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Burrator Reservoir from Yelverton (Dartmoor)
Introduction to Walk 1642

Photo from the walk - 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

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The Devon village of Yelverton is the start and end point for this walk that includes a circuit of the Burrator Reservoir. The route includes some typical country lanes of the area and views to some of Dartmoor's Tors. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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