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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
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
05/05/19
10am
Variety from the edge of Dartmoor
Bridford Wood, Heltor Rock, Headless Cross, Butterdon Down, Hore Wood, Wooston Castle, Halls Cleave
Steps Bridge on B3212
SX 803883
17½ miles S
(steep ascents & descents)
Daniele
Tel: 07510 174192
12/05/19
10am
A Bluebell Walk
Hawks Tor, Shaugh Prior, Dewerstone Rock, Burrator Wood, Sheeps Tor and Gutter Tor
Cadover Bridge main car park
SX 555645
14 miles S
Chris & Mandy
Tel: 07936 052650
18–21 May Weekend Away: West Cornwall
Based in Penzance
See Note 1(pdf) Steve & Julie
Tel: 07808 893369
26/05/19
10am
Point to Point
Yes Tor, Kitty Tor, Great Kneeset, Cranmere Pool, Hangingstone Hill, Cosdon Hill, Higher Tor
Row Tor car park on military range road
SX 596923
16 miles S
Graham & Mary
Tel: 01626 830150 / 07500 340182
02/06/19
10am
Ancient Stone Circles
Little Hound Tor, Scorhill Circle, Emsworthy, Wonson, Clannaborough, Foxes Holt, Belstone café (optional!)
Belstone car park
SX 621938
13 miles S
Hetta
Tel :07811 560229
09/06/19
Meet 9.30am for car sharing
Dartmoor Way Part 3
Templer Way to Bovey Tracey, Hisley Bridge, Water, Horsham Steps, North Bovey, Moretonhampstead
Moretonhampstead, Court St car park
SX 751861
14 miles S
See Note 2(pdf)
George
Tel: 01803 854828 / 07798 854347
16/06/19
10am
Around the 600s
Hangingstone Hill, White Horse Hill, Cut Hill, High Willhays, Yes Tor
Row Tor car park on military range road
SX 596923
15-17 miles S
John
Tel: 07402 360445
21/06/19
Friday 6pm
Summer Solstice Stroll
Black Tor, Leeden Tor, Swelltor Quarry, Merrivale stone rows at sunset
Princetown car park
SX 589735
Approx. 7 miles M
See Note 3(pdf)
Debbie
Tel: 01364 643180
23/06/19
8.30am
Hilda Biscoe Walk: Abbot’s Way
Moortown, North Hessary Tor, Nun’s Cross, Plym Ford, Crossways and Water Oak Corner
Buckfast
SX 741671
22 miles S
See Note 4(pdf)
Steve and Julie
Tel. 07808 893369
30/06/19
10am
Through the Camp or round the Camp?
Footpaths and moorland See Note 5(pdf)
Okehampton railway station
SX 592944
12–13 miles S
Barbara
Tel: 07482 138982
07/07/19
10am
Cairns and Crosses
Ball Gate, Ugborough Beacon, Butterdon Hill, Three Barrows, Petre’s Cross, Huntingdon Cross, Avon Dam
Shipley Bridge car park
SX 680629
13 miles S
Don
Tel: 07530 945944
12/07/19
Friday 6pm
An Evening Stroll by the Walkham
By the banks of the River Walkham to Doublewaters and back across West Down
Grenofen Bridge car park
SX 490710
Approx. 5 miles M
See Note 6(pdf)
Roger
Tel: 01822 834829
14/07/19
10am
Another Tor-bagging Exercise!
17 tors / hills including Knattaborough Tor, Hamster Tor and Ivy Tor
Belstone car park
SX 621938
14–16 miles S
David G
Tel: 01579 348165
21/07/19
10am
Hit or Mis
Staple Tors, Langstone Moor, Great Mis Tor, stone quarries, Pew Tor
Pork Hill car park, B3357
SX 531751
Approx. 12 miles S
Debbie
Tel: 01364 643180
28/07/19
10am
Around the Erme
Sharp Tor, Three Barrows, Petre’s Cross, Erme Pound, Downing’s House, Piles Copse
Harford moorgate
SX 643596
11 miles S
See Note 7(pdf)
David S
Tel: 07970 203301
04/08/19
10am
Over the Road and Back
Gibbet Hill, Wheal Jewell Reservoir White Tor, Roos Tor, Peter Tavy
Brentor road, Mary Tavy
SX 493801
15 miles S
Nick
Tel: 07871 944929
11/08/19
10am
Fur Enuff
Ger Tor, Standon Steps,triple range post, Fur Tor, Little Kneeset, Sharp Tor and Doe Tor
Willsworthy range entrance car park
SX 518835
Approx. 13 miles S
Patrick
Tel: 07968 873227
18/08/19
10am
Richard Dawson of Holne
Bench Tor, Sandy Way, Ryder's Hill, Hooten Wheals, Horse Ford Cross, Hexworthy, Dartmeet stepping stones (if passable)
Venford Reservoir car park (west side of dam)
SX 685712
12 miles S
Chris T
Tel: 07762 234968
25/08/19
10am
Short Circuit
Dartmeet, Sharp Tor, Corndon Down and Pizwell Bridge
Postbridge: car park across road, by forest
SX 646787
14 miles S
Richard
Tel: 01647 441353
01/09/19
10am
Anticlockwise round the Mast
Foggintor, Leeden Tor, Black Tor, Cramber Tor, Peat Cot, Princetown, North Hessary Tor and Hollow Tor
Four Winds car park on B3357
SX 561749
11 miles S
Martyn
Tel: 01364 643728
06/09/19
Friday 9-9.30am
The Templer Way
Original linear route from Haytor quarries to Shaldon including granite tramway and Stover Canal
Haytor lower car park
SX 765771
16½ miles S
See Note 8(pdf)
Barbara
Tel: 07482 138982
08/09/19
10am
Flirting with Fernworthy
Statts House, Sittaford Tor, Thornworthy Tor and Merripit Hill
Postbridge: car park across road, by forest
SX 646787
13 miles S
Jess
Tel: 01364 661331
15/09/19
10am
Town and Country
Great Hill, Coffinswell, Kingskerswell, Edginswell, Cockington; paths, lanes and a little bit of coast
Avenue Road, Torquay, roadside parking
SX 906640
14–15 miles M
Feli
Tel: 07899 970215
22/09/19
10am
Hell in Haytor
Haytor, Holwell Tor, Black Hill, Hayne Down, Honeybag Tor, Chinkwell Tor, Top Tor, Pil Tor, Rippon Tor, Bag Tor
Haytor top car park (fee)
SX 758767
13 miles S
Will
Tel: 01364 661331
29/09/19
10am
To Sheeps Tor, the scenic way
Old railway, Sharpitor, Leather Tor, aqueduct, Crazy Well Pool, Sheeps Tor, Down Tor, Nun’s Cross Farm
Princetown car park (fee)
SX 589735
16 miles S
Mandy & Chris
Tel: 07936 052650
06/10/19
10am
Step this way
Bridford Wood, Mardon Down, Butterdon Down, Cranbrook Castle, Drewsteignton, Dunsford Wood
Steps Bridge on B3212
SX 803883
14 miles - S
Feli
Tel: 07899 970215
13/10/19
10am
See Note 9(pdf)
From Liskeard to Looe and back
Scenic railway trip by East Looe river, returning on paths and minor roads in West Looe river valley
Liskeard railway station (PL14 4DX)
SX 248637
Approx. 11 miles S
Roger
Tel: 01822 834829
20/10/19
approx 11.15am after AGM
Around the Bovey Valley
Including reservoirs and woods, footpaths and lanes
Phoenix Hall, Bovey Tracey
SX 812783
9–10 miles S
Isobelle
ibelcher@live.co.uk
27/10/19
10am
Hit the High Points
Oke, East Mill, Dinger, Yes, West Mill Tors and Nine Maidens stone circle
Belstone car park
SX 621938
13 miles S
Glyn
Tel: 01392 860013

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.

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