Devon

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blackdownhillsaonb.org.uk/visit/walks-rides/

Overview

'The Blackdown Hills are a little-known group of hills lying on the border of Devon and Somerset. Broadly, the area extends from Wellington in the north to Honiton in the south and from Cullompton in the west to Chard in the east.'

www.dartmoor.gov.uk/enjoy-dartmoor/outdoor-activities/walking

Overview

'Dartmoor National Park is a fabulous place to go walking whether you are looking for a family stroll, following a woodland or reservoir trail, joining a guided walk, or heading off for a challenging hike over remote moorland.  With over 730km of waymarked public rights of way and 47,000 hectares of open country set in dramatic, rugged landscape, there really is something for everyone.'

www.exploredevon.info/category/activities/walk/

Overview

'With over 100 walks in Devon to choose from Devon has something for everyone.'

www.goc.org.uk/groups/devon/

Overview

'The Devon group generally walk on the 1st Sunday of each month.'

www.ldwa.org.uk/cornwallanddevon

Overview

'Our first group walk was held on 23rd March 1980, since then we must have collectively walked many thousands of miles and are still going strong! ... You will find our walks programme on this website. It is also published in the LDWA national magazine Strider, on the national LDWA website and in our own group magazine "Footnotes".'

www.moorlandramblers.org.uk

Overview

'We are a friendly and welcoming group of people. Every Sunday, we offer a strenuous walk of generally ten to fifteen miles, often over the rough and rugged terrain of Dartmoor. The walks generally start at 10am from different places around Dartmoor.'

www.ramblers.org.uk/devon

Overview

'In Devon alone there are in excess of 2600 members. Without influence from this organisation we would not be enjoying the pleasures of walking that we all take for granted. National Parks, long distance footpaths, and many open access areas would not have happened.'

www.swlakestrust.org.uk/visit-the-lakes

Overview

'South West Lakes Trust is the region's largest combined environmental and recreational charity. Its 50 inland water sites, spread across Devon, Cornwall and West Somerset, attract in the region of 2m visits annually ... With 150 km of paths in varied terrain, we can cater for all the family’s needs.'

www.visitdartmoor.co.uk/get-active/the-best-dartmoor-walks

Overview

'Whether you're looking for a challenging trek across windswept moors, or just a relaxing stroll through secluded woods, you've come to the right place. Dartmoor has it all. Blaze your own trail, be a pioneer, explore and take the less trodden route. If you know your way around an OS map, download one of the many map routes ... gather your kit and head out the door.'

www.visitsouthdevon.co.uk/things-to-do/active/walking

Overview

’South Devon has some of the finest walks in Britain, with hundreds of miles of ancient tracks and coastal paths for you to enjoy. And with great accommodation found in every town and village throughout the region you’re not only right in the heart of the scenery, but you can literally walk out your door and start experiencing the wealth of heritage and culture without so much as turning a key in the ignition or buying a railway ticket.‘

www.nationalparks.uk/visiting/outdoor-activities/accessforall/accessib...

Overview

'Dartmoor has walks to suit everyone, no matter what your experience, level of fitness, or mobility. The Authority along with Dartmoor for All have produced the Easy-Going Dartmoor publication which can help those who are less mobile or who have very young children, make the most of what Dartmoor National Park has to offer.'

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Dartmoor National Park Authority

dartmoorwalker.co.uk/all-walks/

Overview

'I've been lucky enough to have grown up on Dartmoor and after a spell in the military, I returned to live on the moor. As a teenager, many of my weekends were spent walking for enjoyment and in more recent years I have rediscovered that joy of walking on Dartmoor ...'

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Dartmoor Walker

www.richkni.co.uk/dartmoor/walks_all.htm

Overview

'Walking on Dartmoor is excellent. Different tastes and experiences are catered for. For the less demanding walker there are car parks from which brief, pleasant excursions can be made. For the more hardened explorer many miles over hard ground can be tramped in challenging conditions ...'

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Richard Knights

www.exploredevon.info/accessible-walks/

Overview

'These pages are designed to encourage the family group out into rural areas on safe and easily accessible paths, which have been chosen to exclude stiles, steps or any obstruction which would cause difficulty to those with limited mobility.'

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Devon County Council

www.devon.gov.uk/prow/devon-countryside-access-forum/

Overview

'The Forum is a voluntary body with fifteen members, appointed following advertising, to represent land managers and owners, users of land and those with other interests. The Forum will advise the local authority and other bodies on access issues and will also consider wider strategic issues such as the Rights of Way Improvement Plan.'

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Devon County Council

www.devon.gov.uk/prow/parish-paths-partnership-scheme/

Overview

'The Parish Paths Partnerships Scheme is an initiative to ensure that the entire rights of way network is legally defined, properly maintained and well publicised. It has the support of the National Association of Local Councils and is Devon County Council funded.'

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Devon County Council

www.devon.gov.uk/prow/

Overview

'To find out more about your local footpaths, bridleways and byways please use the Interactive Map showing all the public rights of way in Devon ...'

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Devon County Council

www.divinedartmoorwalks.co.uk

Overview

Exploring the odd and interesting on Dartmoor National Park  'Dartmoor National Park in Devon has a rich variety of landscape, from moorland and tors, to forests and reservoirs. It spans 368 square miles (953 sq.km)  and is approximately 22 miles (35 km) east to west and 24 miles (38km) north to south. Add that a wealth of history and archeological remains and you will always find somewhere interesting to explore.'

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Gillian Adams

dartmoorwalks.org.uk

Overview

'Suggests a few walks for those interested in visiting the ancient settlements and antiquities such as stone rows and stone circles on Dartmoor. The walks featured are all based on the use of public transport.'

'Check with TravelineSW before travelling !'

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