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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
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
04/11/18
10am
Doe, Liberator and Lyd
Up the Doe, Great Links Tor, Hunt Tor, West Okement, Branscombe's Loaf, down the Lyd. About 2,300ft ascent
Dartmoor Inn moorgate, near Lydford
SX 526853
11–12 miles S
Patrick
Tel: 07968 873227
11/11/18
10am
See Note 2(pdf)
Remembrance Day Walk
Hookney Tor, RAF Memorial, Two Moors Way, Lower Blackaton, Pizwell, Postbridge, Assycombe Hill
Bennett’s Cross car park
SX 680816
12 miles S
Don
Tel: 07530 945944
18/11/18
10am
A Pool, a Cross and Stone Rows
Devonport Leat, Black Tor, Crazywell Pool, Nun’s Cross, Plym Ford, Drizzlecombe, Ditsworthy Warren House
Norsworthy Bridge
SX 568694
12 miles S
David S
Tel: 07504 041447
25/11/18
10am
Around the Taw
Sticklepath, South Tawton, South Zeal, Ramsley Mine, Cosdon, Oke Tor, Cullever Steps, Lower Halstock
Belstone car park
SX 621938
11 miles S
Hetta
Tel: 07811 560229
02/12/18
10am
See Note 3 (pdf)
South-east Fringes
Footpaths, woodland, quiet country lanes and moorland north of Ivybridge
Harford moorgate
SX 643596
13–14 miles M/S
Barry
Tel: 07967 260439
09/12/18
10am
Quarries, Leats and a Railway
Foggintor Quarry, Leeden Tor, Black Tor, Sharpitor, Sampford Spiney and Pew Tor
Four Winds car park on B3357
SX 561749
11–12 miles
Debbie
Tel: 01364 643180
16/12/18
10am
Cadover Canter
Trowlesworthy Tors, Shell Top, Penn Beacon, Dewerstone Rock
Cadover Bridge main car park
SX 555645
12 miles S
Mandy & Chris
Tel: 01752 311672
23/12/18
10am
Mince Pies at Minions
Caradon Hill, Stowe Hill, Sharp Tor, Kilmar Tor (optional scrambling for the bold if dry), King Arthur's Bed, Tregarrick Tor
Minions car park, south-east side of Bodmin Moor
SX 259712
10 - 12 miles S
John
Tel: 01752 313689
30/12/18
10am
Hound and Hunter
Hound Tor, Black Hill, Trendlebere Down, Hisley Wood, Hunter's Tor, Foxworthy, Horsham, Water, Hayne Cross and Hayne Down
Hound Tor car park
SX 739792
12 miles S
Ian
Tel: 01626 683115 / 07804 181616
06/01/19
10am
Up the Webburn and Down the Dart
Leigh Tor, Blackadon Tor, Sharp Tor, Yar Tor, Luckey Tor and Mel Tor
Car park at top of New Bridge Hill at start of Dr Blackall’s Drive
SX 707715
11 miles S
Steve
Tel: 07808 893369
13/01/19
10am
Around Buckfastleigh
Button, Burchetts Wood, Holne, New Bridge, Hembury Woods, Buckfast
Woodholme car park, Buckfastleigh
SX 738660
11 miles S
Martyn
Tel: 01364 643728
20/01/19
10am
A Northern Circuit
Belstone Tor, Hangingstone Hill and Cosdon Beacon
Car park NE of Row Tor on military range road
SX 596923
13 miles S
Glyn
Tel: 01392 860013
27/01/19
10am
Stones, Huts and Mariners
Hameldown, Grimspound, Lettaford, Mariners’ Way to Natsworthy Gate, east side of Hameldown
Widecombe car park
SX 719769 (free in winter)
11–12 miles S
Debbie
Tel: 01364 643180
03/02/19
10am
A Coastal Saunter
Footpaths, lanes and coast path, including Salcombe
Malborough car park
SX 709397 (free parking)
12–13 miles S
Feli
Tel: 07899 970215
10/02/19
10am
Pushing Our Luck
Stannon Tor, Grey Wethers, Statts House, Sandy Hole Pass, along the Dart, Arch Tor, Bellever Forest
Postbridge main car park
SX 646788
12 miles S
Will
Tel: 01364 661331
17/02/19
10am
Discovering the Tamar Valley
A walk along the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail to Gunnislake and back to Kit Hill along paths and minor roads
Kit Hill lower car park
SX 383713 (near Callington)
About 12 miles S
Roger
Tel: 01822 834829
24/02/19
10am
A Cross and Two Downs
Yartor Down, Bellever Tor, Riddon Ridge and Corndon Down
Yartor Down car park
SX 680732
12 miles S
Julie
Tel: 07527 021783
03/03/19
10am
Go with the Flow to Water
Black Hill, Water, Hound Tor and Top Tor
Haytor Down car park (on minor road north of main car park)
SX 770778
12.5 miles S
Jess
Tel: 0-1364 661331
10/03/19
10am
Dartmoor Way Part 2
Rifle range, Bagtor Cottages, Templer Way, Lower Down, Haytor Vale, Bagtor Woods
Rifle Range car park (on minor road near Cold East Cross)
SX 750733
12 miles S
George
Tel: 01803 854828 / 07798 854347
17/03/19
10am
11 tors, 12 miles
Tors will include Great Mis Tor, Little Mis Tor, Ingra Tor and South Hessary Tor
Princetown car park (fee)
SX 589735
12 miles S
Mandy & Chris
Tel: 01752 311672/ 07936 052650
24/03/19
10am
In the Footprints of Sailors
Footpaths and byways to Meldon Hill and northwards on Mariners Way/ Two Moors Way
Chagford car park, next to Jubilee Hall (fee)
SX 701874
12 miles S
Barbara
Tel: 07482 138982
31/03/19
10am
(Summer Time begins)
The High Northern Moor
Including East Mill Tor, Brim Brook and Shelstone Tor
Meldon reservoir car park (fee)
SX 562918
About 14 miles S
David G
Tel: 01579 348165
07/04/19
10am
The View from …
Yalberton, Windmill Hill (view), Aish, Stoke Gabriel (access by kind permission of Roger Hunt and Sainsburys)
Sainsburys car park on Torbay ring road
SX 873592
10 miles S
George
Tel: 01803 854828 / 07798 854347
14/04/19
10am
A Hidden Waterfall
Great Trowlsworthy Tor, Hen Tor, Shavercombe Waterfall, Plym Ford, Nuns Cross Farm, Eylesbarrow Mine
Cadover Bridge main car park
SX 555645
13 miles S
Glyn
Tel: 01392 860013
21/04/19
10am
(Easter Sunday)
Finding the Source of the River Lyd
Northwest Dartmoor, including Doe Tor, Corn Ridge and Meldon Dam
Dartmoor Inn moorgate, near Lydford
SX 526853
About 12 miles S
Roger
Tel: 01822 834829
28/04/19
10am
GWR (not “God’s Wonderful Railway”)
White Tor and its ring, Roos Tor, Merrivale Stone Rows, Swell Tor, Leeden Tor, Ward Bridge, Pew Tor
Pork Hill car park
SX 531751
13 miles S
Andrew
Tel: 01837 52332

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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