The Devonport Leat, Yelverton

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  • There are plenty of Dartmoor walks that will take you past one of these leats which were built to provide water for Plymouth and the neighbouring town of Devonport. If you walk from Yelverton to Clear...  more »
  • It is a great walk through spectacular scenery right back to the source beyond Wistman's Wood. Lots of features revealing much history of the moor and life back when. Still flowing for the first stage...  more »
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  • This was part of Devonport leat, but more importantly the views are of Foxtor mire chosen by Conan Doyle as the setting for the Holmes story The Hound of the Baskerville's. Just 2 miles from Princetown and very isolated. There was a story that a German plane was damaged and tried to land in the middle of the nice flat valley bottom. The bog completely swallowed it, never to be seen again.
  • Beautiful walk for everyone or great to follow back to burrator for more experienced hikers
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