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Dartmoor Circular Walks

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. If you would like to wander in the woodland, meander in the meadow, spot dragonflies, count the different birds you can hear and listen to the rippling Narrator Brook, then put an hour aside for a wildlife encounter in the Burrator Arboretum.

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Chagford

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

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

    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.

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

    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.

  9. Add Bellever Audio Walk to your Itinerary

    Bellever

    The Bellever audio walk is a 6 mile (10km) circular walk starting from Postbridge Information Centre and gives a mixture of woodland, moorland and riverside walking, intersperced with several archaeological sites.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. The Two Moors Way Coast to Coast – 117 miles (187km) - The Templer Way – 18 miles (29km) - Two Castles Trail – 24 miles (38.6km) - West Devon Way – 36 miles (58km) - Drake's Trail

  14. 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.

  15. Add Haytor Audio Walk to your Itinerary

    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.

  16. Lucy Atkins (Blonde One) and Fi Darby (Blonde Two) would describe themselves as ‘very ordinary women’ but in reality, as well as holding down day jobs, Lucy is a teacher at Trinity School in Teignmouth and Fi is a Freelance Copywriter, their passion...

  17. 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.”

  18. 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.

  19. 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

  20. Add Two Blondes Whooping Rock to your Itinerary

    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!

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