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Burrator Reservoir from Yelverton (Dartmoor)

Nat Park - Dartmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SX520678
Lat 50.491263 // Long -4.087826
Postcode PL20 6BP (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

The Devon village of Yelverton is the start and end point for this walk that includes a circuit of the Burrator Reservoir. This is a pleasant countryside ramble which includes a few gentle up and down slopes particularly on the narrow country lane between Yelverton and Meavy. Four of Dartmoor's tors are seen in the distance from different points on the route - Sheeps Tor, Leather Tor, Sharpitor and Down Tor.

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Other walks nearby

Walk 2015 The Meavy & Plym valleys from Shaugh Bridge - moderate - 6.0 miles/9.8 km

Walk 2016 Cross Gate to Nuns Cross via Leather Tor - moderate - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 1083 Eylesbarrow & Sheeps Tor - moderate - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 3671 Nun's Cross & Peat Cot from Princetown - easy/mod - 7.0 miles/11.4 km

Walk 2013 The Plym Valley from Plym Bridge - easy - 5.0 miles/8.1 km

Walk 2018 Saltram Park & Hardwick Wood, Plymouth - easy - 5.0 miles/8.1 km

Walk 2230 Exploring Plymouth - easy - 6.5 miles/10.6 km

Walk 3387 Upper Erme Valley & Ugborough Moor - moderate - 9.3 miles/15.1 km

Walk 3223 Avon Dam Reservoir & White Barrows from Shipley Bridge - easy/mod - 5.5 miles/8.9 km

Walk 2219 The Avon Dam Reservoir from Shipley Bridge - easy - 3.5 miles/5.7 km

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