Walking on Dartmoor
Walking is good for your body, mind and soul, and where better to do it than amongst some of the most stunning, magical landscapes in the world.
Whether you’re looking for a challenging trek across windswept moors, or just a relaxing stroll through secluded woods, you’ve come to the right place.
Dartmoor has it all. Blaze your own trail, be a pioneer, explore and take the less trodden route. If you are a keen, confident walker, try one of our hard or moderate routes, gather your kit and head out the door.
If perhaps you are a little less confident of your surroundings, why not try a guided walk with one of the many superb walking groups or take advantage of the experience and knowledge of a walking guide.
Download an audio walk to your mp3 player, or sample some of the easy circular routes. There are some excellent planned routes for families - including ones designed to put the children in charge - lasting from an hour to a full day.
Note that all maps on this site are only indicative. You should never set out on a Dartmoor Walk without the correct OS map. For safety’s sake, please make sure you are wearing sturdy footwear, suitable clothing and let someone know where you are going, and what time you expect to be back.
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The Regional Walking Specialists providing walking holidays and short breaks with a difference across all of Dartmoor National Park and along Devon’s iconic Coastline – It’s “Your Walk ...Your Way”
South West Lakes Trust offers spectacular lakes around the county for a wide variety of activities including watersports, fishing and walking.
An annual 24 miles long distance historical walk from Buckfast to Tavistock (Community College)
The beautiful countryside around Okehampton is rich with wildlife, steeped in history and waiting to be explored.....just take a walk.
These four countryside walks to the east of Okehampton take in panoramic views, wild moorlands ...
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.
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.
Set on the south-eastern edge of Dartmoor, this tranquil country park contains numerous delights. Riverside paths follow the course of the Bovey, as it meanders through woodlands and meadows rich in plant and wildlife. There is also a medieval...
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.
Let the Moorland Guides show you the hidden treasures of Dartmoor; discover the legands and uncover the history of this beautiful landscape.
Explore parts of Dartmoor's lovely border country that the casual visitor rarely reaches. The charming village of Ilsington is centred around the church and Carpenters Arms pub. The handsome south-west lych gate and its room above are 20th-century r
Tavistock to Plymouth
Drake’s Trail is a network of walking and cycling trails. The network has something for all ages and fitness levels, starting with the new off-road cycling section between Tavistock and Plymouth.
DARTMOOR WALKS THIS WAY
Explore Dartmoor without a car. You can hike with us – anything from a half-day gentle stroll to a full-day exploration of the high moor.
PricePrice £80.00 Per Ticket
Yelverton / Tavistock
Distance: 7 miles
Start/End point: Yelverton/Tavistock
The West Devon Way walking route links Plymouth and Okehampton, much of the route following the western edge of Dartmoor. This walk follows a length of the West Devon W
The Haytor Audio Walk is a 6.3 mile (10 km) walk starting from the newly built Haytor Information Centre and offers stunning views over a changing landscape, as well as a flavour of Dartmoor’s cultural heritage.
The Two Castles Trail is a 24 mile waymarked walking route between Okehampton and Launceston Castles. Starting on the western side of Devon and finishing just inside Cornwall, the walk meanders through rolling countryside full of history.
Distance: 9 miles
Start/End point: Grey Wethers, nr Chagford
Climb the slopes above a lovely reservoir and head out on a trail linking two 5,000-years-old stone circles.
Quality Adventure sports instruction and coaching across Devon the South West and UK. Rock climbing, navigation and sea kayaking for all ability levels from Beginner to Advanced.
Distance: 4 miles
Start/End point: Okehampton
Ernest Bassett was an Okehampton man and a lover of Dartmoor. He also encouraged people to visit and appreciate the moor and its surroundings and as such devised three fairl
This is a spectacular walk in any season, but it's best after early winter snow. In these conditions take extra walking socks with you - snow has a habit of disguising boggy areas!
Walking holidays. We specialise in group walks of up to 16 people. Weekends From £189 per person & 6 days from £355.