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A hike around the slopes of Beardown
Owner: Gribben
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Altitude: 439 m. ASL.
 Region: United Kingdom (UK) > Devon
Cache type: Traditional
Size: Regular
Status: Archived
Date hidden: 26-12-2009
Date created: 26-12-2009
Date published: 26-12-2009
Last modification: 18-07-2014
11x Found
1x Not found
2 notes
watchers 2 watchers
3 visitors
6 x rated
Rated as: Excellent
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Cache attributes

Listed on Opencaching only  Look out for ticks  Long walk / hike  Swamp, marsh or wading  All seasons 

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Description EN

Beardown is just north of Two Bridges and on the edge of Merrivale firing range. The cache is located on the eastern slopes of the down, well away from the range boundary which runs north/south to the west of Beardown Tors.
The easiest route to the cache is to take the footpath that follows Devonport Leat. Park at Two Bridges & take the path up to Beardown Farm, just north of the farm the path branches north east along the leat. This route takes you to within a couple of hundred metres of the cache - see waypoints listed below. Ordnance Survey map "OL 28" is recommended for route planning on the moor.
The cache is a regular size container hidden among some scattered rocks on the hillside.

Parking - N50` 33.517   W003 `57.889

Path to Beardown Farm - N50` 33.482   W0003` 58.064

Start of path along Devonport Leat - N50` 33.817   W003` 58.310


This cache was hidden in December 2007 & originally listed on (now archived)


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