Things To Do near The Threshing Barn Cottage

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White Moor Stone Circle, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

White Moor Stone Circle, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

White Moor Stone Circle is probably the best located circle on Dartmoor. Langstone Moor Stone Circle in the west of the National Park and Nine Maidens Stone Circle to the north come close but White Moor Stone Circle's location on the edge of Dartmoor's north plateau offers massive views of sout...

Red-a-ven Brook, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Red-a-ven Brook, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Red-a-ven Brook rises by the highest ground in southern England. From its headwaters in boggy, flat ground just east of High Willhays, the brook flows north over an army road to a saddle of land between West Mill Tor and Yes Tor. It then tumbles through a series of small waterfalls to another f...

Meldon Viaduct, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Meldon Viaduct, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

High above the West Okement River, spanning the West Okement Valley, is Meldon Viaduct. Part of the Granite Way, there are superb views of the wooded valley below and the high moors to the east and south east. Meldon Reservoir is to the south. In the area, we'd recommend the Yes Tor and High Will...

Meldon Aplite Quarries, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Meldon Aplite Quarries, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

A local information board reads: 'These small quarries expose one of south-west England's most famous rocks - the Meldon Aplite. This rock forms a wide, steep-sided vein which crosses the Red-a-ven Brook and has been worked in two quarries, a small northern quarry and a large southern quarry ......

Red-a-ven Brook Valley, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Red-a-ven Brook Valley, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Stand on top of Yes Tor looking north west to Meldon Viaduct and you'll see a beautiful steep-sided valley cut by a brook. This is Red-a-ven Brook Valley. The valley stretches from the ford at Red-a-ven Brook below Black Down all the way down to Meldon Aplite Quarries where it meets and wider and bi...

White Moor Stone, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

White Moor Stone, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

White Moor Stone is a remote, stocky standing stone by White Moor Stone Circle on Dartmoor's north plateau. The location and views are exceptional. We've positioned White Moor Stone on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Please see our White Moor Stone Circle...

Meldon Pool, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Meldon Pool, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Note that you are not allowed to wild swim here. A local information board reads: 'Meldon Pool is an old, and now flooded, limestone quarry. The site was worked from the mid 19th century to produce agricultural lime; several 18th century quarries can also be seen on the east side of the river....

Okehampton Common, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Common, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

According to Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA), 'common land covers about 37% of the Dartmoor National Park'. Okehampton Common covers the high ground above Okehampton in the north western section of the National Park. Roughly speaking, Okehampton Common runs from Okehampton Camp past Yes Tor...

Longstone Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Longstone Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Stand at Meldon Reservoir Dam looking south west at Dartmoor's highest ground and you'll see a shoulder of moorland in front of you. This is Longstone Hill. A grass path climbs steeply from the dam to the broad, flat summit of the hill. From there, very obvious army tracks lead you up to...

Kennon Hill, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Kennon Hill, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Kennon Hill is one of a number of domed hills above Chagford on Dartmoor's north moor. Buttern Hill Stone Circle is to the south east. White Moor Stone and White Moor Stone Circle are to the west. The dangerous Raybarrow Pool extends from the northern flank of the hill. Avoid as it's one of the...

Steeperton Gorge, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Steeperton Gorge, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

By Dartmoor standards, this is a small gorge. Unlike the Dart Gorge, Teign Gorge or Lydford Gorge which have been cut by wide, powerful waterways, Steeperton Gorge is situated pretty far upstream on Dartmoor's north plateau. The River Taw rises on the high, boggy ground around Hangingstone Hill and...

Best Dartmoor Tors, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Tors, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The highest tors on Dartmoor High Willhays and Yes Tor. These are in the north west section of Dartmoor National Park above Okehampton. At 621 metres above sea level, High Willhays is the highest tor on Dartmoor and the highest point in southern England. Both High Willhays and Yes Tor are lo...

Yes Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Yes Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Yes Tor is Dartmoor’s second highest peak. It's located in the north west section of Dartmoor National Park close to the gateway town Okehampton. High Willhays, Dartmoor's highest peak, is a few minutes' walk to the south. These two peaks are situated on the highest ground in Dartmoor Nati...

Shilstone Tor, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Shilstone Tor, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Shilstone Tor is a small, rocky outcrop above a narrow moorland road that skirts the north east side of Dartmoor's north moor. There's parking for a handful of vehicles below this tor.* It's a great place from which to wander up to Cosdon Hill and Beacon and then the National Park's north plateau...

Granite Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Granite Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The Granite Way is an 11 miles or 18 kilometres multi-use recreation route running between Okehampton and Lydford on the north west fringe of Dartmoor National Park. The Granite Way was fully opened at the beginning of 2014*. The entire route is now off-road so it's ideal for family bike trips in th...