Things To Do near The Threshing Barn Cottage

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Lady Brook, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Lady Brook, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Lady Brook rises on the western flank of Cosdon Hill and flows across the moorland plateau Queenie Meads before dropping steeply down to join the River Taw near Belstone and Belstone Cleave. Near its source are the remains of extensive tin mining activity. Where the moorland drops steeply down the T...

Best Dartmoor Rainy Day Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Rainy Day Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

There are plenty of things to do on, and around, Dartmoor when it rains. We list ideas below by theme. When it's raining hard, head indoors. If it's light rain there are still plenty of things to experience outdoors. Browse the list and photo gallery for inspiration.   Muse...

Museum of Dartmoor Life, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Museum of Dartmoor Life, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Family attraction Just off the main road, in a courtyard by Okehampton Tourism Information Centre, the Museum of Dartmoor Life is arranged on three floors. In our opinion, it's a superb local museum exploring the geology, prehistory and history of Dartmoor National Park. We'd recommend a visit...

The Halstock & Blackertor Studs, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

The Halstock & Blackertor Studs, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

If you're heading up to Okehampton Camp to walk or cycle Dartmoor's north moor, it's possible you'll pass herds of miniature ponies in fields belonging to the local Halstock & Blackertor Studs. Whilst the ponies are not part of a visitor attraction, they're so cute that you'll often see pe...

Fitz Well and Cross, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Fitz Well and Cross, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Just west of the moorland road that climbs from Okehampton to Okehampton Camp are Fitz Well and Cross. Unless you're specifically looking for the cross, it's likely that you'd miss it. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying Google map to see its location. In his work 'The Ancient...

South Tawton St Andrew's Church, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park

South Tawton St Andrew's Church, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Drive the A30 across the top of Dartmoor from Devon towards Cornwall and you'll see a tall, beautiful church tower against the backdrop of the vast Cosdon Hill. This is South Tawton St Andrew's Church. We've positioned the church on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see...

Church House, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park

Church House, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

In the middle of Dartmoor's most famous village, next to the 'Cathedral of the Moor', is the National Trust's Sextons Cottage and Church House. It's a beautiful and popular building. Up by the northern border of the National Park is the even more impressive South Tawton Church House. Ac...

Scarey Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Scarey Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Scarey Tor is a small rocky outcrop near Cullever Steps and Cullever Steps Pool on the edge of Dartmoor's north moor. The East Okement River flows fast in the valley below the tor. The Nine Maidens Stone Circle and Tarka Trail are nearby. The tor offers superb views of West Cleave, Mid Devon and Exm...

Seven Stars Inn, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park

Seven Stars Inn, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

There's a cluster of pretty villages up by the northern border of Dartmoor National Park. South Tawton is one of them. At the heart of the village, across the square from South Tawton St Andrew's Church and the magnificent Church House, is the Seven Stars Inn. 'Holiday in Dartmoor' helps visitors...

Best Dartmoor Winter Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Winter Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Snow on Dartmoor We've photographed snow on Dartmoor between the months of December and March. Some years have seen very heavy snowfall. Others have been patchy. These are our favourite places to experience snow on Dartmoor. We've chosen places that are usually accessible even after a p...

Okehampton Old Town Park Local Nature Reserve, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Old Town Park Local Nature Reserve, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

If you're visiting English Heritage's Okehampton Castle then we'd recommend a walk in Okehampton Old Town Park Local Nature Reserve afterwards. There's access via the car park by the castle. Salmon can be seen in the West Okement River.  Note that the Two Castles Trail and the West Devon Way...

Ladybrook Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Ladybrook Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Many of Dartmoor's tors attract huge numbers of visitors. Others, like Ladybrook Tor, are off the beaten track and passed on route from one area of the National Park to another. Ladybrook Tor is a relatively short walk from the moorland village Belstone. We'd recommend visiting for the views of B...

Taw-Teign Link, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Taw-Teign Link, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The Taw and Teign are rivers that rise on Dartmoor National Park's high north moor. On Dartmoor, each river is associated with a long-distance trail. The River Taw is the northernmost river and is associated with the Tarka Trail. The River Teign is the southernmost river and is associated with...

King's Arms, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

King's Arms, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Beautiful location Dartmoor has many beautiful villages. Some, like Widecombe-in-the-Moor, are very well known. Others, like South Zeal, are less well known. It's a shame because South Zeal is in a remarkable location and surrounded by visitor attractions. The King's Arms...

Market Cross, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Market Cross, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

According to the 'Guide to St Andrew's Church, South Tawton and Chapel of St Mary, South Zeal Devon', 'the 14th century cross is considered one of the finest in Devon, and is Grade II listed, as is the chapel'. In addition, a local information board states that 'the tall 14th/15th century cross s...