19/07/2020 | A Walk through Time from Bennett’s Cross Moderate walk

Walk overview

A gentle circular walk full of historic interest; from abandoned mines, though a medieval village to the Bronze Age settlement of Grimspound. Our pace will allow time to explore these historic sites and enjoy the scenery, with some fine views. Along paths and tracks that are uneven and steep in places.

Places must be booked in advance so that the legal ratio of guide plus five walkers is strictly complied with. Do not come if you or your household are showing any symptoms of Covid-19. Please bring a face mask, gloves and your own hand sanitiser in case of any accident or illness while on the walk. The guide reserves the right to make dynamic changes to the walk or decline to take anyone in the interests of the health and welfare of the group.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 19/07/2020 – 3:00 PM, 19/07/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Bennets Cross (SX681817)
Cost: Adults – £8 Children (U16) – £5
Skill Level: Moderate
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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01/08/2020 | Across North Dartmoor Via Fur Tor (linear walk) Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A chance to walk across the north moor and visit the Queen of the Moor on route. We shall meet at Fernworthy and take some cars to Lydford High Down and walk via
Lydford High Down, Hare Tor, Rattlebrook, Watern Oke, Fur Tor, Cut Hill, East Dart River, River Teign and Fernworthy. For Dartmoor 365 fans, we shall be visiting squares, G4, G5, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H12.
Please be aware that all walks on Dartmoor with Moorland Guides must be subject to possible changes or even cancellations due to the pandemic so it is important to keep in touch with the guide as to the status of this event nearer the date.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 01/08/2020 – 4:00 PM, 01/08/2020
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Fernworthy Reservoir
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – no
Skill Level: Strenuous
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@gmail.com

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02/08/2020 | Watern Tor via ‘The Rails’ Moderate walk

Walk overview

We pass a Bronze Age stone row and round houses before crossing the river Teign at The Rails; hands on the top rail, feet on the bottom one, and edge your way across. From here it’s a steady climb to the lovely rock formations of Watern Tor, and views across the North moors. We drop down to the sheltered spring of Wildtor Well, before following easy paths to Scorhill stone circle and back to our start point.

Places must be booked in advance so that the legal ratio of guide plus five walkers is strictly complied with. Do not come if you or your household are showing any symptoms of Covid-19. Please bring a face mask, gloves and your own hand sanitiser in case of any accident or illness while on the walk. The guide reserves the right to make dynamic changes to the walk or decline to take anyone in the interests of the health and welfare of the group.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 02/08/2020 – 3:30 PM, 02/08/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Batworthy Corner (SX662866)
Cost: Adults – £8 Children (U16) – £5
Skill Level: Moderate
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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22/08/2020 | Dartmoor Myths and Legends Easy walk

Walk overview

A gentle walk to the sites of some of the famous Dartmoor legends. See where Kitty Jay was laid to rest, feel the heartbeat in the giant granite man of Bowerman, perhaps even encounter a pixy or two … but don’t get ‘pixy-led’. One or two hills but generally easy terrain with granite outcrops.

If you are bringing a dog on this walk you are responsible to ensure you comply with the National Park byelaws by having your dog under close control at all times. The guide reserves the right to ask you to put your dog on a lead if felt necessary.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 22/08/2020 – 1:00 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Hound Tor (SX739792)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Easy
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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22/08/2020 | Military Manoeuvres – In Camp Easy walk

Walk overview

Okehampton Battle Camp. Visit includes talk by Lt Col d’Apice, on-road tour of Camp and visit to museum. Meet at Camp entrance. You must give car details when booking and take photo identification to enter military premises. For those taking part in the afternoon walk, please bring a packed lunch.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 22/08/2020 – 12:30 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Army Benevolent Funds Children (U16) – Free for under 16s. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
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.com

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22/08/2020 | Military Manoeuvres – on Training Area Moderate walk

Walk overview

Walking tour of Training Area over tracks and uneven, tussock grass, describing how it was and is used by the military.
Meet at Okehampton Camp entrance. You must give car details when booking and take photo identification to enter military premises.

If you are bringing a dog on this walk you are responsible to ensure you comply with the National Park byelaws by having your dog under close control at all times. The guide reserves the right to ask you to put your dog on a lead if felt necessary.

Details

Duration: 1:00 PM, 22/08/2020 – 4:30 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Army Benevolent Fund Children (U16) – Under 16s free. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
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.com

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22/08/2020 | Nature fights back, Hawns & Dendles Waste Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This walk is being guided by Tim Ferry and needs to be restricted to 10 participants. It 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. Parking is on private land with permission.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 22/08/2020 – 2:00 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Higher Heale Farm (Cornwood) (SX614612)
Cost: Adults – £10 donation to the devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: Tim Ferry 07855 073876
Email: tim@timferry.co.uk

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22/08/2020 | 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 patches of tussocky grass and a couple of narrow streams to cross. This is a challenging walk made worthwhile by the remote peatland beauty of Whitehorse Hill, the prehistoric monuments we encounter en route and hopefully some stunning views across the north Moor.

Route is Batworthy, Sittaford Tor, Quintin’s Man, Whitehorse Hill, Hangingstone Hill, Gartaven ford, Scorhill.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 22/08/2020 – 5:00 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Batworthy (Nr Gidleigh/Chagford) (SX662866)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07765482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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24/08/2020 | 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 Tor, 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 or two thrown in for good measure!

If you are bringing a dog on this walk you are responsible to ensure you comply with the National Park byelaws by having your dog under close control at all times. The guide reserves the right to ask you to put your dog on a lead if felt necessary.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 24/08/2020 – 3:00 PM, 24/08/2020
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Four Winds (SX 561749)
Cost: Adults – £10 donation for the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07766735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

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24/08/2020 | A walk through Dartmoor’s past, present and future Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This walk is aimed at people using mobility scooters but all walkers welcome.
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 rough, bumpy, grassy paths. For users of mobility scooters this activity is considered to be Category 3. (Parking in field at Challacombe Farm. Free of charge. This is off the minor road that runs between the B3212 and Widdecombe.)

If you are bringing a dog on this walk you are responsible to ensure you comply with the National Park byelaws by having your dog under close control at all times. The guide reserves the right to ask you to put your dog on a lead if felt necessary.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 24/08/2020 – 4:00 PM, 24/08/2020
Guide: Dawn Williamson
Start Location: Challacombe Farm (SX695796)
Cost: Adults – Any donation to Devon Air Ambulance appreciated Children (U16) – Any donation to Devon Air Ambulance appreciated. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

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

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