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Bleak House & Great Nodden from Lydford
Introduction to Walk 1678

Photo from the walk - Bleak House & Great Nodden from Lydford

Nat Park - Dartmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Grade - easy/mod

The wild open spaces of Dartmoor can be appreciated on this walk. The route takes you past a number of rocky tors, visits an area used for peat cutting and follows a section of the Rattlestone Peat Railway. All in all a walk full of interest.  A GPX 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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Walking on Dartmoor

Walking on DartmoorThis guidebook contains route descriptions for 42 day walks in the Dartmoor National Park and its surrounding area. The walks all vary in length from 2 to 12 miles long and each route is graded by difficulty from easy to moderate or hard. Most of the walks are circular with a few longer routes that are linear and involve ascents of tors.
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