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Walk Across Dartmoor on July 1 & 2

Walk Across Dartmoor on July 1 & 2

March 22

Experience the best Dartmoor has to offer on this two-day walk from Shipley Bridge to Lydford

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Family Walking on Dartmoor

Family Walking on Dartmoor

January 31

A Dartmoor walk that will delight the whole family

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Tinners Tales and Trails

Tinners Tales and Trails

August 30

Explore Ashburton's ancient links to Dartmoor on this guided and event-full walk

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Walking the Packhorse Track

Walking the Packhorse Track

August 11

Explore the old route across the moor on a 2-day walk with overnight stop in Princetown

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Dartmoor Hill Pony Experience

Dartmoor Hill Pony Experience

July 1

A new exhibition tells the story of the Dartmoor hill ponies and enables visitors to experience the reality

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Enjoy Dartmoor Without a Car

Enjoy Dartmoor Without a Car

June 2

Here's some ideas on ways to see and enjoy Dartmoor using public transport

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New Trans-Dartmoor Walk in April

New Trans-Dartmoor Walk in April

February 1

A two-day walk from the southwest to the northeast of Dartmoor visiting all my favourite spots

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Heroic Hawthorn

Heroic Hawthorn

January 13

The humble hawthorn thrives on windswept Dartmoor in a host of amazing shapes.

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Five Great Dartmoor Winter Walks

Five Great Dartmoor Winter Walks

December 5

Five of my favourite Dartmoor walks for wintertime - finishing at a cosy pub or cafe

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Shared Planet Parliament

Shared Planet Parliament

November 30

A Dartmoor day of action on the eve of global climate change talks

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Walking Across Dartmoor - the Packhorse Way

Walking Across Dartmoor - the Packhorse Way

August 25

Walk across Dartmoor following the old Tavistock-Ashburton packhorse track

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Weekend Walk Through the Heart of Dartmoor

Weekend Walk Through the Heart of Dartmoor

May 30

A guided weekend walk from Newbrige in the south to Gidleigh in the north

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Baskervilles, Bikes - and a Cream Tea Too

Baskervilles, Bikes - and a Cream Tea Too

May 14

Explore on e-bikes the parts of Dartmoor that inspired Hound of the Baskervilles, finishing with a high moorland cream tea

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Wild Garlic Season

Wild Garlic Season

April 29

Pick and enjoy wild garlic

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Walk the Talk This Way

Walk the Talk This Way

April 24

Walking and coaching make for a brilliant way of boosting creativity

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Green Party Campaign Ride

Green Party Campaign Ride

April 13

Green Party candidate Andy Williamson goes on campaign trail on Dartmoor on electric bike

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Baskerville Bike Tour

Baskerville Bike Tour

March 30

Follow the Hound of the Baskerville's trail over Dartmoor on electric bikes

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How Wild is Dartmoor

How Wild is Dartmoor

March 3

Is Dartmoor wild enough?

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Ingredients of a Great Dartmoor Walk

Ingredients of a Great Dartmoor Walk

February 9

A great walk on Dartmoor should include all or most of these things...

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5 Good Reasons to Walk

5 Good Reasons to Walk

January 27

5 reasons why it's good to walk, particularly in nature.

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Always Something New to See...

Always Something New to See...

November 27

It doesn't matter how often you walk on Dartmoor, you will always discover something new and magical.

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Hidden Benefits of Guided Walks

Hidden Benefits of Guided Walks

October 9

It's not just about avoiding getting lost. There are many other good reasons to enjoy a guided walk on Dartmoor

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Dartmoor Ponies

Dartmoor Ponies

September 17

What is to become of the much loved Dartmoor ponies?

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Lemon Cake for Picnics

Lemon Cake for Picnics

August 28

Every good walk has a break for refreshments. This cake is easy to bake and transport, and loved by all who eat it.

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Wednesday Walk Series

Wednesday Walk Series

June 12

Moorland Guides is offering a series of Dartmoor walks on Wednesdays, looking at Myths and Legends, Archaeology, and Water.

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A Pilgrimage Across Dartmoor

A Pilgrimage Across Dartmoor

April 17

An account of my 4 days leading Schumacher College Masters students across Dartmoor.

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A Dog's Eye Account...

A Dog's Eye Account...

March 16

A canine companion gives her version of a walk with Dartmoor Walks This Way

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The Joys of Winter Walking

The Joys of Winter Walking

February 10

Winter walking - even in this soggy season - can be wonderful

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The Wonders of Walking

The Wonders of Walking

January 21

The benefits for mental and physical health of regular walking are extraordinary and often overlooked.

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Fungal Facts & Lichen Lore

Fungal Facts & Lichen Lore

November 28

Autumn is a good time to admire the amazing lichen and fungi in Dartmoor woodlands

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Granite Balancing Acts

Granite Balancing Acts

October 21

Granite boulders perform acrobatic feats in Kensington Gardens and on Dartmoor

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The Genius of Water Power

The Genius of Water Power

October 11

A visit to Finch Foundry brought to life the power that water brings

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Fundraising Walk with Satish Kumar

Fundraising Walk with Satish Kumar

August 5

DWTW invited Satish Kumar to team up for a fundraising walk in aid of Deven Wildlife Trust.

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Hottest Day of the Year

Hottest Day of the Year

July 24

Hiking and biking on Dartmoor was a great way to spend the hottest day of the year.

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A Fine Walk for a Fine Day

A Fine Walk for a Fine Day

June 10

This walks explores the remote Upper Plym, Shavercombe Falls and prehistoric sites at Trowlesworthy.

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Dart Pilgrimage

Dart Pilgrimage

April 29

A group of us ventured onto the high moor to find the source of the East Dart and follow it down.

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New Hike & E-Bike Routes

New Hike & E-Bike Routes

April 24

We tested a new circular route to explore Dartmoor on foot and electric bike

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Exploring the Erme

Exploring the Erme

April 3

The Erme valley has many prehistoric remains and a beautiful area of woodland called Piles Copse

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Spring is Flowering at last

Spring is Flowering at last

February 18

Wild daffodils and snowdrops are coming into flower. Here's some good places to see them.

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Of Moors and Mires...

Of Moors and Mires...

February 7

Mires are important areas of Dartmoor but hard to walk near.

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Many Ways of Walking

Many Ways of Walking

January 12

People have always walked for many reasons and on Dartmoor one can still trace the routes our ancestors followed.

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Healing Power of Water

Healing Power of Water

December 28

Running water is good for health and wellbeing so make the most of Dartmoor's many rivers and get out and enjoy them.

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Salmon Spawning Season

Salmon Spawning Season

November 15

Salmon are coming up the Dartmoor rivers now to spawn the next generation on the high moor where they started their own lives.

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Skillshare Walk

Skillshare Walk

October 22

Dartmoor Walks This Way offered a walk through the TTT Skillshare programme to explore hidden corners of Dartmoor around Hound Tor and the Becka valley

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Heather, gorse and more

Heather, gorse and more

September 19

Autumn brings heather and gorse into flower but there are many other flowers to enjoy on Dartmoor all year round

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Water, water everywhere...

Water, water everywhere...

July 30

Dartmoor is shaped by water. After months of watching the rain fall, I decided it was time to celebrate all our wonderful streams and rivers.

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Walks This Way with the Earth Pilgrim

Walks This Way with the Earth Pilgrim

July 30

WTW led an afternoon walk for Schumacher College earlier this month along with Satish Kumar and Peter Owen Jones.

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