2018 Walk list (Up to 24 hours)

21/08/2021 | Navigation for Beginners Easy walk

Walk overview

Details of activity: This course covers the basics of map and compass use, enabling you to begin to navigate safely and plan a route. Complete beginners are welcome, as is anyone with some experience who wishes to consolidate their skills. The walk will be entirely outdoors, covering a route of around 6 miles, learning and practising as we go.

We will be a small group and keep our distance from each other in accordance with government guidelines. If you develop Covid symptoms or need to self-isolate, we will offer you another date or a refund.

For further details contact the trainer, Geri Skeens.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 21/08/2021 – 4:00 PM, 21/08/2021
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre) (SX646788)
Cost: Adults – £40 Children (U16) – n/a
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: 07765 482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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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)
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

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

Walk overview

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)
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

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03/09/2021 | Ten Tors Ramble Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Commencing at Four Winds Car Park, we will walk an anti-clockwise circular route visiting the following 10 Tors: Hollow, Rundlestone, Little Mis, Great Mis, Lynch, White, Cox, Roos, Great Staple and Mid Staple. 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)
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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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)
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

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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)
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

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03/10/2021 | Abbots Way Walk 2021 Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Abbots Way Walk is a challenging 23 mile walk from Buckfast Abbey to Tavistock across Southern Dartmoor to be walked in teams of 3 – 8. Open to all ages, but teams of under 18 year-olds must have a team manager aged over 18, who does not need to walk the event but must be present on the day

Details

Duration: 7:00 AM, 03/10/2021 – 6:00 PM, 03/10/2021
Guide: Peter Challiss
Start Location: Buckfast Abbey (SX740673)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – £10.00
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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