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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.

Sunday Walks for Locals

"I live locally and would like to join a group to get to know Dartmoor better. Do you offer any regular guided walks?"

Name: Bennets Cross circular

Distance: 6.5 miles

Difficulty: Moderate - good paths, mostly gentle gradients

Features: Old mines, hut circles, Mariners Way, fabulous views, tors

Summary

Sunday, October 27th (postponed from September 29th)  Benets Cross-Headland Warren-Grimspound-West Coombe

We walk down the pretty wooded valley to the remains of Vitifer Mine and on to Headland Warren Farm where we cross the road and walk up to Hookner Tor via Grimspound.  From here we walk down the West Coombe valley and join the Mariners Way northwards.  We climb up to Shapley Tor, passing some more very fine hut circles and with terrific views over the moor.  The final stretch loops back via Birch Tor and some more miners' gerts and gullies.

Meet at Ashburton Peartree at 11 am and carshare from there.  Return by 5.00 pm.  Cost of walk:  £8.  Please email or text if you wish to come.