Activities for everyone

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.

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.

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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.

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10/03/2024 | Whitchurch Common, Sampford Spiney and Middle Staple Tor Moderate walk

Walk overview

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.

Details

Duration: 11:00 AM, 10/03/2024 – 3:30 PM, 10/03/2024
Guide: Inge Page
Start Location: Pork Hill
Distance (Approx):
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: info@dartmoorwalksthisway.co.uk

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25/03/2024 | Dartmoor Moon Walk Easy 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 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.

Details

Duration: 6:00 PM, 25/03/2024 – 8:00 PM, 25/03/2024
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Pork Hill (SX531751)
Distance (Approx): 3 miles
Cost: Adults – £7.50 Children (U16) – £5.00
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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29/03/2024 | Fur Tor – The Queen of the Moor Strenuous walk

Walk overview

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.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 29/03/2024 – 4:00 PM, 29/03/2024
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Lane End (Wilsworthy)
Distance (Approx):
Cost: Adults – £11.50 Children (U16) – no
Skill Level: Strenuous
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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21/04/2024 | Cut Hill & Fur Tor Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Meeting Point: Fernworthy Reservoir, Parking near big shed near back of reservoir.
Duration: 11-12 miles 6 hours
Route: Grey Weathers, Sittaford Tor, Statts House, River Dart, Cut Hill and Fur Tor.
Please book and pay for the walk before 6pm the day before. If there is not enough walkers, the walk maybe cancelled.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 21/04/2024 – 4:00 PM, 21/04/2024
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Fernworthy Reservoir
Distance (Approx):
Cost: Adults – £12.50 Children (U16) – no
Skill Level: Strenuous
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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24/04/2024 | Dartmoor Moon Walk Easy 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 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.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 24/04/2024 – 9:00 PM, 24/04/2024
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Scorhill (SX662877)
Distance (Approx): 3 miles
Cost: Adults – £7.50 Children (U16) – £5.00
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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28/04/2024 | Dartmoor’s Sett Makers’ Bankers Industrial Archaeology walk RE-DATED TO APRIL NEXT YEAR DUE TO BAD WEATHER Moderate walk

Walk overview

Re-dated from December 2023 when this was cancelled due to bad weather. Join Simon Dell at the Rees Jeffery car park between Cox Tor and Merrivale for a morning walk looking at a little know aspect of industrial archaeology of the area. Simon wrote a book some years ago about these small benches scattered about the moors in this area and will have some for sale £5 on the day.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/04/2024 – 1:00 PM, 28/04/2024
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Rees Jefferys Car Park Merrivale (SX 539 750)
Distance (Approx): 2 miles
Cost: Adults – £5…………………. Children (U16) – Under 16’s free
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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18/05/2024 | Fur Tor via River Dart Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Meeting Point: Postbridge visitor centre car park
Duration: 11-12 miles 6 hours
Route: Broad Down, East Dart Falls, Sandy Hole Pass, Cowflop Bottom, Cut Hill and Fur Tor.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 18/05/2024 – 4:00 PM, 18/05/2024
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre)
Distance (Approx):
Cost: Adults – £12.50 Children (U16) – no
Skill Level: Strenuous
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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23/05/2024 | Dartmoor Moon Walk 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 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.

Details

Duration: 8:00 AM, 23/05/2024 – 10:00 PM, 23/05/2024
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Gutter Tor (SX580 673)
Distance (Approx):
Cost: Adults – £7.50 Children (U16) – £5.00
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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14/06/2024 | Nightjar Dusk Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

14 June 2024: Nightjar Dusk Walk
Start time: 8:00 PM
Meeting point: Postbridge Visitor Centre car park
Duration: 3-4 miles | 2 hours
Route:
Join Paul Rendell on an evening walk with a chance to hear the nightjars and maybe see them. Meeting at Postbridge Visitor Centre for a 2 hour walk. Cost is £7.50 per person, please and pay in advance.

Details

Duration: 8:00 PM, 14/06/2024 – 10:00 PM, 14/06/2024
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – £7.50 Children (U16) – no
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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23/06/2024 | Dartmoor Moon Walk Easy 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 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.

Details

Duration: 8:00 PM, 23/06/2024 – 10:00 PM, 23/06/2024
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Haytor (Higher)
Distance (Approx): 3 miles
Cost: Adults – £7.50 Children (U16) – £5.00
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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