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Upper Erme Valley & Ugborough Moor
Introduction to Walk 3387

Photo from the walk - Upper Erme Valley & Ugborough Moor

Nat Park - Dartmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 6 hours 0 minutes

Grade - moderate

This interesting Dartmoor walk explores the upper Erme Valley has many archaeological sites including Iron Age settlements, stone rows, stone circles and Bronze Age burial cairns. Care is needed with navigation, a map essential, and in places the going can be tough. The walk is not recommended after heavy rain. The return route uses a section of the Two Moors Way following the former Redlake Tramway which offers relaxed walking. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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