Events

Aug 2018

Sunday, August 26th A moorland walk from Bovey Tracey

Leader: SYLVIA (01392 252401)


Cars 9.30 to BOVEY TRACEY car park, (SX 814 783). 8 miles via Bovey Tracey and Tottiford Reservoir.

Sep 2018

Sunday, September 2nd A walk in the North Devon countryside from Simonsbath

Leader: PETE (01392 860490 or Mob 07896 363246)


Cars 9.30 to SIMONSBATH, Exmoor National Park car park, (SS 772 391). 8 miles via River Barle, Picked Stones Farm and Birchleave Wood.

Sunday, September 9th Along the coast from Beer

Leader: PETE (01392 860490 or Mob 07896 363246)


Cars 9.30 to BEER, Cliff car park, (SY 228 888). 8.5 miles via Branscombe, returning via the coast path. Hilly in places with one steep climb. A little lane walking in the first half.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEAD A LONG OR SHORT WALK (OR WALKS) ON OUR WINTER PROGRAMME, NOVEMBER 2018 – JANUARY 2019? IF SO, PLEASE GIVE DETAILS OF YOUR WALK(S) TO THE WALKS ORGANISER BY NEXT FRIDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER.

Sunday, September 16th Up onto Dartmoor from Widecombe

Leader: KATHY (01363 84097)


Cars 9.30 to WIDECOMBE, (SX 719 768), where the leader will meet the group to take them to park on Dunstone Down, (SX 708 763). 9.5 miles via Corndon Tor, Yar Tor, Dartmeet, R. Dart, Babeny, Rogues Roost and Two Moors Way.

Sunday, September 23rd A walk in the East Devon countryside from Sidbury

Leader: SYLVIA (01392 252401)


Cars 9.30 to SIDBURY Village Hall car park, (SY 139 918). 8 miles in area.

Thursday, September 27th Along the coast from Exmouth (Thursday)

Leader: HELEN (01392 464880)


*9.45am STAND 19, Sidwell St. No 57 to Exmouth. 4 – 5 miles to Sandy Bay, returning via Orcombe Point. Coffee in Exmouth, but please bring a picnic lunch.

Sunday, September 30th Along the South Devon coast from Malborough

Leader: JANET (Mob 07749 033153)


*Cars 9.00 to MALBOROUGH Village Hall car park, (SX 710 397). 10.5 miles along the cliffs via Bolt Head, Soar Mill Cove, Bolt Tail and Hope Cove.

Oct 2018

Sunday, October 7th Over the border to Cornwall - a walk on Bodmin Moor

Leader: CHRISTABEL


*Cars 9.00 to MINIONS, Cornwall, (Bodmin Moor, SX 260 711). 10 miles via Stowe’s Hill, Kilmar Tor, Hawk’s Tor and Trewortha.

Sunday, October 14th Exeter Green Circle

Leader: ELUNED (07772 316235)


*9.00 for the EXETER GREEN CIRCLE walk. Please note: the meeting point for this walk will be Howell Road car park, EX4 4LZ. Anyone arriving with their car will be accompanied by the leader to the usual parking place, then ferried back to Howell Road for the start of the walk. 12 miles circular walk on the periphery of Exeter. Details of the Green Circle walk are available free from the Tourist Information Office, Exeter.

Sunday, October 21st Along the South Devon coast from Coleton Fishacre

Leader: RICARDA (01392 438214)


*Cars 9.00 to COLETON FISHACRE NT car park, where charges apply for non-members. 8 miles via Scabbacombe Head, Pudcombe Cove, Froward Cove, Warren House, Home Farm and Brownstone. If you are a National Trust member, please bring your card and car sticker.

Friday, October 26th A short walk from Bovey Tracey (Thursday)

Leader: JUDY (01395 232880)


9.30 EXETER BUS STATION, No. 39 to Bovey Tracey Square. 4 miles around Parke Estate. River, fields and woods. Please bring a flask of coffee. Lunch at Parke or in Bovey Tracey. To book lunch, please ring Judy by Tuesday, 23 October.

Sunday, October 28th Moor and countryside from Manaton

CLOCKS GO BACK

Leaders: ANDREW & LESLEY


*Cars 9.00 to MANATON car park, (SX 749 812), near the church. 8 miles via Lustleigh and Hunters Tor. Tracks, bridleways and woodland paths. One steep climb.