Step into mystery and legend on the moorland landscape which inspired Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story The Hound of the Baskervilles.
Region: Dartmoor National Park
Trip Type: Adventure
Max Group Size: 14
Meet your guide at 09:15 am Exeter St Davids Train station EX4 4NT.
Enjoy a morning out on the shooting range with our clay shooting experience! A fantastic introduction to the sport, this is a challenging and fun shooting workshop designed for the complete beginner, with a variety of different targets guaranteed to get you taking aim and hitting the spot like a pro!
With an expert instructor to guide you through the whole experience and develop your technique, you’ll gain the skill, timing and hand-eye coordination to get that shot on target time and time again.
And once the final target has exploded into a million pieces, it’s time to rest those trigger fingers and enjoy a spot of lunch, before gearing up for an afternoon out on the moors.
Be prepared for mystery, local legends and history as we step into the moorland landscape which inspired Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story The Hound of the Baskervilles.
Experience Dartmoor’s wild and historic rugged landscape, as you climb over rocky summits on an uphill trek to the infamous Hound Tor.
Capture spectacular views across this iconic moorland with dramatic twisted tors, ominous granite outcrops and supernatural shadows which have long been the focus of myth and folklore.
As the sun sets, listen to stories of ghost dogs and great black hounds before ending your day of adventure with a return to the drop-off at 18:30 pm Exeter St Davids Train station EX4 4NT.
Walk details: 8.5 km / 5.2 miles | Total ascent 360 m | approx. 3 hours
Terrain: A moderate route in mainly open moorland. Expect steep moorland paths and extensive wetlands with soft and muddy sections.
You’ll need to bring: