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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18/07/2020 | Navigation for Beginners Easy walk

Walk overview

This course covers the basics of map and compass use, enabling you to begin to navigate safely and plan a route. Complete beginners are welcome, as is anyone with some experience who wishes to consolidate their skills. The walk will be entirely outdoors, covering a circular route of five to eight miles, learning and practising as we go.

The legal ratio of trainer plus five trainees will be strictly complied with, and we will be keeping our distance from each other in accordance with government guidelines. Do not attend if you or your household are showing any symptoms of Covid-19. Please bring a face mask, gloves and hand sanitiser in case of any accident or illness. The trainer reserves the right to make changes to the day or decline to take anyone in the interests of the health and welfare of the group.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 18/07/2020 – 5:00 PM, 18/07/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX590735)
Distance (Approx): 8 miles
Cost: Adults – £30 Children (U16) – N/A
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: 07765 482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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19/07/2020 | A Walk through Time from Bennett’s Cross Moderate walk

Walk overview

A gentle circular walk full of historic interest; from abandoned mines, though a medieval village to the Bronze Age settlement of Grimspound. Our pace will allow time to explore these historic sites and enjoy the scenery, with some fine views. Along paths and tracks that are uneven and steep in places.

Places must be booked in advance so that the legal ratio of guide plus five walkers is strictly complied with. Do not come if you or your household are showing any symptoms of Covid-19. Please bring a face mask, gloves and your own hand sanitiser in case of any accident or illness while on the walk. The guide reserves the right to make dynamic changes to the walk or decline to take anyone in the interests of the health and welfare of the group.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 19/07/2020 – 3:00 PM, 19/07/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Bennets Cross (SX681817)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £8 Children (U16) – £5
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07765 482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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01/08/2020 | Across North Dartmoor Via Fur Tor (linear walk) Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A chance to walk across the north moor and visit the Queen of the Moor on route. We shall meet at Fernworthy and take some cars to Lydford High Down and walk via
Lydford High Down, Hare Tor, Rattlebrook, Watern Oke, Fur Tor, Cut Hill, East Dart River, River Teign and Fernworthy. For Dartmoor 365 fans, we shall be visiting squares, G4, G5, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H12.
Please be aware that all walks on Dartmoor with Moorland Guides must be subject to possible changes or even cancellations due to the pandemic so it is important to keep in touch with the guide as to the status of this event nearer the date.

Details

Duration: 9:30 AM, 01/08/2020 – 4:00 PM, 01/08/2020
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Fernworthy Reservoir
Distance (Approx): 12 miles
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – no
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 0183754727
Email: paul.dartmoor@gmail.com

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02/08/2020 | Watern Tor via ‘The Rails’ Moderate walk

Walk overview

We pass a Bronze Age stone row and round houses before crossing the river Teign at The Rails; hands on the top rail, feet on the bottom one, and edge your way across. From here it’s a steady climb to the lovely rock formations of Watern Tor, and views across the North moors. We drop down to the sheltered spring of Wildtor Well, before following easy paths to Scorhill stone circle and back to our start point.

Places must be booked in advance so that the legal ratio of guide plus five walkers is strictly complied with. Do not come if you or your household are showing any symptoms of Covid-19. Please bring a face mask, gloves and your own hand sanitiser in case of any accident or illness while on the walk. The guide reserves the right to make dynamic changes to the walk or decline to take anyone in the interests of the health and welfare of the group.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 02/08/2020 – 3:30 PM, 02/08/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Batworthy Corner (SX662866)
Distance (Approx): 7 miles
Cost: Adults – £8 Children (U16) – £5
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07765 482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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08/08/2020 | Navigation for Beginners Please note this course is now fully booked Easy walk

Walk overview

This course is now fully booked but there is another planned for 16th August.

This course covers the basics of map and compass use, enabling you to begin to navigate safely and plan a route. Complete beginners are welcome, as is anyone with some experience who wishes to consolidate their skills. The walk will be entirely outdoors, covering a circular route of up to eight miles, learning and practising as we go.
Please be aware that all walks on Dartmoor with Moorland Guides must be subject to possible changes or even cancellations due to the pandemic so it is important to keep in touch with the guide as to the status of this event nearer the date.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 08/08/2020 – 5:00 PM, 08/08/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX590735)
Distance (Approx): 8 miles
Cost: Adults – £30.00 Children (U16) – N/A
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: 07765482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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14/08/2020 | Navigation for Beginners Easy walk

Walk overview

This course covers the basics of map and compass use, enabling you to begin to navigate safely and plan a route. Complete beginners are welcome, as is anyone with some experience who wishes to consolidate their skills. The walk will be entirely outdoors, covering a circular route of five to eight miles, learning and practising as we go.

The legal ratio of trainer plus five trainees will be strictly complied with, and we will be keeping our distance from each other in accordance with government guidelines. Do not attend if you or your household are showing any symptoms of Covid-19. Please bring a face mask, gloves and hand sanitiser in case of any accident or illness. The trainer reserves the right to make changes to the day or decline to take anyone in the interests of the health and welfare of the group.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 14/08/2020 – 5:00 PM, 14/08/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX590735)
Distance (Approx): 8 miles
Cost: Adults – £30 Children (U16) – N/A
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: 07765 482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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15/08/2020 | Navigation for Beginners Easy walk

Walk overview

This course covers the basics of map and compass use, enabling you to begin to navigate safely and plan a route. Complete beginners are welcome, as is anyone with some experience who wishes to consolidate their skills. The walk will be entirely outdoors, covering a circular route of five to eight miles, learning and practising as we go.

The legal ratio of trainer plus five trainees will be strictly complied with, and we will be keeping our distance from each other in accordance with government guidelines. Do not attend if you or your household are showing any symptoms of Covid-19. Please bring a face mask, gloves and hand sanitiser in case of any accident or illness. The trainer reserves the right to make changes to the day or decline to take anyone in the interests of the health and welfare of the group.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 15/08/2020 – 5:00 PM, 15/08/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX590735)
Distance (Approx): 8 miles
Cost: Adults – £30 Children (U16) – N/A
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: 07765 482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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16/08/2020 | Navigation for Beginners – THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED AND CLOSED Easy walk

Walk overview

PLEASE NOTE – THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED AND CLOSED This course covers the basics of map and compass use, enabling you to begin to navigate safely and plan a route. Complete beginners are welcome, as is anyone with some experience who wishes to consolidate their skills. The walk will be entirely outdoors, covering a circular route of up to eight miles, learning and practising as we go. There will be a maximum of 4 trainees and we will keep 2 metres apart owing to the pandemic.
Please be aware that all walks on Dartmoor with Moorland Guides must be subject to possible changes or even cancellations due to the pandemic so it is important to keep in touch with the guide as to the status of this event nearer the date.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 16/08/2020 – 5:00 PM, 16/08/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Princetown (Outside Visitor Centre) (SX590735)
Distance (Approx): 8 miles
Cost: Adults – £30.00 Children (U16) – N/A
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: 07765 482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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22/08/2020 | River, forest and moor – classic Dartmoor Moderate walk

Walk overview

This walk is aimed at people using mobility scooters but all walkers welcome.
A guided walk beginning by the East Dart River and the ancient clapper bridge in Bellever Forest which then goes through the forest before heading out onto the moor near Laughter Tor. For users of mobility scooters this activity is considered to be Category 3. The gravel forest paths have some inclines. Option to go up Laughter Tor which is steep and on rough grass paths.

If you are bringing a dog on this walk you are responsible to ensure you comply with the National Park byelaws by having your dog under close control at all times. The guide reserves the right to ask you to put your dog on a lead if felt necessary.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 22/08/2020 – 3:30 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Bellever Forest (SX 655771)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – Donation Children (U16) – Donation. ..All under 18s 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: Dawn Williamson 07557330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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22/08/2020 | Dartmoor Myths and Legends Easy walk

Walk overview

A gentle walk to the sites of some of the famous Dartmoor legends. See where Kitty Jay was laid to rest, feel the heartbeat in the giant granite man of Bowerman, perhaps even encounter a pixy or two … but don’t get ‘pixy-led’. One or two hills but generally easy terrain with granite outcrops.

If you are bringing a dog on this walk you are responsible to ensure you comply with the National Park byelaws by having your dog under close control at all times. The guide reserves the right to ask you to put your dog on a lead if felt necessary.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 22/08/2020 – 1:00 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Hound Tor (SX739792)
Distance (Approx): 3 miles
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01647 440053
Email: jenkin957@btinternet.com

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