25/08/2018 | Accessible event for wheeled ramblers Moderate walk

Walk overview

This event is aimed at Ramblers who use disability access vehicles such as scooters, trampers etc as well as families with all-terrain push chairs. Anyone is welcome to join these series of events over the festival, which will stick to accessible tracks. Each of these events will be led by a wheeled guide experienced in accessible rambling as well as a Moorland Guide. Take a packed lunch with you and clothing suitable for the changeable weather on Dartmoor. This ramble will last most of the day with an option to leave midway. We will use the old railway cycle track from Sourton and go south as well as north with a midway stop back at Sourton for lunch. Depending on the weather the guide will chose which routes to do in the morning and the afternoon on the day. This ramble is graded as the easiest at Level One suitable for most types of accessible vehicles.
The meeting point is on the road which goes past the Bundu Campsite on the old road up to the former Prewley Moor Arms. Easy unloading of wheelchairs and trampers here. There are toilets at the campsite and cycle hire.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2018 – 1:30 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Sourton Camp Site (SX 545 915)
Cost: Adults – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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26/08/2018 | Accessible event for wheeled ramblers Moderate walk

Walk overview

This event is aimed at Ramblers who use disability access vehicles such as scooters, trampers etc as well as families with all-terrain push chairs. Anyone is welcome to join these series of events over the festival, which will stick to accessible tracks. Each of these events will be led by a wheeled guide experienced in accessible rambling as well as a Moorland Guide. Take a packed lunch with you and clothing suitable for the changeable weather on Dartmoor. This event will start at the gravel car park beside the main A386 road between Mary Tavy and Lydford on Black Down at the north end near where the cattle grid used to me. This is at the entrance where there is the drop down barrier leading to the Wilsworthy Ranges. This event will use the tracks and roads around the area with great views over the moors. The route is graded as level one / two so suitable for average vehicles. It was last for the morning and into the early afternoon.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 26/08/2018 – 1:30 PM, 26/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Black Down / Wilsworthy Ranges (SX 517 834)
Cost: Adults – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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27/08/2018 | Accessible event for wheeled ramblers Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This event is aimed at Ramblers who use disability access vehicles such as scooters, trampers etc as well as families with all-terrain push chairs. Anyone is welcome to join these series of events over the festival, which will stick to accessible tracks. Each of these events will be led by a wheeled guide experienced in accessible rambling as well as a Moorland Guide. Take a packed lunch with you and clothing suitable for the changeable weather on Dartmoor. This event will start at the public car park near the river in Bellever Woods down the hill not far from the Youth Hostel, ( NOT up the hill near Postbridge) . There is a Pay & Display car park even for blue badge holders so take some coins with you. There are disabled toilets at the car park. This event will be a level two and also a level three ramble depending on what you want and visiting the moorland around Bellever Tor. Suitable for the more robust tramper type of vehicle. Reserve the whole day for this event. Meet near the toilets at 11am to give the guide from Cornwall time to get there.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 27/08/2018 – 2:30 PM, 27/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Bellever Forest (SX 655 771)
Cost: Adults – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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28/08/2018 | Accessible event for wheeled ramblers Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This event is aimed at Ramblers who use disability access vehicles such as scooters, trampers etc as well as families with all-terrain push chairs. Anyone is welcome to join these series of events over the festival, which will stick to accessible tracks. Each of these events will be led by a wheeled guide experienced in accessible rambling as well as a Moorland Guide. Take a packed lunch with you and clothing suitable for the changeable weather on Dartmoor. This event will start at the public car park at the Haytor Visitor Centre where there are toilets and nearby refreshment facilities.
There may be a Pay & Display car park by now even for blue badge holders so take some coins with you. There are disabled toilets at the car park. This event will be a level two and also a level three ramble depending on what you want and visiting the moorland around Haytor Tor. Suitable for the more robust tramper type of vehicle. Reserve the whole day for this event. Meet near the toilets at 11am to give the guide from Cornwall time to get there.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 28/08/2018 – 2:30 PM, 28/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Haytor (Lower) (SX 76540 77146)
Cost: Adults – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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29/08/2018 | Children’s Bronze Age Discovery walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

A walk for families aimed at children aged 8 and upwards. Explore what was one of the busiest and most productive tin-mining areas of Dartmoor, a famous Bronze Age settlement and a medieval village as we look for clues of past activities. Bring a picnic lunch and a drink along with waterproofs and walking boots. This walk of about 5 miles visiting squares I14, I15, J13, J14 is mostly over tracks and footpaths, but with some uphill sections. Parking near Bennett’s Cross is free but there are no facilities nearby. All children must be accompanied please.

Details

Duration: 12:00 PM, 29/08/2018 – 4:00 PM, 29/08/2018
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Bennets Cross (SX680815)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07970643883
Email: amandahead189@btinternet.com

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29/08/2018 | Cycle over the moors Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Richard Gooding for a mountain bike experience over the moors with a moorland guide to give extra knowledge of Dartmoor which will include geology/history/ and archaeology of the moor and the National Park. The trip will be over tracks, disused railway with short sections of road cycling, and will cover approximately 20 miles visiting squares N8, O8, P8, Q8, R8, R7, R6, Q6, P7, O7, N7. The full cost includes cycle hire from Fox Tor Cafe, although riders with their own bikes are welcome at a cost of £18.00 per head. A packed lunch can be purchased from the cafe at the time of booking. Parking is available at Fox Tor Cafe for those hiring a bike, otherwise pay and display parking is available at the visitor centre nearby.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 29/08/2018 – 3:30 PM, 29/08/2018
Guide: Richard Gooding
Start Location: Princetown (Foxtor Café) (SX592574)
Cost: Adults – £30.00 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01822.890238
Email: enquiries@foxtorcafe.com

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29/08/2018 | Accessible event for wheeled ramblers Moderate walk

Walk overview

This event is aimed at Ramblers who use disability access vehicles such as scooters, trampers etc as well as families with all-terrain push chairs. Anyone is welcome to join these series of events over the festival, which will stick to accessible tracks. Each of these events will be led by a wheeled guide experienced in accessible rambling as well as a Moorland Guide. Take a packed lunch with you and clothing suitable for the changeable weather on Dartmoor. This ramble will last most of the day with an option to leave midway. We will use the old railway cycle track from Clearbrook to go north to Yelverton where there are toilets and refreshment facilities.
This ramble is graded as the easiest at Level One suitable for most types of accessible vehicles.
The meeting point is on the road which goes from the main A386 Roborough Down and leads downhill to Clearbrook Village. The car park is on the right just before you go over the old leat bridge.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 29/08/2018 – 1:30 PM, 29/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Clearbrook leat carpark (SX 518 650)
Cost: Adults – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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30/08/2018 | Accessible event for wheeled ramblers Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This event is aimed at Ramblers who use disability access vehicles such as scooters, trampers etc as well as families with all-terrain push chairs. Anyone is welcome to join these series of events over the festival, which will stick to accessible tracks. Each of these events will be led by a wheeled guide experienced in accessible rambling as well as a Moorland Guide. Take a packed lunch with you and clothing suitable for the changeable weather on Dartmoor. This event will start at the rough trackside parking area on the Okehampton Military ring road where the barrier is, which drops down when firing is taking place (none today!). We will be using the military ringroad which is rough and will take some time and a strenuous day. There are no facilities nearby at all.
This event will be a level two / three ramble suitable for the more robust tramper type of vehicle. Reserve the whole day for this event. Meet at 11am to give the guide from Cornwall time to get there.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 30/08/2018 – 2:30 PM, 30/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Okehampton Moor (SX 596 916)
Cost: Adults – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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31/08/2018 | Mindful Dartmoor exploration Easy walk

Walk overview

Mindful walking to connect with landscape, sacred sites and our shamanic ancestors.
Looking at stone rows, stone circle, rock basins, balanced stones and simulacra ‘rock giants’. Includes periods of silent walking, and dowsing.
Based on Peter’s ‘Dartmoor Mindscapes’ book. This walk of 3 miles over open moorland with occasional clitter, some mild ascents and rock scrambling will cover squares M5, L5. Parking at Four Winds is free, but there are no facilities nearby.

Details

Duration: 12:00 PM, 31/08/2018 – 4:00 PM, 31/08/2018
Guide: Peter Knight
Start Location: Four Winds (SX561749)
Cost: Adults – £7.00 Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Easy

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 0775 408 2691
Email: stoneseeker@waitrose.com

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31/08/2018 | Accessible event for wheeled ramblers Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This event is aimed at Ramblers who use disability access vehicles such as scooters, trampers etc as well as families with all-terrain push chairs. Anyone is welcome to join these series of events over the festival, which will stick to accessible tracks. Each of these events will be led by a wheeled guide experienced in accessible rambling as well as a Moorland Guide. Take a packed lunch with you and clothing suitable for the changeable weather on Dartmoor. The ramble will start at the public car park at Belstone Village on the left as you approach the village. There are some limited facilities at the village hall but there are facilities at the Old Chapel Tea Rooms in the village which will be open today. Parking is free. We will be going out in the morning and also in the afternoon and using the Old Chapel Tea Rooms for lunch so bring some cash with you! The morning will be up into the Taw Valley looking at wonderful views. You can leave at lunchtime if you only want a morning ramble but if you want to stay on for another in the afternoon then that is also available to extend this into an all day event.
This event will be a level two / three ramble suitable for the more robust tramper type of vehicle. Reserve the whole day for this event. Meet at 11am to give the guide from Cornwall time to get there.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 31/08/2018 – 2:30 PM, 31/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Belstone (SX 621 938)
Cost: Adults – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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