20/04/2018 | Easy walk

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Come and join Simon Dell of the Tavistock History Society for an hour or so looking at the historic Abbey town of Tavistock and the remains of the Benedictine Abbey on one of our regular Friday afternoon town walks commencing at the town’s museum by Court Gate Archway in Guildhall Square. Meet at the Museum at 2pm for a very brief 5-minute video in the education room about the Abbey and then join in a town walk of about an hour looking at the remains of the Abbey in relation to today’s thriving market town. Your modest fee includes a donation to the work of the Museum. This event is being put on by Moorland Guides in partnership with the town’s Museum.

Duration: 2:00 PM, 20/04/2018 – 3:00 PM, 20/04/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Tavistock (Court Gate Archway) (SX 481 744)
Cost: Adults – 2.50p Children (U16) – Free for accompanied under 16s
Skill Level: Easy

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

27/04/2018 | Easy walk

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Come and join Simon Dell of the Tavistock History Society for an hour or so looking at the historic Abbey town of Tavistock and the remains of the Benedictine Abbey on one of our regular Friday afternoon town walks commencing at the town’s museum by Court Gate Archway in Guildhall Square. Meet at the Museum at 2pm for a very brief 5-minute video in the education room about the Abbey and then join in a town walk of about an hour looking at the remains of the Abbey in relation to today’s thriving market town. Your modest fee includes a donation to the work of the Museum. This event is being put on by Moorland Guides in partnership with the town’s Museum.

Duration: 2:00 PM, 27/04/2018 – 3:00 PM, 27/04/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Tavistock (Court Gate Archway) (SX 481 744)
Cost: Adults – 2.50p Children (U16) – Free for accompanied under 16s
Skill Level: Easy

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

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

04/05/2018 | Easy walk

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Come and join Simon Dell of the Tavistock History Society for an hour or so looking at the historic Abbey town of Tavistock and the remains of the Benedictine Abbey on one of our regular Friday afternoon town walks commencing at the town’s museum by Court Gate Archway in Guildhall Square. Meet at the Museum at 2pm for a very brief 5-minute video in the education room about the Abbey and then join in a town walk of about an hour looking at the remains of the Abbey in relation to today’s thriving market town. Your modest fee includes a donation to the work of the Museum. This event is being put on by Moorland Guides in partnership with the town’s Museum.

Duration: 2:00 PM, 04/05/2018 – 3:00 PM, 04/05/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Tavistock (Court Gate Archway) (SX 481 744)
Cost: Adults – 2.50p Children (U16) – Free for accompanied under 16s
Skill Level: Easy

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

11/05/2018 | Easy walk

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Come and join Simon Dell of the Tavistock History Society for an hour or so looking at the historic Abbey town of Tavistock and the remains of the Benedictine Abbey on one of our regular Friday afternoon town walks commencing at the town’s museum by Court Gate Archway in Guildhall Square. Meet at the Museum at 2pm for a very brief 5-minute video in the education room about the Abbey and then join in a town walk of about an hour looking at the remains of the Abbey in relation to today’s thriving market town. Your modest fee includes a donation to the work of the Museum. This event is being put on by Moorland Guides in partnership with the town’s Museum.

Duration: 2:00 PM, 11/05/2018 – 3:00 PM, 11/05/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Tavistock (Court Gate Archway) (SX 481 744)
Cost: Adults – 2.50p Children (U16) – Free for accompanied under 16s
Skill Level: Easy

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

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

18/05/2018 | Easy walk

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Come and join Simon Dell of the Tavistock History Society for an hour or so looking at the historic Abbey town of Tavistock and the remains of the Benedictine Abbey on one of our regular Friday afternoon town walks commencing at the town’s museum by Court Gate Archway in Guildhall Square. Meet at the Museum at 2pm for a very brief 5-minute video in the education room about the Abbey and then join in a town walk of about an hour looking at the remains of the Abbey in relation to today’s thriving market town. Your modest fee includes a donation to the work of the Museum. This event is being put on by Moorland Guides in partnership with the town’s Museum.

Duration: 2:00 PM, 18/05/2018 – 3:00 PM, 18/05/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Tavistock (Court Gate Archway) (SX 481 744)
Cost: Adults – 2.50p Children (U16) – Free for accompanied under 16s
Skill Level: Easy

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

25/05/2018 | Easy walk

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Come and join Simon Dell of the Tavistock History Society for an hour or so looking at the historic Abbey town of Tavistock and the remains of the Benedictine Abbey on one of our regular Friday afternoon town walks commencing at the town’s museum by Court Gate Archway in Guildhall Square. Meet at the Museum at 2pm for a very brief 5-minute video in the education room about the Abbey and then join in a town walk of about an hour looking at the remains of the Abbey in relation to today’s thriving market town. Your modest fee includes a donation to the work of the Museum. This event is being put on by Moorland Guides in partnership with the town’s Museum.

Duration: 2:00 PM, 25/05/2018 – 3:00 PM, 25/05/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Tavistock (Court Gate Archway) (SX 481 744)
Cost: Adults – 2.50p Children (U16) – Free for accompanied under 16s
Skill Level: Easy

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