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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25/08/2018: A walk full of tors
We will be visiting around 20 Dartmoor Tors and rocks on this 12 mile walk., including Lowery, Leather, Black, Hart, Down, Combeshead, Snapper and Rough tors. Visiting Grid squares including P6, Q6 and P8. The walking will be strenuous in many places as we will be passing through clitter fields and boggy ground as well as rough tracks and open moorland. Free parking is available at the meeting . . . More details
25/08/2018: Myths and Legends at Hound Tor
A walk to explore some Dartmoor stories. How do you escape the pixies’ spells? Who puts the flowers on Kitty Jay’s grave? Was it a storm in Widecombe in 1638 – or something more sinister? We will visit squares J17, J16 and K17 from Dartmoor 365 – if you dare to come …..! The walk covers three miles along quiet lanes, open moorland and rocky paths. Free parking at Hound Tor Car Park, where there . . . More details
25/08/2018: Tavistock Ramblers walk on western moorland
Join Rosemary Clarke and John Noblet of Tavistock Ramblers on a walk which takes in Sampford Spiney (04), Ward Bridge (05), Princetown Railway (06), Walkhampton Church House (P5), Walkhampton School (Q4), Huckworthy Bridge (P4), Horrabridge Bridge (P3) and Plaster Down (O3). The walk covers a distance of ten miles, mostly over good tracks and lanes. There are a couple of stiles and one stream . . . More details
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