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Walk! Dartmoor with Alan & Kate Hobbs
Kate & Alan have reviewed and refreshed their classic Walk! Dartmoor guide book for its 2016 edition.     
 isbn 9781782750253    £12.99 160 pages in full colour with 40K scale OS mapping.
 Published 10 March 2016.

 

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Walk! Dartmoor  isbn 9781782750253 £12.99   160 pages in full colour with 40K scale OS mapping. Also see Walk! Devon
 
Each walking route itinerary includes:-
- walking route summary
- ratings for Effort, Time, Distance, Ascents/Descents, Refreshments and Vertigo risk
- fully detailed walk description, including frequent timings to aid navigation and check your progress
- GPS Waypoints at every key point on every route for pin-point navigational accuracy
- full colour 1:40,000 scale OS map of the route
- short walk and stroll alternatives
There are some easy routes. There are some challenging routes for fit experts. With Alan & Kate’s excellent walk descriptions you’ll know which routes are for you - and all of them are a true adventure.

Contents -
Walk! Dartmoor
The Authors.
Introduction: The Landscape. Man’s Influence. Industrial Dartmoor. The Walks. Preserving the Environment. Firing Ranges.
Map Information: Location Maps.
Walking Information: Symbols Rating Guide & Notes. Using GPS on Dartmoor. Walking Equipment & Safety.
THE WALKS
1 Dartmoor’s Highest Tors - Yes Tor & High Willhays: 5 walker, 4¼ hours, 11 miles/17km, ascents & descents 400 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).
2 Sourton & Branscombe’s Loaf: 3 walker, 2¾ hour, 7 miles/11km, ascents & descents 300 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
3 East Okement River & Belstone Tor: 3 walker, 3 hours, 9 miles/14km, ascents & descents 250 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
4 Widgery Cross & Great Links Tor: 5 walker, 3¾ hours, 10 miles/16km, ascents & descents 420 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
5 Tavy Cleave: 4 walker, 3 hours, 8 miles/12½km, ascents & descents 200 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).
6 Peter Tavy & The Langstone: 4 walker, 3¾ hours, 10 miles/16km, ascents & descents 360 metres, 4 refreshments (circular).
7 Great Mis & Great Staple Tors: 4 walker, 3 hours, 7½ miles/12km, ascents & descents 370 metres, 2 refreshments (circular).
8 Beardown Man & Wistman’s Wood: 3 walker, 3¼ hours, 8 miles/12½km, ascents & descents 250 metres, 3 refreshments, (circular).
9 East Dart River from Fernworthy: 4 walker, 3½ hours, 9½ miles/15km, ascents & descents 250 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).
10 Postbridge: Exploring the East Dart: 3 walker, 3 hours 20 mins, 9½ miles/15km, ascents & descents 200 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
11 Bennett’s Cross - Challacombe - Golden Dagger Mine: 3 walker, 2½ hours, 7½ miles/11km, ascents & descents 200 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
12 Hamel Down & Grimspound: 3 walker, 3 hours, 8 miles/13km, ascents & descents 300 metres, 4 refreshments (circular).
13 North Bovey, Easdon Tor & Bowerman’s Nose: 3/4 walker, 3½ hours, 8 miles/13km, ascents & descents 440 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
14 Ten Tors - The Easy Way: 4 walker, 4 hours, 9½ miles/15km, ascents & descents 520 metres, 2 refreshments (circular).
15 Around Ilsington: 3 walker, 2½ hours, 6½ miles/10km, ascents & descents 320 metres, 3 refreshments (figure of eight).
16 Haytor Quarries and Tramway: 1 walker, 1¾ hours, 4½ miles/7½km, ascents & descents 220 metres, 4 refreshments (circular).
17 Lustleigh Cleave to Hunter’s Tor: 3 walker, 3¼ hours, 9 miles/14km, ascents & descents 350 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
18 Lustleigh & Becky Falls: 2 walker, 2½ hours, 5½ miles/9km, ascents & descents 300 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
19 Trenchford Reservoir: 3 walker, 2 hours 50 mins, 7 miles/11km, ascents & descents 170 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
20 Steps to Chagford along the Teign: 3/4 walker, 4 hours, 10 miles/16km, ascents 120 metres, descents negligible, 4 refreshments (linear).
21 The Teign Gorge from Fingle Bridge: 2 walker, 2¼ hours, 5½ miles/9km, ascents & descents 200 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
22 Mardon Down & Blackingstone Rock: 3/4 walker, 4 hours, 9½ miles/15km, ascents & descents 400 metres, vertigo risk, 3 refreshments (circular).
23 Chagford and the Two Hills: 2 walker, 2¼ hours, 5½ miles/9km, ascents & descents 320 metres, 4 refreshments (circular).
24 Kestor Rock & Scorhill Circle: 3 walker, 3 hours, 7½ miles/12km, ascents & descents 290 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
25 South Zeal & Cosdon Hill: 4 walker, 3 hours, 7½ miles/12km, ascents & descents 390 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
26 Round Foxtor Mires: 4/5 walker, 3¾ hours, 9½ miles/15½km, ascents & descents 160 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).
27 Railways & Quarries Around Merrivale: 3 walker, 3¼ hours, 8 miles/13km, ascents & descents 225 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
28 Double Waters From Grenofen Bridge: 1 walker, 2 hours, 5 miles/8km, ascents & descents 140 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).
29 From Burrator to Drizzlecombe: 4 walker, 3½ hours, 9½ miles/15km, ascents & descents 260 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).
30 Following the Devonport Leat at Burrator: 3 walker, 3 hours, 7½ miles/12km, ascents & descents 200 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).
31 Dewerstone Rock: 1 walker, 2 hours, 4 miles/6.5km, ascents & descents 200 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).
32 Around Burrator Reservoir: 3 walker, 2 hours 40 mins, 7 miles/11km, ascents & descents 310 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
33 Western Beacon: 2 walker, 2¼ hours, 6 miles/9½km, ascents & descents 230 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).
34 Exploring the Erme Valley from Ivybridge: 1 walker, 1¾ hours, 4 miles/6½km, ascents & descents 190 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
35 Huccaby and Hexworthy: 1 walker, 1¾ hours, 5 miles/8km, ascents & descents 180 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
36 Dartmeet Stepping Stones: 2 walker, 2¼ hours, 5½ miles/9km, ascents & descents 320 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
37 Dr. Blackall’s Drive: 3 walker, 2¾ hours, 8 miles/12km, ascents & descents 280 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).
38 Around Holne Moor: Three Aspects of Dartmoor Water: 2 walker, 2½ hours, 6 miles/9½km, ascents & descents 170 metres, 0 refreshments (figure of 8)
39 Ryder’s & Pupers Hills: 5 walker, 3¼ hours, 9 miles/14½km, ascents & descents 420 metres, 3 refreshments (circular).
40 Avon Dam & Red Lake Quarry: 4 walker, 3¾ hours, 9½ miles/15km, ascents & descents 300 metres, 0 refreshments (circular).

Glossary. Appendices. Bibliography. Local Publications. Organisations & Websites. Places of Interest. Transport. Bus Timetable.
Place Names Index.

GPS navigation files, available - see GPX Downloads    Custom Maps for Garmins  DWG sitemap
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