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June 2022

Upper Plym Valley Field Trip (IA Section)

Thu. 16 June 2022 at 10:30 am
£3 – £5

Ernie Hoblyn will lead a walking tour of Dewerstone quarries, Tavistock and South Devon Railway link, Shaugh Bridge brickworks, and Neomi iron mine. We will follow the route of the tramway to the Dewerstone…

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July 2022

Walking tour of Charterhouse Lead Mines (IA Section)

Wed. 6 July 2022 at 11:00 am
Free

A guided walk of Mendips Lead Mining Sites at Charterhouse with Geoff Fitton and Peter Daniel. The Romans mined lead on Mendip from AD 49 for around 350 years, and several ingots of lead…

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A walk along the Stover Canal (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 21 July 2022 at 1:30 pm
£5 – £14

A continuation of last year's walk along part of the Templer Way. This time from Teigngrace up to Ventiford Basin. There is plenty to see and the walk will be guided by Paul Taper…

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May 2023

Visit to Princetown (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 18 May 2023 at 10:30 am
£10 – £12

Local expert Pip Barker will lead us on a day's visit to see many of the interesting features of this moorland village. We will start at 10:30 am at the main car-park (£3 for…

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Field Trip: Bridport’s Textile History (IA Section)

Thu. 18 May 2023 at 11:00 am
Bridport Museum, 25 South Street
Bridport, Dorset DT6 3NR
£6

A guided walk led by Richard Sims. Meet at 11 am at Bridport Museum in South Street, Bridport. Bridport’s involvement with the rope and net industry dates back to 1211 when King John ordered…

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Guided walk at Burrator Reservoir (Tavistock Branch)

Sun. 21 May 2023 at 10:00 am
£6 – £7

The Tavistock Branch first summer event for 2023 is a guided walk at Burrator Reservoir near Meavy on Sunday 21st May. The reservoir was constructed in the late 19th century to serve Plymouth, Tavistock,…

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July 2023

Great Torrington Walking Tour and Museum (Buildings Section)

Sat. 1 July 2023 at 10:45 am
£13

An interactive walk with Emily Wapshott to see some of the buildings featured in her fascinating presentation at our 2022 AGM. It will take approximately 1.5 hours and follow the route of the heritage…

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September 2023

Tour of Sutton Harbour and visit to Plymouth Breakwater (IA Section)

Wed. 13 September 2023 at 10:30 am
£3 – £13

An event held jointly with members of the Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society. To be led by Nigel Overton, former curator of Plymouth City Heritage. This visit to Plymouth consists of: A morning tour around…

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Visit to the Stover reed beds (S Devon Branch)

Thu. 21 September 2023 at 10:30 am
Stover Country Park, SX833751
Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 6QG
£5 – £14

A visit to Stover Country Park for a guided tour and talk about the sustainable drainage system (SuDS) and reed beds that are intended to reduce the pollution coming into Stover Lake from the…

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October 2023

Visit to Salcombe Museum and guided walk (History Section)

Wed. 18 October 2023 at 1:30 pm
£6

An afternoon visit to Salcombe Museum and a guided walk including a visit to the Lifeboat Museum. Our guide will be Roger Barrett who was the recipient of the Devon History Society’s prestigious W.G.…

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April 2024

Guided walk around Bucks Mills (History Section)

Thu. 25 April 2024 at 1:15 pm
£3 – £5

The history of Bucks Mills with walk and commentary, led by Chris Braund (founder member of the Braund Society). Fully booked: see below. Bucks Mills is known as the village of a single surname…

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May 2024

Walking Tour of Bere Ferrers (Tavistock Branch)

Thu. 16 May 2024 at 2:00 pm
£12

A walk around some of the historic sites in Bere Ferrers (AONB) with Clive Charlton. Clive is well known as a senior lecturer in Geography at the University of Plymouth and has an infectious…

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