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Event Reports from Devon Group


Double Waters where the rivers Walkham and Tavy meet.

6 Aug 2018 | Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset Groups

Meeting on the edge of western Dartmoor north of Plymouth, 13 intrepid walkers gathered for the walk co-ordinated by Roy and Ian. The weather was warm and sunshine strong as we headed off towards the two rivers of Tavy and Walkham. With views into Poldark country, thoughts turned to six packs and dark fur. Back to reality the walk followed a track to the junction of the two rivers in a wooded glen for a short break before heading upwards to moorland and another descent to our stop by the river for food and refreshments....
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The Two Rivers Walk At Idless

14 Jun 2018 | Cornwall, Devon Groups

Martin Wright led the group on the Two Rivers Walk this month taking in parts of both the Allen and Kenwyn Rivers near Truro, together with Idless woods where some Eucalyptus Trees were spotted at a distance and the hamlet of Idless woods itself. Joining us besides Martin and myself was Simon, Steve, Matt, Steve, Terry, Debbie, Sue, Richard, Chris, Shaun and newcomers Robert, Tom and Achim. Lunch was at Martins house where his partner Mark was there to greet us.
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Sun Gale Rain Hail - (St Just).

13 Feb 2018 | Cornwall, Devon Groups

For Februarys walk at St Just, the report title definitely sums up a description of the mixed weather experienced by the fourteen walkers. Highlights included passing the oldest Cornish Pasty makers bakery whilst taking in views from Cape Cornwall and the Cot Valley. Steep ascents down various slopes provided a good exercise for the limbs. Granite Boulders and swimming seals were also spotted in the areas covered.
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Cornwall Walk For The First Time in 2018

16 Jan 2018 | Cornwall, Devon Groups

Cornwall GOC saw a very good turnout of keen walkers for its first 2018 walk around Pelynt and West Looe. Through country lanes and woodland we came to the famous St Nuns Well- something which is guarded by a very old Legendary tale. Donkeys and sheep were also on hand to greet us on the way. Some parts of the walk were alongside the West Looe river. Richard led this walk and those attending were Nigel, Matt, Steve, Simon, Steve, Neville, Chris, Martin, Massimo, Tim, John, Andrew, Debbie, Sue, Chris, Chris, myself and 5 well behaved dogs....
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