Outdoors & Nature in Dartmoor National Park

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Shilley Pool, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Shilley Pool, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

In recent years, wild swimming has become an exceptionally popular outdoor activity on Dartmoor. Whilst well known Dartmoor rivers such as the Dart and Teign attract large numbers of swimmers, people are increasingly enjoying the pools and channels on lesser known rivers, brooks and streams. Shilley...

Devon Cycle Hire, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Devon Cycle Hire, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

There are a number of mountain biking routes and a very popular family-friendly multiuse trail on the north west and western side of Dartmoor National Park. You can slog up the flank of the north moor on the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused) to the high ground or complete the stunnin...

Tamar Trails Cycle Hire, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Cycle Hire, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

If you fancy cycling some of the Tamar Trails Cycling routes whilst on holiday in Dartmoor or the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty but don't have a bike then you can hire them at the Tamar Trails Centre. Call beforehand to check availability. Bikes are collected across the way from th...

Granite Way Cycles Hire, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Granite Way Cycles Hire, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

The Granite Way is a popular multiuse trail on the north western fringe of Dartmoor National Park. You can horse ride, walk, run or cycle the route. If you fancy the latter but don't have a bike then you can hire one at either Devon Cycle Hire or Granite Way Cycles Hire. The latter is situated...

Forest Cycle Hire/Haldon Forest Park Cycle Hire, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Forest Cycle Hire/Haldon Forest Park Cycle Hire, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Haldon Forest Park is an exceptionally popular activity hub situated between the eastern border of Dartmoor National Park and the South Devon coast. There are lots of bike trails for all abilities. If you're on holiday in Dartmoor or South Devon but have left your bikes behind then you can hire them...

North-South (Track) Ancient Travel Route, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

North-South (Track) Ancient Travel Route, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

This is one of the most difficult long distance routes we’ve walked in Dartmoor National Park. It’s marked on the Harvey British Mountain Map ‘Dartmoor’ map as an ancient travel route across Dartmoor. We’ve split it into two sections running north to south.   Section 1. North...

Princetown Cycle Hire/Fox Tor Cafe Cycle Hire, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Princetown Cycle Hire/Fox Tor Cafe Cycle Hire, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Princetown is at the start, and end, of two Granite and Gears mountain biking routes. The Granite and Gears Princetown Railway Cycling Route is family friendly. The Granite and Gears Princetown and Burrator Cycling Route is a little more demanding. You can hire mountain bikes from Fox...

Haldon Forest Park Cycling, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Haldon Forest Park Cycling, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

This is one of the best places to mountain bike in Devon. Located by the A38 beyond the north eastern border of Dartmoor between the National Park and Exeter, there are a number of trails built into a stunning landscape. The trails cover all age groups and abilities. We've been taking kids h...

Tamar Trails Cycling, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Cycling, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

This is our favourite place to take kids cycling in the Westcountry. Off-road and free, there are a series of cycling trails set in an old mining landscape that's part of a rare UNESCO World Heritage Site. The trails are great. The old mining landscape is fascinating. The Tamar Valley is stunni...

Tamar Trails Centre, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Centre, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Superb place. If you have kids and are looking for a family adventure holiday, the Tamar Trails Centre could keep you going for weeks. Activities include treesurfing, mountain biking, canoeing, archery and walking. The Tamar Trails Centre is also within a section of a rare UNESCO World Heritage Site...

Tavistock to Ashburton Packhorse Track, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock to Ashburton Packhorse Track, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

This ancient track is shown on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map. Unsurprisingly, it runs between Tavistock on the western border of the National Park to Ashburton on the eastern border. The central section of the track pretty much follows Conchies Road. We include Tavistock to Ash...

East Hill Hillfort Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Hill Hillfort Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

This circular walk covers the northernmost section of moorland and river valley in Dartmoor National Park. It takes you past a miniature pony stud, connects with the Tarka Trail in the beautiful East Okement Valley and climbs up to an Iron Age hillfort. In Spring, it also takes you through one of th...

Three Stone Circles Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Three Stone Circles Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

The Three Stone Circles Circular Walk, or the Fernworthy Stone Circle, Sittaford Stone Circle and The Grey Wethers Stone Circles Circular Walk, takes you through Fernworthy Forest out onto Dartmoor's high north moor. It takes in three of the many stone circles and stone rows in this section of...

Six Stone Circles Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Six Stone Circles Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

The Six Stone Circles Circular Walk, or the Fernworthy Stone Circle, The Grey Wethers Stone Circles, Sittaford Stone Circle, White Moor Stone Circle, Buttern Hill Stone Circle and Scorhill Stone Circle Circular Walk, is a big yomp on Dartmoor's north plateau. The walk covers a lot of moorland and pr...

Yar Tor Stone Row, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Yar Tor Stone Row, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Triple stone rows are rare. The best example is Cosdon (The Cemetery) Stone Row. Challacombe Stone Row is in a superb location. Yar Tor Stone Row is much more difficult to see but when you've located the row, it becomes clear that it's exceptionally long in comparison to the other triple stone rows...