The Haytor Hoppa - one of the
South West's spectacular journeys
Haytor Hoppa (Bus Service 271)
perfect for exploring Dartmoor
Every Saturday: 19 April – 01 November 2014
This is a circular, scenic bus service which covers the eastern side of Dartmoor - starting and finishing in Newton Abbot via Bovey Tracey.
Stops en route include Haytor Information Centre – with easy access to Haytor Rocks, the beautiful village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Houndtor Rocks, Manaton village, Becky Falls visitor attraction and Yarner Wood – before returning to Bovey Tracey.
- Walking, (see circular and linear walks below) Haytor audio walk- 6 mile self-guided circular walk, or why not go on a Dartmoor National Park Authority guided walk?
- Family days out, try a treasure hunt - Treasure Trail pack available from Haytor, National Park Visitor Centre
Daily fare from Newton Abbot (or Bovey Tracey) for hop on/off all day: £5 (£2.50) adult, £2.50 (£1.50) concession fare, £2 (£1) child (5-15 years), £10 (£5) family (up to 2 adults and 3 children – representing fantastic value for a car free day out on Dartmoor. Remember your dog is welcome aboard as well and only 25p for a standard journey
Total round trip journey time from Newton Abbot (1 hour 45 minutes)
Departs Newton Abbot
(train station) at 0855; 1055; 1340 and 1610
(bus station) at 0900; 1100; 1345 and 1615
Departs Bovey Tracey at 0920; 1120; 1405 and 1635
Departs Widecombe at 0946; 1146; 1431 and 1701
Departs Manaton at 1003; 1203; 1448 and 1718
Arrives Newton Abbot
(bus station) at 1035; 1235; 1520 and 1750
(train station) at 1040; 1240; 1525 and 1755
Use your Stagecoach Explorer ticket from Exeter/Newton Abbot and beyond.
Please note that whilst concession travel passes are not valid they can still be used for a discounted journey on the Hoppa. Bring your dog aboard (25p standard journey), get a free guided walk if you arrive by public transport.
For transport information, telephone Traveline 0871 200 22 33 or visit their website www.traveline.org.uk
Why not enjoy a walk and then hop back on the Haytor Hoppa
Number 1 Haytor to Houndtor linear walk (PDF Help 958Kb)
Number 2 Manaton to Haytor linear walk (PDF Help 592Kb)
Number 3 Manaton to Houndtor linear walk (PDF Help 580Kb)
Number 4 Manaton and Leighon circular walk (PDF Help 659Kb)
Number 5 Manaton and Lustleigh circular walk (PDF Help 930Kb)
Please contact the Haytor, National Park Visitor Centre, telephone 01364 661520.