2018 Walk list (Strenuous)

27/08/2022 | Belstone walk – a stone circle and couple of wild swims Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Especially for the wild swimmers amongst you – join Sue for 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.
Tolets and other facilities available at service station just off A30 where you turn for Belstone

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 27/08/2022 – 3:00 PM, 27/08/2022
Guide: Sue Perry
Start Location: Belstone (SX 622 937)
Cost: Adults – £10 donation to the Devon 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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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 | Exploring the high moor: an accessible walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A circular ramble following the ‘Okehampton Military Ring Road’ into the heart of Dartmoor. It is a category 3 walk for people using mobility scooters but other walkers also welcome. There is one ford to cross so scooters need to be capable of driving through water. The road is part tarmac, part gravel some of it rocky and bumpy. This is an area used extensively by the military for training and there are several visual examples of this to be discovered. Some superb views across Dartmoor, from the highest part of the Moor. Support dogs welcome

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 30/08/2022 – 3:30 PM, 30/08/2022
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Row Tor Car Parking (SX596922)
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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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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03/09/2022 | The railway and the quarry: an accessible walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This guided walk will follow the old railway line from Princetown to Foggintor Quarry. Enjoy the views over the moor and history dating back to the Bronze Age. This is a Category 3 walk for people using mobility scooters as the railway track is rough in places and access to the quarry is on rough grass and steep in places. Able bodied walkers also welcome
This walk can be undertaken with the Walk with Views which starts in the same car park with time for a lunch break.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 03/09/2022 – 1:00 PM, 03/09/2022
Guide: Dawn Williamson
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX589734)
Cost: Adults – Suggested donation of £5 to Devon Air Anbulance 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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03/09/2022 | To the heart of the moor! Strenuous walk

Walk overview

An expedition to Fur Tor, “The Queen of the Moor”

Join us for this Classic Dartmoor route to Fur Tor via the East Dart Valley.
A long day out but a rewarding one.
We will start fairly early to benefit from the cool of the morning but be sure to bring plenty of water and protection from the weather be that sun or rain.
We are likely to be on our feet for for a full day with a stream or two to hop over but our pace will be kind.
Peat Passes, Skylarks, tales of miners and tinners, stone rows and mysteries will pass the time as we take in the magic of the remoter north moor.

Maximum of 10 participants.
Due to the remote nature of the terrain under 16s by prior agreement, please e-mail to discuss.

Details

Duration: 8:00 AM, 03/09/2022 – 4:00 PM, 03/09/2022
Guide: Keith Lambeth
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre) (SX 646 788)
Cost: Adults – £10 donation to Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16s 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: 
Email: ooutthereodartmoor@gmail.com

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04/09/2022 | Dartmoor Sunday Bimble Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A walk over tracks and open Moorland:
We will meet at the car park called Sand Pits and also Okehampton Moor at the split in the military ring road where the barrier drops on firing days.
Walking from Sandpits to Row Tor West Mill and up to Yes Tor and High Willhays; along to Dinger then back down past East Mill to Sandpits.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 04/09/2022 – 2:30 PM, 04/09/2022
Guide: Chris Bourne
Start Location: Sand Pits, Okehampton (SX 596 924)
Cost: Adults – Suggested donation of £5 per adult to SAAFA 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: 07974412326
Email: chris@pegasusoutdoorventures.co.uk

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02/10/2022 | Abbots Way Walk 60 th year Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A 23 mile walk across Southern Dartmoor from Buckfast Abbey to Tavistock.
Self guided but numerous checkpoints.
Certificate, pastie and anniversary badge at finish

Details

Duration: 7:00 AM, 02/10/2022 – 6:00 PM, 02/10/2022
Guide: Peter Challiss
Start Location: Buckfast Abbey
Cost: Adults – £11 a head all ages Children (U16) – £11
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: 
Email: challissps@tiscali.co.uk

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