Proper Dartmoor Tours
Experience Dartmoor with a unique tour from the luxury of a 6-seater Land Rover. Tich your local guide will take you to some of the hidden treasures of Dartmoor in the comfort of a deluxe Land Rover. There will be chances to stop at some of the local beauty spots and perhaps purchase a few local gifts and produce
Once they’ve collected you from where you are staying, sit back and relax as your guide, Tich Scott, drives you over open moorland and down narrow lanes, passing through hidden hamlets. View farmsteads and fields relatively unaffected by time and learn more about farming throughout the decades, the family names and the folk who have farmed on Dartmoor for centuries. Hear about the cattle and sheep that graze on the moorland, as well as the famous Dartmoor ponies that roam freely over the rugged tors in all weather.
Tich has lived, farmed and worked on Dartmoor all his life and would love to share his wealth of experience of the area with you.
Ever wonder how people find those "off the track" village pubs that provide local food and hospitality? Tich will take you to the best in the area
The around Dartmoor trip includes seeing Hut Circles, medieval field systems, Parish Churches, stone crosses, clapper bridges, Dartmoor Tors and off road tracks. Trip starts when you are collected and head out towards Princetown passing the Warren House Inn the third highest public house in England. On to Postbridge. Two Bridges, past Princetown, Merrivale, Sampford Spiney and on to Burrator Reservoir. Then back to view the famous Dartmoor Prison and heading out to Widecombe in the Moor, Moretonhampstead, Fingle Bridge for a cream tea and then return home. Stops for coffee, lunch (pre-booked) and cream tea (not included in the price).
The tours start at 9:30am to 10:00am returning 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm. The Land Rover is available with Tich your local guide for £300 to £350 per day for a minimum of two people and a maximum of six people. Food and drinks are not included.
Why not book one of Tich's famous Dartmoor Real Ale Tours and let him do the driving for the day
Bearslake Inn is a dog-friendly, thatched pub that nestles in the beautiful North West corner of the Dartmoor National Park in the hamlet of Lake, between the market towns of Tavistock & Okehampton. Famous for real ales, log fires & great seasonal food. Known for it's high quality local produce, this 800 year old hostelry also has 6 good en-suite letting rooms. 4 of which are dog friendly. It also offers a most pleasant garden complete with stream and outdoor bar. Off road parking with pleasant flat walking and cycling on the Granite Way alongside.