25/08/2018 | A walk full of tors Strenuous walk

Walk overview

We will be visiting around 20 Dartmoor Tors and rocks on this 12 mile walk., including Lowery, Leather, Black, Hart, Down, Combeshead, Snapper and Rough tors. Visiting Grid squares including P6, Q6 and P8. The walking will be strenuous in many places as we will be passing through clitter fields and boggy ground as well as rough tracks and open moorland. Free parking is available at the meeting site but there are no facilities nearby.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2018 – 4:00 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Burrator Dam Quarry Car Park (SX550680)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Strenuous

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

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25/08/2018 | Steep ground familiarisation confidence day Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This exciting day out is perfect for anyone wishing to safely explore some of Dartmoor’s steeper terrain or learn about safe movement in steep ground around the P6 square of Dartmoor-365. We will progress from easy hillsides to vertical cliffs experiencing all the skills you need to tackle this exciting and challenging terrain. The Day is led by Gavin Kelly; Experienced professional Mountaineering Instructor, Mountain Training Awards Trainer/ Assessor and coach. The walk is of approximately 3 miles, taking in clitter, rocky steps, exposed cliff edges and simple climbing. Parking at the lay by under Leeden Tor is free but there are no facilities nearby. Booking is essential as places are strictly limited.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2018 – 3:30 PM, 25/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Leeden Tor Car Park (SX560708)
Cost: Adults – £30.00 Children (U16) – £30.00
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07971 497531
Email: info@ibexoutdoor.co.uk

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26/08/2018 | Wilderness Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join your guide Liz Miall for an all day walk taking in Bleak House (F6), Amicombe Hill (F7), Amicombe Brook (H7), Watern Oke (H6), Rattlebrook (G6) High Down Ford (F4) and Wilderness (G7). The walk is over a distance of 10 miles and covers some difficult terrain including tussocks, steep hills and some potentially very wet ground. Free parking is available at the start of the walk at Lydford High Down behind the Dartmoor Inn. There are no facilities available at this site.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 26/08/2018 – 4:30 PM, 26/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Lydford High Down (SX525853)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – £10.00
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07894058105
Email: lizmiall@hotmail.co.uk

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26/08/2018 | Ramblers big day walk from Burrator Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Deborah Martin of the Ramblers Moorland Group on a walk from Burrator Car Park to Black Tor Falls, Crazywell Pool, Nun’s Cross, Ducks’ Pool and Childe’s Tomb, as well as parts of the Devonport Leat. This challenging walk will be over some 14 miles, covering open moorland, rough and boggy ground with some stream crossings. The Dartmoor 365 squares are all to the south of Princetown – O7, P7, P9, Q9, R10, Q10, P10 and O9. Parking is available at the Burrator main car park which is free.. There are toilets. The walk is free but a donation to the Devon Air Ambulance is welcomed.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 26/08/2018 – 4:30 PM, 26/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Burrator Dam Quarry Car Park (SX549677)
Cost: Adults – Free – donations to the Devon Air Ambulance are welcome. Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01364643180
Email: d.martin816@btinternet.com

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26/08/2018 | Climbing taster day Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Utilising one of Dartmoor’s most popular climbing venues come and enjoy a day trying out this exhilarating combination of physical and mental challenges. The day will include rock climbing and abseiling.
We will provide all the necessary specialist safety equipment. A personal kit list will be provided on booking.
The Day is led by Gavin Kelly; Experienced professional Mountaineering Instructor, Mountain Training Awards Trainer/ Assessor and coach.
We will be meeting at the Burrator Quarry Car Park and there will be a short drive to the venue from this location. We will be climbing in the area of Q6. Free parking is available at the site. Booking is essential as places are very strictly limited.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 26/08/2018 – 4:00 PM, 26/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Burrator Dam Quarry Car Park (SX549676)
Cost: Adults – £30.00 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07971 497531
Email: info@ibexoutdoor.co.uk

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26/08/2018 | Mountain Biking from Princetown Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Richard Gooding for a mountain bike experience over the moors with a moorland guide to give extra knowledge of
Dartmoor which will include geology/history/ and archaeology of the moor and the National Park. The trip will be over tracks, disused railway with short sections of road cycling, and will cover approximately 20 miles visiting squares N8, O8, P8, Q8, R8, R7, R6, Q6, P7, O7, N7. The full cost includes cycle hire from Fox Tor Cafe, although riders with their own bikes are welcome at a cost of £18.00 per head. A packed lunch can be purchased from the cafe at the time of booking. Parking is available at Fox Tor Cafe for those hiring a bike, otherwise pay and display parking is available at the visitor centre nearby.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 26/08/2018 – 3:00 PM, 26/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Fox Tor Cafe, Princetown (SX592574)
Cost: Adults – £30.00 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01822 890238
Email: enquiries@foxtorcafe.com

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27/08/2018 | South Dartmoor challenging day walk for 365 baggers Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This is a 16 mile walk for 365 square baggers! It will visit 10 Hills on the south moor: Zeal, Quickbeam, Green, Crane, Naker’s, Ter, Skir, Ryder’s, Puper’s & Grippers. Walking through 365 Squares: U14, T14, T13, T12, R11, Q10, Q11, P11, Q12, Q13 & Q14. This will be a lengthy trek on some difficult and remote terrain – be prepared! There is parking available at Shipley Bridge with a donation box – recommended minimum donation is £1.00. There are public toilets available and an ice cream van is regularly in attendance.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 27/08/2018 – 5:00 PM, 27/08/2018
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX681629)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – Free if accompanied by an adult
Skill Level: Strenuous

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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27/08/2018 | Whitehorse Hill with the National Park Archaeologist Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Lee Bray the Dartmoor National Park Archaeologist on this all-day long and arduous walk out to meet Alan Endacott to look at the Sittaford Stone Circle and the Whitehorse Hill Cist site. This is a repeat of last year because so many people wanted to come and we can only take 20 people out to this remote and isolated site. Please do not sign up unless you are able to walk all day in rough terrain. Alan will show us the stone circle he discovered and Lee will tell us the amazing story of this newly found and important Cist burial site.The walk is restricted to 20 only so book early to avoid disappointment. A copy of the Dartmoor National Park booklet about the Whitehorse Hill site is included in the cost. The cost is by way of donation to “Donate to Dartmoor”. We will be visiting the following Dartmoor-365 squares G10 H10 I11 J11 K11. The walk is over about 10 miles of long grass and rough ground, including some river crossing. Pay and display parking is available at the Postbridge Visitor Centre where there are facilities.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 27/08/2018 – 5:00 PM, 27/08/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre) (SX646788)
Cost: Adults – £20.00 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Strenuous

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

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27/08/2018 | Accessible event for wheeled ramblers Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This event is aimed at Ramblers who use disability access vehicles such as scooters, trampers etc as well as families with all-terrain push chairs. Anyone is welcome to join these series of events over the festival, which will stick to accessible tracks. Each of these events will be led by a wheeled guide experienced in accessible rambling as well as a Moorland Guide. Take a packed lunch with you and clothing suitable for the changeable weather on Dartmoor. This event will start at the public car park near the river in Bellever Woods down the hill not far from the Youth Hostel, ( NOT up the hill near Postbridge) . There is a Pay & Display car park even for blue badge holders so take some coins with you. There are disabled toilets at the car park. This event will be a level two and also a level three ramble depending on what you want and visiting the moorland around Bellever Tor. Suitable for the more robust tramper type of vehicle. Reserve the whole day for this event. Meet near the toilets at 11am to give the guide from Cornwall time to get there.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 27/08/2018 – 2:30 PM, 27/08/2018
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Bellever Forest (SX 655 771)
Cost: Adults – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance
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: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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28/08/2018 | Big walk to Fur Tor Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join Shona for a day trek to Fur Tor (H8), one of the most remote areas of the moor. En route take in Beardown Tors, Lydford Tor, Devil Tor and Beardown Man standing stone (J8) and Tavy Head; returning via Conies Down. This walk will be 10 miles over uneven grass and boggy areas.Parking is available free of charge at Holming Beam, but there are no facilities nearby. Places are limited, and restricted to capable 16 years and older. Under 18s will need to be accompanied by an adult. When booking please provide a brief outline of walking experience, Next of Kin details and any relevant medical information (treated in strictest conbfidence).

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 28/08/2018 – 3:30 PM, 28/08/2018
Guide: Shona Ferryhough
Start Location: Holming Beam (SX591764)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – N/A
Skill Level: Strenuous

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07870 319022
Email: shoesdovetree@gmail.com

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