13/04/2019 | A stroll around Bellever Tor Moderate walk

Walk overview

Note: this walk replaces original date of 6 Apr.
Mustard Seed Walks will take a stroll from Dunnabridge car park (over the bridge) up to have a good old laugh at Laughter Tor. We will then carry on up to the great viewing platform (weather permitting) of Bellever Tor. After this we will have a look at some Bronze Age remains down towards Kraps Ring and then down to the Believer village visitors centre. A gentle stroll through the woods will nicely complete this walk.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 13/04/2019 – 2:30 PM, 06/04/2019
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Dunnabridge (SX650764)
Cost: Adults – No charge, but donations welcome to Devon Air Ambulance & Christians Against Poverty Children (U16) – Free with adult, but must be able to undertake a strenuous walk.
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07766 735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

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27/04/2019 | A Day’s Walk to Cut Hill Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Come and join Simon on this substantial and challenging Saturday walk from Postbridge out to one of the most remote places in England – Cut Hill at 365 square H8. This walk is long and over some rough terrain and not for the fainthearted! We will meet at 10am the Postbridge Information Centre (£2 car park charge for all day) and will walk up the East Dart valley going past such places at ‘Cow Flop Bottom’ and Flat Tor Marsh. If you follow Dartmoor 365 you can tick off K11, J11, J10 and I9 on the way. Bring a packed lunch and drink and you will need waterproofs and warm clothing. It is October and Cut Hill is up there near 2,000 feet above sea level so will be very windy. If the weather is clear we will be rewarded of magnificent views unparalleled on Dartmoor with Dunkery Beacon on Exmoor, Portland Bill in Dorset and the Lizard Peninsular in south west Cornwall. The guide intends doing the thing everyone does not recommend and wearing welly boots with plenty of thick socks because the ground is very wet and marshy going past the Flat Tor re-wetting area. Dogs on leads are fine. If you have a walking pole then bring it to test the ground before you commit yourself. If the weather looks clear and fine bring binoculars! BUT please do not book up for this walk if you can not walk 12 miles over rough ground in poor weather or need to be back early. We will hopefully be back before 6pm but no guarantees so bring a head torch or similar. If this description of the walk has put you off then you probably weren’t up for it anyway!!! NOT suitable for under 16s unless you are training for Ten Tors. Please book by email to simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk preferably.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 27/04/2019 – 6:00 PM, 27/04/2019
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre) (SX 646 788)
Cost: Adults – £5 Children (U16) – £5
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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25/08/2019 | Archaeology of Black Tor Falls Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Lee Bray, Dartmoor National Park Archaeologist on a two hour gentle stroll over a distance of three miles around the Black Tor Falls archaeological complex looking at the Tin working features of the landscape going back hundreds of years.

Booking is required for this walk.

Please park in the lower of the two Sharpitor Car Parks, the one with the grass verge beside the road and bus stop..

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 25/08/2019 – 4:30 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Leeden Tor Car Park (SX561708)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Donate to Dartmoor 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: 
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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27/08/2019 | A Tour of Meldon Quarry Moderate walk

Walk overview

A moderate walk of just under 4 miles to visit the Meldon Quarries. The terrain is comparatively flat but with uneven surfaces. Sturdy footwear will be required.

Parking is available at the Meldon Dam site on a pay and display basis.

Bookig is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 27/08/2019 – 1:00 PM, 27/08/2019
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Meldon Reservoir (SX562917)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01647440755
Email: mike.jeffery.senior@gmail.com

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29/08/2019 | The long range history of Dartmoor Easy walk

Walk overview

We all know what Dartmoor stone looks like. But what actually is it, why is it where it is, what has happened since the rock formed, and what evidence can be used to tell the story? Join us for a couple of hours’ gentle stroll around Burrator to have a look at a few of the pieces of evidence. Mostly we’ll be on even ground but we’ll probably pop up a tor or two.

Booking is required for this activity.

We’re going to be scrambling around rocks, so please wear sturdy footwear. At least one of the places we’ll be visiting is a SSSI, so please leave your geology hammers at home! If you’ve got hand lens / magnifying glass, they may prove useful!

Total distance no more than 3 miles.

Details

Duration: 1:00 PM, 29/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 29/08/2019
Guide: John Bright
Start Location: Burrator Dam Quarry Car Park (SX549678)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07704634695
Email: brighty749@gmail.com

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30/08/2019 | Children’s discovery trail at Haytor Moderate walk

Walk overview

A guided walk/trail of approximately two and a half miles around the quarries and tramway at Haytor to include nature studies, industrial archaeology features, prehistoric sites and geology.

Booking is required for this activity.
Take some change with you for the car park charge.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 30/08/2019 – 4:30 PM, 30/08/2019
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Haytor (Lower) (SX765772)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
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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30/08/2019 | Ryder’s Hill Relaxed Circular Walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Shona for a beautiful, relaxed and interesting all-day walk from Combestone Tor, taking in Nakers Hill, Green Hill, Red Lake China Clay Works, Huntingdon Warren (including the new clapper bridge),
Pupers Hill, Snowdon Cairns and Ryder’s Hill. Much of this walk of 11 miles is over uneven terrain and includes boggy areas, mine workings and areas of clitter as well as some tracks. A good level of
fitness, and confidence walking on open moor, is required for this gem of a walk.

There is limited parking available at Combestone Tor, so car sharing is advised if possible.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 30/08/2019 – 5:30 PM, 30/08/2019
Guide: Shona Ferryhough
Start Location: Combestone Tor (SX670717)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
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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