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by NUMBER 70
Fri Nov 04, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Where to stay on Dartmoor
Topic: Harford Bridge Holiday Park
Replies: 1
Views: 10447

Re: Harford Bridge Holiday Park

I can also confirm Harford Bridge as a great place to stay. Spent many a happy holiday there. Great views up on to Cox Tor. 10 mins from Barnhill car park
by NUMBER 70
Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Strangest place you have found a box?
Replies: 4
Views: 4884

Knickers!!!!!

Round the back of Saddle Tor we found a box under a giant pair of granite knickers! When we walked away from the outcrop it was under you could see the profile of the underwear across the face/edge of the outcrop. A several 20-30 paces away there is a coffin shaped rock which have pulled boxes out f...
by NUMBER 70
Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Google Earth Photos
Replies: 1
Views: 2020

Dartmoor caravan and camping park

Davy whilst searching for places to stay for the commonwealth games at Glasgow this year. I stumbled upon the Google balloon for Dartmoor caravan and camping park about 15 Miles South West of Edinburgh Its still there just off the A702 at West Linton That's wrong place, county and country! it should...
by NUMBER 70
Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Letterboxing other than in dartmoor
Replies: 5
Views: 3894

Sciencegeek Someone in my neighbourhood There is some on the North York moors, I think there are some in the lake district, and a few around Snowden area. and scotland has its own website Scotland http://www.letterboxing-scotland.co.uk/ North york moors http://roydmoor.com/lboxnews.html and http://w...
by NUMBER 70
Wed Oct 06, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Losing Motivation
Replies: 10
Views: 4317

Re: Losing Motivation

Hello, We have been letterboxing a few times and have the catalogue but losing motivation because we are struggling to find any :(. Any hints and tips would be greatly received! The standard reply that was given to this was have a look around Pew tor (530,730). You can if you wish park at Barnhill ...
by NUMBER 70
Tue Oct 05, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: How I started
Topic: ABBREVIATIONS A GUIDE
Replies: 1
Views: 6817

ABBREVIATIONS A GUIDE

LIST OF LETTERBOXING ABBREVIATIONS ABBREVIATION MEANING BS - Boundary Stone CDT - Conies Down Tor FP - Flag pole FP - Finger Post FAB - From Above Box HP - highest point of a tor LH or LHS - Left Hand Side RH or RHS - Right Hand Side OP - Observation Post (on the North moor) o/h - overhanging PVCR ...
by NUMBER 70
Tue Oct 05, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Dartmoor Wildlife Park
Replies: 6
Views: 4364

It was on country tracks on Sunday again bit of old and new footage of feeding the lions. somewhere I have never been
by NUMBER 70
Tue Oct 05, 2010 6:40 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Help please, Letterboxing map?
Replies: 12
Views: 8738

I have plotted most of the catalogue boxes and quite a few WOMS on an Autocad map, I know it is an obvious thing but when you zoom out to a 'satelites eye view' or view extents as we say in the trade, you can actually see the National park outline just from the plotted boxes and No your not having a...
by NUMBER 70
Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:32 pm
Forum: Where to stay on Dartmoor
Topic: VIOLET LODGE
Replies: 0
Views: 5347

VIOLET LODGE

located in Dousland, stayed here a couple of years ago, very nice couple.

The Gentleman is an 'old' Letterboxer, when we where there last he loaned us his collection of stamps to have a look at.

They have their own website

http://www.violetlodge.co.uk/
by NUMBER 70
Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Letterboxing without a car?
Replies: 6
Views: 3564

R&J You may wish to checkout the trains between Exeter and Plymouth as there are a few stops (let me check my map)along the southern moor that may be of use. Looks like one Ivybridge station 64 56 not far from Western Beacon at 65 57. One of the other members on here Letterboxes around Western Beaco...
by NUMBER 70
Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:37 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Unmaintained letterboxes...
Replies: 13
Views: 6095

Starter for 10 Registered box – un-maintained If you are out boxing and are looking for a box from the catalogue you should know what it is called, make a note of its condition, when you get home check the updates to see if it has been listed in the 'boxes in need of attention' , if not you can let ...
by NUMBER 70
Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Letterboxing without a car?
Replies: 6
Views: 3564

You dont say where you are living or coming from to gain access to the moor. Whilst on holiday down there last week we did pick the local bus timetable booklet up and looking thro that there is a map of bus routes across the moor, there is also a Sunday rover ticket available. Why not make it a line...
by NUMBER 70
Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Unmaintained letterboxes...
Replies: 13
Views: 6095

Back from holiday on the moor and I have removed several litterboxes fom the pew tor area including one that was part of a charity walk from last year, the stamp was un-useable. all the others where badly damaged boxes no contact details or vandalised boxes, one had the stamp mount and an empty cont...
by NUMBER 70
Fri May 01, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Help Needed for Toddler Friendly Areas
Replies: 3
Views: 2343

Northern Invaders Bonehill rocks is in grid 73, 77 (hope you can read a map) Houndtor is in grid 74 78 If you are using a normal non OS Map head for Haytor(On the B3387) (just follow the line of traffic up from Bovey Tracey(on the A382)) Carry on past Haytor round past Saddle tor (which may be ok fo...
by NUMBER 70
Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:34 pm
Forum: Where to stay on Dartmoor
Topic: Try the discover dartmoor web site
Replies: 2
Views: 6882

Found one on there we will not be going back too from our experience last week