Mary Tavy
1 hour walks
   
Walk 1 (8.6 miles)Walk 2 (5.4 miles)
Mary Tavy To Brent Tor Mary Tavy To Elephants Nest via Peter Tavy

A perfect starting point for exploring the iconic Brent Tor.

Point of InterestBrent Tor ,Jamaica Inn Film
  
parkingMary Tavy,residential

Walk 1 Mary Tavy To Brent Tor (8.6 miles)

Difficulty
Brent Tor Church
Brent Tor Church of St Michael

This delightful walk climbs steadily out of Mary Tavy following part of the Dartmoor Way on the Brentor Road.

A After 0.6 miles you turn off the lane onto a track.but rejoin a bit later

B Brent Tor & the famous Church of St Michael (where Jamaica Inn was once filmed) are surrounded in numerous legends.

C North Brentor. a charming village with a church but no pub.

D Tracks to Gibbet Hill are well defined.

E Cross the A386 to Tavistock at gates - no need to walk along busy road.

busy crossinga busy road has to be crossed.
Wheal Betsy

F The leaning ruins of Wheal Betsy,an old engine house,was used for mining.

G There is a footpath to Mary Tavy after Kingsett farm - however,after heavy rain fall this often gets water-logged.

As there is no shelter ensure it's not a rainy day when you start this walk.

length:
8.6 miles
time:
3 hours 20 mins
terrain:
tracks bridle,paths
lanes
main roads
0 %
2%
altitude range
72 - 173 m
quality of track
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Walk 1

 Walks near Mary Tavy:
  
 Tavistock
Popular town walks through this ancient tin producing market town.
  
 
 Lydford
A delightful walk to Wheal Betsy ,an old copper mine,across stunning moorland using well maintained footpaths and green lanes.
  
 
 Elephant's Nest
A most enjoyable pub walk from Mary Tavy to the famous Elephant's Nest pub.
  

 

 

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Walk 2 Mary Tavy To Elephants Nest via Peter Tavy (5.4 miles)

Difficulty
Elephant's Nest

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Walk 2