24/08/2019 | Walking the Okehampton Ranges Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Lt Col Tony Clark, previously Commandant on a walk around the Dartmoor Military Training Area to see some of the features of the area including the target rail track and other historical features associated with the First World War and other conflicts, and hear how they were used by the soldiers. The walk covers a distance of 8 miles over tracks and uneven ground.

Booking is essential.

Drive to the main gate of the camp and take with you some photo I.D like a Driving Licence to gain entry.NO I.D. NO Entry NO exception NO walk! You will be directed to the parking on the parade ground by the security gate staff.

Details

Duration: 12:30 PM, 24/08/2019 – 3:30 PM, 24/08/2019
Guide: Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Cost: Adults – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund welcomed Suggested £5 per person please. Children (U16) – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund welcomed Suggested £5 per person please.
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07827 975751
Email: Clark.zeal@dartmoortrust.org

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24/08/2019 | The Boys Moderate walk

Walk overview

Informative 2 mile walk by way of uneven, uphill grass tracks to WW2 RAF Bomber crash site on Hameldown. Full details of the archaeological investigative research will be shared during the walk.

Parking by prior arrangement with walk leader.

Booking is required.

Details

Duration: 4:00 PM, 24/08/2019 – 9:00 PM, 24/08/2019
Guide: John Lowe
Start Location: Natsworthy Gate – Widecombe (SX720802)
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: 01395 278 279 / 0796 788 73 68
Email: Lowe592@btinternet.com

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25/08/2019 | Archaeology of Black Tor Falls Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Simon Dell and John Bright on a two hour gentle stroll over a distance of three miles around the Black Tor Falls archaeological complex looking at the Tin working features of the landscape going back hundreds of years.

Booking is required for this walk.

Please park in the lower of the two Sharpitor Car Parks, the one with the grass verge beside the road and bus stop..

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 25/08/2019 – 4:30 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Leeden Tor Car Park (SX561708)
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: 
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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25/08/2019 | Archaeology of Merrivale Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Simon Dell and John Bright on a two hour gentle stroll over 2 miles around the Merrivale archaeological complex looking at the Bronze Age features of the landscape along with those which came before and what came after in this complex site of man’s habitation of this area through thousands of years.

Booking is required for this walk.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2019 – 12:00 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Four Winds (SX560748)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

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

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25/08/2019 | Visit a hidden valley Moderate walk

Walk overview

Cross the River Plym and continue to the hidden falls at Shavercombe for lunch – return over the river below Ditsworthy Warren House – maybe a little damp – easy going terrain and a distance of 5 miles..

Booking is required for this walk.

Parking is available free of charge but is potentially limited.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 25/08/2019 – 2:30 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Colin & Heather Ridgers
Start Location: Gutter Tor (SX577673)
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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25/08/2019 | Wild Dartmoor Antiquities Moderate walk

Walk overview

On this walk of 7 miles we will penetrate remote Dartmoor far from civilization, where we will visit some wonderful, and rarely-viewed pre-historic sacred ritual sites. There will be some boggy and uneven ground as we skirt ridges and valleys of the north moor.

Booking is required for this walk.

There is roadside parking available below Shilstone Tor, west of Throwleigh

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 25/08/2019 – 2:30 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Shilstone Tor (SX658902)
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: 01647 440053
Email: jenkin957@btinternet.com

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25/08/2019 | Barrows, Pools & Rings Strenuous walk

Walk overview

The plan for this walk is to visit some of the interesting features on and around Brent Moor and the Quickbeam Hill area of Dartmoor. This 11 mile walk will be broadly circular, starting and finishing at the Shipley Bridge car parking area. There are many sites and aspects of interest on this walk ranging from extensive tinner’s pits to Bronze Age features. There are burial chambers, industrial excavations and Bronze Age enclosures too.

Booking is required for this walk.

Parking at Shipley Bridge is free.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 25/08/2019 – 5:00 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Nigel Grist
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX680629)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01548 831398 / 07949 904066
Email: nigel@theunseenview.com

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26/08/2019 | A Walk on the Wild Side Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A bit of a wilderness walk over Black Dunghill, White Barrow and out to Lynch Tor. Some wild walking will take us to Cowsic Head, Beardown Man Standing Stone, Lydford Tor then back to Holming Beam. This will cover a distance of 8 miles and include some tough walking over Mat Grass and some boggy land. Expect wet feet!

Parking at Holming Beam is free. Booking is required for this activity.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 26/08/2019 – 2:00 PM, 26/08/2019
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Holming Beam (SX591764)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

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

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26/08/2019 | Hutholes – ruined Medieval settlement Easy walk

Walk overview

Easy stroll of less than 1 mile to study the remains of the six houses that made up this early medieval hamlet, built on the site of an earlier Saxon settlement.

Booking is required for this walk.

Park at the crossroads 300m south-west of Dockwell.

Details

Duration: 2:30 PM, 26/08/2019 – 3:30 PM, 26/08/2019
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Dockwell Crossroads (SX704759)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 voluntary donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 voluntary donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07803 600754
Email: ir.johnstone@hotmail.co.uk

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26/08/2019 | Accessible Walk – Fernworthy Reservoir & Forest Moderate walk

Walk overview

A walk of approximately 6.5 miles alongside part of this pretty reservoir home to birds such as Heron, Snipe & Grebe, then through Fernworthy Forest. We can find a Bronze Age stone circle, burial cairns & stone rows within the forest which is mostly coniferous. It’s peaceful and tranquil and has occasional views of moorland. There are ponies, cattle and sheep at various times and you might just spot a deer. Paths are a mixture of wide forestry roads and narrow, bumpy and muddy tracks.

Booking is required for this activity.

For the disabled rambler this activity is considered Category 3 difficulty – rough tracks with some steep sections. For walkers it is considered to be of moderate difficulty.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 26/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 26/08/2019
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Fernworthy Reservoir (SX669839)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free to 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: 07557 330577
Email: dwilliamson55@hotmail.com

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