The whole area which the Winscombe Round encircles is great for spotting wildlife and in particular Butterflies. Many of the reserves that you pass through are really good for these little fluttery winged insects. So much so, that throughout the summer months (April to September) a band of volunteers carry out surveys to count how … More The Dolebury Butterflies
In a ‘normal’ year next weekend on the 8th May would have seen 2500 youths setting off on a 2 day challenge across Dartmoor put on by the Army. However, sadly as it still isn’t ‘normal’ the event has been cancelled for the second year running. Locally there is a great tradition of Scout Groups … More A Virtual Replacement of Ten Tors 2021
When looking at possible routes for The Winscombe Round challenge a set of rules were followed, and like all good rules these could be broken if necessary. These were: Going over as many hills as possible whilst still in view of Winscombe Keeping fully to public accessible paths and access land Keeping away from the … More Why does the route go where it does?