The Guy Who
Walks The Moors

Tales from Dartmoor and beyond

Recent tales

Fur Tor

An overnight trip into the middle of North Dartmoor…

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Avon Head Mires

We set out hoping for peace and solitude and we found it in the empty upper reaches of the Avon…

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Avon Estuary

Woodland, coast path, field-walking, beaches and a lovely, if brief, ferry ride…

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Haytor Down and Buckland Beacon

Ahead of me the ground is vivid yellow and green; sphagnum moss, oozing water and interspersed with other dry tufts like the one I’m standing on…

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Avon Dam

Only about 5 miles long – certainly less than two hours – but a walk I won’t get tired of repeating…

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Easby Moor

A man of nautical knowledge inferior to none, in zeal prudence and energy, superior to most…

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Snowdon Horseshoe

To be able to walk this in the sun, alone on all the major sections, was as unexpected as it was enjoyable…

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Shell Top

A great couple of days in a lovely corner of the moor – never far from a road, but feeling remote, ancient and beautiful…

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Cold Comfort

I’ve been walking on the Moor a lot recently.
Partly to stay fit.
Partly because I can – it’s a beautiful and wild place which is literally on my doorstep…

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