Houndtor Wood Hike

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Clockwise route starting in Water at the west of the series

Name: Houndtor Wood Hike
No. of Caches: 14 (including 1 on route by the same CO)
Length: 3 miles
Time: Allow 3 hours
dartmoor strider
Cache Types: A wide variety of caches, both size and type, with many of the “small” size or larger.  Hidden with good hints because of the tree cover.
Bonus Cache: No bonus cache
Terrain: Mainly on good paths and tracks with a short road section to finish.  The path drops quite steeply to the River Bovey which is followed for about a mile before a long climb back to the start.
Parking: In Water at the west of the route.
Description: A very popular and extremely pleasant walk descending to and then along the River Bovey.  Almost the whole walk is in the beautiful wooded river valley.
Link to First Cache: GC4TGJY