4 edition of Two Moors Way Map Booklet found in the catalog.
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This guidebook to walking Coast to Coast across Devon, presents a 117 mile route incorporating the Two Moors Way and a section of the Erme-Plym Trail. The stage ends at Ivybridge on the southern edge of Dartmoor. The original Two Moors Way spans 102 miles from Ivybridge on the southern boundary of Dartmoor National Park to Lynmouth on the North Devon Coast in Exmoor National Park.
Before reaching Morchard Bishop the Tarka Line railway is met at Morchard Road. MORCHARD BISHOP TO WITHERIDGE APPROX 8 MILES From the midway village of Morchard Bishop — good Two Moors Way Map Booklet and excellent village shop, and home to one of the four Two Moors Way marker stones — the way continues through quiet woodland and fields all the way to Witheridge. 5 miles A picturesque part of the route, dropping through woodland to cross the Dart at New Bridge ice cream van at holiday times!
She received her first walking book commission three weeks after going freelance in 2000 and since then has written or contributed to around 20 books and edited dozens morespecialising in her home territory of southwest England, with particular reference to Dartmoor and Exmoor. Ivybridge is an ideal start or end point and this site gives you information about where to stay and where to stock up for your journey. Once again there are no facilities on this section.
1:50,000 map extracts show the route and there is lots of practical information on public transport, refreshments and accommodation to make day-by-day planning simple. If seeking to complete the route in one go most people tend to walk from south to north, finishing at Lynmouth on the Exmoor coast. The route then climbs along the top of the gorge, with wonderful views: a fitting goodbye to the Dartmoor section of the route.
A couple miles south of Hawkridge, you enter Exmoor NP• EXMOOR Two Moors Way Map Booklet sedimentary rocks give rise to smooth and rounded slopes on the moorland plateau, dissected by picturesque rivers in steep sided combes valleys. NOTE: An accompanying Cicerone guidebook - The Two Moors Way - describes the route south to north, with summary directions for walking north to south. The original Two Moors Way spans 102 miles from Ivybridge on the southern boundary of Dartmoor National Park to Lynmouth on the North Devon coast in Exmoor National Park.
YEALMPTON TO IVYBRIDGE APPROX 9 MILES The way crosses the Yealm and later the Erme, where it turns north through beautiful riverside meadows as the path passes close to Ermington, famed for its crooked church spire. They also hold a visitors book you can sign. This second-longest stage crosses the boundary of the Royal Forest and back into Devon by the Hoaroak, then passes historic Hoar Oak Cottage, built on the site of a medieval farmstead. A mobile phone is a good idea, but in remote areas there might be no coverage, so be warned.
CHAGFORD TO DREWSTEIGNTON APPROX 4 MILES A very easy stretch, initially following the River Teign on its way to the spectacular Teign Gorge below Castle Drogo. Your other option, a newer trail extension, begins in and adds 15 miles 24 kmbut gives you coast-to-coast bragging rights.
The town is also well served by public transport, being the only town on the route with a mainline railway station and excellent bus and coach services to Plymouth, Exeter and beyond. Prepare [ ] You'll want a sturdy set of shoes, some rain gear, and a few layers of clothing—temperatures and weather conditions can shift rapidly on the moors. On Hurston Ridge will be found one of the longest and best-preserved stone rows on Dartmoor.
Towering sea cliffs make for a dramatic end to the walk at Lynmouth.
This second-longest stage crosses the boundary of the Royal Forest and back into Devon by the Hoaroak, then passes historic Hoar Oak Cottage, built on the site of a medieval farmstead.
The following listing breaks the walk down into manageable one-day sections for most people and links key settlements where you will be able to find accommodation.