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Walking on Dartmoor, John Earle - Dartmoor has been called the last wilderness in England. It
is wild and lonely, with remote areas of uplands and mountains; even in
holiday periods, you can get away and walk all day without seeing a soul.
Published October 02. K
Walking Through the Past: Dartmoor, Alistair C Shaw - This book covers the National Park of Dartmoor and its surroundings. Walking on Dartmoor can be challenging and rewarding. There is a wealth of historical and archaeological remains. Dartmoor is a region of high moorland, it contains
some pockets of primeval oak woodland and the most famous features are the granite tors. Archaeoroutes are a range of routes, mostly in wild places, which visit archaeological sites. They include pictures and descriptions of the sites. Published December 12.
A Boot Up Dartmoor's Sites of Magic and Mystery, John Earle - Few places in the country are so atmospheric as the moorland that comprises the Dartmoor National Park. Little wonder that Conan Doyle, author of one of the
world's greatest mysteries, The Hound of the Baskervilles, should have chosen Dartmoor for his setting. A land of mists and giant tors, ancient woodland and bottomless mires, creates a natural world in which legends and folklore abound. This book of 10 walks of varying length takes the reader along pathways to some of
Dartmoor's most intriguing places. With his intimate knowledge of the moor, John Earle has combined exhilarating walks and superb views with numerous sites associated with ghosts, apparitions, evil spirits, phantoms and fairies. The walks include: The Body in the Chest -The Warren House Inn area, A Night Trapped Down a Mine Shaft - Birch Tor area, The Wish Hounds and the Hunter -The Hound Tor area, The Ghost of Judge Jeffreys - Lydford, The Work of the
Devil at Brent Tor, Great Grimpen Mire - near Princetown, The Ghost of Jan Coo - From Poundsgate to Dartmeet, The Evil Spirit of Squire Cabell - Buckfast, The Hairy Hands -Bellever Forest and Powdermills, The Phantom Roman Soldiers - Lustleigh Cleave. Published March 11.
A Boot Up Dartmoor Rivers, John Earle - Halsgrove's popular Boot Up Series is fast
becoming a phenomenon in local walks books that attract families and others to exploring the countryside in a leisurely way. It includes short walks for those living in or visiting popular areas of the country, written by those who know the area well. They provide a healthy hour or two of exercise, exploring parts of Britain's countryside that the casual visitor might otherwise miss,
pointing out interesting features along the way. Perfect walks for families. This book of 10 walks of varying length takes the reader along Dartmoor's beautiful river valleys, leading them alongside their tumbling waters, often providing tranquil settings of
breathtaking beauty. The ten rivers explored and the routes chosen have been selected for the variety of walk they offer, and the exciting scenery. Published May 10.
Walk Dartmoor, Kate and Alan Hobbs - Within the
heart of Devon lies Dartmoor's 365 square miles of natural beauty, one of
the largest areas of exposed granite in southern England. Apart from its
spectacular scenery, Dartmoor is rich in flora and fauna. Come with us to
explore Dartmoor's dramatic high moors, gentle riversides, idyllic country
lanes and unspoilt villages, discovering spectacular views, ancient
archaeology and traces of bygone industries. All 40 walking routes include:
walking route summary, ratings for Effort Time Distance Ascents/Descents
Refreshments and Vertigo risk, fully detailed walk description including
frequent timings to aid navigation and check your progress, GPS waypoints at
every key point on every route, full colour 1:40,000 scale Ordnance Survey licenced mapping for each route, short walk and stroll alternatives.
Published January 06.
Pathfinder South Devon and Dartmoor, Sue Viccars - This collection of walks complements Pathfinder Dartmoor, an area acclaimed as the last great wilderness in Britain. The haunting beauty of the central moorland studded with old tin mines and one of Britain's highest
concentrations of historic remains is explored on several routes through the national park, including those passing Vixen Tor, one of the tallest and most distinctive granite tors on Dartmoor, Princetown and Buckfastleigh Moor. However, there are also explorations of the hills, river valleys and picturesque villages of the surrounding countryside the South Hams and south-east Devon, and especially the spectacular coastline. Published June 12.
Really Short Walks on North Dartmoor, Paul White - 15 delightful walks
(3-5km, 2-3 miles in length) to enjoy Dartmoor's 'wilderness' and bordering
countryside. Published March 05.
Really Short Walks on South Dartmoor, Paul White - Some easy. some
challenging routes, no longer than 5km (3 miles). Published March 06.
Pocket Pub Walks Dartmoor, Michael Bennie - A handy-sized guide to fifteen walks of between 2 - 5 miles in the Dartmoor National Park. Includes routes based on Lydford, North Bovey, Horndon, Widecombe and Buckfast. In full colour. Published May 10.
North Dartmoor Pub Walks, Robert Hesketh -
8-13 km (5-8 miles) walks taking in a pub along
the way. Published March 06.
Short Walks: Dartmoor, Sue Viccars - Dartmoor is part of a vast, raised
granite plateau, rising to 2,073ft at its highest point, High Willhays.
Where the granite has been exposed to the elements, it has weathered into
fantastic 'tors'-the most famous and accessible of which is Haytor. Dartmoor
also has a number of beautiful rivers that have cut deep valleys, now
thickly wooded, at places such as the Teign gorge at Castle Drogo. The walks
in this book range from a gentle stroll through the forests around a
moorland reservoir, to a tougher route across the open moor to explore the
upper reaches of one of Dartmoor's prettiest rivers. Published October
Dartmoor Walks for
Motorists, Brian Le Messurier - 30 circular walks
of between 2 and 8 miles. Includes sketch maps and notes on points of
interest along the way. Published June 91.
Shortish Walks on Dartmoor, Paul White. Published January 11.
Ten Dartmoor Tors, John Earle - Halsgrove's popular Boot Up Series
becoming a phenomenon in local walks
books, aimed to attract families and others
to explore the countryside in a leisurely way.
The books includes short walks for those
living in or visiting popular areas of the
country, written by those who know the
places well. They provide a healthy hour or
two of exercise, discovering parts of Britain's
countryside that the casual visitor might
otherwise miss, pointing out interesting
features along the way. These are perfect
walks for families. This book of 10 short walks takes the reader up
Dartmoor's famous high spots - known as tors for those who don't know -
making the most of the breathtaking views on offer while
offering information about the landscape and
something of the history of surrounding area.
The tors explored are chosen for the variety
of walk they offer and the exciting scenery. Published April 09.
South Devon and Dartmoor Walks, Pathfinder
Guide, Brian Conduit - This new revised and updated edition of South Devon &
Dartmoor Walks from Pathfinder is even better than ever. This collection of
walks complements Pathfinder Dartmoor, an area acclaimed as the last great
wilderness in Britain. The haunting beauty of the central moorland studded
with old tin mines and one of Britain's highest concentrations of historic
remains is explored on several routes through the national park, including
those passing Vixen Tor, one of the tallest and most distinctive granite
tors on Dartmoor, Princetown and Buckfastleigh Moor. However, there are also
explorations of the hills, river valleys and picturesque villages of the
surrounding countryside the South Hams and south-east Devon, and especially
the spectacular coastline. Pathfinder Guides are Britain's best loved
walking guides. They are the perfect companion for country walks throughout
Britain. Each title features 28 circular walks with easy-to-follow route
descriptions, all tried and tested by seasoned walkers. The routes range
from extended strolls to exhilarating hikes, so there is something for
everyone. Limited availability. Published November 09.
Walks South Dartmoor, Richard Hallewell. Limited availability. Published June 12.
Walks North Dartmoor, Richard Hallewell. Limited availability. Published June 12.
Harvey Published Aug 07
Philip's Red Books Dartmoor and South Devon Coast. Published July 10
A-Z Dartmoor Adventure Atlas - The A-Z Adventure series features the accuracy and quality of the 25k OS Explorer mapping in a convenient book, complete with index. The A-Z Adventure series is an innovative concept that utilises
Ordnance Survey Explorer mapping in a book, therefore eliminating the need to fold and re-fold a large sheet map to the desired area. Published April 12
Dartmoor (British Mountain Map) - Dartmoor, the latest title in the highly successful and innovative British Mountain Map series, is the only really detailed map for walking to cover this famous area on one sheet. XT40 - A new generation of tough polyethylene
maps. These maps are a leap forward in technical excellence. Tough, durable, and 100% waterproof, they are compact - not the great bulky package you get with a laminated map - and light to carry. Published March 10
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