Things To Do near Ger Tor

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OXO Stone, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

OXO Stone, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

A commemorative plaque reads: 'THIS CHRISTIAN STONE DATES TO ABOUT THE 10TH CENTURY AD. FOUND AT EAST LINNACOMBE IT WAS REPAIRED AND ERECTED HERE BY THE DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY 1985.'

Dartmoor's Highest Points Circular Walk (High Willhays/Yes Tor), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor's Highest Points Circular Walk (High Willhays/Yes Tor), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Walking/Dartmoor's highest ground This walk takes in Dartmoor's highest points High Willhays and Yes Tor, a National Nature Reserve and a stunning river valley.   Start at Meldon Reservoir Start at the car park by Meldon Reservoir. Climb the steps by the public toilets, turn le...

Crow Tor, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Crow Tor, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Head up the valley from Two Bridges to Wistman's Wood and you'll see a distinctive lump of granite on a spur of land to the north. This is Crow Tor. The spur of land is cut by the West Dart River to the east and south and by a small moorland stream to the west. North, the moorland rises from Crow To...

The Highwayman Inn, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

The Highwayman Inn, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Britain's most unusual inn The Highwayman Inn bills itself as Britain's most unusual inn. The eccentric interior is packed with artefacts and curiosities. The Highwayman Inn is highly recommended if you're looking for something (very) different.   Sourton The A30 skirts the northern...

Statt's House Hill Peat Pass, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Statt's House Hill Peat Pass, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

This is a heavily eroded peat pass near the remains of Statt's House on Statt's House Hill/Winney's Down. It runs in a north east/south west direction. We've positioned Statt's House Hill Peat Pass on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, head...

Prewley Moor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Prewley Moor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Where the A30 Devon/Cornwall road meets the A386 is Prewley Moor. Given its location, Prewley Moor provides superb access to Dartmoor's high moorland. In addition, the Granite Way cuts across the moor and the long distance walking routes the West Devon Way, Two Castles Trail and Dartmoor Way run bet...

Whitehorse Hill Cist, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Whitehorse Hill Cist, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Whitehorse Hill is a remote, shallow-domed hill on Dartmoor National Park's north plateau. A cist is a prehistoric burial chest made from slabs of granite. In 1999, a cist was discovered on Whitehorse Hill. In 2011, this burial chest was excavated. It was the first excavation of a prehistoric burial...

Whitehorse Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Whitehorse Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

High on Dartmoor's north plateau are a number of shallow domed hills. Unlike Yes Tor or Fur Tor, these hills are understated. They lack dramatic rocky outcrops and steep sides. However, many have distinctive features that tell fascinating stories about moorland life through history and prehisto...

Middle Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Middle Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

As the name suggests, this is the middle tor of three rocky outcrops collectively known as The Staple Tors. Little Staple Tor is about 50 metres further down the moor. Great Staple Tor is just over 20 metres up the moor. All three tors are easily accessible from the car parking areas along the B3357...

Brown's House (Ruin), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Brown's House (Ruin), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

The West Dart River rises on Dartmoor National Park's high north plateau in boggy, rough cut moorland close to southern England's most remote spot at Fur Tor. The river builds strength as it flows south cutting moorland valleys on its way past Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve to Tw...

Whitehorse Hill Peat Passes and Memorials, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Whitehorse Hill Peat Passes and Memorials, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Dartmoor's north plateau consists of rough cut moorland that can be difficult to cross. Peat passes help. There are a number around Whitehorse Hill. If you are walking to Whitehorse Hill from nearby Hangingstone Hill, it's likely you'll follow the peat pass on the eastern flank of the hill. By fo...

Hangingstone Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Hangingstone Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

At 603 metres above sea level, Hangingstone Hill is the joint third highest point in Dartmoor National Park (Cut Hill is also marked 603 on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map). It's topped by a small, rocky outcrop and an army hut. Whilst there are superb views across Dartmoor's n...

East Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

The River Okement flows from Okehampton to meet the River Torridge north of Hatherleigh in Mid Devon. The River Okement rises in two places on Dartmoor's north moor. The West Okement River has its headwaters up by Cranmere Pool. The East Okement River rises on a flank of Okement Hill by th...

Holming Beam Bridge, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Holming Beam Bridge, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

There's a car parking area at Holming Beam offering access to the Merrivale Range area of Dartmoor National Park. This is a British Army firing range but it's open to the public for large chunks of the year. The car parking area is above a beautiful valley cut by the River Cowsic as it fl...

Best Dartmoor Walks, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Walks, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Walking the highest ground on Dartmoor Dartmoor's Highest Points Circular Walk. High Willhays is the highest point on Dartmoor. Yes Tor is the second. They are located on the same broad ridge in the north west section of the National Park above Okehampton. If you've walked to the top of Pen...