Walking & Cycling in Dartmoor National Park

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Heaven's Gate, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Heaven's Gate, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

There are plenty of 'gates' around Dartmoor that provide access to the National Park's high moorland and its river valleys. The appropriately named Heaven's Gate provides access to/from the stunning Bovey Valley and Lustleigh Cleave area from/to the pretty village Lustleigh. Heaven&#...

Manaton Old Road, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Manaton Old Road, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

A road climbs from Bovey Tracey and the National Trust's Parke Estate to Trendlebere Down. From there, it continues to Becky Falls Woodland Park, Water/Freeland and Manaton. At the bottom of Trendlebere Down there's a byway open to all traffic that runs through Houndtor Wood to Water/Freelan...

Belstone to Rowtor Walk, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Belstone to Rowtor Walk, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Fine walk that helps you explore the north west border of the Park. Stunning views of the high stuff and mid-Devon. On clear days, Exmoor rises to the north. Start at Belstone. Follow the road that leads due south from the village onto Belstone Common and then head west to the Nine Maidens Stone...

Bluebell Walks, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Bluebell Walks, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best places to see bluebells on Dartmoor The below recommendations are all linked to Google maps but we'd suggest you refer to the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map for detail. If we had to choose a couple of places to see bluebells, we'd pick East Hill Bluebell Circular Walk up on...

Two Moors Way on Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Two Moors Way on Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

The Two Moors Way is a long distance path that runs from Lynmouth on the Exmoor National Park coast all the way south to Ivybridge on the southern border of Dartmoor National Park. At over 100 miles, it's a long way but, clearly, one can dip into the walk at various points. This listing cove...

Church Way, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Church Way, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

The Lichway/Lych Way is a well known and reasonably well signposted long distance walking route that runs from the heart of Dartmoor across a section of its high moorland to Lydford St Petroc's Church on the National Park's western boundary. People who lived in the heart of Dartmoor were required to...

Dartmoor Way Walking Route, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Way Walking Route, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

The Dartmoor Way's one of Devon's long distance footpaths. About 90m/140km in length, it's a circular walk that takes in many of the National Park's major towns. If you look at a summary map of Dartmoor, the footpath runs around the outskirts of the west and north and east of the Park. It cuts ac...

Jobber's Road, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Jobber's Road, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Stand outside Princetown National Park Visitor Centre facing The Plume of Feathers Inn and you'll see a road to the left of the pub leading to a couple of car parks. A path runs from here to South Hessary Tor and then Nun's or Siward's Cross and Nun's Cross Farm. This is part of the old Jo...

The Trafalgar Way, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park

The Trafalgar Way, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park

The Trafalgar Way is a long distance path running between Falmouth, Cornwall and London. The path follows the route taken by Lieutenant John Richards Lapenotiere who delivered news of victory at the Battle of Trafalgar to the Admiralty in London. In and around Dartmoor, moving west to east, the Traf...

Dartmoor Live Firing, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Live Firing, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

If you see one of these flags then the army are using the area for live firing. You'll hear the gunfire well before you see red flags but, still, do look out for them. They're positioned on the highest ground so you can't miss them. Dartmoor has three army ranges: Okehampton, Wilsworthy and Merri...

Steps Bridge to Heltor Rock Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Steps Bridge to Heltor Rock Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Most people head to Steps Bridge to explore Dunsford Local Nature Reserve, the River Teign and the eastern section of Fingle Woods. We'd also recommend wandering up to Heltor Rock for super views of the local area and beyond. Start at Steps Bridge car park. This is on the south side of the Ri...

Dart Gorge Dartmeet to Luckey Tor North Bank Walk, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Dart Gorge Dartmeet to Luckey Tor North Bank Walk, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Just across the road from the large car parking area at Dartmeet is a viewing point where you can see the East Dart River and West Dart River merge to form the Double Dart or, as it's more commonly known, the River Dart. There are chunky granite steps leading down in to the water for those wanting a...

White Tor, Langstone Moor and Great Staple Tor Circular Walk, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

White Tor, Langstone Moor and Great Staple Tor Circular Walk, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Impressive walk to the west of the Park incorporating one of Dartmoor's most dramatic tors. Use the Ordnance Survey OL28 Dartmoor map to help plan your walk in tandem with our Google maps and photographs. Start at the car park on the edge of Smeardon Down to the east of Peter Tavy. Follow the...

Erme-Plym Trail/Coast to Coast Path, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park

Erme-Plym Trail/Coast to Coast Path, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park

The Coast to Coast Path runs from Wembury Beach* on the South Devon coast all the way north through Dartmoor National Park and mid-Devon and Exmoor National Park to the north Devon coast at Lynmouth. The Coast to Coast is a combination of two trails. The first, the Erme-Plym Trail, runs from Wemb...

Two Castles Trail, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Two Castles Trail, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

To the east of the walk is Okehampton Castle. To the west is Launceston Castle. These are the two castles in the trail's name. Running east to west, it's the first section of the trail that lies in Dartmoor National Park. This section shares the route of the West Devon Way from central Okehamp...