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The Two Moors Way

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Really good way to experience the moors

I walked this route in early may, and had great weather all the way. I did it in 5 days, which was... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
mickeyj81
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somerset
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Great walk

We did the full walk over a continuous 6 day period and enjoyed the great variety. Both moor... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
MadalynH7
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

I did this in June, 130 miles, starting at Plymouth, to Wembury and on to Lynmouth in a week. I had fairly good weather and was wild camping and backpacking. Its quite difficult to plan accommodation and there are only one or two campsites, hence...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I walked this route in early may, and had great weather all the way. I did it in 5 days, which was quite a challenge, as I was wild camping, and carrying all my own gear. I would definitely recommend it. Some of the views...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We did the full walk over a continuous 6 day period and enjoyed the great variety. Both moor sections are not well signposted and reasonable navigation skills are required, particularly in poor weather. We travelled in May and it was quite wet and muddy underfoot....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

We did 2 days walking from Chagford to Ivybridge with a stop at Scoriton. Tough stuff, some extreme weather but fabulous and varied landscapes. Full of interest: Devon Hedgerows, mining archeology, grand vistas, vast seaviews, river valleys. View of Dart river is the highlight. Signposting...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Completed this section today. 23.4km in 5hrs 23mins. Very muddy and slippery underfoot. Good signage however we also used the Cicerone Two Moors Way guidebook, very helpful however some of the stiles have been replaced with gates and vice versa. There are at leat two...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Bekka W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My wife and I just completed this wonderful long distance trail for the second time. We took nine days to do it in 2010, and this year completed it in eight days. I think you would have to be in training for the Ironman competition...More

Date of experience: May 2017
6  Thank brett s
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Ivybridge is the starting point - Gateway to the Two Moors Way 105 miles to Linton.... Up and over Dartmoor National Park - need good map reading skills. In to mid Devon of rolling countryside before the lumps of Exmoor.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 28 May 2017

There's not much I can add to the comprehensive reviews on this site, except for the following, I believe, important information. We did this walk in late May, and were warned that there will be rain and mist possibly obscuring the path. Better advice would...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The Two Moors way is a spectacular route. You can carefully prepare and walk the whole route over about a week depending on your fitness level. However, you can opt to do parts of it, or do circular walks. A walk I often do is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Emma R
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Make sure you come prepared: in walking condition and with your gear. Weather is 'all sorts' so that is a bit of a challenge too. Nature is gorgeous ...

Date of experience: July 2016
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dageread1950
21 March 2018|
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Response from WalkingJanner |
I have just completed the walk, the advice is to take a compass and Harvey’s walk specific map. I preferred to take the Cicerone guide book,which is a must because of the detailed guidance it contains, and the route mapped... More
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Sandra W
27 July 2016|
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Response from Highway272 | Reviewed this property |
High quality boots needed. Gaiters also useful to stop water getting in over the top if your foot goes into a mire.
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