Route: From Ivybridge to Lynmouth


Linking Dartmoor and Exmoor, the only 2 National Parks in Southern England, the Two Moors Way, the oldest regional footpath in Devon, is an enjoyable and rewarding challenge to any walker.

  ....."And the scenery from start to finish was fantastic and contrasting.".....

Walkers enjoy the contrast of the sweeping wilderness of southern Dartmoor, the lush green countryside of Mid Devon and the descent from the lonely moorland of Exmoor to the north coast at Lynmouth.

Wild and isolated Dartmoor has Rocky Tors, standing stones, abandoned tin mines and both Neolithic and Prehistoric sites, whilst the dramatic Lorna Doone country of Exmoor has high rolling moorland, ancient woodlands, rivers and streams, all surrounded by many panoramic views.

Often the only other life to be seen each day is wild ponies, sheep, buzzards and curlews to name but a few.

As not all the route is signed, walking on the moors does require an element of compass and map reading skills but the seclusion and quietude experienced will be just reward.



The Two Moors Way walk is mainly easy going although there are more challenging stretches, as well as unsigned routes on open moorland where navigation skills are needed, though the rest of the route is well-signed.


All our holiday packages include:

  • Overnight accommodation staying at carefully selected B&Bs, Inns and Hotels
  • A detailed holiday pack
  • Luggage transfers
  • Transport from path to accommodations if necessary
  • Maps
  • Guidebook
  • Emergency support.


Our holiday packages do not include:

  • Transport to and from the start and end of the holiday, unless stated.  We can help you with your options.
  • Packed Lunches and Evening Meals
  • Travel Insurance

Itinerary & Costs

The Two Moors Way links remote Exmoor and iconic Dartmoor. As not all the route is signed, walking on the moors does require an element of compass and map reading skills but the seclusion and quietude experienced will be just reward.
…... “And the scenery from start to finish was fantastic and contrasting”
This Two Moors Way itinerary, with a daily average of 12 miles (19km) would certainly suit walkers wishing an ‘away from it all’ journey through a remote, challenging and stunning part of ‘old’ England.

The Daily Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive
Day 2:
Ivybridge to Scorriton
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 3:
Scorriton to Widecombe in the Moor
Distance: 9.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 4:
Widecombe in the Moor to Chagford
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 5:
Chagford to Coleford
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 6:
Coleford to Morchard Bishop
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 7:
Morchard Bishop to Knowstone
Distance: 14.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 8:
Knowstone to Withypool
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 9:
Withypool to Lynmouth
Distance: 17.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 10: Depart

What's Included

  • Accommodation for the length of your holiday including the night before you start walking and the evening after your final day's walking in good quality B&Bs, Inns and small hotels. This will be en-suite wherever possible.
  • Breakfast - This may be a full cooked or continental option depending on accommodation. Evening meals can be arranged with certain accommodations for an additional charge.
  • A Personalised Holiday Pack containing maps and addresses for accommodations, pick up points and daily mileage information.
  • Luggage transfers between each accommodation. 1 bag per person up to 20 kilograms. Additional bags can be added upon request.
  • If required, path to accommodation or round river transfers (free of charge)
  • Phone line support between the hours of 0900-1900, 7 days a week for the length of your holiday.

Optional Extras

The following items are optional and can be removed to reduce the cost of your holiday.

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Holiday Summary



8 Days / 9 Nights 12.6 miles daily avg


Rating: 3


Number in Group: 2

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Cost £905 per person

Based on Based on Two people sharing a Double or Twin Room

Total Cost £1,810

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