2018 Walk list (Geology)

28/08/2022 | Belstone Moorland Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

On this walk your guides, Bob Adamson and Mike Jeffery, will gradually take you up onto The Moors with panoramic views via The Tarka Trail, East Okement River, Woodlands and a cottage with a very naughty past!
From the high moorland we descend to hear the story of Cullever Steps, then on to Scary Tor, Nine Stones before returning to Belstone. Where you may wish to visit The Tors Inn or have a cream tea at The Old School Tearooms.
Wear suitable walking gear.
Please bring food and drink for coffee break and lunch.
There are no toilet facilities in Belstone, nearest Toilets are at The White House Services on the A30.
Quiet dogs on leads welcome.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/08/2022 – 2:00 PM, 28/08/2022
Guide: Bob Adamson
Start Location: Belstone (SX621938.)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation for the 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: 07976 739394
Email: dartmoorexperience@gmail.com

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29/08/2022 | Haytor – A changing landscape, industry to leisure: an accessible walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

We will start at the Haytor Middle car park at this iconic Dartmoor location and during the walk visit the tor as well as the industrial landscape of tin miners and granite quarrying. This is a Category 3 route for people using mobility scooters with grass and gravel tracks which can be rough and there are some hills. Able bodied walkers also welcome. Support dogs on leads welcome

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 29/08/2022 – 2:30 PM, 29/08/2022
Guide: Dawn Williamson
Start Location: Haytor Middle Car park (SX785772)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance suggested. Children (U16) – 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: Dawn Williamson 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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30/08/2022 | Tavy Cleave Traipse and dip Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A varied walk over Ger tor and up to the amazing Watern Oke Bronze Age settlement returning through the beautiful Tavy Cleave and a swim in the waterfall pools before returning to the car park. Whether or not we do this clockwise or anti clockwise depends on the weather !
The Moorland section is on tracks but ground is uneven and can be boggy and it is exposed on the summit. Ground is uneven around the settlement. Return down the valley is quite rocky. Approximately 269m of height gained and lost en route.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 30/08/2022 – 2:00 PM, 30/08/2022
Guide: Sue Perry
Start Location: Lane End (Wilsworthy) (SX 536 824)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Deon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s
Skill Level: Strenuous
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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30/08/2022 | Bellever evening stroll Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Mike Jeffery and Bob Adamson on this evening stroll around Bellever Tor, the woods and the antiquities. Park at the Postbridge Forest Car Park by the Cattle Grid at the junction to Bellever.. Bring a torch, a snack/flask and warm clothing. No dogs on this wildlife walk

Details

Duration: 8:00 PM, 30/08/2022 – 11:00 PM, 30/08/2022
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Postbridge Forest Car Park (SX 646 787)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to 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 Mike Jeffery
Email: mike.jeffery.senior@gmail.com

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31/08/2022 | Belstone Morning walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join local guide Chris Bourne on this walk over the High moorland above Belstone from the village car park by the Village Hall. We will go up to Belstone Tors and across the open moorland south to Higher Tor and dropping down to the Taw valley and marsh to return along the track back to the village.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 31/08/2022 – 1:00 PM, 31/08/2022
Guide: Chris Bourne
Start Location: Belstone (SX 621 938)
Cost: Adults – £5 suggested Donation to SAAFA 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: 07974412326
Email: chris@pegasusoutdoorventures.co.uk

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31/08/2022 | Introduction to Dartmoor Moderate walk

Walk overview

The walk will be from Haytor visitor’s car park on a circular route which will take in Haytor Quarries, Smallacombe rocks. Holwell Tor Quarries up to Haytor and back to the visitor’s car park. The route is along grass tracks with some single tracks. A short distance along grass and boggy paths where a little more careful walking required. The walk back from Haytor to the car park is down a steep hill which can be slippery when wet. This walk is aimed at anyone who would like a walk over the moors who can easily walk 6km.
The walk will include a talk on granite, quarries, bronze age habitats bogs and tors.
Beginning at the visitors car park. There are car parking charges. £2 for two hours and £4 all day. If you do not wish to pay charges 400meters along the road is a nonpaying car park but is on rough ground. What3words trails.rationing.feathers

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 31/08/2022 – 2:30 PM, 31/08/2022
Guide: Richard Gooding
Start Location: Haytor (Lower) (SX 765 771)
Cost: Adults – Suggested donation of £5 to the Devon Air Ambulance charity 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: 07732073188
Email: Jan7gooding@yahoo.co.uk

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01/09/2022 | Meldon and its industries Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Mike Jeffery and Bob Adamson on an afternoon looking at the industries of the Meldon valley and quarry, Dogs on leads, bring warm clothing and a drink with you.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 01/09/2022 – 5:00 PM, 01/09/2022
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Meldon Reservoir (SX 561 917)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free to 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 440755
Email: mike.jeffery.senior@gmail.com

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02/09/2022 | Two tors and great views: an accessible walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This is your opportunity to tackle Little Mis tor and Great Mis tor on your mobility scooter. There is a long hill up on a gravel track which can be rough in places with a return down the same route. There are great views to Plymouth Sound when the weather is fine.
This walk can be done with the Merrivale walk which starts in the same car park in the morning.

Details

Duration: 1:00 PM, 02/09/2022 – 3:30 PM, 02/09/2022
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Four Winds (SX748562)
Cost: Adults – Suggested donation of £5 to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – 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: Dawn Williamson 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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02/09/2022 | From Black Tor Falls to Crazywell Pool and more… Moderate walk

Walk overview

There’s a lot to see on this walk: the Devonport Leat, an aqueduct, a waterfall, a blowing house, two prehistoric stone rows and a Bronze Age settlement, Crazywell Pool and Cross, and Leather Tor clapper bridge. In between are some magnificent moorland views as we walk alongside the leat and some riverside/woodland walking as we follow the Meavy upstream at the end of the walk. There will be the opportunity to swim in Crazywell Pool, weather permitting. It’s a safe and (relatively) warm body of water. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 02/09/2022 – 5:00 PM, 02/09/2022
Guide: Inge Page
Start Location: Leeden Tor Car Park (SX 560 708)
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: 07914184220
Email: inga@dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk

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02/09/2022 | Belstone History Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

This fascinating walk is a mixture of fields, tracks, woods and riverside walking, with views across North Devon to Exmoor (weather permitting). We will learn of Belstone’s connection to an historic battle also to a man of the cloth.
What is The Sticklepath Fault? We will find out.
Why was The Nizam of Hyderabab shopping in Belstone?
Join your guides, Bob Adamson and Mike Jeffery, for the answers and much, much more.
Finishing up by the tearooms!
Bring food and drink for a coffee break and picnic lunch by the River.
Wear suitable walking gear.
There are no toilet facilities in Belstone, nearest Toilets are at The White House Services on the A30.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 02/09/2022 – 2:00 PM, 02/09/2022
Guide: Bob Adamson
Start Location: Belstone (SX621938.)
Cost: Adults – £5 donation for the air ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16s 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: 07976 739394
Email: dartmoorexperience@gmail.com

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