Things To Do near Ger Tor

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Brat Tor (Bray Tor), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Brat Tor (Bray Tor), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Watching the sun set over the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cornwall from the western flank of Dartmoor is one of the National Park's great sights. Brat Tor, a rocky outcrop on the edge of the high moor, is a superb vantage point. It's also very easily accessible from a large c...

Widgery Cross, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Widgery Cross, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

In Lydford, a local information board reads: 'High on the open moor to the east of Lydford lies Bray Tor, sometimes called Brat Tor, on the summit of which stands an impressive granite cross erected to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887. The cross was built at the expense of Willia...

River Lyd, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

River Lyd, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

If you are on holiday in Dartmoor, you're most likely to experience the River Lyd in the National Trust's stunning Lydford Gorge (National Trust) as it flows past the Lydford Gorge White Lady Waterfall on its way west beyond the National Park boundary into the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natura...

The Dartmoor Inn/River Lyd Stepping Stones, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

The Dartmoor Inn/River Lyd Stepping Stones, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

There's a popular car parking area on the western side of Dartmoor behind The Dartmoor Inn at Lydford. You access the car parking area by a lane just north of the inn. You can explore some of the National Park's most beautiful tors from here. To do so, you have to cross the River Lyd. The easiest wa...

Great Links Tor Circular Walk, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Great Links Tor Circular Walk, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

This is a superb walk in the west of the Park close to the National Trust's Lydford Gorge. The views west over the Tamar Valley AONB into Cornwall are great as are those from the summits of Great Links Tor and Hare Tor. The car park. It's actually surprisingly difficult to find this spacious car...

The Dartmoor Inn, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

The Dartmoor Inn, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Superb location on the west side of Dartmoor The A386 runs down the west flank of Dartmoor National Park. The Dartmoor Inn is located on the side of the road by the major Dartmoor visitor destination Lydford and below some of Dartmoor's finest moorland. It's a perfect location from which to...

Rattle Brook, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Rattle Brook, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Rattle Brook rises by the Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused) on remote moorland in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. It flows past Bleak House with Green Tor to the east and Higher and Lower Dunna Goat Tors to the west. Beyond Rattlebrook Mine (Disused), it runs between Amicombe Hill...

Arms Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Arms Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Arms Tor is a very easily accessible collection of outcrops on the western fringe of Dartmoor's north moor. It's just north of the distinctive Brat Tor (Bray Tor) topped by Widgery Cross and sits below the immensely impressive Great Links Tor. The Dartmoor Inn at Lydford is nearby so it's a great to...

Lower Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Lower Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

One of a pair of small rocky outcrops overlooking Rattle Brook, Lower Dunna Goat is situated between Great Links Tor and Bleak House in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. Higher Dunna Goat is a very short walk away to the north. Both tors are on the edge of the interior of Dartmoor's nor...

Higher Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Higher Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Higher Dunna Goat and Lower Dunna Goat are two small rocky outcrops near Great Links Tor on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. See our Lower Dunna Goat listing for more information. We've positioned Higher Dunna Goat on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its locatio...

Bleak House, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Bleak House, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

According to the Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery in 'High Dartmoor': 'The peat-works are situated at the bottle-neck of the mire ... When the works first gave promise of financial success and the railway from Bridestowe was built in 1879, the manager was provided with a house eight hundred yards down...

Green Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Green Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Green Tor is situated by the headwaters of Rattle Brook and Green Tor Water on the flank of Amicombe Hill in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. The tor overlooks Bleak House which was once part of Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused). The huge and impressive Great Links Tor is nearby. De...

Cholwell Farm Riding Stables, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Cholwell Farm Riding Stables, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

For an introduction to horse riding in Dartmoor National Park, please click here. Spectacular setting for a stables with top views of Wheal Betsy (National Trust)* and West Dartmoor. The horses are well schooled and forward going and the terrain allows for a varied ride including a faster pace...

Great Links Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Great Links Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

This is one of the most dramatic and impressive tors on Dartmoor. It dominates the western flank of the National Park and is visible from miles around. Essential Dartmoor visiting, the views from Great Links Tor are exceptional. We've positioned Great Links Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'S...

Amicombe Hill, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Amicombe Hill, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Dartmoor specialises in vast, shallow domed hills that stretch for miles across high moorland. Amicombe Hill is one of the biggest and potentially boggiest. It's not a destination in its own right. You tend to cross, or skirt, it to visit places such as Fur Tor, Great Kneeset and Black Ridge Peat Pa...