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Walk and Wild Swim

Dartmoor, Devon
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    All year round

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    2-4 hours

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    Price from

    £150-300 per group (up to 10 people). Prices from £15pp. See below for pricing details

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    Suitable for

    Adults & children of any age. Dogs on a lead are permitted

Dartmoor is the source of many stunning rivers flowing down to the oceans. Walk with Dartmoor’s Daughter past majestic granite tors with beautiful views to a beautiful river pool or lake-filled quarry to enjoy the refreshing feeling of a wild swim. And learn how the rivers on Dartmoor have been used for centuries for farming, drinking, industry, and more.

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After meeting at the start point, you'll go through introductions and a short safety briefing. Your guide will ask if there is anything in particular you would like to see, do, or learn about, so that the experience is tailored to your own interests and pace.

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You'll then walk the route with stops along to way to drink in the views and hear about local history, folklore, flora, fauna, taste wild edibles, as well as have the chance to swim.

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Finally, your tour will conclude by walking back to the start point. You'll be sent an email with photos from your day.

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Why this experience is great for you.

  • Enjoy an immersive experience in wild and beautiful Dartmoor National Park
  • Discover a hidden swimming spot with knowledgeable and passionate guide
  • Take away wonderful memories and photographs from the day


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Facilities and additional information

Equipment needed: Sturdy walking boots, lots of warm layers (including a hat and gloves), waterproof jacket and trousers (whatever the forecast), a swimming costume and towel, some drinks and a snack.

The difficulty of this experience has been rated as easy or moderate – walk options range from 1-4 miles in hilly moorland terrain and locations and routes can be adapted for any age. 

Additional recommendations in relation to Covid-19: Hand sanitiser, a personal mask, a pair of disposable gloves each and a first aid kit. From a safety perspective, these offer additional protection against Covid-19 if there were to be an accident and first aid is required by us or the rescue teams.

Weather: This activity can be undertaken and enjoyed in most weather conditions, unless heavy snow should limit driving conditions. Please note that heavy rain may alter the river selection for safety reasons.

Parking: Most car parks nearby are free, although there are a couple that are pay and display.

Food and drink: There are lots of nearby pubs, cafes, etc, although picnics are usually more enjoyable whilst out walking on the moor.

Toilets: Recommendations for toilets can be given en route to the walk start point.

Locations available for this experience include Belstone, Throwleigh, Newbridge, Hound Tor, Chagford, Princetown and Lydford.

Mid-week experience:
Half-day: £150 per group (up to 10 people) Prices from £15pp.
Full day: £250 per group (up to 10 people). Prices from £25pp.

Weekend experience:
Half-day: £200 per group (up to 10 people). Prices from £20pp.
Full day: £300 per group (up to 10 people). Prices from £30pp.


Other locations available, please enquire

To secure your experience - book today