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    Upcoming Events

    Dartmoor in the Dark

    Saturday February 24th 2018

    START: 17:30 pm

    Please note: 

    If you attended our first Dartmoor in the Dark event that took place on Nov 18th 2017, this event will be identical in format, using the same routes and stories to the previous event. 

    We hope to run a different Dartmoor in the Dark route next winter. If you would like to join us again on Feb 24th you will of course be very welcome but you would have heard it all before.


    Start / Finish: Haytor Visitor Centre Car Park. 

    £25 per person includes the guided walk followed by a light supper.

    Maximum walking group size: 13 persons + 2 team guides

    Would you like to enjoy the unique beauty of walking on Dartmoor at night lead by experienced mountain rescue volunteers? Well now you can as after the success of our first guided night walk, we are running our second. The walk will be up to 5 km and approximately 3 hours in length. Your walk will be guided by experienced mountain rescue volunteers who will take you to points of interest and tell you more about the moor's unique legends and archeology.

    After the walk, a light supper is arranged in a local pub where you can chat to team members and your fellow walkers in the warm and dry.

    Supporters enjoying the Dartmoor in the Dark event run by Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton

    To reserve your place, purchase your ticket before 5pm on the 16th February. Our previous event sold out in 4 days so don't leave it too late and miss out.

    What to bring with you: You will need to bring your own walking equipment and safety gear with you for the nightwalk to include torch/headtorch, waterproofs, walking boots, any medication you require, warm clothing including hat and gloves, and any drink/snacks you need for the walk itself. We will of course feed you when you finish the walk with a hot light supper.

    Any dietary requirements? Please let us know before 16th February of any dietary requirements you have regarding the supper by emailing us at the address below and we will do our best to accommodate you.

    No dogs event: We are sorry that due to logistical reasons Dartmoor in the Dark is a no dogs event. The good news is that our Templer Way event taking place on Sunday April 15th is dog friendly and we hope you will join us and take part. Details will be announced at the beginning of March.

    Supporters enjoying the Dartmoor in the Dark event run by Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton

    Event Contact:

    Before booking, please check the event terms and conditions below.

    Cost: £25 per person. 

    All profits from the event will be used to fund the work of our search and rescue charity. Reg charity number 1106098.


    Templer Way Challenge 2018

    Sunday April 15th 2018

    START: 09:00 am
    Reserve the date in your diary!
    Our ever popular 18 mile Templer Way Challenge will take place again in 2018.
    Numbers are limited to 200 walkers and registrations will open March 2018.

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