Walking on Dartmoor : 40 Walks in Dartmoor National Park including a Ten Tors walk

Walking on Dartmoor : 40 Walks in Dartmoor National Park including a Ten Tors walk

Regular price £14.95

Steve Davison

Category: Travel Guides British Isles

Format: Paperback / softback

Publication date: 4/14/23

Publisher: Cicerone Press

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 256 pages

Weight: 296

Dimensions: 118 x 173 x 18

A guidebook to 39 day walks and one two-day Ten Tors challenge across the Dartmoor National Park and its surrounding area. The guide contains low-level shorter walks and higher level more strenuous and challenging routes, therefore there's a walk suitable for all abilities, allowing you to explore all of what Devon's national park has to offer. Each walk contains a detailed route description, 1:50,000 OS maps and colour photography, alongside practical information on public transport links and refreshment stops on each walk. Dartmoor, a National Park since 1951, is wild, and at times isolated. Its a land of blanket bogs and grass moors dotted with fascinating tors, old stone clapper bridges, tree-shaded river valleys and a diverse range of wildlife. Our ancestors have left behind a fascinating treasure trove from intriguing stone rows to fascinating stones circles and burial cairns to hut circles. There are also the stark ruins of Dartmoor's mining heritage, picturesque villages and hamlets that are home to interesting old churches and cosy pubs. You'll be able to stand on High Willhays which, at 621m (2039 ft), is not only a mountain, but also the highest point in Southern England. On a clear day from many of Dartmoor's summits there are great views out over Devon's rural landscape and west into Cornwall to Bodmin Moor.