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Longer Walks on Dartmoor

Longer Walks on Dartmoor

by: John Noblet
Dartmoor can be dramatic rugged moorland with fantastic views, gentle countryside, picturesque villages and fast-flowing rivers. Dartmoor is the sort of place where you can be on wide open moorland one minute but in a wooded river valley the next, and many of the walks in this book include much of that variety in a single day.

Each walk has fully detailed route instructions, full colour Ordnance Survey 1:25000 scale Explorer mapping, an introduction, basic facts and lots of interesting information about the history and scenery and folklore as you go along. The book also has lots of colour photographs throughout. All the walks are circular and have been selected to provide a broad overview of the rich and varied landscape that is Dartmoor.

The walk locations are:
Belstone Tor and the East Okement Valley - 10 or 7 miles
Meldon Reservoir and the King Way - 6 miles
Dartmoor's Highest Tors - 9.5 miles
Lydford and Great Links Tor - 12 miles
Wheal Betsy and the River Tavy - 9.5 or 6 miles
Postbridge, Bellever and Pizwell - 9 miles
Dartmeet, the Coffin Stone and Two Rivers - 8.5 miles
Buckfast Abbey and Hembury Woods - 9 miles
Harford and Western Beacon - 10 miles
Roborough Down and Shaugh Bridge - 9 or 6 miles
Burrator Reservoir and Sheeps Tor - 10.5 or 7.5 miles
Ringmoor Down and Drizzlecombe - 8 miles
Princetown, Swell Tor and Crazywell Pool - 9.5 miles
Ten Tors Challenge the Easy Way - 9.5 or 6.5 miles
Buckland Beacon and Rippon Tor - 6 miles
Haytor Down - 6 miles
Hound Tor and Bowerman's Nose - 7 miles
Grimspound and Hamel Down - 8 miles
Castle Drogo and Cranbrook Castle - 7.5 miles
Fernworthy and Chagford Common - 8.5 or 7 miles

ISBN 9781910551639 Pages 128 (2016) 120mm x 220mm

Price: 7.99