Where will your next wild walk take you?
Experience the wild Atlantic coast or a quarry reclaimed by nature
Explore estuaries, or the tors of Dartmoor
Each of our Wild Walks takes in a DWT nature reserve and the countryside around it.
DWT’s Wild Walks are suitable for a range of abilities. Walks range in length from 4 to 8 miles, using footpaths, bridleways and minor roads.
Bystock wild walk
Starts: 2 miles north of Exmouth
Length: 6 miles
- Dragonflies, butterflies and woodland birds of DWT
Bystock Pools nature reserve
- Heather and heathland birds on the East Devon
- Historic village of East Budleigh.
Take a tour of Bystock Pools in our new film made with the help of Tesco Bags of Help.
Dunsdon wild walk
Bovey Basin wild walk
Dunsford wild walk
A Dartmoor classic
This Wild Walk includes one of Devon's most beautiful woodlands, riverbank footpaths along the Teign Valley and open moorland with panoramic views.
Approx time: 3.5 hours
Approx distance: 7.5 miles
Start: Steps Bridge car park, near DWT Dunsford nature reserve.
Halsdon wild walk
A Torridge and Tarka Trail trek
This Wild Walk includes one of DWT's most popular nature reserves, walking through Halsdon's oak woodland and along the River Torridge. The walk also takes in Beaford Wood, the landscaped parkland of the Heanton Satchville estate, a section of the Tarka Trail and two crossings over the Torridge.
Approx time: 4.5 hours
Approx distance: 8 miles
Start: Ashwell car park, DWT Halsdon nature reserve.
South Efford Marsh wild walk
Birds of the Avon Valley
DWT South Efford Marsh is one of the South Hams' premier birdwatching sites. This Wild Walk takes in the nature reserve and its bird hide, then four miles of the Avon valley's fine views, woodlands, undulating bridleways and meandering streams.
Approx time: 3.5 hours (including time spent wildlife-watching on the reserve)
Approx distance: 4 miles
Start: Timbers car park, next to A379 roundabout at Aveton Gifford
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