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High Willhays - OK00C1 Cache of month
The Highest Cache in Southern England (Unless you know different?)
Owner: dave.johnson
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Altitude: 614 m. ASL.
 Region: United Kingdom (UK) > Devon
Cache type: Traditional
Size: Small
Status: Ready to be found
Date hidden: 10-07-2008
Date created: 22-01-2010
Date published: 22-01-2010
Last modification: 10-11-2017
16x Found
0x Not found
2 notes
watchers 0 watchers
14 visitors
7 x rated
Rated as: Excellent
3 x recommended
This cache is recommended by: Amberel, Brentorboxer, Dartmoor Dave
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Dangerous area  Look out for ticks  Available 24/7  All seasons 

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Description EN
 
High Willhays ...

The Highest Cache in Southern England

 

 

As this cache is within the Okehampton Military Range please check http://www.dartmoor-ranges.co.uk/index.html before setting out to find this cache. Even if the firing notice is "Nil" i.e. clear to access - DO NOT pick up anything that may be discarded ordnance.

 

 Park at N50 42.490 W004 02.299 - Meldon Dam Car Park (Toilets available)
Cross the dam, and set off South-East towards the rocky outcrop of High Willhays - about 4 kilometres of rough Dartmoor away.

Once there you will almost certainly think that Yes Tor, about 800 metres north, is higher than High Willhays - I always do. Trust me, my GPS, and the Ordnance Survey, High Willhays is 2 metres HIGHER than Yes Tor. High Willhays is in fact the highest point in in England south of the Peak District.

Part of the view from High Willhays ...



 

 

 

The cache is a 680ml click-n-lock style box.

Originally placed as a Terracache, now archived there and listed as a opencache. Archived on opencache for several years before being made available again.

 

Additional waypoints
Symbol Type Coordinates Description
Parking area N 50° 42.490'
W 04° 02.299'
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