Walking routes

From granite tors to ancient woodland to picturesque villages, Dartmoor offers spectacular walking routes for all.

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Welcome to Dartmoor walks

Get to know Dartmoor’s towns and villages and learn about the landscape and rich history of the surrounding areas with this series of introductory walking routes.

Each route has a downloadable map and detailed walking directions. There are also plenty of opportunities to stop off and sample the local food and drink before, after or during your walk.

    Wray Valley Trail

    Step back in time and explore the Wray Valley Trail which follows the route of the Newton Abbot to Moretonhampstead Railway opened in 1866

    Explore the trail

    Heritage Trails

    Explore Dartmoor's rich archaeological landscape by following an existing trail or creating your own

    Go to Heritage Trails Map

    Audio Walks

    Want to know more about Dartmoor, but aren’t able to join a Guided Walk? Download an audio walk so you can do it at a time that suits you.

    Download an audio walk