Want to visit a magical woodland? Beneath the moss-covered boulders and twisted ancient brambles is a woodland haunted by tales of the supernatural. Wistman wood is an ancient forest and is home to over 100 mosses and lichens that linger in the trees. It is located in the Dart River valley with views of wild Devon that you won’t find anywhere else in the country!

Why should I visit Wistman Wood?

This tangled English forest looks like something out of a fairytale and has spectacular views of Devon.

Home to thousands of Moorland birds and upland heath, Wistman wood is perfect for nature and spectacular scenery. Wistman’s Wood is an easy ¼-mile walk on a waymarked path from the Two Bridges hotel.

  • Ensure you have adequate footwear
  • Open all year round
  • Subject to rapid weather changes

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