Audio Guide to Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village
Join English Heritage historian Nick Holder in conversation with Helen Allen, Free Sites Partnership Manager, at Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village. Together they explore some key locations around the site, and Nick explains what we know about the village and what life might have been like here in the medieval period.
The guide is designed so you can listen whether you are at the village or elsewhere. For on-site listening, it’s best to download the guide before you go, as mobile signal at Hound Tor is unreliable. You will also find a link below to download a map, which will help you both to plan ahead and to find your way around during your visit.
Scroll through these images to view the key locations explored in the audio guide.
Before you go
History of Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village
Learn more about the history of the settlement at Hound Tor, what life there was like and why it was abandoned.
Download a map
Download this PDF map to help you find the key locations mentioned in the audio guide.
Download a transcript
Download this PDF for a full transcript of the Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village audio guide.
Staying safe on Dartmoor
Check Dartmoor National Park’s advice page on safety for outdoor activities before you go.