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4 Popular Walks
dartington hall Dartington Hall
  
Walk 1 Dartington Hall
 3.4 miles (1h 30)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 2 Dartington Hall Gardens
 2.3 miles (1 hour)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 3 Dartington Hall & River Dart
 2.8 miles (1h 10)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 4 Circular walk to Totnes
 4.5 miles (1h 50)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
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For more than a century the Dartington region has attracted artists, musicians and walkers alike.

Dartington is not only a popular tourist attraction but also a centre for great walks.

 

Point of Interest What to explore

Dartington Cider Press

Dartington Hall

   
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Walk 1
Dartington Hall (3.4 miles)
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Dartington Hall 1829

A most delightful walk taking in Dartington Hall, its gardens and part of the new deer park enclosure.

starting Point Start : Dartington Cyder Press

A This delightful walk starts at the famous Cider Press.
Walk down towards the bridge. Just before the bridge turn left onto a cycle path.

B Follow cycle path along the stream and after 0.2 miles turn left up a public footpath (ignore another path which turns sharp left ) .

C When you reach a lane turn right then soon where the woods start turn right again.
This takes you through the impressive and tranquil gardens of Dartington Hall.

Dartington Hall 1829

D The medieval hall built between 1388 and 1400 for John Holand, Earl of Huntingdon, half-brother to Richard II. After John was beheaded, the Crown owned the estate until it was acquired in 1559 by Sir Arthur Champernowne, Vice-Admiral of the West under Elizabeth I. The Champernowne family lived in the Hall for 366 years.

EFollow lane past Car Park then where it splits take the left fork , Warren Lane. At the start of the forest take a footpath left, and continue roughly maintaining this direction towards the river.

F There is an option to explore the village of Staverton , its Church (no pub) and a fascinating medieval bridge.

In the distance you may hear the hoots of the Buckfastleigh and Totnes steam train.

G A public footpath takes you through Old Parsonage Farm and back to the Cider Press.

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Walk 2
Dartington Hall Gardens (2.3 miles)
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Dartington Gardens
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Equally enjoyable, this short & easy walk takes you into the beautiful gardens of Dartington Hall.

Dartington Hall has a cafe and pub.

starting Point Start : Dartington Cyder Press
 

 

Walk 3
Dartington Hall & River Dart (2.8 miles)
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River Walk
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starting Point Start : Dartington Hall

This popular walk combines Dartington Hall gardens with the peaceful river Dart following public and permissive footpaths.

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Walk 4
Circular walk to Totnes (4.5 miles)
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Totnes
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starting Point Start : Dartington Cyder Press

This circular walk from the Cider Press to Totnes is 4.5 miles long ; part of the route follows the river Dart.

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 Walks near Dartington:
  
Totnes Buckfastleigh