Events

Feb 2020

Sunday, February 2nd Along the South Devon coast from Coleton Fishacre

Leader: RICARDA (01392 438214)


Cars 9.00 to COLETON FISHACRE NT car park, (SX 909 513), where charges apply for non members. 6.5 miles via Scabbacombe Head, Pudcombe Cove, Froward Cove, Warren House Farm and Brownstone. A short but strenuous walk, with steep ascents and descents. If you are a National Trust member, please bring card and car sticker.

Sunday, February 9th A moorland walk from Saddle Tor

Leaders: ANDREW & LESLEY (01392 757483 or Mob 07582 869603)


Cars 9.00 to the car park west of SADDLE TOR, (SX 748 762). 9 miles to visit ten tors.

Thursday, February 13th A short walk from Powderham, (Thursday)

Leader: HELEN (01392 464880)


*9.36am to EXETER BUS STATION No 2 Bus to Powderham for coffee before a 4 – 5 mile walk to Exminster, along the estuary and canal. Lunch at the Swan’s Nest. To book lunch, please phone Helen by Tuesday, 11 February.

Sunday, February 16th Out onto North West Dartmoor from Willsworthy

Leader: CHRISTABEL (01392 215831)


Cars 9.00 to WILLSWORTHY, (SX 517 835), one mile south of the Dartmoor Inn, on A386. 11.5 miles via Coffin Wood, White Barrow, White Tor and Zoar.

Sunday, February 23rd Exeter Green Circle

Leader: ELUNED (01392 424355 or Mob 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., (SX 919 933) 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.

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Mar 2020

Sunday, March 1st A moorland walk from Belstone

Leader: KATHY (01363 84097)


Cars 9.00 to BELSTONE car park, (SX 621 938), where the leader will meet the group. 10 miles via Oke Tor, Belstone Common, Halstock Farm and the East Okement River.

DO YOU HAVE A WALK THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO LEAD ON OUR EARLY SUMMER PROGRAMME, MAY – JULY 2020? IF YOU DO, PLEASE GIVE DETAILS OF YOUR WALK TO THE WALKS ORGANISER NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, 13 MARCH.

Sunday, March 8th

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


See Newsletter for details

Sunday, March 15th Along the R Dart from Dartmouth

Leader: RICARDA (01392 438214)


Cars 9.00 to DARTMOUTH, Mayor’s Avenue car park, (TQ 6 9NF), where charges may apply. 10 miles up the R. Dart to Greenway and back. Please note: there will be two ferry crossings, for which there will be a total of £2.70 in charges.

Sunday, March 22nd Around Wimbleball Lake, West Somerset

Leader: PETE (01392 860490 or Mob 07896 363246)


Cars 9.00 to HADDON HILL car park, (SS 970 285). 9 miles around Wimbleball Lake. Fairly level with two stiles.

Thursday, March 26th Exmouth and the sea front (Thursday)

Leader: JUDY (01395 232880 or Mob 07964 303628)


*10.00am SIDWELL ST. Stop 19 for No.57 bus to Exmouth, where the leader will meet the group. About 4 miles easy walk along the sea front and around Exmouth. Lunch at Aby’s, on the sea front. To book lunch, please phone Judy by Tuesday, 24 March.

Sunday, March 29th A moorland walk from Postbridge

CLOCKS GO FORWARD

Leader: ARTHUR (01837 880030)


Cars 9.00 to POSTBRIDGE car park, (SX 646 788). 9 miles via Grey Wethers and Sittaford Tor.

Apr 2020

Sunday, April 5th A moorland walk from Pork Hill

Leaders:ANDREW & LESLEY (01392 757483 or Mob 07582 869603)


Cars 9.00 to PORK HILL car park, on the B3357, (SX 531 751). 9.5 miles, visiting ten more tors.

Sunday, April 12th South Dartmoor, an Easter walk from Shipley Bridge

Leader: CHRISTABEL (01392 215831)


Cars 9.00 to SHIPLEY BRIDGE, (SX 680 628). 10 miles via Avon Reservoir, Abbot’s Way and Two Moors Way.

Thursday, April 16th A short walk near Otterton (Thursday)

Leader: PETE (01392 860490 or Mob 07896 363246)


Cars 9.30 to OTTERTON, (Roadside parking). 4.5 miles in area, followed by lunch at the King’s Head. To book lunch, please ring Pete by Tuesday, 14 April.

Sunday, April 19th Onto the moor from Shapley Common

Leader: KATHY (01363 84097)


Cars 9.00 to SHAPLEY COMMON, (SX 698 835), where the leader will meet the group To reach the car park, take B3212 out of Moretonhampstead, to the top of the hill, after crossing the cattle grid. 10 miles via Hameldown, Challacombe, Birch Tor, Bennett’s Cross and Two Moors Way.

Sunday, April 26th A coast walk east from Sidmouth

Leader: JULIA R (01392 367125)


Cars 9.30 to SIDMOUTH, parking on Peak Hill. 7.5 miles to Weston Mouth and back. Two steep climbs. A short but strenuous walk.