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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06/06/2020 | Hut Holes medieval village and the West Webburn valley – This walk might possibly be redated according to the National Situation with Covid-19 Moderate walk

Walk overview

Please note that an ongoing decision will be taken about whether this walk will actually go ahead as the Covid-19 situation develops. This walk might be cancelled or re-dated so keep in touch with Debbie to see how things are developing.

Part of this walk will be along the picturesque valley of the West Webburn river, the route of the Two Moors Way. We will visit the ancient hamlet of Jordon before dropping in on the ruinous Dartmoor longhouses at Hut Holes. Hopefully, we might see some March orchids in the wet areas along the river.
Part of the route could be muddy. Boots and waterproofs recommended.
Please bring a snack lunch and plenty to drink.
Bel Tor corner car park is about 2 miles from Dartmeet on the Ashburton road.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 06/06/2020 – 2:30 PM, 06/06/2020
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Bel Tor corner (SX 694732)
Distance (Approx):
Cost: Adults – £7.00 Children (U16) – £3.00
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

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

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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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.

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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16/08/2020 | 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 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.

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

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. This walk is aimed at people using mobility scooters but all walkers welcome.
For users of mobility scooters this activity is considered to be category 3. Gravel forest paths with some inclines. Option to go up Laughter Tor which is steep and on rough grass paths
A donation to Devon Air Ambulance will be appreciated.

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: 
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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22/08/2020 | Military Manoeuvres – In Camp Easy walk

Walk overview

Okehampton Battle Camp. Visit includes talk by Lt Col d’Apice, on-road tour of Camp and visit to museum. Meet at Camp entrance. You must give car details when booking and take photo identification to enter military premises For those taking part in the afternoon walk, please bring a packed lunch.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 22/08/2020 – 12:30 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Distance (Approx): 1 miles
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Army Benevolent Funds Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Army Benevolent Funds. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

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

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22/08/2020 | Military Manoeuvres – on Training Area Moderate walk

Walk overview

Walking tour of Training Area over tracks and uneven, tussock grass, describing how it was and is used by the military.
Meet at Okehampton Camp entrance. You must give car details when booking and take photo identification to enter military premises.

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: 1:00 PM, 22/08/2020 – 4:30 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Distance (Approx): 8 miles
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Army Benevolent Fund Children (U16) – £5.00 donation to Army Benevolent Fund. 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: 
Email: tonyclark@dartmoortrust.com

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22/08/2020 | Nature fights back, Hawns & Dendles Waste Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This walk is being guided by Tim Ferry and needs to be restricted to 10 participants. It is aimed at people with an interest in rewilding. We will pass through ancient woodland, naturally regenerating woodland and scrub, lightly-grazed private moorland and more heavily-grazed common land and discuss the issues they present. Some rough underfoot conditions and steep slopes. Parking is on private land with permission.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 22/08/2020 – 2:00 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Refer to walk description for details of guide
Start Location: Higher Heale Farm (Cornwood) (SX614612)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 donation to the devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: Tim Ferry 07855 073876
Email: tim@timferry.co.uk

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22/08/2020 | Whitehorse Hill Bronze Age Cist Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A circular walk to the remote Bronze Age cist – a stone grave – recently excavated to reveal contents preserved in peat for millennia. The ground is uneven and boggy in places with patches of tussocky grass and a couple of narrow streams to cross. This is a challenging walk make worthwhile by the remote peatland beauty of Whitehorse Hill, the prehistoric monuments we encounter en route and hopefully some stunning views across the north Moor.

Route is Batworthy, Sittaford Tor, Quintin’s Man, Whitehorse Hill, Hangingstone Hill, Gartaven ford, Scorhill.

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: 9:00 AM, 22/08/2020 – 5:00 PM, 22/08/2020
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Batworthy (Nr Gidleigh/Chagford) (SX662866)
Distance (Approx): 11 miles
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s. All under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07765482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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