Revised Templer Way Stage 2 Part 1
To accommodate the shortening days and the shortage of suitable tide times, the twice cancelled Revised Templer Way Stage 2 walk has been split into two parts; this walk is the first part, the second is from Newton Abbot Town Quay to Teignmouth along the Teign Estuary is on Wednesday, 16th October 2019.
Travel to the start is by the #39 bus from Exeter Bus Station (Stand No 12), dep 10:30, arr Pottery Road (House of Marbles), Bovey Tracey (OS Explorer 110, SX 815 772) at 11:23.
Part 1 walk is 6½ miles from Bovey Tracey to Newton Abbot Town Quay via Heathfield Cottages and Locks Bridge near Teigngrace. During the walk we will be able to stop at Ventiford Basin and ponder the workings of the Granite Tramway terminus where the granite was offloaded from carts onto barges that were subsequently pulled along the Stover Canal to Newton Abbot. There will be a picnic opportunity during the walk
Return travel is either by train dep Newton Abbot 15:31/16:31, arr Exmouth 16:49/17:51 respectively and onward to East Devon by bus 57/157/357 or alight at Exeter Central to catch the #9 bus from the bus station. Alternatively by #7 bus dep. Newton Abbot Bus Station 15:40/16:40 arr Exeter Bus Station 16.31/17:31 respectively.
Please see OVA website for any necessary changes to travel times.
Walk Leader: Mike & Paula Paddison, 01395 446550