Walks Programme

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Map location for : Thu 18th Aug . Leader : Karen H 07707 193704
Grid Ref : SX589753 | Post Code . | Lat & Long | 50.544,-3.9925
Route : Initial steep ascent to North Hessary Mast, then down to Hollow Tor, Foggintor, King's Tor and Swelltor quarries. Tales of this once busy industrial area and the people and building that existed here, including the Swelltor Corbels, intended for London Bridge still in situ. Meet at Princetown DPN car park (fee). Distance : 7 miles
All walks start at 10:30am unless stated otherwise. Guidance for Walkers

Date Location Description Leader
Thursday 1st
7.5 miles
Tarr Steps moderate walk to Withypool, back along the river Barle. There is also an OSE circular walk, easily navigable, for those who simply want to enjoy the beauty spot. Café open from 11:00. Meet at Tarr Farm car park (fee). Tessa S 01803 203564 07961 355059
Sunday 4th
8 miles
‘Mystery Walk’ in Ausewell Wood. Meet at NT car park Ausewell Wood. This walk includes Lovers Leap on the track by the River Dart. Permission to access this private woodland has been given by Simon Brent of Fountain Forestry (on behalf of the landowner) on condition that I do not permit any climbing at this location. The walk is mainly on forest tracks. we access National Trust Woodland via their car park, Buckland Woodlands and Woodland Trust woodland, most of this is a bird protection zone hence "No dogs".
PLEASE NOTE : No dogs allowed, bird protection zone.
George C 01803 854828 07798 854347
Tuesday 6th
3 miles
Spirit of the Seaside. Gentle walk at Slapton beach followed by a fish and chip lunch. Meet at Torcross by the memorial (fee). Val R 01803 762931
Thursday 8th
7 miles
Coastal walk to Berry Head and Brixham. Meet at Sharkham point car park.
PLEASE NOTE : Cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.
Kate McC. 01803 607829 07583 651501
Sunday 11th
10 miles
East Budleigh and Colaton Raleigh circular. Meet at Wheathill Plantation car park. Arthur C. 07779 286707
Thursday 15th
7 miles
Lanes and tracks to Bigbury, Avon Estuary, Bigbury on Sea and SWCP to Challaborough Bay and return inland via Ringmore. Meet at Ayrmer Cove NT car park (free to NT members £3 for non members). Road closures in the area from September 12th, diversions in place. Please allow a little extra travelling time to get to the start of the walk.
PLEASE NOTE : See above notice of road closures.
John W 07925 042512
Sunday 18th
9 miles
Ditsworthy Warren, Higher Hartor Tor, Langcombe Hill, and back via Hentor Warren. Meet at Gutter Tor car park. Daniel R 01364 388528 07448 144664
Tuesday 20th
5 miles
Tea Shop Walk. Country walk. Lunch in the Walled Garden Tea Rooms. Meet in Dunsford Village Centre EX6 7DA. Celia B 01803 298659
Thursday 22nd
6.5 miles
Coast Path, Otterton and the River Otter. Meet at Lime Kiln Car park Budleigh Salterton.
PLEASE NOTE : There is an£8 parking fee at the car park please consider car sharing.
Peter & Sue W 01803 324437 07950 712034
Sunday 25th
9 miles
Aish House, Bench Tor and Holne Ridge. Meet at Combestone Tor. Bob A. 01803 605147
Thursday 29th
7 miles
Littleham, Disused Railway, West Down Beacon, SWCP back. Meet at Foxholes car park Exmouth.
PLEASE NOTE : Cheaper parking can be found at Maer Rd Long Stay only a 3 minute walk away.
Bob W. 07399 106674