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Detailed Itinerary for
UK Walking Holiday on the

Two Moors Way
Coast to Coast (Devon)
Plymouth or Wembury to Lynmouth

Walking Holiday on the Two Moors Way in Devon across Dartmoor and Exmoor
Two Moors Way walking holiday on Dartmoor and Exmoor
Enjoy a self-guided Dartmoor and Exmoor walking holiday on the 117 mile long-distance Devon Coast to Coast hiking tour on the Two Moors Way from Plymouth or Wembury to Lynmouth in Devon, England. Suggested Tour Duration:
11 nights,
10 days walking
Total Distance:
117 miles
Min/max daily distance:
7/15 miles
Average Daily distance:
12 miles
Grading:
moderate
Features:

Dartmoor
Exmoor
This path connects with:
South West Coast Path
Dartmoor Way
Exe Valley Way
Devonshire Heartland Way
Macmillan Way West
Tarka Trail
This UK walking holiday starts in Plymouth or Wembury, in Devon on the southern edge of Dartmoor. The hiking trail crosses some of the remotest parts of Dartmoor before you walk across the unspoilt rural countryside between Dartmoor National Park and Exmoor National Park. Then the walking route crosses Exmoor to finish in Lynmouth on the north coast of Devon.
Wembury on walking holiday on Two Moors Way
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Day 1: Arrive at Wembury or Plymouth
To start this walking holiday on the south coast of Devon you can begin at either Wembury or Plymouth. These are 2 good places to intersect with the South West Coast Path.
Plymouth on walking holiday on Two Moors Way Day 2: Plymouth or Wembury to Ivybridge     15 miles
Today you walk on the Erme-Plym Trail through undulating countryside from Plymouth or Wembury to Ivybridge.
Day 3: Ivybridge to Scorriton     12 miles
The Two Moors Way heads up onto open moorland initially following an old tramway past several Bronze Age hut circles, stone rows and cairns. You will also see evidence of tin mining activity and disused china clay workings. Then the walking trail makes its way into the quaint Dartmoor village of Scorriton.
Ivybridge on walking holiday on Two Moors Way
Bennett's Cross on walking holiday on Two Moors Way Day 4: Scorriton to Bennett's Cross     14 miles
After leaving Scorriton the Two Moors Way goes through the village of Holne then follows the River Dart for a short distance before going along Dr Blackall's Drive. You can visit Widecombe-in-the-Moor, a short detour, before a stunning walk along Hamel Down and past Grimspound, one of the best preserved Bronze Age enclosures on Dartmoor. Today's walk ends at the 13th century Bennett's Cross.
Day 5: Bennett's Cross to Chagford     7 miles
Today you are walking across Chagford Common where you will see a well preserved double stone row and hut circles. Then you drop down into the wooded and picturesque Teign Valley which you follow into Chagford. Chagford was one of the Stannery towns to which all tin found on Dartmoor had to be brought for assay and stamping in Mediaeval times. Later it became an important centre for the wool industry. At Chagford the Two Moors Way intersects with the Dartmoor Way.
Chagford on walking holiday on Two Moors Way
Castle Drogo on walking holiday on Two Moors Way Day 6: Chagford to Coleford     12 miles
Today you continue walking along the River Teign into Teign Gorge, past Castle Drogo and into Drewsteignton. As you head out of Drewsteignton you are leaving Dartmoor behind and walking through Devon farmland to Coleford.
Day 7: Coleford to Black Dog     11 miles
A pleasant day's walking through rolling countryside through the villages of Down St Mary and Morchard Bishop to Black Dog. On this day's walking you cross the Devonshire Heartland Way.
Devon landscape on walking holiday on Two Moors Way
Knowstone on walking holiday on Two Moors Way Day 8: Black Dog to Knowstone     12 miles
Today you walk through the villages of Washford Pyne and Witheridge before the Two Moors Way goes alongside the Little Dart River for a short distance. Now you can see Exmoor in the distance and soon you reach Knowstone.
Day 9: Knowstone to Withypool     14 miles
After leaving Knowstone you walk through the village of West Anstey, then the Two Moors Way enters Exmoor National Park and you reach the village of Hawkridge, where the Two Moors Way intersects with the Exe Valley Way. You cross the River Barle by Tarr Steps, an ancient clapper bridge, then follow the River Barle into Withypool.
Tarr Steps on walking holiday on Two Moors Way
Withypool on walking holiday on Two Moors Way Day 10: Withypool to Simonsbath     7 miles
Today's walking on the Two Moors Way is a day out on open moorland, following the River Barle to Simonsbath. Here the Two Moors Way intersects with the Tarka Trail and the Macmillan Way West.
Day 11: Simonsbath to Lynmouth     12 miles
After leaving Simonsbath the Two Moors Way visits Exe Head, the source of the River Exe. Then a glorious walk across Exmoor and down Myrtleberry Cleave to Lynmouth on the north coast of Devon. Here the Two Moors Way intersects with the South West Coast Path once again.
Lynmouth on walking holiday on Two Moors Way

Day 12: Depart after breakfast
or extend your stay and spend some time exploring.
Why not extend your walking holiday by walking on the South West Coast Path.

You can walk this hiking tour
over 10 days at about 12 miles per day.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.

Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available. A deposit of £55 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.

Other walks
in Devon
include:

SWCP NE Devon

SWCP NW Devon

SWCP SW Devon

SWCP South Devon


SWCP SE Devon

Two Moors Way

Tarka Trail North

Tarka Trail South

Macmillan Way West

Dartmoor Way

Dart Valley Trail

Exe Valley Way

Devonshire Hartland Way

Great Gardens of North Devon


What's included
in your UK walking holiday
on Two Moors Way

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • Two Moors Way guide book
  • map of Two Moors Way
Two Moors Way 12 day itinerary:
Plymouth/Wembury to Lynmouth
10 days walking and 11 nights accommodation
£1,045pp
dbl/twin
£1,364pp
single occ
£1,529pp
solo traveller
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All prices subject to change

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
on Two Moors Way

  • upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let's Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.
Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals:
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches:
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.
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How to get there
By Plane to Exeter where we can arrange transfer to Wembury if required
By Car to Plymouth or Ivybridge where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Plymouth where we can arrange transfer to Wembury
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