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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08/09/2024 | Dunnabridge and the historical landscape Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Richard for a walk through history and the landscape starting at Dunnabridge. We will visit and hear the history of Dunnabridge Pound, The Judges Chair,Stone Rows and Standing Stones,Laughter Tor, Bellever Tor, and Brimpts North Tin Mine.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 08/09/2024 – 5:00 PM, 08/09/2024
Guide: Richard Ware
Start Location: Dunnabridge (SX 646 746.)
Distance (Approx): 3 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: 07885 251606
Email: rware1@icloud.com

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09/09/2024 | Fingle Bridge and Whiddon Deer Park – an accessible walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

This accessible walk starts and finishes at Fingle Bridge Inn. It follows the River Teign upstream looking at industry as well as trees, lichens and mosses and the historical Deer Park. It is a Level 3 walk for those using mobility scooters, although it is mostly flat is has one hill and the gravel path is rough in places. Able bodied walkers also welcome.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 09/09/2024 – 3:30 PM, 09/09/2024
Guide: Amanda Head
Start Location: Fingle Bridge (SX743899)
Distance (Approx): 4.5 miles
Cost: Adults – Free but a donation to Devon Air Ambulance is welcome Children (U16) – 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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09/09/2024 | Belstone Bimble: a stone circle and wild swims Moderate walk

Walk overview

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 a dip at Cullever steps. Then along a grassy track to the Nine Maidens stone circle and on 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, approximately 300m of height gained and lost en route.
Dogs on leads welcome. Toilets and other facilities available at service station just off A30 where you turn for Belstone.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 09/09/2024 – 3:00 PM, 09/09/2024
Guide: Sue Perry
Start Location: Belstone (SX 622937)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon 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: 07972048194
Email: suedianaperry@yahoo.co.uk

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09/09/2024 | 4000 years of human habitation Hound Tor and Hay Tor Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Ian for a walk at Hound Tor car park looking at a wide landscape to Hay Tor Quarries and the human habitation and industries over thousands of years. Myths and Legends included!

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 09/09/2024 – 2:30 PM, 09/09/2024
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Hound Tor (SX 739 792)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation for the Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16th 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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10/09/2024 | Bowerman’s Nose and Hound Tor medieval village Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Debbie for a circular walk through fields, along quiet lanes and over open moorland.
Footpaths, rocky tors and lanes.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 10/09/2024 – 1:30 PM, 10/09/2024
Guide: Debbie Jenkin
Start Location: Manaton Church (SX 749 813)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s
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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10/09/2024 | Night Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Mike Jeffery as the sun sets for a night walk in the Cox Tor area

Details

Duration: 8:00 PM, 10/09/2024 – 10:30 PM, 10/09/2024
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Cox Tor (SX 530 751)
Distance (Approx): 3 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 for 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: 01647 440755
Email: mike.jeffery.senior@gmail.com

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10/09/2024 | Prehistoric Monuments and Landscape of Merrivale Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Peter Knight and Sue Wallace for a morning of mindful walking to explore Merrivale’s megalithic monuments and local landscape. Gentle walking. Includes some dowsing, Earth-healing and gentle shamanic drumming.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 10/09/2024 – 12:30 PM, 10/09/2024
Guide: Peter Knight
Start Location: Four Winds (SX 561748)
Distance (Approx): 2 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16s free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 0774 408 2691
Email: stoneseekerbooks@gmail.com

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10/09/2024 | Rowtor and Black Down – open moorland and the military. An accessible walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

This walk explores part of the high moor with wonderful views north to Exmoor and the north coast. It is suitable for people using mobility scooters and is a Level 3 walk as has some grassy sections, hills and parts of the gravel track can be bumpy. Able bodied walkers are also welcome. It is exposed in places so participants are urged to bring clothing for all weathers.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 10/09/2024 – 4:00 AM, 10/09/2024
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Row Tor Car Parking (SX597913)
Distance (Approx): 7 miles
Cost: Adults – Free but donation to Devon Air Ambulance welcome Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

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

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11/09/2024 | High Time on the South Moors Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Starting from Shipley Bridge Car Park (toilets available), we will visit the Hunters stone before walking onto the moors to Black Tor. Contouring the land with beautiful views into the Avon Valley we will visit Rider’s Rings, a Bronze Age settlement. After descending Zeal Gully to the base of the Avon Dam we will cross the river and climb up to walk alongside Avon Reservoir, before picking up a small portion of the Abbot’s Way which will take us to a good path leading up tp Pupers Hill. We will continue on to Ryder’s Hill, visible in the distance, passing Snowdon on the way. From here we will walk south to Huntington Warren, descending to a Clapper Bridge over the Avon River. A short but stiff climb will take us up to Petre’s Cross on Western White Barrow. Next we will visit Eastern White Barrow, a prominent Barrow visible for much of our walk. Picking up an old tramway we will then traverse Brent Moor before descending through some clay settling pits back to the car park.

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 11/09/2024 – 4:00 PM, 11/09/2024
Guide: Phil Watson
Start Location: Shipley Bridge (SX681629)
Distance (Approx): 12 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free
Skill Level: Strenuous
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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11/09/2024 | Belstone Blast Moderate walk

Walk overview

Join Chris for the Highmoor Belstone Blast! Meet at the car park opposite Belstone Village Hall and explore Belstone Tors, Higher Tor, Taw Marsh and Belstone.

Well behaved dogs under control welcome.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 11/09/2024 – 3:00 PM, 11/09/2024
Guide: Chris Bourne
Start Location: Belstone (62118 93815)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Free for under 16s
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07974412326
Email: chris@pegasusoutdooradventures.co.uk

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