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The 5-year South West Peak Landscape Partnership, 2017-2022, was funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Fire and Ice on the Roaches

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Event Name Fire and Ice on the Roaches
Start Date 20th Feb 2020 10:00 am
End Date 20th Feb 2020 2:00 pm
Duration 4 hours

Date: Thursday 20 February

Time: 10:00am to ~1:00pm

Experience the high drama of the Roaches and join the South West Peak Landscape Partnership for a guided walk and talk along the iconic Roaches. This exclusive walk starts at 10:00am and lasts until approximately 1:00pm depending on pace and conditions. Along the way we will discuss the geology, archaeology and mythology of the area and examine the areas recently impacted by wildfires.

Meeting point is at the parking area to the west of the Don Whillans Memorial Hut. 

This walk is suitable for all (Kids and Dogs welcome) but be aware of some steep and muddy tracks on the ascent and descent. Wear appropriate dress for the weather.

To participate please RSVP to Andy Tetlow at:

This walk is presented free of charge but donations to help support the projects of the South West Peak Landscape Partnership on the day will be gladly accepted.

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