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Little Bridges # 1218 Wellsfoot Island

A cache by Dartmoor Dave Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/27/2017
2 out of 5
3.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

IMPORTANT NOTE: This bridge has now been swept away and cannot be used as access to the island. Depending on the state of the river wellingtons will probably be sufficient or after heavy rain waders may be needed. Otherwise you can always wade across!

Another traditional cache in this delightful series which is so suited to Dartmoor. This bridge allows access to Wellsfoot Island from the north bank of the River Dart. The bridge doesn't span the main river but spans a significant backwater of the Dart.

IMPORTANT NOTE: I have set attributes indicating that this cache is NOT suitable for children or dogs. As can be seen from the photos there is nothing to prevent you falling from the bridge to the rocks about 8 feet below. If young children or dogs accompany you to the cache they MUST be fully supervised.

I would like to thank the Dartmoor National Park Authority for their kind permission to place this cache, which has been placed according to the geocaching guidelines.

The Little Bridges series was started by Stanthews in 2009 to highlight small footbridges in remote parts of Wiltshire. Since then the series has been expanded by others all over the country and starting to spread fast, Damian from Winter Foxes has created and updates a list of cachers who has found 10 or more little bridges and can be found here, if you would like to add to the series, please contact Stan on and he will give you a number for your bridge, to qualify, the bridge must be a foot bridge too small for vehicles, please make sure your title exactly matches “Little Bridges # xx then name” including spaces so it will get picked up and added to Damian’s list.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


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