South Dartmoor Rivers & Lakes – Swim, Walk & History Guide


NB: this guide will be available for postage from Saturday 18th November.

This is my personal guide to eleven river and lake locations on and around Southern Dartmoor This guides gives you more information on the area, the history, the legends, the swims, the walks and even a poem for each.

  • Swim – Where are the best places to swim? What is the water like? How busy does it get? Is the water likely to be polluted?
  • Walk – how do I get there? Is there a good walk I can enjoy and what are the details?
  • History – Read about the local history & the legends. From Vikings to Piskies to Tin & Clay mining…

The locations include

  • Piles Copse on the River Erme
  • Left Lake on the Two Moors Way
  • Crazywell Pool nr Burrator
  • Red Lake
  • Sherberton Stepping Stones
  • Sharrah Pool
  • Spitchwick
  • Hembury Woods
  • Staverton
  • Teigngrace
  • Salmon Leaps

Each location includes

  • fabulous photos
  • a guide to swimming there
  • directions and a suggested walk
  • a local or suitable poem
  • the history of the location and some local legends
  • the author’s own experiences there
  • some other great tips

This book is a must for anyone who lives, visits, swims. walks or just loves Southern Dartmoor


Exclusive Offer!

If you would like a signed copy of the South Dartmoor Rivers and Lake guide with a personalised message, just enter your message in the “Order Notes” on the Checkout page and Simon Tozer will sign your copy and add a personal message.