South Dartmoor Rivers & Lakes - a swim, walk & history guide
Some great rivers and lakes in Southern Dartmoor. Fab stories, photos even a poem for each!
South Dartmoor Rivers & Lakes - a swim, walk & history guide
Some great rivers and lakes in Southern Dartmoor. Fab stories, photos even a poem for each!

South Dartmoor Rivers & Lakes - a swim, walk & history guide by Simon Tozer

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…

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 the Southern Dartmoor

If you buy the paperback version of South Dartmoor Rivers & Lakes Guide from this website you can choose to have it signed by the author and even personalise the message (just enter your message in the “Order Notes” on the Checkout page).

Piles Copse

Piles Copse

Left Lake

Left Lake

Crazywell Pool

Crazywell Pool

Red Lake

Red Lake

Sherberton Stepping Stones

Sherberton Stepping Stones

Sharrah Pool

Sharrah Pool

Spitchwick

Spitchwick

Hembury Woods

Hembury Woods

Staverton

Staverton

Teigngrace

Teigngrace

Salmon Leaps

Salmon Leaps