2023 Dartmoor Walking Festival | Thank you for helping us raise £1,125 for Devon Air Ambulance Dartmoor Walking Festival returns in 2024 | 7- 15 September

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.

Our next activities

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Whitchurch Common, Sampford Spiney and Middle Staple Tor

We walk southwards across Whitchurch Common to Windy Post Cross and the Bullseye Stone, then on to Moortown, Pew Tor and the hamlet of Sampford Spiney with its pretty church and old manor house. We return by walking up the western side of the Walkham valley, past Vixen Tor and finally Merrivale . . . Quarry and Middle Staple Tor, from where it’s a straightforward walk down the hill and through the old tin workings.

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Dartmoor Moon Walk

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 moon rise if we get a clear evening. Bring a drink and a snack and wear warm clothes. Dogs . . . are not permitted on this walk.
Cost is £7.50 per person, under 16 £5 per person and you must book and pay in advance, limited spaces. This walks will book up fast so be quick. You can pay by Paypal, Cheque or Bacs.

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Fur Tor – The Queen of the Moor

Meeting Point: Lane End (Car park at end lane. SX 537 824).
Duration: 10-12 miles 6 hours
Route: Tavy Cleave, River Tavy, Sandy Ford, Fur Tor, Pinswell, Watern Oke, Rattlebrook, Tavy Cleave tor and Ger Tor.
Please book and pay for the walk before 6pm the day before. If there is not enough walkers, . . . the walk maybe cancelled.

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