21/08/2019 | Bellever Letterbox Walk Easy walk

Walk overview

Explore Bellever, learn about Dartmoor Letterboxes and visit a number of this walk. Bring some notepaper to take copies of the stamps. Free walk but donations to Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust. You must book.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 21/08/2019 – 1:00 PM, 21/08/2019
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Postbridge Forest Car Park
Cost: Adults – Free Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 0183754727
Email: paul.dartmoor@virgin.net

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24/08/2019 | Okehampton Battle Camp Visit Easy walk

Walk overview

During the morning we will visit the Okehampton Battle Camp museum and look at artefacts of the military use of the Dartmoor during the First World War. Lt Col Tony Clark, previously Commandant of the Dartmoor Training Area, and the present Commandant , Lt Col Crispin d’Apice, will give an explanation with illustrations of how troops trained and lived before deploying to the trenches.

Booking is essential.

Drive to the main gate of the camp and take with you some photo I.D like a Driving Licence to gain entry.NO I.D. NO Entry. NO exception. NO walk!
You will be directed to the parking on the parade ground by the security gate staff.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 24/08/2019 – 12:30 PM, 24/08/2019
Guide: Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Cost: Adults – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund welcomed Suggested £5 per person please. Children (U16) – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund welcomed Suggested £5 per person please.
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07827 975751
Email: tonyclark@dartmoortrust.org

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24/08/2019 | Walking the Okehampton Ranges Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Lt Col Tony Clark, previously Commandant on a walk around the Dartmoor Military Training Area to see some of the features of the area including the target rail track and other historical features associated with the First World War and other conflicts, and hear how they were used by the soldiers. The walk covers a distance of 8 miles over tracks and uneven ground.

Booking is essential.

Drive to the main gate of the camp and take with you some photo I.D like a Driving Licence to gain entry.NO I.D. NO Entry NO exception NO walk! You will be directed to the parking on the parade ground by the security gate staff.

Details

Duration: 1:00 PM, 24/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 24/08/2019
Guide: Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Cost: Adults – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund welcomed Suggested £5 per person please. Children (U16) – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund welcomed Suggested £5 per person please.
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07827 975751
Email: tonyclark@dartmoortrust.org

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24/08/2019 | The Boys Moderate walk

Walk overview

Informative 2 mile walk by way of uneven, uphill grass tracks to WW2 RAF Bomber crash site on Hameldown. Full details of the archaeological investigative research will be shared during the walk.

Parking by prior arrangement with walk leader. Although we expect to be back by dark it might be a good idea if you could take a torch with you for safely if it is getting dim at the end of the walk.

Booking is required.

Details

Duration: 4:00 PM, 24/08/2019 – 9:00 PM, 24/08/2019
Guide: John Lowe
Start Location: Natsworthy Gate – Widecombe (SX720802)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance 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: 01395 278 279 / 0796 788 73 68
Email: Lowe592@btinternet.com

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24/08/2019 | Accessible Walk – for mobility scooters Drakes Trail, Yelverton towards Tavistock Easy walk

Walk overview

A walk along a section of Drakes trail, which is part of the National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 27.
Taking in the iconic features of RAF Harrowbeer, Gem Bridge & Brunel’s Grenofen tunnel, with distant views towards the Moor.
Mainly a good tarmac surface with a short on road (quiet) section & there are some gentle inclines.

Booking is required for this activity, which is rated as level 1 difficulty for walkers and disabled ramblers.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 24/08/2019 – 3:00 PM, 24/08/2019
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Leg O’ Mutton Car Park (SX518679)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for carers and under 16s
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07557 330577
Email: dwilliamson55@hotmail.com

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

Walk overview

Join Lee Bray, Dartmoor National Park Archaeologist on a two hour gentle stroll over a distance of three easy 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: Easy
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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25/08/2019 | Archaeology of Merrivale Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Lee Bray, Dartmoor National Park Achaeologist, on a two hour gentle stroll over 2 miles around the Merrivale archaeological complex looking at the Bronze Age features of the landscape along with those which came before and what came after in this complex site of man’s habitation of this area through thousands of years.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2019 – 12:00 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Four Winds (SX560748)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Donate to Dartmoor 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: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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25/08/2019 | Wild Dartmoor Antiquities Moderate walk

Walk overview

On this walk of 7 miles we will penetrate remote Dartmoor far from civilization, where we will visit some wonderful, and rarely-viewed pre-historic sacred ritual sites. There will be some boggy and uneven ground as we skirt ridges and valleys of the north moor.

Booking is required for this walk.

There is roadside parking available below Shilstone Tor, west of Throwleigh

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2019 – 2:30 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Shilstone Tor (SX658902)
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: 01647 440053
Email: jenkin957@btinternet.com

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25/08/2019 | Barrows, Pools & Rings Strenuous walk

Walk overview

The plan for this walk is to visit some of the interesting features on and around Brent Moor and the Quickbeam Hill area of Dartmoor. This 11 mile walk will be broadly circular, starting and finishing at the Shipley Bridge car parking area. There are many sites and aspects of interest on this walk ranging from extensive tinner’s pits to Bronze Age features. There are burial chambers, industrial excavations and Bronze Age enclosures too.

Booking is required for this walk.

Take some change with you for the car park honesty box fee.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 25/08/2019 – 5:00 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Nigel Grist
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX680629)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01548 831398 / 07949 904066
Email: nigel@theunseenview.com

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25/08/2019 | Holne Moor and the Dart Valley Moderate walk

Walk overview

From the eastern side of Venford reservoir, we walk up to Holne Moor and the atmospheric mine ruins, then walk northwards to Horn’s Cross. The views from up here are spectacular. We gradually descend through a cluster of hut circles to the valley of the O Brook which we follow, through delightful woodland, to its confluence with the West Dart. (There is the possibility for a swim here, and a lovely meadow to sit in by the river). We climb the side of the hill to Combestone Farm and the rest of the walk contours around the side of the Dart Valley, above the trees, following the leat as it winds its way eastwards.

Meet at Ashburton Peartree at 11 am and carshare from there or meet at Venford Reservoir (car park on eastern side of dam) around 11.20. Return by 4.30 pm. Cost of walk: £8. Please email or text if you wish to come.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 25/08/2019 – 4:30 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Inge Page
Start Location: Venford Reservoir East (SX 688 708)
Cost: Adults – £8.00 Children (U16) – £4.00
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07914 184220
Email: inga@dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk

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