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Castle Drogo & Sharp Tor from Fingle Bridge
Introduction to Walk 2901

Photo from the walk - Castle Drogo & Sharp Tor from Fingle Bridge

Nat Park - Dartmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - John Coombes

Length - 3.8 miles / 6.1 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Grade - easy

This Devon walk includes a beautiful section of the Teign Valley, Sharp Tor and a chance to visit Castle Drogo. The start is near Fingle Bridge in the northeastern corner of the Dartmoor National Park. 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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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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