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The Devonport Leat

Burrator Reservoir, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Beautiful and intersting to the fly fishermam

Anther spot on the edge of the moor not to be missed. Plenty of free parking around the lake. But... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John G
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Somerset, United Kingdom
Very picturesque!

We decided to do the Burrator/ Raddick hill/ Crazywell pool walk from Burrator reservoir. Through... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2015
max p
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 days ago
“Beautiful and intersting to the fly fishermam”
20 Dec 2015
“Very picturesque!”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Burrator Reservoir, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Anther spot on the edge of the moor not to be missed. Plenty of free parking around the lake. But you must be prepared to getmout of your car and walk

Thank John G
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

We decided to do the Burrator/ Raddick hill/ Crazywell pool walk from Burrator reservoir. Through the forest, the leat is very peaceful and quite safe. We met some horses on the way. There are numerous clapper bridges over the leat. the path along the bank...More

Thank max p
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

Following this leat for all or part of it's length will take you to some very interesting places. We have a young daughter and because it follows the contours of the Moor, it's a nice walk for her to do. It affords some great views...More

2  Thank B F
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Reviewed 15 December 2014

Peace and quiet, great views of Burrator Reservoir and Dartmoor scenery. Flat easy terrain, good fun for dog walkers

1  Thank Andrew E
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Came across this on a walk, a stunning piece of work by those old Victorians. Able to walk along a good part of its route.

1  Thank RodericWey
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

The Devonport Leat is one of eight historic, man-made water courses left on Dartmoor, each built to transport rainwater to a specific destination. Rainfall on the Moor is much higher than in the towns below and the Moor has been sparsely populated for thousands of...More

3  Thank Maggie N
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