From this mass rise Dartmoor's rivers, including the Lyd, Tavy, East and West Dart, Bovey, Teign, Taw and Okement, nearly all of which flow southwards to the English Channel. The large numbers of tors that dominate Dartmoor are the remnants of hard masses of granite, drastically reduced in size and moulded into their present shapes by millions of years of weatherings. Bowerman's Nose, Hound Tor and Haytor Rocks are famous examples included on these walks.
There are 28 beautiful walks to explore in Dartmoor with the OS Pathfinder Guidebooks, graded by length and ranging from 3.5 to 9 miles.
Make the most out of your next trip to Dartmoor! This guide includes plenty of opportunities for walks of all levels, with Dartmoors largely uninhabited wilderness, few villages, farms, and roads. Each walk includes easy-to-follow route directions and accompanied by large-scale Ordnance Survey route maps, GPS waypoints, and captivating photographs.
Some of the most significant features of this often treeless landscape are the large numbers of tors that dominate Dartmoor. These are the remnants of hard masses of granite, drastically reduced in size and moulded into their present shapes by millions of years of weathering.
This is one of a series of books with great walking routes covering the most popular and scenic areas of Britain.