Dartmoor Hard Walks
Walks typically of up to 12 miles. Most of these walks experience undulating countryside at some point along the route. There will be inclines but wth those come fun descents and breathaking views over Dartmoor. Some are linear and some circular. The walks are aimed at being challenging for a reasonably fit individual.
Take a look below at just some of the harder walks you can do on Dartmoor. All of the routes below state the level of difficulty and give an outline of the routes that you are fully informed before you even leave the house.
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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.
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.
This West Devon Way is a recreational route for walkers of 37 miles, running from Okehampton in the north to Plymouth in the south, and following the western edge of Dartmoor. The route can be split into 8 stages, all accessible at each end by buses.
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.