Haytor Down

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Anticlockwise route shown in Blue, starting at the car park shown on the west of the series

Name: Haytor Down
No. of Caches: 16
Length: 2.5 miles
CO: dartymoor
Cache Types: A variety of caches, mainly of size “small” and fairly easy to find.
Bonus Cache: No bonus cache
Terrain: Mainly good paths and tracks with a short road section.  No stiles or gates.
Parking: In the car park shown on the western side of the route.
Description: This is a walk of two distinct halves: The top half is open and exposed moorland with superb views.  The lower half is through ancient native woodland and is very sheltered even on a stormy day and a most pleasant and quiet walk. It also includes about a mile of the Templer Way, a granite tramway where the rails can still be seen which ran from the quarries of Dartmoor to the Teign at Stover.
Link to First Cache: GC4VD4J