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There is a walk programmed for, pretty much, every Sunday, usually starting at 10am. The grid reference for the start is included in the walks programme, along with some highlights of the route.

Walks Programme
Date Route and Details Start and Distance Leaders
Updated : March 2018
25/03/18
10am
Note: Summer Time begins
Around the 600s
Hangingstone Hill, White Horse Hill, Cut Hill, High Willhays, Yes Tor
Car park NE of Row Tor on military range road
SX 596923
15-17 miles S
John
Tel: 07402 360445
01/04/18
10am Easter Sunday
Centre of the South Moor
Childe's Tomb, Duck's Pool, Ryder’s Hill
Sherberton road, Hexworthy
SX 652727
13–14 miles S
Graham & Mary
Tel: 01626 830150 / 07500 340182
08/04/18
10am
Three Dartmoor Industries – and Other Stuff
Out to Brat Tor, back via Stenga (guaranteed to be boggy!)
Prewley Moor
SX 545911
12 miles S
Patrick
Tel: 07968 873227
15/04/18
10am
13 (ish) Miles, 13 Crosses
Walkhampton, Sampford Spiney, Horrabridge, Meavy, Burrator
NORSWORTHY BRIDGE at the head of Burrator Reservoir
SX 568694

13–14 miles S
Updated start
Isobelle
Tel: 07785 111834 (on day only) or ibelcher@live.co.uk
22/04/18
10am
Top o’ the Moor to You!
Brat Tor, Kitty Tor, Sandy Ford, High Willhays, Yes Tor, West Mill Tor, Sourton Tor, Great Nodden
Dartmoor Inn moorgate
SX 525853
15 miles S
Roger
Tel: 01822 834829
29/04/18
10am
Around Moreton
Willingstone Rock, Wooston Castle, Mardon Down, Pepperdon, Wray Cleave, Wray Valley Trail
Moretonhampstead Court St car park
SX 751860
12 miles S
George
Tel: 01803 854828 / 07798 854347 Date Route details Starting point and distance Leader(s)
06/05/18
10am
A Bluebells Walk
Hucken Tor, Ingra Tor, Sharpitor, Leather Tor Bridge, Crazy Well Pool, Princetown, North Hessary Tor
Four Winds car park on B3357
SX561749
12 miles S
Martyn
Tel: 01364 643728
13/05/18
9am
See Note 1
Hilda Biscoe Walk
Trowlesworthy, Shell Top, Penn Beacon, Shaugh Prior bridge, Dewerstone Rock, Burrator Woods, Sheeps Tor, Gutter Tor, Legis Tor
Cadover Bridge main car park
SX 555645
20 miles S
Chris & Mandy
Tel: 01752 311672
20/05/18
10am
Leat Hunting
Nun’s Cross, Devonport Leat and aqueduct, Norsworthy Bridge, Plym Ford
Princetown car park (fee)
SX 589735
12 miles S
Kim
Tel: 07504 041447
27/05/18
10am
Hidden Gem: Black Tor Copse
West Okement valley, Lints Tor, High Willhays, Yes Tor, West Mill Tor
Meldon Reservoir car park (fee)
SX 562917
About 10 miles M/S
Kevin & Debbie
Tel: 01409 261827 or 01364 643180
31/05/18
Thursday 1pm
Hidden Gem: Horsham Steps
Horsham Steps, Lustleigh Cleave, Foxworthy Bridge, Manaton Rocks
Manaton car park
SX 749812
6 miles E (but steep and rough in places)
George
Tel: 01803 854828 / 07798 854347
03/06/18
10am
Hidden Gem: Haytor Tramway
Halshanger Cross, Bagtor Mill, Haytor Quarries, Templer Way, Saddle Tor, Rippon Tor
Cold East Cross
SX 740743
13 miles S
George
Tel: 01803 854828 / 07798 854347
9-12 June Weekend Away: Brecon Beacons
Based in Brecon, South Wales
See Note 2 Steve & Julie
Tel: 07808 893369
17/06/18
10am
Dartmoor’s Western Edge
Cox Tor, Smeardon Down, Horndon Bridge, Wapsworthy, White Tor, Roos Tor
Pork Hill car park on B3357
SX 531751
14 miles S
Ian
Tel: 01626 683115 / 07804 181616
24/06/18
10am
Beatrice Chase
Becka Brook new clapper, Jay’s Grave, Hameldown, Widecombe, Higher Venton Farm, Rippon Butts
Haytor upper car park
SX 759767
14 miles S
Andrew
Tel: 01837 52332
01/07/18
10am
The Pathless Moor
Stalldown Barrow, Penn Beacon, Langcombe Hill, Avon Dam (and a lot more in between!)
Shipley Bridge car park
SX 680629
15 miles S
Feli
Tel: 07899 970215
08/07/18
10am
V & A Circumnavigation
Ryder’s Hill, Huntingdon Warren, White Barrows, Avon Dam, Pupers Hill, Scorriton Down
Venford Reservoir car park (west side of dam)
SX 685712
13–14 miles S
Don
Tel: 07530 945944
15/07/18
10am
Cross, Row and Circles
Bennett’s Cross, Chagford Common, Fernworthy Reservoir, Grey Wethers stone circles
Postbridge: car park across road, by forest
SX 646787
14 miles S
Mandy & Chris
Tel: 01752 311672
22/07/18
10am
Carry on up the Dart
Hembury Woods, New Bridge, Bench Tor, Holne Moor, Michelcombe and Burchetts Wood
Woodholme car park, Buckfastleigh
SX 738660
17–18 miles S
Steve & Julie
Tel: 07808 893369
29/07/18
10am
Erme Encounter
River Erme, Piles Copse, Sharp Tor
Harford moorgate
SX 643596
About 11 miles S
David S.
Tel: 07970 203301
05/08/18
10am
Bodmin Moor
Footpaths and moorland, including Jubilee Rock, Alex Tor, Rough Tor, Brown Willy and King Arthur's Hall
Blisland village green
SX 100732
15–16 miles S See Note 3
David G.
Tel: 01579 348165
12/08/18
10am
Willsworthy Wander
Around much of the Willsworthy Range, plus a bit. Includes Standon Hill, Dunna Goats, Great Nodden
Dartmoor Inn moorgate, near Lydford
SX 526853
About 15 miles See Note 4
Patrick
Tel: 07968 873227
19/08/18
10am
A Pool and a Poet
Cosdon, Hound Tor, Hangingstone Hill, Cranmere Pool, Ted Hughes memorial, Knack Mine, Taw valley, Belstone Café (optional!)
Belstone car park
SX 621938
12 miles S
Hetta
Tel: 07811 560229
26/08/18
10am
A Dartmoor 365 Walk
Visiting eight 365 squares, including Black Tor Falls, Crazy Well Pool, Ducks’ Pool and Childe’s Tomb
Princetown car park (fee)
SX 589735
13 miles S
Debbie
Tel: 01364 643180
02/09/18
10am
A Grave, a Mine and a Rabbit Farm
Shell Top, Grim’s Grave, Ducks’ Pool, Plym Ford, Eylesbarrow Mine, Ditsworthy Farm
Cadover Bridge main car park
SX 555645
14 miles S
Roger
Tel: 01822 834829
09/09/18
10am
Paths and Byways
Nattadon Common, Fingle Bridge, North Bovey, Moretonhampstead
Chagford car park, next to Jubilee Hall (fee)
SX 701874
14 miles S
Barbara
Tel: 07482 138982
16/09/18
10am
Both Sides of the Lyd
Black Rock, Wheal Frederick, Bleak House, Dunna Goats, 'Points', Sourton Ice Works, Great Nodden
Dartmoor Inn moorgate, near Lydford,
SX 526853
11-12 miles S
Ken
Tel: 07855 307650
23/09/18
10am
Power Walk: sources of water power
Great Staple Tor, White Tor, Hill Bridge, Wheal Jewell, Wheal Betsy, Peter Tavy, Cox Tor
Pork Hill car park
SX 531751
12 miles S
Roger
Tel: 01822 834829
30/09/18
10am
Meavy and Plym Country
Yennadon Down, Meavy, Ringmoor Down, Ditsworthy Warren, Nun’s Cross, Crazywell Pool
Lowery Cross car park
SX 547692
12 miles S
Janet
Tel: 01822 85260
07/10/18
10am
Fernworthy Circle
Grimspound, Water Hill, Grey Wethers, Fernworthy Dam, Hurston, Lettaford
Car park nr Green Combe, on B3212
SX 698834
13–14 miles S
Graham & Mary
Tel: 01626 830150 / 07500 340182
14/10/18
10am
Dartmoor Way Part 1
Priestaford, Ashburton, Owlacombe Cross, return to include Terrace Walk
Woodholme car park, Buckfastleigh
SX 738660
13 miles S
George
Tel: 01803 854828 / 07798 854347
21/10/18
10am
Excursion to Cranmere
Cranmere Pool and back – rough and probably boggy terrain
Meldon Reservoir car park (fee)
SX 562917
14–15 miles S
Barry
Tel: 01752 847127 / 07967 260439
28/10/18 approx 11.15am after AGM Lustleigh Valley
River Bovey, Lustleigh Cleave and Shaptor Rocks
Phoenix Hall, Bovey Tracey
SX 812783
11–12 miles M/S
Jess & Will
Tel: 01364 661331

Winter Programme ( October to April ) Winter Walks (pdf)

Summer Programme ( May to October) - Summer Walks (pdf)

Points for Walk Leaders and Walkers - Notes for Walks Leaders

Moorland Group walks are generally graded S-strenuous, or occassionally M-moderate

If you have any queries, please call the Walk Leader, phone number supplied in programme, or a member of the committee.

Enjoy! And if you have any questions please email us.
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