2018 Walk list (Plants and flowers)

07/08/2021 | The Erme and Yealm Rivers Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Route via New Waste, Downing House, The Dancers, Yealm Head, Stalldown and Hillson’s House.
Please book before 6pm the night before. If there is not walkers booked it will be cancelled.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 07/08/2021 – 4:00 AM, 07/08/2021
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Cornwood Square
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – no
Skill Level: Strenuous
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: 01837 54727
Email: paul.dartmoor@gmail.com

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07/08/2021 | STEPPING STONES WALK Easy walk

Walk overview

From the CP we will drop down over the bridge and past Dunnabridge Pounds towards Laughter Hole Farm.  Our first set of stepping stones are across the East Dart River. A pleasant stroll will take us through a farm and we will follow the river to Badger’s Holt.  Then through Huccaby and over Hexworthy Bridge to Hexworthy.  A road towards Sherberton will take us to the next set of stepping stones before our last grand arc of stones take us across the West Dart River (see photo). 

Dogs – This may be a difficult walk for dogs, due to the stepping stones.  But all dogs MUST be on a short lead which must be attached to its owner.

IMPORTANT – PLEASE NOTE – If there has been a lot of rain in the lead up to this walk it will be rerouted – a walk over Bellever Tor and Bronze Age remains.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 07/08/2021 – 2:00 AM, 07/08/2021
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Dunnabridge (SX642746)
Cost: Adults – No charge, but donations welcome to Devon Air Ambulance & Christians Against Poverty Children (U16) – Free but must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

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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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)
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

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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)
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

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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)
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

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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)
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

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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)
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

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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)
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

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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)
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

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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)
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

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