Best Warren House Inn Walks

 
Dartmoor Walks

Warren House Inn was built in 1845 opposite a house, now destroyed , which queched the thirst of many a tin miner.

Two favourite walks starting near this pub which has to rely on its own electricity.

Point of InterestWhat to explore?
  • Ruins of Tin Mines
  • Medieval Village
  
parking Small Car Park off B3212 , 150m NE of the pub
The pub lies 2 miles North East of Postbridge on the B3212
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Walk 1 Medieval Village (5.1 miles)

Difficulty:

A great 5 mile hike to explore Dartmoor and its tin mines.

Walks start near the Warren House Inn, which looks quite weatherworn from the outside but promises a warm welcome inside.

We recommend you download the route below as the following instructions are a brief description of the walk. Bleak Outside Warm Inside

The Walk

A From the Car Park follow a bridle path which takes you down to Birch Tor.

B Cross the bridge then follow a bridle path heading South to a gate then continue past Golden Dagger Mine.

C After 105 m turn right and take a bridle path to the forest.

D After a mile through the forest the track makes a sharp turn heading east.

Continue along this track past Boussons Farm keeping the hill (Challacombe Down) on your left.

E After the medieval village ignore a drive on right but continue North not crossing the small river Some stretches of the route are not clear.

F At a fingerpost signed Warren House Inn turn left. Extensive moorland views

 

  
length:
5.1 miles
terrain:
tracks bridle/ footpaths
country lanes
main roads
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altitude range
72 - 173 m
quality of track
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Warren House Inn Walk 1

Warren House Inn Walk 1

 

 Walks near Warren House Inn
  
 Grimspound
During the bronze age Grimspound , made of granite blocks , enclosed 24 hut circles, suggesting a milder climate and an abundance of trees. Two popular walks.
  
 
  Postbridge
A popular and varied forest walk with lots to see:bronze age stone & hut circles, a clapper bridge & Bellever Tor.
  
 
 Moretonhampstead
Moretonhamstead , gateway to Dartmoor, is an ideal town for walkers to explore the lush edge of the moor.
  

Walk 2 Chagford Common (8.8 miles)

Difficulty:

An invigorating 9 mile hike following long stretches of the Two Moors Way with lots to see including a stone row & hut circles.

Choose a fine day as there is little shelter throughout the walk.

The Walk

A With back to car part turn left and continue on the verge of the main road to the pub.

B Just before the pub turn right and head up roughly 90 degrees to the main road - the path is barely visible.

At top of hill head towards the right edge of Fernworthy Forest - the path is not clear but eventually takes you to a lane leading to Fernworthy Reservoir.

C Stone Row and hut circles.

D After a mile take footpath signed with a 2 Moors Way symbol on right.

This meanders via Lower Shapely, Hurston, Lettaford.

E Take care crossing the B3212 and continue following the 2 Moors Way.

F At Westcoombe, where you join a lane , take path on right - do not cross stream.

Continue following the 2 Moors Way back to the car park.

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Warren House Inn Walk 2

Warren House Inn Walk 2