Walk through Dartmoor's Myths and Legends

Dartmoor National Park

The experience

Enjoy a walk through a landscape that is rich in history, stories and myths with a guide who can tell personal tales of living and working on Dartmoor. Be transported back to a time where pixies, ghosts and witchcraft were part of daily life on Dartmoor. Hear the story of the man who fell down a mine shaft and was saved by his faithful dog, yet the dog can still be seen in the area. Enjoy lunch in a traditional pub, which is said to be haunted and has a fire that has been burning nearly 200 years.

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Dartmoor Company (Paul Rendell)

  • Discover the myths and legends of the area from a local historian and author who has many stories of his own to tell
  • Walk through the dramatic landscape where legends were born
  • Enjoy lunch in one of the highest inns in England with wonderful views across the moors

The detail

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3 hours

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Group size

3-15 people

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Cost per person

£90 per person

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Fitness level


Parking Facilities


Refreshments and meals

Lunch and a drink included.

Special equipment needed

Suitable clothing and footwear for a 4-mile walk in all weather conditions.


All year round, except 22-30 December.

Accessibility considerations and facilities

Not accessible for wheelchair users or people with mobility issues.


Intermediate English required to fully appreciate the experience.

Group information

  • Tour operator rate
  • Ad hoc group rate
  • Tour series rate

Dartmoor National Park

A land of mist and mystery – steeped in folklore and a place of great literary inspiration, with a history of human settlement dating back over 4,000 years