Walking & Cycling in Dartmoor National Park

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West Devon Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

West Devon Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

One of the best ways to get to know the north west, west and south west of Dartmoor National Park is to walk the West Devon Way. At 37 miles, you'll either have to make a holiday of it or break the walk down into smaller chunks. The following describes the route running north to south from Okeham...

Tarka Trail in Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Tarka Trail in Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

The Tarka Trail, named after Henry Williamson's novel 'Tarka the Otter', is a circular 180 mile long distance footpath running from North Devon down to the fringe of North Dartmoor. The team behind this website live in the north east and east sections of Dartmoor. We tend to describe routes start...

Okehampton Camp to Okement Hill and Steeperton Tor Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Camp to Okement Hill and Steeperton Tor Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

A long but easy yomp, the Okement Hill and Steeperton Tor Circular Walk takes advantage of army roads and tracks in the high moors of North Dartmoor. The views are spectacular, especially if you catch early or late evening light. First, the army train here so check if the ranges are open to the p...

Lichway/Lych Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Lichway/Lych Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

This is a practical guide to walking the Lichway or Lych Way in Dartmoor National Park. When walking the trail, you'll come across plenty of signs and waymarkers using the 'Lichway' spelling so we follow this naming convention. In addition, when exploring Dartmoor's ancient trackways, we use Eric He...

Fur Tor from Postbridge Circular Walk, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Fur Tor from Postbridge Circular Walk, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

This is a big walk into the most remote area of Dartmoor National Park and southern England. There are many routes to Fur Tor but this one starts at Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre. It's the 'classic' Fur Tor route. Other routes are outlined in our Fur Tor listing. As ev...

Dunsford Wood Wild Daffodil Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Wood Wild Daffodil Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Wood, owned by the National Trust and run as a Nature Reserve by Devon Wildlife Trust, is located to the east of Castle Drogo and the Teign Gorge (National Trust) near the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park. It's beautiful any time of the year but early Spring brings a...

Manaton Rocks Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Manaton Rocks Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Start at the car park near Manaton St Winifred Church and go through the churchyard. Follow the fenced path to the right up the hill. Clamber up the rocks for 360 views of Bowerman's Nose (very small from this distance on the side of Hayne Down), North Bovey and Hunter's Tor (Lustleigh Cleave/East D...

Lustleigh Cleave Foxworthy via Horsham Steps Circular Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Lustleigh Cleave Foxworthy via Horsham Steps Circular Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Park at Manaton. Follow the road past Manaton St Winifred Church and take the footpath on the right down to Horsham. To the left of the cottages is a path which runs down to the River Bovey. Cross the magnificent moss covered boulders, if you dare, to find a path which runs either left to Foxworthy...

Lustleigh Cleave River Bovey Circular Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Lustleigh Cleave River Bovey Circular Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Start at the car park about 200 metres after the first cattlegrid on the Bovey Tracey to Manaton road (we have geo-located this starting point on the map provided for ease of reference). Follow the Dartmoor Way down alongside the River Bovey, past the first bridge on your right, to a smaller mode...

Bowerman's Nose, Hound Tor and Medieval Village Circular Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Bowerman's Nose, Hound Tor and Medieval Village Circular Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Park at Manaton near the church. Head back across the main road and down a narrow lane. A path cuts right over a field towards Hayne Down. Continue up onto open moorland. Bowerman's Nose is to the right near the end of the ridge. Head back to the path that crosses the ridge and follow it down to...

Stannon Tor from Postbridge Walk, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Stannon Tor from Postbridge Walk, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Start at the large car park in Postbridge. Head east on the side of the main road over the bridge such that you are on the right hand side of the East Dart River. Follow the path north. It doglegs by the large house and wood at Hartyland (see the Ordnance Survey OL28 Dartmoor map for detail). You ar...

Mary Michael Pilgrims Way Route Across Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Mary Michael Pilgrims Way Route Across Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

The Mary Michael Pilgrims Way is a long distance walking route that runs between Cornwall and Norfolk. In Dartmoor, it runs from Brentor on the western border of the National Park over to the Drewsteignton area on the northern border. Look out for the distinctive waymarkers as sh...