Redlake

Another place on Dartmoor that I wanted to visit. I had been a few times to Avon Dam and seen the dimple in the distance that is the Redlake spoil heap and planned a walk that would get the best out of this area. The weather was absolutely stunning, crisp snow in places, sun and…

A circuit of Avon Reservoir

A birthday walk around Avon Dam which didn’t quite go as planned. The ford which was marked on the map even after a long period of dry weather was 12 inches deep which meant boots off and wading was in order!! Still an area I’ve never been to before and its better than sitting in…

Avon Reservoir and Dam

This is lovely family walk, with a good tarmac path 95% of the way following the course of the River Avon as it heads downstream from the Avon Reservoir. The weather was warm and sunny and a paddle in the river was needed to cool off with a picnic!!