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Latest batch of charity walks in the update

#1 Post by Nik - KOTM » Sun May 03, 2015 10:08 pm

CHARITY WALKS

Please note that these walks are out during the peak time for ground nesting birds so please take care when looking for boxes not to disturb them and if at all possible refrain from doing these walks until after 15/07/15. If you see a nest or a distressed bird please move away at once. All dogs should be on leads and under close control.

If anyone has a problem with a charity walk that you can not resolve with the seller, I am your next port of call. Email me on letterboxingupdate@gmail.com and I will do my best to get things sorted for you.

48802 – 48818 Dartmoor Springs and Wells
2015 Walk in aid of Scope. A 5 mile walk around Holne Moor and Venford Reservoir with 12 boxes and a "Thank You" stamp plus 4 bonus boxes.You can park at Venford Reservoir. The walk will be on site from March 2015 until the end of October 2015 (meet weekend). Clue sheets are available by sending an S.A.E and a cheque for £2.50 made payable to "Scope" to Matt Pitcher, 1 Bevan Close, Woolston, Southampton, SO19 9PE. Tel 02380 448599 – mattpitcher001@hotmail.co.uk

48780 – 48798 Brentor Church Letterbox Walk
(Box 7 grid should be 53370 84750) This walk is 3-4 miles in the Lyd Valley in the area, High Down/Bearwalls/Doe Tor/Brat Tor areas. This walk has 19 stamps and is ideal for families. Clue sheets will be available from 30th March 2015, boxes will be removed from the moor in November 2015. For clue sheets send a cheque for £2.50 payable to "Brentor PCC" and an SAE to Mrs M Batten, Brinsabach Farm, Brentor, Tavistock, Devon PL19 0NW

48902 – 48918 The Medieval Church Charity Walk.
A circular walk of approx 4km to the north of Cox Tor, going towards
Roos Tor and back. Walk in aid of St Stevens by Saltash Church Tower
repair Fund. Stamps are based on medieval church people, 15 stamps on the moor , plus a starter with the clues and a thank you stamp in the
Old Police Cafe, Princetown. For clue sheet and starter stamp please
send a cheque for £2.50 made out to John Lissenden plus an SAE to John Lissenden, 26 Frobisher Drive, Saltash, Plymouth, PL12 4PN. Any queries please ring John on 01752 847573 or email jlissenden@talktalk.net

48763 – 48777 "Stamping Dartmoor".
A walk of about 3 miles in the Row Tor/West Mill areas in aid of The Devon Air Ambulance & Poltimore House Restoration. There are 10 main boxes plus 4 Bonus jigsaw boxes & 1 starter stamp. The walk will be on site from the March 2015 until October 2015, inclusive. For clue sheet please send £2.50 (cheques made payable to Mrs P Read) plus an SAE to Mrs P Wakeman, The Well House, West Hill Road, West Hill. Ottery St Mary, Devon. EX11 1UZ. Email pat-read@o2.co.uk

48696 – 48713 Wild and Free Walk (Series 4) – The Stroke Association.
A walk of about 3 miles from Two Bridges alongside the West Dart river to the South of Wistman’s Wood, up and around Littaford Tor, returning South, walking alongside the wall and to the North of Crockern Tor. The walk consists of 14 walk stamps, plus a starter and a thank you stamp (Plus 2 bonus stamps in the Fox Tor cafe). The stamps are loosely based on garden birds. The walk will be on site from 28th March 2015 until 31st October 2015. For a clue sheet and starter, please send £2.50 (cheques made payable to the Stroke Association), plus an SAE, to: Gordon Vickers, 39 Buena Vista Drive, Plymouth, PL6 7JF (01752 705954), dartmoordodo@talktalk.net or Bev Chapple, 9 Sarum Close, Plymouth, PL3 5SH (01752 781348), bevchapple@tinyworld.co.uk.

48723 – 48738 TCS Dartmoor Crosses Charity Letterbox Walk
A very easy 2 mile charity walk perfect for families and walkers of all abilities in aid of the Teignmouth Community School Learning Garden for pupils with special educational needs. The walk consists of 15 hand-carved stamps (plus Starter and Meet stamps) sited in the picturesque area around Top Tor, Pil Tor and Tunhill Rocks. Money raised will help buy gardening equipment, clothing, seeds and bulbs for pupils at our school. The walk will be on site from 29/03/15 until 31/10/15. For a clue sheet, route map, Starter and Meet stamps please send £2.50 (cheques made payable to Teignmouth Learning Trust) plus an SAE to: Adam Horne, Flat 6, Evelyn House, 14 - 15 Wellington Street, Teignmouth, Devon, TQ14 8HW. Any questions, queries or concerns, please contact: adam.horne@teignmouth.devon.sch.uk

48984 – 48998 THS Ecuador Volunteers Letterbox Walk Summer 2015, Dartmoor Myths and Ghosts.
A charity walk of about 4.5K consisting of 13 boxes, 1 bonus box and a Thank You Box, in aid of Talbot Heath School’s Ecuador Community Volunteers. Suggested parking at SX5275 7340. This walk will be on site from 30.03.15 until the 27th October 2015. Clue sheets are available by 48933 – 48948 Kilimanjaro Capers In A Kilt Spring 2015 Walk This walk is for 16 nice stamps in the rugged beauty of the Brat Tor and Arms Tor area. Cheques for £2.50 should be made out to Cornish Kilimanjaro Capers and sent with an SAE to Kevin O’Reilly, 46 St Marwennes Close, Marhamchurch, Bude EX23 0HX. Please ring 07815 780370 for further details.
sending an S.A.E and a cheque for £2.50, made payable to Gemma Davis, to John Pitcher, 19 Droxford Road, Bournemouth, BH6 5PL. OR Paying £2.85 via Paypal using my email address, so that the clues can then be sent via email. Any problems/ queries etc please contact me on Tel 01202 433249 or johnpitcher111@aol.com

48875 – 48886 Birds Eye View of Dartmoor Series 10
A Charity walk of about 3.5 miles in aid of Plymouth PDSA (Charity number 208217). 11 stamps plus a starter. The walk is around Dr Blackalls Drive and starts at the Bel Tor Car Park. For a set of clues please send an SAE and a cheque for £2.50 to Jim Dudley ,19 Cathedral Street, Stonehouse, Plymouth

48819 – 48829 Map Symbols part two.
The walk is in the Higher White Tor, Longaford Tor area and is nearly 5 miles long. Please send an SAE and a £2.50 cheque made payable to “Bude Explorer Scout Unit” to Kira Pollard, Treyeo Farm, Bridgerule, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 7HA kirapollard@hotmail.co.uk

48857 – 48874 Topic of Cancer Dartmoor Logos Charity Walk
A family walk of 3 - 4 miles with stunning views climbing up the Lyd Valley to Little Links Tor and Widgery Cross. This walk has been put out by Tiverton Rotary Club to raise awareness and money for Topic of Cancer (reg.charity no. 1151079) which is funding cutting edge research into cancer immunotherapy. The walk starts from the car park near the Dartmoor Inn at SX525853 and has 18 boxes including 4 bonuses as well as Starter and Thank You stamps. The walk will be on site from March 29th 2015 until the end of October. For a clue sheet, starter and thank you stamps and additional information, please send SAE and a cheque for £2.50 payable to Topic of Cancer, c/o Ivan Godfrey, 59, Belmont Rd, Tiverton, Devon EX16 6EQ. NB In response to some requests from parents and grandparents there is a set of 'easier' clues for novices - please indicate if you wish to be sent a copy.

48887 - 48901 World Scout Jamboree – Japan 2015 – Series 2 – Charity Letterbox Walk.
Raising money for the Cornwall Scout Contingent participation at the World Jamboree in Japan this year. The walk is approximately 5 miles starting from and finishing at the Norsworthy Bridge car park at Burrator. There are 14 stamps on the walk mostly depicting landmarks or places of interest along the way. There is also a starter stamp to be collected with the clue sheet. All the stamps have been designed by Jess (a participating scout). Clue sheets and starter stamp can be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to Jess Lambie, Tregenna, Dobson’s Close, Liskeard, PL14 3HB. The cost is £2.50 and cheques should be made payable to The Cornwall County Scout Council. Thank you in advance for your support

48831 – 48847 Celbrating 2017 -
A circular family walk starting from Harford Gate car park out to and around Hangershell Rock. Please send an SAE and a £2.50 cheque donation payable to Devon UK Mega 2017 to Frances Daysh, 14 Exeter Road, Chudleigh, Devon, TQ13 0DD. (red.roaming@yahoo.co.uk) Your donation will be gift-aided unless requested not to do so. [Red.Roaming on the Moor]
48921 – 48932 CRE8 Comic Quest Letterbox Walk Spring 2015. CRE8 provides art therapy and art skills to a mixture of young people and vulnerable or disadvantaged children in Bude. For a clue sheet for this family friendly walk which is in the Staple Tors and Roos Tor area affording wonderful views across the moors please send an SAE and a cheque for £2.50 made out to Bude CATS, to Annie Winsland, 40 Valley Road, Bude, EX23 8ER. For enquiries please ring 07803809845
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#2 Post by John » Sat May 23, 2015 9:26 pm

Thanks for that! I was about to submit a post asking what was box 48917. I found it by chance. I see it is part of one of the new charity walks. Perhaps I should send them a donation since I have 'used' their stamp?? :?

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