The Castle Inn, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

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The Castle Inn, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Why stay in this location and inn?

​(Pictured the National Trust's Lydford Gorge.)

Scroll through the photo gallery to see images of what you can do around The Castle Inn. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying Google map to see its location.

To help you choose The Castle Inn for its location, we've listed some of the local attractions below. Cherry pick for a short break. Try to visit all if you're on holiday in Dartmoor.

 

Lydford

The Castle Inn is located next to English Heritage's Lydford Castle (English Heritage). Look out for the Lydford Viking Rune Stone and the Battle of Lydford Memorial. Around the back of the church, Lydford The Norman Castle is also interesting.

 

The National Trust's Lydford Gorge

The National Trust's Lydford Gorge (National Trust) is a stroll down the road.

 

The Granite Way and Drake's Trail

Bring your bikes and follow the Granite Way from Lydford to Okehampton. Also try Drake's Trail that runs between Tavistock and Plymouth.

 

The ancient Lichway/Lych Way

The Lichway/Lych Way starts, or ends, at the church by The Castle Inn. Grab a bus to Postbridge and then follow this ancient route across Dartmoor to Lydford. It's a very challenging walk. Clearly, you can also follow a section from The Castle Inn.

 

Dartmoor's high moor and tors

Lydford is located on the western fringe of Dartmoor's high north plateau. Explore moors and tors by walking from The Castle Inn to Great Links Tor.

 

Okehampton Castle

If castles and history are of interest, visit English Heritage's Okehampton Castle (English Heritage) and then spend an afternoon in Okehampton's Museum of Dartmoor Life.

 

The only two mountains in southern England

Okehampton is in the shadow of the only two mountains in southern England. Climb to the summits of High Willhays and Yes Tor.

 

UNESCO World Heritage Site and Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Lydford is close to a section of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Discover Morwellham Quay UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

 

Dartmoor's prehistory

Dartmoor National Park is internationally famous for its prehistoric sites. Take a trip to Merrivale (English Heritage) to see the stone rows, circle and standing stone.

 

Brentor

Take in the huge views of the western flank of Dartmoor from Brentor and Brentor St Michael de Rupe Church.


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