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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28/07/2019 | 10 Tors on Bodmin Moor Moderate walk

Walk overview

Exploring Bodmin Moor by visiting 10 tors including Tregarrick Tor, Newel Tor, Smallacombe Tor, High Rock, Treworthy Tor, Hawks Tor, Sharp Tor and Cheesewring.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/07/2019 – 4:00 PM, 28/07/2019
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Blisland (Bodmin Moor)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – no
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 0183754727
Email: paul.dartmoor@virgin.net

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28/07/2019 | 10 Tors on Bodmin Moor Moderate walk

Walk overview

Exploring Bodmin Moor by visiting 10 tors including Tregarrick Tor, Newel Tor, Smallacombe Tor, High Rock, Treworthy Tor, Hawks Tor, Sharp Tor and Cheesewring.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 28/07/2019 – 4:00 PM, 28/07/2019
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Bodmin Moor: Minions (The Hurlers car park)
Cost: Adults – £10.00 Children (U16) – no
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is not required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 0183754727
Email: paul.dartmoor@virgin.net

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30/07/2019 | Bellever Letterbox Walk Easy walk

Walk overview

Explore Bellever, learn about Dartmoor Letterboxes and visit a number of this walk. Bring some notepaper to take copies of the stamps. Free walk but donations to Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust. You must book.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 30/07/2019 – 1:00 PM, 30/07/2019
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Postbridge Forest Car Park
Cost: Adults – Free 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: 0183754727
Email: paul.dartmoor@virgin.net

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03/08/2019 | Ducks Pool Letterbox and Fox Tor Strenuous walk

Walk overview

(NOTE: this walk was moved from 2nd February)
Our Mustard Seed Walks often pop into the Fox Tor cafe in Princetown for a cuppa, and we may well do this time, but we will head into the wilds of the South Moors to find the real Tor, also visiting the Ducks Pool letterbox. This walk will take us from Peat Cot past Nuns Cross Farm and Plym Ford up Gnats Hill and over some possibly tough and wet terrain.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 03/08/2019 – 3:00 PM, 03/08/2019
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Peat Cott (SX615694)
Cost: Adults – No charge, but donations welcome to Devon Air Ambulance & Christians Against Poverty Children (U16) – Free with adult, but must be able to undertake a strenuous walk.
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07766 735275
Email: philynnwatson@gmail.com

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03/08/2019 | Hamel Down Stroll Moderate walk

Walk overview

Mustard Seed Walks are going on a stroll along Hamel Down. From Widecombe-on-the-Moor we will ascend onto the Hamel Down ridge. We look forward to fine weather and superb views! Thanks to the very excellent John Lowe who took me for a most interesting walk here, we will contemplate the sacrifice paid by our heroic airman, many of who lost their life on this Down during the Second World War. We will return to Widecombe via road and lanes before maybe enjoying a cuppa in The Cafe on the Green.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 03/08/2019 – 3:30 PM, 03/08/2019
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Widecombe (village centre car park) (SX719768)
Cost: Adults – No charge, but donations welcome to Devon Air Ambulance & Christians Against Poverty Children (U16) – Free with 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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21/08/2019 | Bellever Letterbox Walk Easy walk

Walk overview

Explore Bellever, learn about Dartmoor Letterboxes and visit a number of this walk. Bring some notepaper to take copies of the stamps. Free walk but donations to Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust. You must book.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 21/08/2019 – 1:00 PM, 21/08/2019
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Postbridge Forest Car Park
Cost: Adults – Free 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: 0183754727
Email: paul.dartmoor@virgin.net

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24/08/2019 | Introduction to Map-reading & Navigation Moderate walk

Walk overview

The aim is to provide an introduction to the basic skills of map-reading and using a compass to aid navigation. We won’t be walking a long distance but will learn some of the techniques suitable for exploring the moor in safety. Distance is about 5 miles over moderate terrain.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 24/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 24/08/2019
Guide: Nigel Grist
Start Location: Wrangaton Golf Club (SX673582)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 Donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – £5.00 Donation to Devon Air Ambulance
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 01548 831398 / 07949 904066
Email: nigel@theunseenview.com

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24/08/2019 | Okehampton Battle Camp Visit Easy walk

Walk overview

During the morning we will visit the Okehampton Battle Camp museum and look at artefacts of the military use of the Dartmoor during the First World War. Lt Col Tony Clark, previously Commandant of the Dartmoor Training Area, and the present Commandant , Lt Col Crispin d’Apice, will give an explanation with illustrations of how troops trained and lived before deploying to the trenches.

Booking is essential.

Drive to the main gate of the camp and take with you some photo I.D like a Driving Licence to gain entry.NO I.D. NO Entry. NO exception. NO walk!
You will be directed to the parking on the parade ground by the security gate staff.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 24/08/2019 – 12:30 PM, 24/08/2019
Guide: Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Cost: Adults – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund welcomed Suggested £5 per person please. Children (U16) – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund welcomed Suggested £5 per person please.
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07827 975751
Email: tonyclark@dartmoortrust.org

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24/08/2019 | To the top of Hen Tor Moderate walk

Walk overview

Through Trowlesworthy warren, and Willings Walls warren to Hen Tor from the top of which we can see for miles ! Car parking at Blackaton Cross is free. The walk is moderate and covers a distance of about 5 miles. Booking is required.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 24/08/2019 – 3:00 PM, 25/08/2019
Guide: Colin & Heather Ridgers
Start Location: Blackaton Cross (SX569631)
Cost: Adults – £5.00 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – 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: 07878198001
Email: heatherandcolin@yahoo.co.uk

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24/08/2019 | Walking the Okehampton Ranges Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Lt Col Tony Clark, previously Commandant on a walk around the Dartmoor Military Training Area to see some of the features of the area including the target rail track and other historical features associated with the First World War and other conflicts, and hear how they were used by the soldiers. The walk covers a distance of 8 miles over tracks and uneven ground.

Booking is essential.

Drive to the main gate of the camp and take with you some photo I.D like a Driving Licence to gain entry.NO I.D. NO Entry NO exception NO walk! You will be directed to the parking on the parade ground by the security gate staff.

Details

Duration: 1:00 PM, 24/08/2019 – 4:00 PM, 24/08/2019
Guide: Col Tony Clark
Start Location: Okehampton Battle Camp (SX586932)
Cost: Adults – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund welcomed Suggested £5 per person please. Children (U16) – Voluntary donations to Army Benevolent Fund welcomed Suggested £5 per person please.
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07827 975751
Email: tonyclark@dartmoortrust.org

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