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For a good description of a Dartmoor walk with plenty of pictures read John Butler's description of an Ivybridge to Dartmeet walk..

Ivybridge to Dartmoor

Other useful Dartmoor walking web sites..

Dartmoor National Park

Exeter University Physics Dept

Plymouth Ramblers

And a splendid web site on Dartmoor crosses..


The Ten Tors challenge for teenagers - 2 days on the moor whatever the weather..

Ten Tors

Current firing times by the military..

Firing Times

A restored iron mine near Bovey Tracey..

Kelly Mine

Some useful background information about tin working on Dartmoor..

Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group

Hopefully you'll never need to contact these volunteers..

Dartmoor Rescue

Chris Chapman's photography. Superb photos depicting the culture and character of the region.

Chris Chapman

The Dartmoor Society aims to be an independent voice and a forum for debate for those who find Dartmoor a source of livelihood or inspiration.

The Dartmoor Society

MED Theatre is a community theatre organisation based on Dartmoor.

Med Theatre

The Dartmoor Preservation Association is a charity that works to protect the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Dartmoor.

Dartmoor Preservation Association

Regular images from Dartmoor.


Newton Abbot Ramblers are an active local walking group that include Dartmoor in their schedule.

Newton Abbot Ramblers

Mystery and History. Folklore and Legend. Customs and Traditions. This site has lots and lots of interesting material about Dartmoor.

Legendary Dartmoor

A real enthusiast's writing and good black and white photos of Dartmoor.

Dartmoor Photo Perspectives

This website describes walks that emphasise the prehistoric parts of Dartmoor. Walks available from public transport.

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks

The website of a small Dartmoor town that is a major access point and centre for the moor.


Extensive list of walks on Dartmoor with plenty of pictures. CAM comes from camera.

Dartmoor CAM

A good collection of pictures of the lesser known tors. Lesser known because they don't appear on the maps.

Lesser Known Tors

Good collection of walks. Includes photos and gps coordinates.

Dartmoor Walker

This photography site has some nice shots of Dartmoor.

Guy Richardson photos

Moorland Guides is a newly created small company of existing and qualified guides who, for many years, have been working with the Dartmoor National Park Authority in providing and leading guided walks

Moorland Guides


Michael Hedges has published two very useful and enthusiastic books about walking on Dartmoor. They are published by Forest Publishing and are priced at 7.95 pounds each.

"Escape to Dartmoor" - ISBN 0-9527297-2-5

"Dartmoor Captured" - ISBN 0-9527297-6-8

Michael has also written a book on "Walking the Forest bounds of Dartmoor" (1-872640-53-2) and published by Peninsula Press.


Elisabeth Stanbrook's book on "Dartmoor Forest Farms" (0-86114-887-8) provides excellent information on these isolated and abandoned places.


And of course Eric Hemery's book (1983) "High Dartmoor" is the essential book about Dartmoor in all it's multifarious ways.

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