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Ivybridge marks the official start and end of the Dartmoor Way for most walkers,


A pleasant town, population 2,800, that sits at the foot of the Moor.

South Brent

In the lush surroundings of the lower Dart River, Buckfastleigh serves it's visitors well.


A thoroughly attractive town, Ashburton sits just below Dartmoor.


If you can work your itinerary to stay here for the night, then we recommend that you do it.


Bovey Tracey sits below some of Dartmoor's most iconic Tors at Haytor and Hounds Tor

Bovey Tracey

North Bovey is one for those who want a night in a stunning and unspoilt village

North Bovey

Moretonhampstead is one of the most welcoming overnight locations on the Dartmoor Way


The second largest town on the Dartmoor Way, on the northern fringes of Dartmoor


One of King Alfred's settlements in Devon, built to defend against the Cornish and Vikings


Those on a standard itinerary from Okehampton will stay in one of these villages.

Mary Tavy and Peter Tavy

A vibrant and lively place, Tavistock is Devon’s Premier Market Town


One of the gateways to the Moor and the closest to the city of Plymouth


A tiny, leafy off the track hamlet around half a mile above the Dartmoor Way route at Shaugh Bridge.

Shaugh Prior

Princetown is a harsh but unique place dominated by the UK’s answer to Alcatraz, the notorious Dartmoor Prison.


Weathered stone cross on Dartmoor

Overnight Stops On The Dartmoor Way

Overnight Stops On The Dartmoor Way

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