South West England

Late May BH in South Devon: Long w/e
21st - 25th May 2020

14 places available for a 4-night stay in Blytheswood Hostel, (ex YHA Steps Bridge), a secluded, homely venue in woodland on the eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park in South Devon, less than a mile from shop, tearoom and pub in Dunsford.

Indoors the accommodation has a: 6-bed and 3-bed dorm, toilet, shower, self-catering kitchen, living room and wood-burning stove. Outdoors is a: 3-bed and 2-bed cabin, shower, 2 toilets, BBQ, picnic tables and a fire-pit. The venue is well placed for excellent walking and cycling and is on the cycling end2end route. All bedding is provided. WiFi is available.

To join this event please contact Liz ASAP as these places will go quickly. Once you have your place confirmed by Liz you will need to pay the treasurer a £20 deposit to secure it.
Boh will lead less strenuous walks if required.

Overlooking the Teign Valley on the eastern edge of Dartmoor this location is an ideal base for exploring rugged high Dartmoor and the delightful lower slopes rich in wild flowers, butterflies and birds. You will also come across wild ponies, badgers, deer and otters. Local attractions include Castle Drogo, The Miniature Pony Centre, Canonteign Falls, Exeter is 8 miles away and the beaches of South Devon only a 40 minutes drive.

Distance:
9 miles / 14 km
Organiser:
Liz (Tel0116 2708299)
Cost:
£130 due by 6th May 2020
Grade:
Hard
Map Ref:
SX 802882
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