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 Cross – 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!
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The River Plym
Heading up the pipe path
The Dewerstone as we exit North Wood
Looking back at North Wood, the Plym valley to the left
The River Plym and Shaugh Bridge
Decent amount of water!
Stunning views as we reach the top above the Dewerstone
Plym valley to the right, looking back towards Cadover
Me and the boys having a brew
Looking across Wigford Down the high point in the distance is Shell Top
Looking to Peek Hill and Leather Tor from Wigford Down
The cross at Cadover, the River Plym is just down there with the car and Cadover Bridge. A lovely walk and one of my favourite spots on the whole moor