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Mary Tavy a good starting point for exploring the moors
1 hour walks
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Point of Interest

Brent Tor ,Jamaica Inn

Walk 1 Mary Tavy To Brent Tor (8.6 miles)

Brent Tor Church

Brent Tor Church of St Michael

A This delightful walk climbs steadily out of Mary Tavy following part of the Dartmoor Way on the Brentor Road.
After 0.6 miles you turn off the lane onto a track.but rejoin a bit later

B Brent Tor & the famous Church of St Michael (where Jamaica Inn was once filmed) are surrounded in numerous legends.

C North Brentor. a charming village with a church but no pub.

D Tracks to Gibbet Hill are well defined.

E Cross the A386 to Tavistock at gates - no need to walk along busy road.

Wheal Betsy

F The leaning ruins of Wheal Betsy,an old engine house,was used for mining.

G There is a footpath to Mary Tavy after Kingsett farm - however,after heavy rain fall this often gets water-logged.

As there is no shelter ensure it's not a rainy day when you start this walk.

length:
8.6 miles
time:
3 hours 20 mina
terrain:
tracks bridle,paths
lanes
main roads
0 %
2%
altitude range
72 - 173 m
quality of track
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Mary Tavy

Walk 2 Mary Tavy To Elephants Nest via Peter Tavy (5.4 miles)

Elephant's Nest

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 Walks near Mary Tavy:
  
 Okehampton
Popular pub walks to Okehampton Castle & Belstone.
  
 
 Lydford
A delightful walk to Wheal Betsy ,an old copper mine,across stunning moorland using well maintained footpaths and green lanes.
  
 
 Elephant's Nest
A most enjoyable pub walk from Mary Tavy to the famous Elephant's Nest pub.