A guided hiking and camping trip with a Dartmoor devotee gives this small group a real connection with one of the UK’s last wildernesses

There’s a vastness to Dartmoor that swallows up a human wanderer, a sense of timelessness sparked by scattered ancient sites and endless horizons, an aura of mystery that touches the soul.

These are the thoughts that flitter through my mind as I sit under a hawthorn tree, having some “solo time” in nature as part of a weekend of walking and wild camping in south Devon’s national park. My attempts to “feel into” my surroundings – as I’ve been encouraged to do – wax and wane, interrupted by idle musings on what’s for lunch and where I’ve left my phone charger.

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Source: Gaurdian

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