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Cicerone Guides: Walking on Dartmoor: National Park and Surrounding Areas

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: John Earle

256 pages, maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Jul 2009 | Edition: 2 | #185353 | ISBN-13: 9781852843601
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NHBS Price: £12.95 $16/€15 approx

About this book

This guide contains 43 day walks in the Dartmoor National Park and surrounding areas. The walks are between 2 and 12 miles long, with outlines of five longer routes throughout the Park. Most walks are graded easy to moderate, with a few longer more challenging walks also included.


Contents

SOUTH MOOR; 1. Bel Tor Corner, Dr Blackall's Drive, new Bridge, Spitchwick, Leusdon; 2. Sharp Tor, Rowbrook Farm, Double Dart Gorge, Dartmeet, Dartmeet Hill, The Coffin Stone; 3. Michelcombe, Sandy Way, Holne Ridge, Hapstead Ford, Chalk Ford, Scorriton (or back to Michelcombe); 4. Scorriton, Chalk Ford, Hapstead Ford, Ryder's Hill, Snowdon, Pupers Hill, Lud Gate, Chalk Ford; 5. Cross Furzes, Water Oak Corner, Huntingdon Cross, Huntingdon Warren, Lud Gate. (Part of the Abbot's Way; 6. Shipley Bridge, Avon Dam, Eastern White Barrow, Western White Barrow, Crossways, Red Lake China Clay Works, Broad Falls, Huntingdon Warren House, Gripper's Hill, Dockwell Ridge, Shipley Tor; 7. Shipley Bridge, Zeal, Ball Gate, Glasscombe Corner, Three Barrows, Two Moors Way via Redlake Mineral Railway Track (or Quickbeam Hill), Western White Barrow, Petre's Pits, Bala Brook; 8. New Waste, Erme Valley, Piles Copse, Downing's House, The Dancers, Erme Plains, Erme Head, Langcombe Hill, Yealm Head, Yealm Steps, Stalldown Barrow, Hillson's House; 9. Cadover Bridge, Trowlesworthy Warren House, Trowlesworthy Tors, Hen Tor, Shavercombe Head, Shell Top, Pen Beacon; 10. Cadover Bridge, Trowlesworthy Warren House, Valley of the River Plym, Ditsworthy Warren House, Giants Basin, Plym Steps, Plym Ford, Eylesbarrow Mine, Scout Hut, Gutter Tor Legis Tor; 11. Gutter Tor, Legis Tor, Meavy Pool, Ditsworthy Warren House; 12. Ditsworthy Warren House, Giants Basin, (Plym Steps, Plym Ford), Eylesbarrow Mine, Scout Hut; 13. Shaugh Bridge, West Down, North Wood, Dunstone, Cadover Bridge, Wigford Down, Dewerstone Rock; 14. Norsworthy Bridge, Burrator Reservoir, Deancombe, Cuckoo Rock, Potato Cave, Eylesbarrow Tin Mine, Nun's Cross Farm, Siward's Cross, Stone Row, Down Tor; 15. Norsworthy Bridge, Track (Newleycombe Lake), Older Bridge, Devonport Leat, Crazy Well Pool, Raddick Lane, Leather Tor Bridge, (Lower Cross); 16. Stanlake, Devonport Leat and Aqueduct, Raddick Hill, Cramber Tor, Cramber Pool, Hart Tor, Prehistoric and Tinners' Remains on River Meavy, Black Tor; 17. Routrundle, Disused Railway Track, Ingra Tor, Swelltor Quarries, King's Tor, Merrivale Prehistoric Remains, Yellowmeade Farm, Foggintor Quarries, Leeden Tor 7; 18. Vixen Tor, Heckwood Tor, Pew Tor, Feather Tor, Windypost Cross; 19. Nun's Cross Farm, Abbot's Way, Plym Ford, Great Gnats Head, Erme Pits, Grant's Pot, Phillpott's Cave, Duck's Pool, Black Lane, Fox Tor, Childe's Tomb, Whiteworks; 20. Saddle Bridge, Horse Ford, O Brook, Hooten Wheals, The Henroost, Skir Ford, Skir Gut or Girt, Skir Hill, Horn's Cross, Combestone Tor; WIDECOMBE WALKS; 21. Saddle Tor, Low Man, Hay Tor, Hay Tor Quarries, Granite Railway, Holwell Quarries, (Great Tor), Smallacombe Rocks, Grea Tor Rocks, Medieval Village, Hound Tor, (Chinkwell Tor, Bell Tor), Bonehill Rocks, Top Tor, Foale's Arrishes; 22. Bonehill Rocks, Bell Tor, Chinkwell Tor, Honeybag Tor, Thornhill Lane; 23. Cold East Cross, Rippon Tor, Newhouse, Foale's Arrishes, Tunhill Rocks, Blackslade Ford, Buckland Beacon; 24. Bennett's Cross, Birch Tor, Headland Warren, Stone Row, Headland Warren Farm, Hookney Tor, King's Barrow, Grimspound, (Hameldown Tor), Headland Warren, Mines; 25. Hameldown Beacon, Hameldown Tor, Grimspound, Headland Warren Farm, Mines, Soussons Forest, Cator Common; 26. Prehistoric Remains, Bellever Tor, Laughter Tor, Huccaby, Brimpts, Babeny, (Dartmeet), Snaily House, Bellever; 27. Corndon Down and Tor, Sherwell, Yar Tor; 28. Visits to Bowerman's Nose, Jay's Grave, Dunnabridge Pound; NORTH EAST MOOR; 29. Crockern Tor, Longaford Tor, White Tors, Brown's House, Flat Tor, Rough Tor, Wistman's Wood, Two Bridges; 30. Drift Lane, Roundy Park, Valley of the East Dart, Waterfalls, Sandy Hole, (Cut Hill, Fur Tor), Statts House, Beehive Hut, The Sheepfold; 31. Assycombe Hill, Chagford Common, Mine, King's Oven, Warren House Inn; 32. Fernworthy Circle, Grey Wethers, Sittaford Tor, Quintin's Man, Whitehorse Hill, Hangingstone Hill, Watern Tor, Teignhead Farm; 33. Kestor Rock, Shovel Down, Teign-e-ver Clapperbridge, Scorhill Down, Batworthy Corner; 34. Cullever Steps, Oke Tor, Knack Mine, Steeperton Tor, Steeperton Gorge, Taw Marsh, Belstone, Nine Stones, Belstone Tor; NORTH WEST MOOR; 35. Moor Gate, Black Down, Yes Tor, High Willhays, West Mill Tor; 36. Cranmere Pool; 37. Meldon Reservoir, Black-a-Tor Copse, Sandy Ford, Valley of the West Okement River, Cranmere Pool; 38. Brat Tor, Bleak House, (Great Links Tor), Rattlebook Peat Works, Corn Ridge, Branscombe's Loaf, Sourton Tors, Ice Works; 39. The Lich Way, Lynch Tor, Fur Tor, Sandy Ford, Watern Oke, Tavy Cleave; 40. Higher Godsworthy, The Longstone, White Tor, Stephens' Grave, Wedlake; 41. Staple Tors, Roos Tor, Cox Tor; 42. Great Mis Tor, Langstone Moor Circle, Prehistoric and Tinners' Remains in Walkham Valley; 43. Beardown Tors, Foxholes, Crow Tor, Devil's Tor, Beardown Man, Broad Hole, Cowsic River Valley; LONG WALKS; The Abbot's Way; The Lich Way; The Mariner's Way and Two Moors Way; The Perambulation of 1240

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Biography

John Earle is an experienced mountaineer, TV film maker and trek-leader. He runs a successful outdoor education centre on Dartmoor and is well known for his films about Cornwall and Dartmoor. He is also author of Cicerone guide to Cornwall and Exmoor and the Quantocks.

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