“ I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” Steven Spielberg.

Moorland Guides



Moorland Guides has been running guided walks on Dartmoor for the last 12 years, for people of all ages, from all around the world. From school groups to private parties, navigation courses to corporate bookings, public walks and everything in between, we are happy to offer a whole host of different walking opportunities on Dartmoor.

Join us and find out why, the only way to discover the real Dartmoor is to join Moorland Guides on one of our walks.

School Groups – We carry out walks for international school students visiting from abroad as well as for UK primary and secondary schools. From an introduction to Dartmoor to more focused trips designed to support meeting curriculum goals, we are passionate about taking young people onto the moors as part of their learning.

Corporate Bookings – We are delighted to offer a bespoke service for companies wishing to take their employees out on Dartmoor. We can assist with every part of the day from choosing the perfect route to making sure the day ends somewhere where you can have a delicious meal and well-earned drink.

Private Parties – For groups of friends or families looking for something extra special, we can design you a unique day exploring many of the secret spots on Dartmoor. Whether you’d like to find out more about local legends and folklore, are interested in the ancient structures spotted around or would like to explore our fantastic flora and fauna, one of our expert guides will be ready to meet your needs and give you a day you’ll never forget, discovering a part of Dartmoor you never knew before.

Public Walks – Keep an eye on our website and social media to stay up to date with the guided walks we regularly offer to the public. From twilight walks and ecology trips, to family days out and walks for mental health, there’s something on offer for everyone!

“I had the most wonderful guided tour on Wednesday. I learnt so much about the local area and discovered new places. Thank you, I’ll be booking again!”

“Very much enjoyed our walk on Dartmoor today. Didn’t know there was so much diversity of landscape and history. Thank you Phil for a brilliant morning.”

“It was great. Sue was so knowledgeable about the history and ecology. It’s an area I have walked many times but learned a lot especially about the ecology I was interested in. Highly recommend.”

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