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Dartmoor Circular Walks

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  1. Do you have a favourite wild place? Where the view stirs the imagination or where the squeaks, rustles and smells give you hints about what’s going on around you? Maybe the atmosphere relaxes your mind. These places might draw you back again and...

  2. Add Forts and Castles of Plymouth Sound - Walk to your Itinerary

    Plymouth

    Plymouth has been an important naval port for many centuries, which has led to the building of a variety of defences to protect the port.

    This walk passes a number of these defences as it circles around the eastern side of Plymouth Sound; it also

  3. Add Pew Tor and Windy Post Cross to your Itinerary

    Tavistock

    This is easy walk of 3 miles over moorland takes in two tors, an ancient cross and involves a little stream jumping.

  4. Add Okehampton Town Trail to your Itinerary

    Okehampton

    A pleasant circular walk around Okehampton town - learning about some of the interesting history.

  5. Add Potter's Walk to your Itinerary

    Fernworthy Reservoir, Fernworthy

    Gazing across at Fernworthy Reservoir with the sun low in the sky and the gaggle of Canada Geese coasting nearby, there is no better place on Dartmoor than Potter's walk for a gentle stroll of almost a mile, or for exploring with young children.

  6. Add Trenchford and Tottiford reservoirs to your Itinerary

    Bovey Tracey

    This easy three-mile route takes in two lovely reservoirs on the eastern side of the moor in a figure-of-eight walk. There are plenty of paths to extend your walk if you wish to go further.

  7. Add Princetown Audio Walk to your Itinerary

    Princetown

    The Princetown audio walk is a 6 mile (10km) circular walk starting from the High Moorland Visitor Centre, taking you across moorland to a waterfall, aqueduct, Bronze Age settlements and stone rows.

  8. Yelverton

    “I have never before in my long and eclectic career been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” - Steven Speilberg

  9. Add Okehampton Countryside Walks - East to your Itinerary

    Okehampton

    The beautiful countryside around Okehampton is rich with wildlife, steeped in history and waiting to be explored.....just take a walk.

  10. Add The Middle Dart Valley - Walk to your Itinerary

    Totnes

    For enthusiastic long-distance walkers, the Dart Valley Trail is a waymarked route linking Totnes and Dartmouth. The walk described here gives the possibility of adding this middle part of the Dart Valley to the Dart Valley Trail.

  11. Of the many options for short circular walks from Belstone on the northern edge of the moor this has to be the loveliest in spring:
    a run across the lower moorland slopes of Cosdon Hill is followed by a steep descent through Skaigh Wood.

  12. Add Moors and Tors of Eastern Dartmoor to your Itinerary

    Newton Abbot

    “There is little pleasure to be gained from struggling along a contrived route across desolate and boggy hills just for the sake of wilderness.”

  13. Add Teign & Turrets Walk to your Itinerary

    Newton Abbot

    The Teign is Dartmoor’s most iconic river. From a bleak moorland spring, it meanders some 50km to the South Devon coast at Teignmouth. This four-hour walk in its upper valley takes in wonderous views and the glorious vision of a certain Mr. Drewe

  14. Add A Victorian Landscape Walk to your Itinerary

    Okehampton

    Distance: 5 miles
    Difficulty: Moderate
    Start/End point: Meldon Viaduct

    Meldon Viaduct, to the west of Okehampton, is a superb example of Victorian engineering. This walk starts at the Viaduct and includes several elements of Victorian interest

  15. Starting and finishing at the historic Warren House Inn with its famous open fire that is said to have been burning since 1845, this route can either be walked or cycled and has a number of variations that make it more or less challenging to suit...

  16. Dartmoor National Park is bursting with legend and intriguing history but were you aware that it is also a magical paradise for spotting an intriguing variety of birds?

  17. Add Postbridge Audio Walk to your Itinerary

    Postbridge

    The Postbridge audio walk is a 6 mile (10km) circular walk starting from the Information Centre and includes far reaching views from Hartland Tor, historial remains from Dartmoor’s industrial past and a stunning waterfall.

  18. Add Carving a Trail to your Itinerary

    Newton Abbot

    Dartmoor walks don’t have to involve donning a huge rucksack and striding out onto the granite plateau, reliant on your navigation skills. Particularly on the eastern and southern sides – where rivers have cut deeply into softer slates and shales –...

  19. The recent and overdue induction of former poet laureate, Ted Hughes’, into Westminster Abbey’s Poet’s Corner, was my inspiration for a classic walk into northern Dartmoor’s brooding centre.

  20. Add Plym's Old Lines - Walk to your Itinerary

    Plymouth

    This walk includes the industrial remains of the Tavistock Railway and its viaducts, a tramway that used granite sleepers, and a quarry complete with engine house.

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