28/04/2018 | Strenuous walk

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Rescheduled from 10th Feb. Come and join an exciting walk from Two Bridges up the West Dart River up to its Head deep in the North Moors. From here we will walk over Cut Hill and Black Hill to find the East Dart Head, following the East Dart back to Postbridge, This will be a 14 mile walk over some challenging terrain, but it will take us into the wilderness of Dartmoor. Although this walk will start from Two Bridges, we will need to leave most vehicles at Postbridge, so please meet at Postbridge car park at 08.45 am.
In case of inclement weather, this walk will be rescheduled.

Duration: 9:00 AM, 28/04/2018 – 4:00 PM, 10/02/2018
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Two Bridges (SX648789)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – Free with adult, but must be able to undertake a strenuous walk.
Skill Level: Strenuous

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

14/05/2018 | Pub Walk Fox and Hounds Bridestowe Moderate walk

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Join Simon Dell and John Bright on a 3 hour walk from the Fox & Hounds Pub on the main A386 at Bridestowe between Tavistock and Okehampton starting at 10am and returning in time for lunchtime at the pub. This walk will take in the old Rattlebrook Peat Tramway up to the remote Bleak House and then back down over the moors on a circular walk mainly following tracks and paths. Dogs are welcome on leads. If the weather is clear there are some wonderful high level views to be enjoyed on this 6 mile walk. Some rough terrain involved to wear suitable outdoor stout boots and rainproof and windproof warm clothing. Park in the pub car park so do please use the hostelry for a drink at least at the end of the walk to ‘pay for parking’!

Duration: 10:00 AM, 14/05/2018 – 1:00 PM, 14/05/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Bridestowe (SX 525 866)
Cost: Adults – £5 Children (U16) – Free for accompanied under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate

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

15/05/2018 | Moderate walk

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The 15th May every year is International Peace Day, allowing time to reflect upon those who have maintained the right not to kill by way of Conscientious Objection. Join Simon on a guided walk and morning of quiet reflection to follow the route that the Conscientious Objectors, some of whom died, who built the ‘Road to Nowhere’ otherwise known as ‘Conchies Road’ near Princetown. The event is being supported and attended by those of the Quakers nationally as well as others who simply with to come for a walk for the morning along the Conchies Road. We will meet at 10am in the square at Princetown outside of the Dartmoor National Park Visitor Information Centre for a moment of reflection for the eighteen lives of the Conscientious Objectors who stayed at the Princetown Work centre (Dartmoor Prison) between 1917 and 1919 in the Great War because of their refusal to kill. We will walk about three miles in the morning on road, track and path. Stout footwear and suitable clothing for Dartmoor is advised. Dogs on leads welcome. Simon will be in Princetown Square at 9am for anyone who might like to join him to stroll through Princetown and up to the Prison to commence his walk from the Prison Gates and back to the square for 10am to start the event and brief service. This adds and extra mile or two to the walk for those wishing to do that bit further in distance to start their walk at the prison gates as well but is not park of the main walk. There is no fee for this reflective event. Lunch is available at the numerous pubs and cafes in Princetown following the event. This is not a guided Dartmoor walk about the history of the Conscientious Objectors held at Princetown but a quiet reflective walk marking International Peace Day.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 15/05/2018 – 1:00 PM, 15/05/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX 590 734)
Cost: Adults – Free – donations to the Devon Air Ambulance are welcome. Children (U16) – Free for accompanied under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

19/05/2018 | Bluebell Walk from Haytor Visitors Centre Moderate walk

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Join us for a walk from Haytor Visitors Centre, visiting Haytor Quarry, Bronze Age hut circles at Smallacombe Rocks, Hound Tor Medieval Village, Bluebells at Holwell Lawn (hopefully), Holwell Quarry and Haytor. This will be a gentle pace walk but will be quite steep in places, and is a walk of approximately 5.5 miles.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 19/05/2018 – 2:30 PM, 19/05/2018
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Haytor (Lower) (SX765771)
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

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

02/06/2018 | Moderate walk

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Join Simon Dell on a trip to Lundy Island. We will be sailing from Bideford at 8.30am and returning back into Bideford at 8pm so we will meet at the Bideford Quay shore office at 7.30am. You book your own ticket for the day by ringing the shore office on 01271 863636 details are also at www.landmarktrust.org.uk/lundyisland/day-trips/bookings Adult tickets are £38. The sailing takes about 2 hours and so bring a packed lunch with you because we will leave the Lundy jetty and go straight out onto our walk and call in at the village on our return in the afternoon. On some Bideford days there is sometimes and opportunity to also do a round the island trip for a modest cost at the end of the day. If this is available then I usually do the commentary for the ship and this is a great way of seeing the island. Make sure you come dressed for the weather just in case it is inclement because there isn’t much shelter on Lundy. No dogs are allowed on Lundy.

Duration: 7:30 AM, 02/06/2018 – 8:00 PM, 02/06/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Lundy Shore Office (Bideford Quay side)
Cost: Adults – £5 Children (U16) – Free for accompanied under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate

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

03/06/2018 | All-day walk for Marie Curie Charity Strenuous walk

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Join Simon Dell on a walk to raise funds for the wonderful work of the Marie Curie charity. We will meet at Postbridge main car park (£2 parking all day so bring some change) and we will walk north up the East Dart. Depending upon what the weather and what the river is like we might have time to get over to Grey Wethers stone circle and the newly discovered Sittaford Stone Circle. This will be a long day’s hike and a suggested donation of £5 per person is welcomed for the charity. Bring a packed lunch and drink, wear appropriate clothing and boots and don’t expect to walk fast – Simon is the leader and doesn’t ‘do’ fast!!!

Duration: 10:00 AM, 03/06/2018 – 5:00 PM, 03/06/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre) (SX 646 788)
Cost: Adults – £5 suggested charitable donation Children (U16) – £5 suggested charitable donation
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

09/06/2018 | Two-day Walk from Belstone to Burrator Strenuous walk

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Starting in the village of Belstone in north Dartmoor, we walk up the Taw Valley to Little Hound Tor stone circle, on to Scorhill, then skirt Fernworthy forest and head southwards past Grey Wethers stone circles and down the lovely East Dart valley. We spend the night in Bellever Youth Hostel (optional). Day two takes us past Bellever Tor, down the Cherrybrook valley, over the West Dart and on to Whiteworks and Nun’s Cross, then along to Down Tor stone row and down to Norsworthy Birdge. Our cars will be waiting for us there as taxis will take us to Belstone on day one. Dogs permitted on walks but not overnight. More information here: https://www.dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk/New-Two-Day-Walk-in-June

Duration: 9:00 AM, 09/06/2018 – 5:00 PM, 10/06/2018
Guide: Inge Page
Start Location: Norsworthy Bridge
Cost: Adults – £40 Children (U16) – £40
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: 07914 184220
Email: info@dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk

16/06/2018 | North Western Tors Moderate walk

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Join our ‘Mustard Seed Walk’ from the Dartmoor Inn car park just north of Mary Tavey to walk up onto the high moors, visiting Brat Tor, Chat Tor, Dunna Goat rock, Great Links Tor, Hunt Tor, Gren Tor, then road via Great Nodden to the start point. Great views and a feeling of remoteness to be enjoyed.

Duration: 11:00 AM, 16/06/2018 – 4:00 PM, 16/06/2018
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Lydford High Down (SX525853)
Cost: Adults – No charge, but donations to Christians Against Poverty & Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – free with adult, but must be able to undertake a strenuous walk.
Skill Level: Moderate

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

23/06/2018 | A wild Dartmoor walk Strenuous walk

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An ideal walk for all those Dartmoor 365 enthusiasts! We will visit at least 6 squares including G12, G11, F10, F12, E12, F13 and maybe one or two more! This walk will be into real Dartmoor and we will visit the remote Watern Tor with its ‘ thurlstone ‘ and perhaps test the magic of the Tolmen stone.
About 10 miles over sometimes, testing terrain.
Please bring plenty to eat and drink and sturdy boots and waterproofs.
Please note, the walk starts from the western end of the reservoir and not the main one with the toilets.

Duration: 10:30 AM, 23/06/2018 – 4:30 PM, 23/06/2018
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Fernworthy Reservoir (SX 659838)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – £5.00
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01647 440053
Email: jenkin957@btinternet.com

08/07/2018 | Moderate walk

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Eastern Tor, Drizzlecombe, Grims Grave, Deadman’s Bottom, Great Knats Head and River Plym.

All walks are bookable. Please book by 6pm the day before. If there is not six people or more booked the walk maybe called off. I will contact you the evening before if the walk is not taking place.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 08/07/2018 – 3:00 AM, 08/07/2018
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Gutter Tor (SX579674)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – no
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01837 54727
Email: paul.dartmoor@virgin.net