Cadover Bridge to Shaugh Bridge and back

Pre-Christmas walk to banish the December blues and take advantage of a batch of glorious sunshine! This walk follows the clay pipe route out through the North Wood heading for Shaugh Bridge before crossing the Plym and heading up the track to the top above The Dewerstone. The return is back across Wigford Down with fantastic views all around.

Start – Cadover Bridge
Route – Cadover Bridge – North Woods – Shaugh Bridge – Top of the Dewerstone –Wigford Down – Cadover Bridge
Distance – 3 3/4 miles     Start time – 12.30pm     Time taken – 2 1/2 hrs    Highest Point – Just above the Dewerstone 220m
Weather – Cold but sunny, lots of blue sky, perfect!
© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

Cadover Bridge

Cadover Bridge

The River Plym

The River Plym

Heading up the pipe path

Heading up the pipe path

The Dewerstone as we exit North Wood

The Dewerstone as we exit North Wood

Looking back at North Wood, the Plym valley to the left

Looking back at North Wood, the Plym valley to the left

The River Plym and Shaugh Bridge

The River Plym and Shaugh Bridge

Decent amount of water!

Decent amount of water!

Stunning views as we reach the top above the Dewerstone

Stunning views as we reach the top above the Dewerstone

Plym valley to the right, looking back towards Cadover

Plym valley to the right, looking back towards Cadover

Me and the boys having a brew

Me and the boys having a brew

Looking across Wigford Down the high point in the distance is Shell Top

Looking across Wigford Down the high point in the distance is Shell Top

Looking to Peek Hill and Leather Tor from Wigford Down

Looking to Peek Hill and Leather Tor from Wigford Down

The cross at Cadover

The cross at Cadover