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Lustleigh Cleave ,Dartmoor ponies,house with grass roofs
This long but most rewarding walk includes some strenuous climbs and steep descents but the scenery is most varied and truly spectacular.
You can either start from Manaton at the carpark near the church (£1. donation) or (free) from Lustleigh,where parking near the church can be limited.
Ignore the diversion to Water if you do not want to visit the Kestor Inn.
The walk passes Hunter's Tor and the remains of an Iron Age hillfort where recently Roman coins were found.
The following was taken from Black's Guide 'A very Devonshire lane [from Lustleigh] leads
up through a farm to the wild glen,above which the ridge bristles with crags,boulders,and rocky pile Two logan-stones here are known as the Nutcrackers,by which a path runs on to Horsham Steps,where the stream almost vanishes among masses of granite.'
Pub at Water :The Kestor Inn
Pub at Lustleigh:The Cleave
|4 hr 15 mins|
87 - 320 m
quality of track
There is one steep climb.
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