Activities for everyone

Moorland Guides provide activities for people of all abilities. Whether you are looking for a short ramble or a whole day trek, you can find a walk just for you. To help you with finding a walk, you can filter our activities by using the options on the right. You can choose by theme, skill level or duration.
Every walk provides clear information about the route being taken including a map of the starting point, as well as information about cost, booking and if you can bring your dog. If you have any questions about the activity, you can also contact the guide for further information
Covering 368 square miles, Dartmoor is a place of beauty, mystery and diverse ecology. 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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03/07/2022 | Down Tor Stone Row and the Monastic Way Moderate walk

Walk overview

Starting by Nun’s Cross, we visit the farmhouse and the cross, see where the leat goes underground, then walk southwest over open moorland and past tinworkings and prehistoric settlements to spectacular, lonely Down Tor stone row, one of the most impressive on the moor. We walk via Combeshead Tor and the Deancombe valley to Norsworthy Bridge and take the track to lovely Leather Tor bridge. Here we are walking on the old Monastic Way between Buckfast Abbey and Tavistock. We’ll visit Crazywell Pool (opportunity for a swim if the weather is favourable) and Crazywell Cross, and follow the Devonport Leat all the way back to our start point. Meet at Ashburton Peartree to car share or at start point near Nun’s Cross.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 03/07/2022 – 4:00 PM, 03/07/2022
Guide: Inge Page
Start Location: Pear Tree Cross, Ashburton
Distance (Approx): 7 miles
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – £5.00
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07914 184220
Email: inga@dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk

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13/07/2022 | Dartmoor moon Walk Easy walk

Walk overview

This walk will give you a chance to walk in the dark on Dartmoor. We hopefully will see the sun set and moon come up if we get a clear evening. Bring a drink and snack and wear clothes and bring a torch too. Limited numbers, these walk book up fast. Dogs are not permitted on this walk. You can pay by cheque, Paypal or Bacs.

Details

Duration: 8:30 PM, 13/07/2022 – 10:30 PM, 13/07/2022
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Four Winds
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – £6.00 Children (U16) – £6.00
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01837 54727
Email: paul.dartmoor@gmail.com

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13/07/2022 | Dartmoor Moon Walk – Four Winds Moderate walk

Walk overview

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.

Details

Duration: 8:30 PM, 13/07/2022 – 10:30 PM, 13/07/2022
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Four Winds (SX531 751)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – £6.00 Children (U16) – £.600
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01837 54727
Email: paul.dartmoor@gmail.com

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23/07/2022 | Venford Reservoir Circular Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Mustard Seed Walks will enjoy an interesting walk starting from Combestone Tor Car Park (SX670718). Following the pipeline path (the pipeline feeds Venford Reservoir) we will walk through an ancient forest to the reservoir (toilets there). Walking along the reservoir we will pick up an ancient boundary wall which after passing a triple stone row daters 4000 – 4500 years old, we will walk up to Horn’s Cross, before descending back to the car park. Dogs welcome, but on a short lead please.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 23/07/2022 – 2:00 PM, 23/07/2022
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Combestone Tor (SX670718)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – No charge, but donations welcome to Devon Air Ambulance & Christians Against Poverty Children (U16) – No charge but must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07766735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

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12/08/2022 | Dartmoor Moon Walk – Pork Hill Moderate walk

Walk overview

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.

Details

Duration: 8:30 PM, 12/08/2022 – 10:30 PM, 12/08/2022
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Pork Hill (SX531 751)
Distance (Approx):
Cost: Adults – £6.00 Children (U16) – £6.00
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking and payment is required in advance for this walk. To do this, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01837 54727
Email: paul.dartmoor@gmail.com

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27/08/2022 | Belstone walk – a stone circle and couple of wild swims Strenuous walk

Walk overview

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

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 27/08/2022 – 3:00 PM, 27/08/2022
Guide: Sue Perry
Start Location: Belstone (SX 622 937)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07972048194
Email: suedianaperry@yahoo.co.uk

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27/08/2022 | Planes, Trains & Moor! An accessible walk Easy walk

Walk overview

This route goes across Harrowbeer Airfield and onto the Drakes Trail with some great views over parts of the western moor. We then walk down to Clearbrook taking in Devonport & Drake’s Leat and the tramway. This Category 1 walk for people using mobility scooters is also open to all walkers. Support dogs welcome

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 27/08/2022 – 3:00 PM, 27/08/2022
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Leg O’ Mutton car park, Yelverton (SX518679)
Distance (Approx): 6.5 miles
Cost: Adults – Suggested donations of £5 to Devon Air Ambulance. Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: Dawn Williamson 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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27/08/2022 | Industrial Archaeology around Burrator Reservoir Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Ian for a chance to visit Crazywell Pool and the Devonport Leat with a small detour to the Black Tor Falls tin working site from the medieval period. Our return will be via Leather Tor Farm and Leather Tor Bridge.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 27/08/2022 – 5:00 PM, 27/08/2022
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Norsworthy Bridge (SX 568 694)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16 Free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07803 600754
Email: ir.johnstone@hotmail.co.uk

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28/08/2022 | Nordic Walking Taster Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

These taster walks will introduce you to the Nordic Walking technique using Nordic Walking poles that will be provided. Following the technique learning session there will be the opportunity to try out your Nordic Walking technique on a walk.
The walk will be on tracks that might be slightly uneven and rocky in places.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/08/2022 – 12:00 PM, 28/08/2022
Guide: Sue Hodges
Start Location: Norsworthy Bridge (SX569693)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – free for under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07859 886131
Email: suehodges@tinyworld.co.uk

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28/08/2022 | Belstone Moorland Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

On this walk your guides, Bob Adamson and Mike Jeffery, will gradually take you up onto The Moors with panoramic views via The Tarka Trail, East Okement River, Woodlands and a cottage with a very naughty past!
From the high moorland we descend to hear the story of Cullever Steps, then on to Scary Tor, Nine Stones before returning to Belstone. Where you may wish to visit The Tors Inn or have a cream tea at The Old School Tearooms.
Wear suitable walking gear.
Please bring food and drink for coffee break and lunch.
There are no toilet facilities in Belstone, nearest Toilets are at The White House Services on the A30.
Quiet dogs on leads welcome.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/08/2022 – 2:00 PM, 28/08/2022
Guide: Bob Adamson
Start Location: Belstone (SX621938.)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation for the air ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16s free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07976 739394
Email: dartmoorexperience@gmail.com

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