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A delightful walk of just under 4 miles through Burrator Wood with Bruce Pryde of Tavistock Ramblers. The walk starts from the roadside near Burrator dam (SX551679). These woods are carpeted with bluebells in early May. The walk also takes you to more

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A lovely walk with castle views This walk has been kindly written (and walked) for us by Denise Horner of Dartmoor Nordic Walking with her dog, Winnie. www.dartmoornordicwalking.co.uk www.petranger.co.uk Dartmoor Nordic Walking and Walks with Winnie more

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The big adventure in which thousands of young people take to Dartmoor to cover a two-day trek across the moors takes place between Friday May 11th and Sunday May 13th. Depending on their ages, the teams of six walkers will cover 35-mile, 45-mile or 5 more

Community News

A former soldier with a passion for the moor Tony, a youthful 73, was brought up in Okehampton and despite going to boarding school and travelling the world through his life in the army, he has managed to stay pretty close to the town and moors that more

Local People

‘Every day is different’ says the Dartmoor walker Life is a bit of a jigsaw for Okehampton’s Paul Rendell. Not only does this busy man edit a bi-monthly magazine, he writes books, gives talks and guided walks, clocking up around 2,500 miles a year more

Local People

A three-and-a-half-mile walk in the Tamar Valley with Anne Sleep of Tavistock Ramblers. Starting in the heart of Bere Alston at the Recreation Ground car park (SX451667) the walk takes us deep into the Tamar Valley with a few ups and downs. There are more

Outdoor & Active

A flat walk that’s easy to follow This walk has been kindly written (and walked) for us by Denise Horner of Dartmoor Nordic Walking with her dog, Winnie. www.dartmoornordicwalking.co.uk www.petranger.co.uk Dartmoor Nordic Walking is on Facebook Appr more

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A former Royal Marine who's never happier than when out on the moor.... Former Royal Marine Rob Ewen, who lives in Okehampton, is a real outdoors man. It’s not surprising really after completing 25 years with the Corps, before serving another 17 yea more

Local People

Pat Cunnington of Okehampton Walk and Talk tells of the joy of sociable exercise…. Okehampton Walk and Talk Group is part of England’s largest network of health walk schemes, Walking for Health, which is funded by MacMillan and The Ramblers. Okeh more

Community News

An easy 2-mile stroll around the Merrivale antiquities near Princetown with John Noblet of Tavistock Ramblers. This Bronze Age ceremonial site is, beyond doubt, the finest on Dartmoor. It is conveniently close to a road and there are splendid views. more

Walks

Moor Links has been following the progress of Fen Eastaugh, aged 19, on her 2,665-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from Mexico to Canada and we are delighted to report that Fen finally reached the Canadian border on 25th September after more

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A varied walk — just watch for mud! This walk has been kindly written (and walked) for us by Denise Horner of Dartmoor Nordic Walking with her dog Winnie. www.dartmoornordicwalking.co.uk www.petranger.co.uk Approximate time one and a half hours a more

Walks

A new leaflet featuring a selection of mapped and described walks in and around the beautiful north Dartmoor area of South Zeal and South Tawton has just been published by South Tawton Parish Council. The leaflet also identifies points of interest al more

Walks

Dartmoor National Park Authority and the Dartmoor Hill Farm Project have partnered with Twool to create a limited edition Dartmoor Dog lead made with a blend of wool from sheep that graze on Dartmoor. The beautiful uplands of Dartmoor are maintained more

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Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need 14th & 15th October BBC One’s Countryfile presenting team will be heading out into some of the nation’s most beautiful landscapes as they lead a range of sponsored rambles across the UK to raise money for B more

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A 5-mile walk in the Plym Valley with Bruce Pryde of Tavistock Ramblers. Walk down the River Plym from Cadover Bridge (SX555646) through woodland to Shaugh Bridge. Across the river are the Dewerstone rocks, always a favourite with climbers. We return more

Naturalist

Join local historian and town guide Simon Dell for another of his popular “Walk and Supper” dates, in partnership with The Bedford Hotel. Simon will lead a stroll around the town looking at the industrial heritage of Tavistock, the iron foundries, more

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Get your boots on and head on to the moor for the Dartmoor Walking Festival 2017. Whether you are an experienced hillwalker or an absolute beginner you are sure to find something to inspire you in the 9 day programme of events running from Saturday 2 more

Outdoor & Active

Walkers following the popular Two Moors Way between Newbridge and Holne on Dartmoor can now enjoy an easier walk thanks to a generous donation from a local walking group towards route improvements. Moorland Ramblers provided a £200 donation to Dartm more

Walks

Book Launch date announced for July 29th 2017 at the Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre in Princetown in the heart of Dartmoor. Have you ever gone for a walk on Dartmoor and wandered around aimlessly? Now, there is new book about Dartmoor with o more

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