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Dartmoor Circular Walks

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  1. Add Tavy Cleave and Hare Tor Walk to your Itinerary

    Tavy Cleave and Hare Tor Walk

    Tavy Cleave, Tavistock

    This is a moderate walk of 4.5 miles through the heart of a rugged cleave can be extended to a difficult walk of 9 miles.

  2. Add Trenchford and Tottiford reservoirs to your Itinerary

    Trenchford and Tottiford reservoirs

    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.

  3. Warrens, Girts and Ouzels

    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…

  4. Squelchy Bogs & Stanzas

    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.

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

    The Middle Dart Valley - Walk

    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.

  6. Add Two Blondes Whooping Rock to your Itinerary

    Two Blondes Whooping Rock

    NEWTON ABBOT

    A nice easy one to start your walking year off; some lanes, some stiles and a bit of open moorland. A perfect selection of what Dartmoor has to offer without leaving you too exposed to the elements. Oh, and yes, of course there are pubs!

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

    Pew Tor and Windy Post Cross

    Tavistock

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

  8. Add Postbridge Audio Walk to your Itinerary

    Postbridge Audio Walk

    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.

  9. Two Bridges to Wistman’s Wood, Bellever Tor and back

    My OS Map showed a car park at Two Bridges, located at the edge of a small disused quarry. The weather was typical Dartmoor, cloud and the 50/50 chance of rain, sunshine, drizzle, blue sky, cloud. You’ll get used to it. Bring your coat.

  10. Add Avon Dam and Zeal Tor Tramway to your Itinerary

    Avon Dam and Zeal Tor Tramway

    South Brent

    This is a moderate walk of 5.5 miles takes in an ancient trackway and two crosses, or is a 3-mile easy stroll up and back to Avon Dam near South Brent.

  11. Add An Autumn Stomp to your Itinerary

    An Autumn Stomp

    YELVERTON

    A varied, non-taxing walk that visits a 16th-century leat, a Victorian reservoir and the burial place of the three Great White Rajahs of Sarawak!

  12. Scorhill and Teignhead walk

    Chagford

    Into the valley of the North Teign River to Gidleigh then to Scorhill Down and the Tolmen Stone and back to Batworthy Corner.

  13. Add Okehampton Town Trail to your Itinerary

    Okehampton Town Trail

    Okehampton

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

  14. The Dartmoor Way

    Has The Tour of Britain encouraged you to take on your own cycling challenge? If so, why not try Dartmoor’s newest ‘Big Tick’ the Dartmoor Way Cycle Route? Whether you fancy immersing yourself in the scenery for a few days or longer or want to test…

  15. Yes Tor and High Willhays – Dartmoor High Walks

    Large red words on the OS Map spell out a warning to hikers and tourists alike: Danger Area restricted access. I had this notion that the northern landscape of Dartmoor was a fenced off landscape, uninviting to hikers. Littered with UXBs and danger!

  16. Add Haytor Audio Walk to your Itinerary

    Haytor Audio Walk

    Haytor

    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.

  17. Add A Victorian Landscape Walk to your Itinerary

    A Victorian Landscape Walk

    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

  18. Cosdon and the River Taw

    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.

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

    Forts and Castles of Plymouth Sound - Walk

    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

  20. War Horse Walk

    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

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