Templer Way

Haytor, Dartmoor, Devon

About this walk

18 miles between Haytor on Dartmoor and Teignmouth on the south coast; the Way traces the route by which granite was exported from Dartmoor via the unique Haytor Granite Tramway and the Stover Canal and is comprehensively waymarked except on the open moor.

Passes through Newton Abbot as well as Teignmouth; also the edge of Bovey Tracey.

A wide range of scenery including open moorland, woodland, river valleys, passing old quays and locks and along estuary foreshore; fascinating examples of the old tramway and canal are passed. Walking is quite easy from Haytor to Teignmouth (downhill), quite strenuous in the opposite direction.

Links with the South West Coast Path and Dartmoor Way.