Things To Do near The Coach House Cottage

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Marchant's Cross, Meavy, Dartmoor National Park

Marchant's Cross, Meavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Marchant's Cross is an impressive Dartmoor cross near Meavy and Lovaton south of Burrator Dam/Burrator Reservoir. Zoom in on the accompanying Google map to see its location. According to the Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery, Marchant's Cross lies on the Plympton to Tavistock Monastic Route. He describ...

Leeden Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Leeden Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

There are many car parking areas along the B3212 between Princetown and Yelverton. These provide great access to the tors east of the road overlooking Burrator Reservoir such as Sharpitor and Leather Tor. They also provide easy access to the tors west of the B3212. One of the best is Leeden Tor with...

Buckland Abbey (National Trust), Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Buckland Abbey (National Trust), Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Family attraction Spend time walking Dartmoor's south plateau and you'll encounter a high number of ancient crosses. These marked routes across the moors. The routes were used by monks and others to travel between the medieval abbeys and priory that fringed the wild, high ground. Buckland Abbey w...

Burrator Plantations, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Burrator Plantations, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Explore the Burrator Reservoir area and at some point you'll be walking in one of the many plantations that fringe the reservoirs and extend up nearby valleys. Access/points of interest in these plantations are covered below.   Peekhill Plantation. The Granite and Gears Princetown Ra...

Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled) is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

King's Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

King's Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

King's Tor is a superb collection of granite outcrops roughly 3km west of Princetown. The tor overlooks the prehistoric complex at Merrivale and provides top views of this section of the National Park in addition to the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cornwall. The Granite and Ge...

Tavistock Canal Walk, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Canal Walk, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Start from the large car parking area in the centre of Tavistock by Tavistock The Wharf. We've positioned this car park on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying map to see its location. Wander down to Tavistock Meadowlands Leisure Centre and you'll see the can...

Norsworthy Bridge, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Norsworthy Bridge, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

We include Norsworthy Bridge as a point of reference. Located at the eastern end of Burrator Reservoir, there's a large car parking area by the bridge. It's on a ring road that runs around the water. Norsworthy Bridge is a great place from which to walk to Down Tor and Down Tor Stone Row (Hingsto...

Sheepstor St Leonard Church, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Sheepstor St Leonard Church, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

According to the Devon Historic Churches Trust, 'there has been a church on this site since the early thirteenth century. The present building dates from the 1450s'. Refer to their site for more information. There's also a more detailed PDF outlining the history of the church on the West Dartmo...

Best Tavistock Walks, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Best Tavistock Walks, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Tavistock Tavistock is part of the Tamar Valley & Tavistock UNESCO World Heritage Site. We'd recommend exploring the town on foot. Pop into Tavistock Museum to learn more. Having explored the town, try the Tavistock Canal Walk.   Walking on Dartmoor near Tavistock Tavistock sits...

Tavistock Duke of Bedford Statue and Buildings, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Duke of Bedford Statue and Buildings, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Tavistock is part of a rare UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town is of international significance. Stretching from the foot of Cornwall to the Cornwall/Devon border, the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape UNESCO World Heritage Site is split into sections. Tavistock is included in the Tamar Val...

Tavistock Canal, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Canal, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Visit Tavistock Canal and you'll find plenty of local information boards to read. One at the southern end of the canal at Tavistock Canal Southern Tunnel Portal reads: 'The Tavistock Canal, one of the few canals in Devon and Cornwall, was constructed between 1803 and 1817. This was a ti...

Tavistock Public Art/Sculpture ('The Tree'), Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Public Art/Sculpture ('The Tree'), Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Information bottom right of the sculpture reads: 'The Tree by Rosie Fierek. Erected 2007.' Commissioned by Tavistock Market Charter Group in 2005 to commemorate the 900th anniversary of the granting of the Royal Market Charter in 1105 by Henry I. The history of Tavistock grows up...

Tamar Valley & Tavistock UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Valley & Tavistock UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape is one of a small number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the UK. It's split into sections. Running north east/south west, these are*: Tamar Valley Mining District with Tavistock. Caradon Mi...

Little Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Little Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This is one of three tors forming The Staple Tors near the B3357 on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. Little Staple Tor is closest to the road. The moor climbs to Middle Staple Tor and then the impressive Great Staple Tor. We'd recommend visiting Little Staple Tor on your way to the famous...