks and some open moorland taking in a bit of history and to appreciate the low levels of light pollution. Take a torch with you and dress warmly.
Park in the main Princetown Car Park, free after 6pn and all meet the guides at the Prince of Wales Hotel Carpark PL206QF
SX 589 735 (rear of pub in car park)
Ignore the map which suggests meeting outside of the Information Centre. Meet at the pub car park please.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 03/09/2021 – 10:00 PM, 03/09/2021
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX 589 735)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the air ambulance Children (U16) – 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: 07809486512
Email: heartofdartmoor@gmail.com

Click here to view activity details

03/09/2021 | River Bovey and Yarner Wood – Mobility scooter event Moderate walk

Walk overview

A guided walk to explore the River Bovey and Yarner Wood. This is mostly on forest tracks but does include a steep hill. This walk is aimed at people using mobility scooters but all walkers welcome.
Parking at Pullabrook car park, located on south side of Drakaford bridge over River Bovey. TQ13 9SR. Free of charge. Pullabrook car park SX789 801
Walkers – level 2. Steep hill to go up and down
Mobility scooters – Category 3. Steep hill on gravel track to go up and down

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 03/09/2021 – 3:00 PM, 03/09/2021
Guide: Dawn Williamson
Start Location: Drakeford Bridge (Pullabrook Car park, Bovey Valley Woods) (SX789 801)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – Donations welcome Children (U16) – 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

Click here to view activity details

03/09/2021 | Haytor – behind the scenes… Easy walk

Walk overview

Walk leader is Orlando Rutter, the Head of Outreach and Understanding, Dartmoor National park Authority
Haytor Down is one of the few areas of Dartmoor that is owned by Dartmoor National Park Authority…so who owns the rest of Dartmoor? What challenges and opportunities does land ownership present? How does Dartmoor National Park Authority carry out its management activity. Come and find out on this gentle stroll at this very popular area – an opportunity to see behind the scenes.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 03/09/2021 – 1:00 PM, 03/09/2021
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Haytor (Lower) (SX 765771)
Distance (Approx): 3 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 to Donate to Dartmoor charity 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: 
Email: orutter@dartmoor.gov.uk

Click here to view activity details

04/09/2021 | Fur Tor Trek Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join me for a day trek to Fur Tor, one of the most remote areas of the moor. En route we will take in Beardown Tors, Lydford Tor, Devil Tor and Beardown Man standing stone and returning via Tavy Head and Conies Down. Uneven and boggy terrain will be encountered.
Please wear robust footwear and bring waterproofs and food and drink for the day. For capable 16 yrs and older only. Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult.
When booking please provide a brief outline of walking experience, Next of Kin details and relevant medical information (treated in strictest confidence).

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 04/09/2021 – 4:30 PM, 04/09/2021
Guide: Shona Fernyhough
Start Location: Holming Beam (SX 591 764)
Distance (Approx): 10 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 donation to be shared between Devon Air Ambulance and Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton Children (U16) – unsuitable
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07870 319022
Email: shona@forthewild.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

04/09/2021 | Tavy Cleave Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

A walk discovering the ancient Lichway,including a footbridge and stepping stones over the Tavy.Learn the history of a centuries old Dartmoor farm now used by the Army, walk up above Tavy Cleave to look at one of the biggest and best preserved Bronze Age villages, and lots of stories. Some uneven moorland

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 04/09/2021 – 5:00 PM, 04/09/2021
Guide: Richard Ware
Start Location: Lane End (Wilsworthy) (SX 537824)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Air Ambulance 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: 07885 251606
Email: rware1@icloud.com

Click here to view activity details

04/09/2021 | 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 along a grassy track to the Nine Maidens stone circle and down to the East Okement for a dip in the waterfall pool, return via a bridle path and minor lanes 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 and a narrow,steep path to the waterfall on the East Okement and approximately 300m of height gained and lost en route.
There are toilets and other facilities available at the service station just off A30 where you turn for Belstone.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 04/09/2021 – 3:00 PM, 04/09/2021
Guide: Sue Perry
Start Location: Belstone (SX 622937)
Distance (Approx): 9 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 donation to the air ambulance Children (U16) – 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

Click here to view activity details

04/09/2021 | The Granite Way and the Meldon viaduct – Mobility scooter event Moderate walk

Walk overview

A guided walk along the Granite Way from Sourton, over the Meldon Viaduct to the old Meldon Station. There are great views to the high moor.
Walkers – level 1
Mobility scooters – Category 1. Route follows old railway line, on hard gravel and tarmac

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 04/09/2021 – 2:00 PM, 04/09/2021
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Pump & Pedal, Sourton (SX546917)
Distance (Approx): 3 miles
Cost: Adults – Donations welcome Children (U16) – 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@hotmail.com

Click here to view activity details

05/09/2021 | Military Manoeuvres – In Okehampton Battle Camp Easy walk

Walk overview

Okehampton Battle Camp. Visit includes talk by Lt Col d’Apice, on road tour of Camp and visit to museum. For those taking part in the afternoon walk, please bring a packed lunch.Please book by E Mail to tonyclark@dartmoortrust.org Further information Tel 07827 975751
IMPORTANT – You must give car details when booking and take photo identification to enter military premises. Meet at Okehampton Camp entrance, SX586932. Approach through Okehampton centre and follow signs up Station Road/Camp Road to EX20 1QP.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 05/09/2021 – 12:30 PM, 05/09/2021
Guide: Lt Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932.)
Distance (Approx): 1 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 Children (U16) – £5
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

Click here to view activity details

05/09/2021 | Military Manoeuvres – on Okehampton Training Area and Ranges Moderate walk

Walk overview

Walking tour of Training Area describing how it was and is used by the military.
Tracks and uneven, tussock grass
Please book by E Mail to tonyclark@dartmoortrust.org
Further information Tel 07827 975751
IMPORTANT – You must give car details when booking and take photo identification to enter military premises
Meet at Okehampton Camp entrance, SX586932. Approach through Okehampton centre and follow signs up Station Road/Camp Road to EX20 1QP.
Dogs welcome but on leads near sheep.

Details

Duration: 1:00 PM, 05/09/2021 – 4:00 PM, 05/09/2021
Guide: Lt Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932.)
Distance (Approx): 8 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 Children (U16) – £5
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

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

Click here to view activity details

05/09/2021 | An accessible walk on the Wray Trail – Mobility scooter event Easy walk

Walk overview

A gentle guided walk along part of the Wray Trail, looking at the natural world of rivers and woodland, and the human world of a railway and nature conservation. The trail is a mix of tarmac and hard gravel.

Walkers – level 1.
Mobility scooters and powered chairs– Category 1.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 05/09/2021 – 1:30 PM, 05/09/2021
Guide: Dawn Williamson
Start Location: Bovey Tracey Station Road Car Park (SX 815782)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – Donations welcome 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

Click here to view activity details

05/09/2021 | Ten Tors Taster Walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Ten Tors Team Manager and trainer Shona Fernyhough for a challenging 12 mile walk exploring a taste of the Ten Tors challenge. We will be visiting a number of the Northern-most checkpoints in the challenge, including the start
and finish point and the highest point in the South West of England. Please wear robust footwear and bring waterproofs and food and drink for the day.
Shona is a great advocate of the many benefits of wilderness adventure. She greatly enjoys sharing her enthusiasm and love for the moor.

For capable 16 yrs and older only. Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult.
When booking please provide a brief outline of walking experience, Next of Kin details and relevant medical information (treated in strictest confidence).

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 05/09/2021 – 5:30 PM, 05/09/2021
Guide: Shona Fernyhough
Start Location: Meldon Reservoir (SX 561 917)
Distance (Approx): 12 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 donation to be shared between Devon Air Ambulance and Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton . Children (U16) – unsuitable
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07870319022
Email: shona@forthewild.co.uk

Click here to view activity details

05/09/2021 | Archaeology around Shipley Bridge and the Avon Dam Moderate walk

Walk overview

A walk through the prehistoric settlement of Rider’s Rings to the Avon Dam and return via the Zeal Tor tramway used to carry peat. We will finish by exploring the remains of the china clay works above the carpark at Shipley Bridge

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 05/09/2021 – 5:00 PM, 05/09/2021
Guide: Nigel Grist
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX 681629)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 Donation Children (U16) – 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: 07949 904066
Email: nigel@nigelgrist.com

Click here to view activity details

12/09/2021 | Zoom talks with Simon Dell – The Georgian Improvers on Darmoor Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Simon for our last zoom evening talk on a Dartmoor subject.
Please email us to book in for this talk and for the Zoom code and donation BACS details.
This is the story of those who tried to tame Dartmoor into a productive agricultural success, the road builders, the quarry workers and the famous Tomas Tyrwhitt, friend of George IV. The hardships and privations suffered by the common man at the behest of those who would control and manage the landscape were assigned to history in the great improvements during the 18th century.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 12/09/2021 – 9:00 PM, 12/09/2021
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Online from your armchair
Distance (Approx): 0 miles
Cost: Adults – Donation of £5 per family to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation of £5 per family to the 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: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

Click here to view activity details