This ancient wood is home to some of the oldest oak trees in the country, and the hike through the wood is a truly magical experience

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Description

Wistman's Wood is a small, ancient oak wood located on Dartmoor National Park in Devon, England.

The wood is believed to be over 6,000 years old and is home to some of the oldest oak trees in the country.

The wood is also home to a variety of other trees, plants, and wildlife, making it a beautiful and diverse place to explore. The Wistman's Wood walk is a 4-mile round trip hike that takes you through the heart of the wood.

The hike is suitable for all fitness levels and follows a well-marked trail.

The Wistman's Wood walk is a great way to experience the beauty and history of Dartmoor National Park.