Things To Do near Princetown National Park Visitor Centre

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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...

Peek Hill, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Peek Hill, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Part of a circular walk that we recommend, the views from Peek Hill down to Burrator Reservoir and across to Sheeps Tor are exceptional. If you can make it on a sunny day in autumnal October then you're in for a treat.

Wistman's Wood Weir, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood Weir, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

There's a weir north of Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve on the fringe of Dartmoor's north plateau. Given that Wistman's Wood and Wistman's Wood Ford are both relatively close by, we've named this Wistman's Wood Weir for ease of reference when walking in the area. T...

Vixen Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

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

'No admittance. Vixen Tor is private land and closed to the general public. Please do not trespass.'

Northmore's Cross/Crane Hill Cross Stone (Harvey/OS maps), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Northmore's Cross/Crane Hill Cross Stone (Harvey/OS maps), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

A giant chair and stepping stones, a fairy bridge and ancient travel routes have all disappeared from Dartmoor over the years. Sadly, the tiny Northmore's Cross/Crane Hill Cross Stone can now be added to that list. Somebody snapped it off the stone in October 2014. The lump of granite and th...

Foxtor Farm, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Foxtor Farm, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Foxtor Farm is a collection of ruined buildings and enclosures east of the infamous Foxtor Mires. Fox Tor, a series of rocky outcrops on the edge of Dartmoor's south plateau, is to the south. Today, the farm ruins are in a remote and quiet area of the National Park. On the route of ancient paths and...

Wistman's Wood Ford, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood Ford, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Wistman's Wood is an extraordinary National Nature Reserve located in a valley cut by the West Dart River on the egde of Dartmoor's high north plateau. Wistman's Wood Ford is a place where you can, in good conditions, cross the West Dart River. The ford is roughly one kilometre north of...

Cross Gate/Lowery Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Cross Gate/Lowery Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This cross is situated by Cross Gate as marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. It's also known locally as Lowery Cross. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying Google map to see its location. Cross Gate/Lowery Cross is on both the Buckfast to Tavistoc...

Eylesbarrow, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

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

A section of the old Jobbers' Road runs between Princetown and Sheepstor. At Nun's or Siward's Cross, the path climbs to the extensive remains of Eylesbarrow Tin Min before descending to Sheepstor Brook Ford and Scout Hut Copse below Gutter Tor. Up by Eylesbarrow Tin Mine, just off the Jobbers' Road...

Burrator Arboretum and Nature Reserve, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Burrator Arboretum and Nature Reserve, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

An information board on site reads: 'The Burrator Arboretum was created following the storms in the late 1980s, as a collection of native and non native specimens. One of its primary functions is to provide easy access to reservoir visitors who may struggle to explore other areas of the site.'

Swincombe, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Swincombe, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Swincombe is a collection of ruined, disused buildings just west of Hexworthy. It's named on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map. The buildings are drawn on an area of private land on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map but not named. Swincombe consists of Higher/Upper and...

Powdermills Pottery Cream Tea, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Powdermills Pottery Cream Tea, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This is a great spot for a cream tea, some shopping and an explore of one of Dartmoor's more quirky points of interest at Powdermills. There's parking available but it's also fun to walk in on the ancient Lichway/Lych Way via either Two Bridges or Postbridge/Bellever Forest. We've positio...

Dartmoor Cream Teas, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Cream Teas, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Most major visitor attractions, hotels, pubs and cafes sell cream teas on Dartmoor. Whilst exploring and photographing the National Park, we've enjoyed cream teas in the following superb locations and would recommend visits.   National Trust Castle Drogo. Finch Foundry. Lydf...

Powdermills Pottery, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Powdermills Pottery, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Drive the B3212 through the heart of Dartmoor National Park and you'll see tall chimney stacks and a cluster of buildings in a remote moorland location near Bellever Forest. This is where gunpowder used to be manufactured. Today, it's the location of local businesses including Powdermills Pottery...

Fox Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

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

In comparison to the larger north moor, the National Park's south moor has relatively few tors. One of the most impressive is Fox Tor. Situated on the edge of Dartmoor's south plateau, overlooking the infamous Foxtor Mires to which the tor gave its name, Fox Tor provides magnificent views over Da...