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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27/08/2019 | Mary – Michael Pilgrimage Walk Day Two Moderate walk

Walk overview

This is a gentle pilgrimage stroll on Day Two of the Mary – Michael Way from Sourton Church on the West side of Dartmoor, through Meldon and on to Belstone Church and village for about 5pm. The walk is being led by a qualified Dartmoor guide from Moorland Guides. We will start Day Two at 10am at Sourton in the Village Hall Car park to walk to Belstone by about 5pm then we will be brought back to our cars at Sourton. We will have a lunch stop at Fitz’s Well near Okehampton Battle Camp for a picnic lunch. There will again be plenty of opportunity to experience quiet reflection and contemplation along this stroll with far reaching views and calling in at significant points of interest along our route. Full details available from Rev Adrian by email.

The distance to Fitz’s Well is 5 miles, the complete walk to Belstone is 8 miles.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 27/08/2019 – 5:00 PM, 27/08/2019
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Sourton Village Hall (SX535903)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01837 861580 or mobile 07709 270412
Email: adrian@ministry.plus.com

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28/08/2019 | Night walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Mike for a walk of about 5 miles around Sharpitor to see and hear Dartmoor at night. Walkers should bring a head torch or hand torch and some liquid refreshment. Sturdy footwear is also recommended. Parking at the Sharpitor Car Park is free.

Booking is required for this activity.

Details

Duration: 8:00 PM, 28/08/2019 – 11:00 PM, 28/08/2019
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Leeden Tor Car Park (SX561708)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

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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28/08/2019 | Hydro Turbine guided walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join this guided tour for a walk down to the Hydro Turbine where guides will tell you about its history, restoration and how it works. (The Hydro Turbine isn’t normally open to look inside). The walk down and back from the Hydro Turbine is 3 miles, strenuous in places and does include step sections.

Parking at Castle Drogo is free for National Trust members. Non members pay £2.00 for 2 hours or £4.00 all day.

Dogs are welcome on leads. However they are not permitted in the Turbine House but can be tied up outside.

Booking is required for this activity

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 28/08/2019 – 12:30 PM, 28/08/2019
Guide: National Trust
Start Location: Castle Drogo (Car Park) (SX725902)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 suggested donation to the National Trust Children (U16) – £5.00 suggested donation to the National Trust
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 433306
Email: April.braund@nationaltrust.org.uk

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28/08/2019 | Hydro Turbine guided walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join this guided tour for a walk down to the Hydro Turbine where guides will tell you about its history, restoration and how it works. (The Hydro Turbine isn’t normally open to look inside). The 3 mile walk down and back from the Hydro Turbine is strenuous and does include step sections.

Parking at Castle Drogo. -National Trust members free. Non members can pay £2 for 2 hours or £4 for all day.

Dogs on leads are welcome. However, they can’t go into the Turbine House but they can be tied up outside.

Booking is required for this activity

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 28/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 28/08/2019
Guide: National Trust
Start Location: Castle Drogo (Car Park) (SX725902)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 suggested donation to the National Trust Children (U16) – £5.00 suggested donation to the National Trust
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 433306
Email: April.braund@nationaltrust.org.uk

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29/08/2019 | Accessible Walk – for Mobility Scooters around Bellever Forest. Moderate walk

Walk overview

A beautiful walk of about 8 miles from Postbridge through Bellever Forest to the river and the picturesque stone clapper bridge at Bellever via bronze age huts. While the main Forestry roads are wide and gravelled, some of the route is rough, boggy, grassy, muddy and rocky. There are some great viewpoints.

Booking is required for this activity.

For the disabled rambler this walk is considered mostly Category 2, but with occasional sections that are Category 3.

Take some change with you for the car park charge.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 29/08/2019 – 3:00 PM, 29/08/2019
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre) (SX647788)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for carers and children under 16.
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07557330577
Email: dwilliamson55@hotmail.com

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29/08/2019 | Traverse Fox Tor Mire & visit Childe’s Tomb Moderate walk

Walk overview

Follow the guide across the treacherous mire & on to Fox Tor & Childe’s Tomb. Terrain is boggy in places otherwise firm going. This walk will be about 3 miles.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 29/08/2019 – 3:00 PM, 29/08/2019
Guide: Colin & Heather Ridgers
Start Location: Peat Cott (SX603707)
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: 07878198001
Email: heatherandcolin@yahoo.co.uk

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29/08/2019 | Holne Moor – land management and commoning. Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Orlando Rutter for a 3 mile stroll on Holne Moor – one of the few areas of Dartmoor owned by the National Park Authority in which we will explore land management, commons and commoning and some of the challenges and opportunities.

A circular walk with moderate gradients, some steeper descents, in places may be wet underfoot – stout footwear essential.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 29/08/2019 – 1:00 PM, 29/08/2019
Guide: National Park Ranger
Start Location: Venford West (SX686713)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Donate for Dartmoor. Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Donate for Dartmoor.
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01626 831076
Email: orutter@dartmoor.gov.uk

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29/08/2019 | Walk & Wild Swim Moderate walk

Walk overview

Journey back in time by walking part of the old South Zeal-Hangingstone Hill peat merchants and tinners track that skirts dangerous Raybarrow Pool, visiting the Bronze Age Whitmoor stone circle with its magnificent 360 degree views, and impressive reconstructed triple stone row known as the Graveyard or Cemetery. Climbing up Cosdon Beacon for stunning views, we end our day with a refreshing swim at the beautiful Shilley Pool. For safety reasons this event is limited to those aged 16 and over. Total distance will be just under 6 miles.

Booking is required for this activity.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 29/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 29/08/2019
Guide: Emma Cunis
Start Location: Clannaborough Cross (SX659913)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – No under 16s.
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07817 329584
Email: info@dartmoorsdaughter.com

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30/08/2019 | A Pile of Barrows Moderate walk

Walk overview

From Shipley Bridge a short road walk will take up to Diamond Lane which will take us up onto the Moors to Ball Gate. On this ‘Jobbers Path’ we can take a look at what is thought to be a Neolithic Burial Chamber (Long Barrow). A gentle stroll though a delightful shallow valley will lead to a reve that we follow up to Three Barrows. A visit to Petres Pits and Uncle Ab’s house will then lead to Bala Brook river valley. A climb up the other side will lead us past the Avon Filtration Station and back to the car park. Some rough moorland and possibly wet ground will be encountered on this walk of almost 6 miles.
Take some change with you for the car park charge.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 30/08/2019 – 1:00 PM, 30/08/2019
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX681629)
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: 07766 735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

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