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Dartmoor walks this way | Walks

Dartmoor Walks This Way can offer a full day or half day of walking on the moor that will start at a convenient location and take you to lovely hidden corners, interesting historic sites and varied landscapes in the company of an experienced guide with good knowledge of local history and geography.  The route will be planned to suit what you want to do and see.  Phone 07914-184220 or email to book a guided walk or discuss the best route for you.

Wednesday Gentle Walks

"I love the wide open spaces of Dartmoor but need to build up my walking ability. Do you do any shorter/gentle walks?"

Name: Gentle Walks for Locals - Rippon Tor & Rifle Butts

Distance: 4 miles

Difficulty: Easy/moderate - steady climb up to Rippon Tor at start, then some uneven moorland, final stretch easy

Features: Panoramic views from Rippon Tor, relics, autumn colours

Summary

Wednesday 23rd September  Rippon Tor & Rifle Butts

From Cold East Cross we walk up to the top of Rippon Tor with its spectacular views, recumbent cross and prehistoric cairns.  We walk across Horridge Common and drop down to Mountsland Common where we follow a pretty track along the side of the hill with views out towards the coast.  We loop around through the atmospheric Rifle Butts and then across undulating moorland back to our start point.

Cost of walk: £8.

Email [email protected] in advance if you wish to come.  Numbers are limited and therefore I need to know who is coming!