Welcome to the Moors

Covering 368 square miles, Dartmoor is a place of beauty, mystery and diverse ecology. As well as still being home to thousands of people, it also contains ancient remains of settlements reaching back to prehistoric times. With a national park as large as Dartmoor with so much to learn and enjoy, you may prefer, as many visitors do, to walk the moors in the company of a knowledgeable guide who can explain the moorland in as much detail as you want. Our expert guides run a vast range of activities all across the moors and beyond. Join us and find out why the only way to really discover the real Dartmoor is to join the Moorland Guides on one of our walks.

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Upcoming Activities

23/02/2019: Tavey Cleave stroll
Click here to view activity details Join Simon for a walk along to ridge line of Tavy Cleave to Ger Tor, Cleave Tors and the foot of the Rattlebrook before walking back over Hare Tor. If clear the views are wonderful. Bring a hot drink and snack for this 5-mile walk over the moors on reasonable terrain. Dogs and leads welcome. We will meet at Lane End Car park at 10am and I hope to be back for about 1 or 2pm depending upon the speed . . . of the group. Please email Simon to book onto this walk so he knows who is turning up.

24/02/2019: Fingle Woods and Wooston Hillfort
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A walk from Fingle Bridge up to Wooston Hlllfort (which thanks to tree clearance is now much more visible and has wonderful views) and then up the side of the valley. We descend to Clifford Bridge and return alongside the River Teign. Meet either at Ashburton Peartree at 11 am to car share or about 11.45 am at Fingle Woods car park (just over Fingle Bridge from the pub).

02/03/2019: North Moors Adventure
Click here to view activity details This Mustard Seed Walk will be slightly long than usual, about 8.5 miles. It will take us over some stunning terrain. From Belstone village we will climb up to Belstone Tor then follow the ridge via Higher Tor to Oke Tor. We will then descend to Taw Ford – be prepared for a paddle across! then we will head for the stone circle near Little Hound Tor. We’ll then head north to climb Cosdon Hill, . . . descending on the other side oven wild moorland to return to the village.


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Walking Festival

Find out more about our walking festival with information about upcoming events and images from previous festivals.

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About Us

Find out more about the Moorland Guides and read our staff’s biographies.