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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03/09/2022 | Tavy Cleave Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

A walk discovering the ancient Lichway, including a footbridge and stepping stones over the Tavy. Learn the history of a centuries old Dartmoor farm now used by the Army, walk up above Tavy Cleave to look at one of the biggest and best preserved Bronze Age villages, and lots of stories. Some uneven moorland.

Details

Duration: 2:00 PM, 03/09/2022 – 5:00 PM, 03/09/2022
Guide: Richard Ware
Start Location: Lane End (Wilsworthy) (SX537 824)
Distance (Approx): 4 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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03/09/2022 | To the heart of the moor! Strenuous walk

Walk overview

An expedition to Fur Tor, “The Queen of the Moor”

Join us for this Classic Dartmoor route to Fur Tor via the East Dart Valley.
A long day out but a rewarding one.
We will start fairly early to benefit from the cool of the morning but be sure to bring plenty of water and protection from the weather be that sun or rain.
We are likely to be on our feet for for a full day with a stream or two to hop over but our pace will be kind.
Peat Passes, Skylarks, tales of miners and tinners, stone rows and mysteries will pass the time as we take in the magic of the remoter north moor.

Maximum of 10 participants.
Due to the remote nature of the terrain under 16s by prior agreement, please e-mail to discuss.

Details

Duration: 8:00 AM, 03/09/2022 – 4:00 PM, 03/09/2022
Guide: Keith Lambeth
Start Location: Postbridge (Outside visitor Centre) (SX 646 788)
Distance (Approx): 11 miles
Cost: Adults – £10 donation to Air Ambulance Children (U16) – Under 16s free
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: No

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

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04/09/2022 | Dartmoor Sunday Bimble Strenuous walk

Walk overview

A walk over tracks and open Moorland:
We will meet at the car park called Sand Pits and also Okehampton Moor at the split in the military ring road where the barrier drops on firing days.
Walking from Sandpits to Row Tor West Mill and up to Yes Tor and High Willhays; along to Dinger then back down past East Mill to Sandpits.

Details

Duration: 10:00 AM, 04/09/2022 – 2:30 PM, 04/09/2022
Guide: Chris Bourne
Start Location: Sand Pits, Okehampton (SX 596 924)
Distance (Approx): 8 miles
Cost: Adults – Suggested donation of £5 per adult to SAAFA Children (U16) – Free for Under 16s
Skill Level: Strenuous
Dogs permitted: Yes

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

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04/09/2022 | The King Way Walk Moderate walk

Walk overview

Stroll a section of ‘The King Way’ – an ancient track on Dartmoor that originally extended from London to Plymouth to carry the King’s post. This walk includes stunning views; prehistoric burial chambers, and a stone circle not shown on the maps; an impressive Victorian viaduct and the ruins of a failed ice-works enterprise; beautiful tors; and a mysterious tale.
If you wish to bring a dog along please contact the guide to make arrangements.

To book this walk please use this link https://www.dartmoorsdaughter.com/public-walks/2022/kingway-dwf

Details

Duration: 9:00 AM, 04/09/2022 – 1:00 PM, 04/09/2022
Guide: Emma Cunis
Start Location: Lydford High Down (SX 525 853)
Distance (Approx): 8 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to the Devon Air Ambulance Children (U16) – No 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: 07817 329584
Email: info@dartmoorsdaughter.com

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11/09/2022 | Dartmoor Moon Walk -Haytor Moderate walk

Walk overview

This walk will give you chance to walk in the dark on Dartmoor. We hopefully will be walking in the moonlight, so bring a torch. We will learn about some of the many legends and we should see the sun set and the moon rise if we get a clear evening. Bring a drink and a snack and where warm clothes. Dogs are not permitted on this walk. The walk will be cancelled if bad weather is forecasted. You must book and pay in advance, limited spaces. This walk will book up fast. You can pay by cheque, Paypal or Bacs.

Details

Duration: 8:30 PM, 11/09/2022 – 10:30 PM, 11/09/2022
Guide: Paul Rendell
Start Location: Haytor (Lower)
Distance (Approx): 4 miles
Cost: Adults – £6.00 Children (U16) – £6.00
Skill Level: Moderate
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: 01837 54727
Email: paul.dartmoor@gmail.com

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25/09/2022 | Autumnal Equinox stroll – the days of equal light and darkness Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Simon at 6pm at Four Winds car park for an Autumnal Equinox Walk, the midway point between mid-summer and mid-winter, when the hours of daylight and darkness are equal (equinox). Bring a torch, warm clothing and a warm drink. With any luck we might have a sunset at 7pm to see if we can get some stones to align with.

Dogs strictly on leads welcomed

Details

Duration: 6:00 PM, 25/09/2022 – 8:30 PM, 25/09/2022
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Four Winds (SX 560 749)
Distance (Approx): 2 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance welcomes Children (U16) – under 16s free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is not 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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21/12/2022 | Winter solstice sunrise walk Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Simon at 7.30am at Four Winds car park for a chilly winter solstice sunrise walk to mark the shortest day of the year and the return of the sun for the new year.
Bring warm clothing and a warm drink / breakfast snack. With any luck we might have a sunrise at about 8am to see if we can get some stones to align with.
If anyone fancies breakfast at the Fox Tor Café afterwards then why not!!
Dogs strictly on leads welcomed

Details

Duration: 7:30 AM, 21/12/2022 – 9:00 AM, 21/12/2022
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Four Winds (SX 560 749)
Distance (Approx): 2 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance welcomes Children (U16) – under 16s free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is not 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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21/12/2022 | Winter solstice sunset walk Easy walk

Walk overview

Join Simon at 3pm at Four Winds car park for a chilly winter solstice sunset walk to mark the shortest day of the year and the return of the sun for the new year.
Bring warm clothing and a warm drink . With any luck we might have a sunset at about 4pm to see if we can get some stones to align with.
Dogs strictly on leads welcomed

Details

Duration: 3:00 PM, 21/12/2022 – 5:00 PM, 21/12/2022
Guide: Simon Dell
Start Location: Four Winds (SX 560 749)
Distance (Approx): 2 miles
Cost: Adults – £5 donation to Devon Air Ambulance welcomes Children (U16) – under 16s free
Skill Level: Easy
Dogs permitted: Yes

Booking
Booking is not 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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