Guided walk to Vitifer Mines and Birch Tor with Inga Page

Saturday 14th September
Bennett’s Cross, B3212, Yelverton, UK

Guided walk to Birch Tor and the Vitifer Mine workings near the Warren House Inn.

Please bring your own drinks and packed lunch

Starting from Bennett’s Cross at 9.30 am.

The walk will be 3-5 miles according to the needs of the group.

 

Guided walk to Vitifer Mines and Birch Tor with Inga PageVitifer and Birch Tor mines are situated in the area adjacent the Warren House Inn. It is an area that is rich in wildlife and contains extensive former mineworkings.

Inga Page, Dartmoor Moorland Guide and the founder of www.dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk will guide us on this walk that will be 3-5 miles, the length depending on the wishes of those who book. Please bring your own drinks, a packed lunch, stout footwear and clothing suitable for the weather conditions. The ticket price is £8. Start time 9.30am. Please book online or contact Bill Murray on 01647 231297 chair@dartmoorsociety.com

Information about mining  in this area can be found the website, Dartmoor Explorations https://dartmoorexplorations.co.uk/birch-tor-and-vitifer-mine-and-miners/

Tom Greeves is acknowledged for his contribution to our knowledge about mining in this area and Tom’s book that was Devon Book of the Year in 2016 includes references and photographs.

Called Home: The Dartmoor Tin Miner 1860-1940 by Tom Greeves

Guided walk to Vitifer Mines and Birch Tor with Inga Page
Looking towards Birch Tor. Photo: Steve Sprigg

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Guided Walk
3-5 mile walk to Birch Tor and Vitifer Mines with Inga Page. Start time 9.30am Start Location Bennett's Cross, near Warren House Inn
£8.00
30 available