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Walk! Dartmoor, Kate and Alan Hobbs -Kate and Alan Hobbs have reviewed and refreshed their Walk! Dartmoor classic guide book for its new 2016 edition. 40 fully detailed walking routes with OS maps and gps waypoints for you to enjoy adventuring on Dartmoor. Walk! Dartmoor with Kate and Alan Hobbs covers walks of varying length across Dartmoor - from the dramatic high moors, gentle riversides, idyllic country lanes, unspoilt villages, to sites of ancient archaeology and former industries, and all with spectacular views. This user friendly illustrated guide has a summary of walking routes and is rated by time, effort, distance and hills, as well as the availability of refreshments en route and the vertigo risk. Each walk is described in full and there are timings listed in the book to help with navigation and progress. Walk! Dartmoor contains a 1:40,000 scale Ordnance Survey map for each route. Published May 16. 

ISBN: 9781782750253 - Walk! Dartmoor

Walks for All Ages, John Noblet - 20 short walks for all ages.  Published February 15.

ISBN: 9781909914155 - Walks for All Ages Dartmoor

 

 

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. 

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.

ISBN: 9780857100382 - A Boot Up Dartmoor's Sites of Magic & Mystery

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.
 

ISBN: 9781906887704 - A Boot Up Dartmoor Rivers

 

Ten Dartmoor Tors, John Earle -  Halsgrove's popular Boot Up Series is fast 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.

ISBN: 9781906887070 - Ten Dartmoor Tors

 

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 on Dartmoor: National Park and Surrounding Areas (Cicerone British Walking S.)

 

Pathfinder Dartmoor - Much of central Dartmoor is an uninhabited wilderness almost free of villages, farms, trees and roads making it outstanding environmental value. From this mass rise Dartmoor's rivers and the large numbers of tors that dominate Dartmoor are the remnants of hard masses of granite, drastically reduced in size and moulded into their present shapes by millions of years of weathering. Bowerman's Nose, Hound Tor and Haytor Rocks are famous examples included on these walks. Published March 09

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.

ISBN: 9781846741968 - Pocket Pub Walks Dartmoor

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 09.

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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.

Walks South Dartmoor, Richard Hallewell.  Limited availability. Published June 12.

ISBN: 9781872405582 - Walks South Dartmoor

 

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Dartmoor (Superwalker S.), 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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