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.

Dartmoor Walking Festival | 27th August to 4th September 2022

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Upcoming Activities

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Dartmoor Moon Walk – Pork Hill

This walk will give you chance to walk in the dark on Dartmoor. We hopefully will be walking in the moonlight, so bring a torch. We will learn about some of the many legends and we should see the sun set and the moon rise if we get a clear evening. Bring a drink and a snack and where warm clothes. . . . Dogs are not permitted on this walk. The walk will be cancelled if bad weather is forecasted. You must book and pay in advance, limited spaces. This walk will book up fast. You can pay by cheque, Paypal or Bacs.

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Bellever Moon Walk

This walk will give you chance to watch the sun set and hopefully the moon rise. Bring a touch and a drink. We will hear about the legends of Dartmoor as we stroll up to Bellever Tor. Numbers are limited so please book early. The walk will last between 2- 2 1/2 hours.
Walk is free but donations for . . . the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust are welcome.

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Belstone walk – a stone circle and couple of wild swims

Especially for the wild swimmers amongst you – join Sue for a varied walk up the military track from Belstone to the Taw Ford for a dip then up over Belstone Tor at the Higher Tor end and along a grassy track to the Nine Maidens stone circle and down to the East Okement for a dip in the waterfall . . . pool, return via a bridle path and minor lanes to Belstone where there is an opportunity for refreshment !
The River valleys can be damp and the paths can be uneven, the Moorland section is largely on tracks but ground is uneven and can be boggy. Outwards track from Belstone is paved with gravel and stones. A steepish ascent to the summit of Belstone tor and a narrow, steep path to the waterfall on the East Okement and approximately 300m of height gained and lost en route.
Tolets and other facilities available at service station just off A30 where you turn for Belstone