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Haytor Hoppa returns to Dartmoor on Easter Saturday
4:32pm Friday 30th March 2012 in Devon
Easter Saturday sees the Haytor Hoppa bus service start its fourth season. This year the Hoppa service will start at Newton Abbot Train Station before wending its way up on to Dartmoor via Newton Abbot bus station and Bovey Tracey.
There are four journeys every Saturday starting at 08:55; 10:55; 13:40 and 16:10 and this services runs until the October 27.
So whether you fancy a full days’ walk, a sightseeing tour, enjoying an ice cream whilst visiting Widecombe or visiting one of the many pubs, cafés or attractions en route then the Hoppa is the service for you.
In these times of increasing pressure on family budgets the Haytor Hoppa fare has remained the same at just £5 from Newton Abbot or as little as £2.50 from Bovey Tracey.
This is for an all day ticket where you can hop on and hop off as many times as you like - fantastic value for a full day out. Concession passes are valid on this service and dogs can also come on board for just 25 pence.
And this year the daytime service is also complemented by a series of evening excursions including a trip to the National Park Authority’s Grade 1 listed medieval longhouse, Higher Uppacott.
The Haytor Hoppa service is made possible through funding by Devon County Council and Dartmoor National Park Authority with generous support from Natural England.
Dartmoor National Park Authority’s website has a selection of free downloadable bus walks to help those who wish to use bus services to get to great walking locations. Visit www.dartmoor.gov.uk/haytorhoppa