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Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Near Princeton. Limited parking st the start of this particular walk. But a lovely walk once you get going. It is difficult to walk though the woods themselves as the granite boulders are all at different heights but can walk around. There’s also a ridge...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Walked to the Tors from the small car park opposite Two Bridges Hotel. A steady incline and the ground is uneven in places after you pass the farm. The views are spectacular in all directions. We then went down towards the woods, fascinating gnarled and...More

2  Thank NicolaKnott
Reviewed August 4, 2018

After shortish walk thru barren moorland the first you see of this incredible feat of nature is just a small woods,its not until you get close up that you see the majesty,the beauty,the incredible work of nature.We were kinda dumb struck for a while as...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We drove to the Two Bridges Restaurant where you can use the large parking lot for a small fee. This is important because the small parking at the beginning of the path fills up quickly. The walk to the wood is enjoyable, although not spectacular....More

Thank CSohlenkamp
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The area is very interesting, the walk pleasant but short. The main feature is the remaining ancient wood- this is what Dartmoor was covered with. Short skinny trees, more like large bushes. The walk probably carries on though. Fairly easy.

Thank premolars208
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

This is not a walk for anyone who is a little unsteady on their feet. The terrain is very uneven with lots of loose stones. However the path is well worn with lots of people on it so you will not get lost. One review...More

1  Thank Jacey47
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Reached after a 30/45 minute walk over rough ground from the small car park at Two Bridges, this small and stunted woodland of 500 year old oak trees is quite something. The trees, mostly stunted by the exposure to Dartmoor weather, are set on the...More

Thank Bearclyff
Reviewed May 13, 2018

We keep meaning to visit wistmans wood with our 4 children and finally found the time to go there today. It was a nice pleasent 30min walk from Two Bridges along a track to a farm and then across the edge of the moor. Once...More

Thank sksnls
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Walks on Dartmoor come in all shapes and sizes, a walk to Wistman's Wood is quite straightforward, approximately 45 minutes from Two Bridges ending at this mystical place with trees covered in moss and all very close together. We've walked there a few times over...More

Thank PVilly
Reviewed April 7, 2018

The wood in early April was without leaves, the trees and rocks about their base were covered with delicate lichens and moss. A really beautiful walk and place to visit

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Resort56433
August 31, 2018|
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Response from premolars208 | Reviewed this property |
You might have to ask the local Mayor but I would just get on with it. Nobody's going to mind, especially if it's not at the weekend. Have a nice time. I might recommend the top of the moors instead- nice views although... More
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Gaelle R
August 2, 2018|
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Response from premolars208 | Reviewed this property |
It's a walk to an ancient woods. You could probably leave a donation somewhere.
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mrssgardner
March 29, 2018|
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No, you don't need a permit to take photos.
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