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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29/08/2021 | Evening Zoom talk about the Mills of Dartmoor and environs Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Dartmoor guide Mike Jeffery from Moretonhampstead for his virtual talk on the Mills of Dartmoor and beyond. I link to the talk will be here a little nearer the time.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 29/08/2021 – 9:00 PM, 29/08/2021
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Online from your armchair
Distance (Approx): 0 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 per family Children (U16) – 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: 07845 176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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29/08/2021 | The nine maidens stone circle of Belstone – Mobility scooter event Moderate walk

Walk overview

This guided walk will go through the scenic village of Belstone and then up onto the moor to the Nine Maidens stone circles. Learn about the myths of the stones and admire the views to the north and west before moving on to the East Okement river and Cullever Steps. This walk is aimed at people using mobility scooters but all walkers welcome.
Walkers – level 2
Mobility scooters and powered chairs– Category 3. Route follows grassy and gravel paths which are very rough in places

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 29/08/2021 – 3:30 PM, 29/08/2021
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Belstone (SX 622938)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – Donations welcome 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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30/08/2021 | Study of Hutholes – ruined Medieval settlement Easy walk

Walk overview

Easy stroll to study the remains of the six houses that make this early medieval hamlet built on the site of an earlier Saxon settlement.
Part of a trio of Medieval tours

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 30/08/2021 – 3:00 PM, 30/08/2021
Guide: Ian Johnstone
Start Location: Dockwell Crossroads (SX704759)
Distance (Approx): 1 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation Children (U16) – 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: 07803 600754
Email: ir.johnstone@hotmail.co.uk

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30/08/2021 | Zoom virtual talks about the long distance footpath The Two Moors Way Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Simon Dell for an online illustrated talk showing his journey across Devon in the hot summer of 2014 from Wembury to Lynmouth following the two Moors Way over 5 days. A zoom link to the talk will be posted here nearer the time.

Details

Duration: 7:00 PM, 30/08/2021 – 9:00 PM, 30/08/2021
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Online from your armchair
Distance (Approx): 0 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 per family Children (U16) – donation
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07845176870
Email: simondell1958@yahoo.co.uk

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30/08/2021 | A walk through Dartmoor’s past, present and future – Mobility scooter event Moderate walk

Walk overview

A guided walk from Challacombe Farm and the ruins of a mediaeval hamlet, past the remains of a tin mine to Soussons Forest. This route uses gravel
forest tracks and bumpy grassy paths. This walk is aimed at people using mobility scooters but all walkers welcome
Parking at Challacombe Farm PL20 6TD Free of charge. This is off the minor road that runs between the B3212 and Widdecombe
Walkers – level 2.
Mobility scooters – Category 3. A mix of grass and gravel paths which can be bumpy

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 30/08/2021 – 4:00 PM, 30/08/2021
Guide: Dawn Williamson
Start Location: Challacombe Farm (SX 695796)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – Donations welcome 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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31/08/2021 | Belstone and Oke Tors walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Via a cairn and stone circle to the boulder-littered Belstone Tors (we need to do a bit of clambering over the boulders here), on along a ridge to Oke Tor with fine views (weather permitting) and back beside the River Taw.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 31/08/2021 – 5:00 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Geri Skeens
Start Location: Belstone (SX 621938)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation 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: 07765 482333
Email: geri.dartmoor@gmail.com

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31/08/2021 | Lovely Lustleigh Cleave Moderate walk

Walk overview

A varied walk up Lustleigh Cleave through ancient woodland up on to Moorland with views over to the eastern edge of Dartmoor to an Iron Age fort, returning via the river Bovey valley to Lustleigh where there is an opportunity for refreshment !
River valley is shaded and can be damp and the path can be uneven, the Moorland section is largely on tracks but ground is uneven and it is exposed at the Iron Age hill fort. About 500m on a lane before rejoining footpath towards the end. Approximately 200m of height gained and lost en route.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 31/08/2021 – 1:00 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Sue Perry
Start Location: Lustleigh Church (SX 786813)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation 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: 07972048194
Email: suedianaperry@yahoo.co.uk

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31/08/2021 | A moorland night walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

A moorland night stroll to see the palace of the king of the pixies – although no guarentees of seeing him. Please bring a torch with you.

Details

Duration: 8:00 PM, 31/08/2021 – 10:30 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Mike Jeffery
Start Location: Cox Tor (SX 530751)
Distance (Approx): 5 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation 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: 01647 440755
Email: mike.jeffery.senior@gmail.com

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31/08/2021 | An accessible walk along rail and moor from Clearbrook – Mobility scooter event Easy walk

Walk overview

A guided accessible walk on the old railway following the West Devon Way. It passes through wood and moorland to the Shaugh tunnel. This walk is on tarmac or hard gravel with gentle gradients.
Mobility scooters – Category 1. The railway track has hard gravel paths with a gentle gradient.

Details

Duration: 10:30 AM, 31/08/2021 – 2:30 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Andy Dunstan
Start Location: Clearbrook leat carpark (SX 518 651)
Distance (Approx): 6 miles
Cost: Adults – Donations welcome 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: 07557 330577
Email: accessiblewalks@outlook.com

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31/08/2021 | Cranmere Pool and Moorland Safety Walk Strenuous walk

Walk overview

Join me for a wonderful walk to Cranmere Pool; the site of the original Dartmoor Letter Box.
We will also take in Fernworthy Forest, Teignhead Farm, Whitehorse Hill and Black Ridge peat pass en route, and the Sittaford recumbent and Grey
Whethers stone circles on our return.
During the day we will also discuss staying safe whilst enjoying the wild moor, and there will be ample opportunity to ask questions. There will be areas of boggy and uneven terrain.
Please wear robust footwear and bring waterproofs and food and drink for the day. For capable 16 yrs and older only. Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult. We will meet at the Fernworthy end of the road at Grid Ref SX 659 839
When booking please provide a brief outline of walking experience, Next of Kin details and relevant medical information (treated in strictest confidence).
£10 donation fee to be shared between Devon Air Ambulance and Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 31/08/2021 – 4:30 PM, 31/08/2021
Guide: Shona Fernyhough
Start Location: Fernworthy Reservoir (SX 659 839)
Distance (Approx): 10 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 Donation Children (U16) – not suitable
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

Booking
Booking is required for this walk. For further information, contact your guide using the details below.
Telephone: 07870 319022
Email: shona@forthewild.co.uk

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