What you need to know
Your hill walking experience will meet at Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre, Tavistock Rd, Princetown, Yelverton PL20 6QF. There is a car park at the rear of the visitor centre which is well signed. There is a small charge for parking. There are shops, cafes and public toilets all within a short walk.
You will need to arrive by 1000 to meet your instructor. If you are running late give us a call so we know not to leave without you!
After meeting your instructor, quick introductions to your fellow wild campers and a check of gear you'll get involved in planning your experience. With guidance from your instructor you will be able to choose from paths, tracks, breaking out onto the open moor, exploring tors, river valleys, forests and even some of the ancient quarries and bronze age settlements hidden among this unique landscape.
Over the course of your expedition you can expect to cover a variety of terrain including rough moorland, rock littered slopes and possibly the famous Dartmoor bog. you'll be learning not only to navigate and route find but choosing great camping spots and cooking great food, On a clear day you can experience some of the vistas and locations made famous by the likes of Steven Spielberg and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
At the end of the day you can sooth tired limbs in a historic Dartmoor Inn with a warm hot chocolate or a local ale if you prefer! Wherever you end up; we're confident it'll be with a smile on your face!
What you need to bring
On booking we will send you a full kit list, most items are things you will already have, others are a bit more specialist - in these cases we will offer you some guidance as to what works best to make sure you have a great experience.