|exploring a Bronze Age settlement|
|1 hour walks|
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You can picture the enthusiasm of bronze aged people abandoning their hunting and gathering life styles in favour of farming.
Walk 1 Hookney Tor & Grimspound (4.1 miles)
This enjoyable walk offers a true sense of space and timelessness.
A It starts at Bennet's Cross named after a tin miner.
B Follow a public bridlepath past Vitifer and Birch Tor tin mines to Grimspound.
C Grimspound:nothing much has changed since the early bronze age settlers grew their crops and herded their animals.
D You return via to Hookney Tor following part of the Two Moors Way - for more information click here.
The route includes 2 climbs.
After returning to the Car Park you may want to visit the Warren House Inn for some refreshments - it's only a 11 minutes walk from the Car Park along the B3212 towards Princetown.
|allow 2 hrs|
Bronze age settlement
Walk 2 Grimspound & Medieval Village (5.4 miles)
A longer & popular walk to Grimspound taking you back to the car park via Challacombe & the ruins of the Medieval village.
Free Bennet's Cross just off main road between Moretonhampstead and Postbridge
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