30/06/2018 | Pete’s Nightjars walk Easy walk

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Meet at Postbridge car park. A short stroll to see and hear Nightjars. Bring a torch, binoculars and anti-midge cream if you have them. (No dogs please).

Duration: 9:00 PM, 30/06/2018 – 11:00 PM, 30/06/2018
Guide: Peter Glanville
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre) (SX646789)
Cost: Adults – £8.00 Children (U16) – free
Skill Level: Easy

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01822 618639
Email: peterglanville06@gmail.com

08/07/2018 | River Plym walk 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

08/07/2018 | River Plym and Deadman’s Bottom Moderate walk

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Route via Eastern Tor, Drizzlecombe, Grims Grave, Deadman’s Bottom, Calverslake Tor, Great Knats Head and River Plym.
Please book by 6pm the night before.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 08/07/2018 – 4:00 PM, 08/07/2018
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Gutter Tor (SX579 674)
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

14/07/2018 | An evening stroll to see Glow Worms. Moderate walk

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A Short evening stroll to see Glow Worms.
Please meet at Pew Tor road junction. Where the road divides to go either side of Pew Tor. Please bring a torch.

Duration: 9:00 PM, 14/07/2018 – 11:00 PM, 14/07/2018
Guide: Peter Glanville
Start Location: Pew Tor Junction (SX524729)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 Children (U16) – free
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01822 618639
Email: peterglanville06@gmail.com

15/07/2018 | A Nature walk from Dartmeet Moderate walk

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A Nature walk of about 3 miles up the beutifull east dart valley. A visit to Yar Tor and a look at Bronze Age antiquities.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 15/07/2018 – 1:30 PM, 15/07/2018
Guide: Peter Glanville
Start Location: Dartmeet (SX672732)
Cost: Adults – £8.00 Children (U16) – free
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 01822 618639
Email: peterglanville06@gmail.com

19/07/2018 | Moors, Tors & the Mariners’ Way Moderate walk

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This 10 mile walk starts at Fernworthy reservoir in the northeast of the moor. It goes across the reservoir below the dam, up to Thornworthy Tor (great views), over to Kestor (more great views) and through the Shovel Down prehistoric site to Scorhill stone circle (considered the most picturesque on the moor). It then circles back through lovely Gidleigh Park woods and along a section of the Mariners’ Way,

Duration: 10:30 AM, 19/07/2018 – 4:30 PM, 19/07/2018
Guide: Inge Page
Start Location: Fernworthy Reservoir
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Moderate

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details to the left.
Telephone: 07914 184220
Email: info@dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk

22/07/2018 | Beatrice Chase and Cream Tea stroll Easy walk

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Beatrice Chase was an authoress who loved at the beginning of the 20th Century at Higher Venton at Widecombe. She was a prolific author of books. She built a Roman Catholic Chapel at Venton and dedicated her life to her work there. Simon wrote her biography and leads walks looking at Widecombe Village and her life there. This walk will start on the village green at Widecombe by the big stone village sign near the Church. Meet Simon there at 2.30pm for a stroll in the village and down to Venton for a Cream Tea at the home of Beatrice Chase, hosted by the farmer Margaret Rogers who has lived there all her life since her father inherited the farm from Beatrice in the 1950s. We will then stroll through the lanes and back to Widecombe for late afternoon. The walk and cream tea included is £10. Please order and pay in advance, details of BACs can be obtained by emailing Simon who will also have copied of his books for sale on the day. This is a stroll of about two and a half miles on roads at a gentle pace.

Duration: 2:30 PM, 22/07/2018 – 5:00 PM, 22/07/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Widecombe (village centre car park) (SX 718 768)
Cost: Adults – £10 Children (U16) – £5
Skill Level: Easy

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

28/07/2018 | Fur Tor Walk (rearranged from March) Strenuous walk

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On Saturday 28th July we will be doing this walk which had to be cancelled from March because of the weather and illness. Join Simon Dell on this walk across the open high moor. We will start at Baggator Gate which does not have much parking available so it might be best to car share if you can. Leaving a car in Peter Tavy near the Church is probably best in order to save space at Baggator Gate.Bring a hot drink and packed lunch. Wellies with thick socks are okay or waterproof walking boots are also good because the route can be wet. We will visit a number of Dartmoor-365 places and pages from the book by John Hayward if you are a 365-er! (J5 Baggator. J6 Limbroso Cairne. J7 the Upper Walkham, J8 Tavy Hole. H8 Fur Tor) If time allows and visibility is good we will see if we can find the head of the River Tavy where it trickles from the peat! We will meet at 10am and finish the walk hopefully about 5pm but please do not book to come if you are time critical and can not be late off the moor. Bring a torch with you just in case – it’s a long walk. of about 10 miles (16 Kms) of rough terrain. Please book by email for a place on this walk. Limited to 20 walkers. Please check this website on the night before to check if anything has changed or cancelled if bad weather occurs. CAR SHARES – I would suggest meeting at 0930hrs at Peter Tavy Church to sort out car shares to minimise parking in the little space at Baggator! See you at 0930 at the Church for those wanting to car share or at 10am at Baggator Gate. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK THIS WEBSITE ENTRY BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME ON THE MORNING IN CASE THE WALK IS CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/07/2018 – 5:00 PM, 28/07/2018
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Baggator Gate (SX 546 805)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 Children (U16) – Under 16s Free must be accompanied by parent if under 16
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

04/08/2018 | Beardown Man Standing Stone Walk Moderate walk

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Join this Mustard Seed Walk for a little stroll into the Northern Moors heading out from Holming Beam to Lydford Tor, Conies Down Tor, to Beardown Man Standing Stone and Devil’s Tor, then across the interesting landscape to Rough Tor. From here we’ll head to Crow Tor then to Beardown Tors before returning to Holming Beam. This will be a 6.5 to 7 mile walk over typical moorland landscape.

Duration: 10:00 AM, 04/08/2018 – 3:00 PM, 04/08/2018
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Holming Beam (SX591764)
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

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

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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.

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) – £10.00
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