“ 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.

Walking The Dartmoor Way

Guidebook to walking the Dartmoor Way, a 109-mile (175km) trail in southwest England’s largest national park. This fully waymarked circular route skirts the edge of Dartmoor in ten daily stages of 8–13 miles (12–21km), while the two-day High Moor Link crosses the moor’s granite upland interior.

  • Passes towns of Ivybridge, Buckfastleigh, Ashburton, Okehampton and Tavistock
  • Route includes attractions such as Buckfast Abbey, Haytor Rocks, the Teign Gorge and Castle Drogo
  • Each stage features 1:50,000 scale OS mapping, elevation profiles and bad-weather detours to avoid high ground
  • Full descriptions of the route in both directions, plus advice on walking the entire circuit in 7 days or using the High Moor Link to create shorter loops
  • Packed with notes on where to eat and stay, parking and public transport
  • GPX files available for download

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