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

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. The zoom link will be shared here . . . nearer the day of the talk and there will be a waiting room system to let people in.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Join Ian Johnstone for a talk about Higher Uppacott, the Schedule 1 status Dartmoor Long House owner by the National Park Authority

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Join Dartmoor guide Mike Jeffery from Moretonhampstead for his virtual talk on the Mills of Dartmoor and beyond. I link to the talk will be here a little nearer the time.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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. A zoom link to the talk . . . will be posted here nearer the time.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

31/08/2021 | Lovely Lustleigh Cleave Moderate walk

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

01/09/2021 | Dartmoor Belstone Blast Moderate walk

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

02/09/2021 | Walk & Wild Swim Moderate walk

Journey back in time 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.
To Book: https://www.dartmoorsdaughter.com/public-walks/2021/sept/walk-wild-swim-dwf
For questions or further information
info@dartmoorsdaughter.com 07817 329584
Please note that bookings for the walk will be via the website where possible (to help with admin)
Dogs by arrangement only please.

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

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.
A link . . . will be provided here for the talk nearer the date.

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

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