Walking Britain graphic

Huntingdon Warren & Lud Gate from Scorriton
Introduction to Walk 1657

Photo from the walk - Huntingdon Warren & Lud Gate from Scorriton

Nat Park - Dartmoor

County/Area - Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Grade - moderate

This Dartmoor route uses a section of the Two Moors Way. The route follows paths and tracks although a good sense of direction is needed in what can be an unforgiving landscape. After wet weather streams may be in spate so care is needed crossing them.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

Maps   Ordnance Survey Logo   Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer OL28Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
Ordnance Survey Landranger 202Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 202Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Digital Maps - For more information on digital maps go to Anquet Maps. Digital maps, including Ordnance Survey, Harvey Superwalker and British Mountain Maps, are available for your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android tablet and phone.

Other walks nearby

Walk 3223
3.7 miles / 6.0 km away
Avon Dam Reservoir & White Barrows from Shipley Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2219
3.7 miles / 6.0 km away
The Avon Dam Reservoir from Shipley Bridge
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1260
5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Haytor Rocks & Hound Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3201
5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Bellever Tor & Postbridge from Bellever
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3202
5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Postbridge & Challacombe Down from Bellever
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.8 miles / 15.9 km
Walk 2838
5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Bellever and Laughing Tors from Bellever
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 2912
7.7 miles / 12.3 km away
Dartington from Totnes
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km
Walk 1083
8.5 miles / 13.5 km away
Eylesbarrow & Sheeps Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2016
8.8 miles / 14.0 km away
Cross Gate to Nuns Cross via Leather Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 3311
10.7 miles / 17.2 km away
Trenchford & Tottiford Reservoirs (Moretonhampstead)
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Walking on Dartmoor

Walking on DartmoorThis guidebook contains route descriptions for 42 day walks in the Dartmoor National Park and its surrounding area. The walks all vary in length from 2 to 12 miles long and each route is graded by difficulty from easy to moderate or hard. Most of the walks are circular with a few longer routes that are linear and involve ascents of tors.
More information

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

the people's poncho 2.0

Lightweight, stylish and lightweight alternative to traditional waterproofs ideal for walkers. More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains. Use the Met Office specialist reports or their iOS or Android Apps (here & here) which offer detailed forecasts for most mountain areas in the United Kingdom.

New to Walking?

Click for a simple guide of how to start walking. Includes a guide on how to select your walks.