Things To Do near Combestone Tor

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Best Dartmoor Picnic Spots, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Picnic Spots, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Popular picnic spots with public toilet in the area Spitchwick (Deeper Marsh/Spitchwick Common). Picnic on the bank of the River Dart. This is the most popular picnic spot on Dartmoor. Beautiful, great for wild swimming but gets packed on sunny days. There's a public toilet at the New Bridge/Newb...

Wind Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Wind Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

A section of the Two Moors Way runs along the spine of Hamel Down and then descends to Dunstone Down and Bittleford Down before moorland meets a mosaic of small fields. At the southern end of this moorland, where Dunstone Down merges into Bittleford Down, is Wind Tor. It's one of Dartmoor's flat out...

Goldsmith's Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Goldsmith's Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Goldsmith's Cross is one of a high number of crosses marking the route of the ancient Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route as shown on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map. Goldsmith's Cross is located just south of the infamous Foxtor Mires that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle used as in...

Bellever Settlements, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Settlements, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre There's a superb Dartmoor prehistory exhibition on the second floor of Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre. A section of the exhibition covers Dartmoor settlements. We'd recommend popping into the visitor centre before exploring Bellever's prehisto...

Crane Hill, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Crane Hill, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

It's not the most inspiring place on Dartmoor but if you want to explore the National Park's south plateau then you're going to spend a lot of time skirting Crane Hill's flanks or wandering over its top. The River Plym rises here. The Abbot's Way arcs around its south west side. Ducks' Pool is on...

Bellever Clapper Bridge, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Clapper Bridge, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

East Dart River clapper bridges Follow the East Dart River south of Postbridge Clapper Bridge and you'll come to Bellever Clapper Bridge on the edge of Bellever Forest.   Lichway/Lych Way Bellever Clapper Bridge is on the route of the ancient Lichway/Lych Way.

Huntingdon Warren Cross, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Huntingdon Warren Cross, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

There's a cross at the foot of Huntingdon Warren where, roughly speaking, the Two Moors Way meets/leaves the Abbot's Way as marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. The cross is beyond the western end of Avon Dam Reservoir. We've positioned Huntingdon Warren Cross on Googl...

Whiteworks, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Whiteworks, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

A road runs from Princetown to the edge of Foxtor Mires. Whiteworks is at the end of that road. Whiteworks is a disused tin mine. When you visit, you'll see extensive ruins and old mine shafts fenced off from the public. These are next to some modern buildings. Kids can often be seen chargin...

Huntingdon Clapper Bridge, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Huntingdon Clapper Bridge, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The River Avon (or Aune) flows from boggy ground close to the highest point on Dartmoor's south plateau down towards Huntingdon Warren before arcing through a steep moorland valley on its way to Avon Dam Reservoir. Huntingdon Clapper Bridge spans the river in this steep moorland valley. We've positi...

Bellever Forest, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Forest, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Dartmoor’s moors and tors are world famous. Less well known are the extraordinarily beautiful wooded valleys that fringe the high ground. There are a number of stunning forests as well. The largest, between Chagford and Postbridge, is Fernworthy Forest. By Postbridge, in the heart of Dartmoor Nati...

Crock of Gold, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Crock of Gold, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The Crock of Gold is a cairn circle and cist by Conchies Road roughly a mile and a half east of Princetown. One of Dartmoor's most famous cists with, arguably, the most evocative name, the Crock of Gold burial site is very easily accessible on foot. A crock is an earthenware pot or jar. Pres...

Ducks' Pool, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Ducks' Pool, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Dartmoor has a north and south plateau separated by a central bowl. Both high plateaus have iconic and remote pools and letterboxes that attract high numbers of Dartmoor enthusiasts. The north's most famous pool is Cranmere Pool with its letterbox. The south's most famous is Duck...

Abbot's Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Abbot's Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The Abbot's Way is marked, in part, on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. You can follow the path marked Abbot's Way on that OS map from the moor just west of Buckfastleigh across Dartmoor's south plateau to the Plym Ford area. After that, you can continue to Tavistock. The Ab...

William Crossing Memorial Stone/Monument, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

William Crossing Memorial Stone/Monument, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

At Ducks' Pool, in a remote section of Dartmoor's south plateau, are a letterbox and monument to the celebrated Dartmoor author William Crossing. A plaque reads: 'IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM CROSSING. AUTHOR OF MANY INSPIRING BOOKS ON DARTMOOR WHOSE GUIDE IS A SOURCE OF INVALUABLE INFORMA...

Ponies on Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Ponies on Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

If you head out on to the moors or hills of Dartmoor National Park, it's very likely you'll see ponies. We've photographed ponies and their foals all over the Park and, because they're free to roam, it's difficult to recommend exact locations in which to see them. There are various types of pony...