Things To Do near Fingle Bridge

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Butterdon Down Standing Stone, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Butterdon Down Standing Stone, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

There's what is thought to be a prehistoric standing stone on the western side of Butterdon Down where the Dartmoor Way Walking Route skirts the moorland. See our Butterdon Down listing for directions. Note that there are cairns topping the down. In addition, there are cairns, a stone circle a...

Butterdon Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Butterdon Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Butterdon Down tends to be one of those places on Dartmoor that you pass through as opposed to being a destination in its own right. Located between Fingle Bridge and Moretonhampstead, the Dartmoor Way Walking Route runs around the western and southern fringes of this small island of moorland. Th...

Fisherman's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fisherman's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

This is a variation on the circular Teign Gorge Walk. As the name suggests, the Teign Gorge (National Trust) was shaped by the River Teign. This walk explores the banks of the of the River Teign as it flows through the gorge from around Castle Drogo to Fingle Bridge. Park by Fingle Bridge and...

Whiddon Wood, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Whiddon Wood, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The River Teign flows through the stunning Teign Gorge in the north east section of Dartmoor National Park. The south wall of the gorge is covered by a number of woods. The most westerly wood, across the gorge from the National Trust's Castle Drogo and Sharp Tor and running into Whiddon Deer Park, i...

Hunter's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Hunter's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Hunter's Path forms part of the Two Moors Way and runs past the National Trust's Castle Drogo (National Trust) on the lip of the Teign Gorge (National Trust). This linear walk offers some of the finest views in Dartmoor National Park. Park at Fingle Bridge. This is a well known Dartmoor beaut...

Whiddon Deer Park Bluebell Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Whiddon Deer Park Bluebell Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

In 2014, the bluebells up at Whiddon Deer Park were at their best in the middle of May. Clearly, this is a Spring walk when the bluebells are out. For other bluebell walk recommendations, see our listing for Bluebell Walks. Start at Iron Bridge below the National Trust's Castle Drogo (National Tr...

Castle Drogo Visitor Centre and Cafe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Castle Drogo Visitor Centre and Cafe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

To reach Castle Drogo by vehicle, you follow a long driveway from the Sandy Park/Drewsteignton road to the National Trust property. There's a spacious car park and the purpose built Castle Drogo Visitor Centre and Cafe. Stood in front of the building, you'll see the cafe in a wing of the b...

Whiddon Deer Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Whiddon Deer Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Walk the south bank and wall of Dartmoor's stunning Teign Gorge and you'll see plenty of signs marked Lower Deer Stalkers Path, Upper Deer Stalkers Path and Deer Stalkers Path. Refer to the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map and you'll see Whiddon Park (Deer Park) across the River Teign fr...

Passage Sculpture Whiddon Deer Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Passage Sculpture Whiddon Deer Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Follow the Two Moors Way from Chagford to the north border of Dartmoor National Park and you'll pass a number of exquisite sculptures by Peter Randall-Page. Just off the Two Moors Way, at the top of an avenue of beech trees in Whiddon Deer Park, is another work. A giant ball of granite appears to...

Secret Place Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Secret Place Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

One of the many joys of walking in the north east section of Dartmoor National Park around Castle Drogo (National Trust) and Teign Gorge (National Trust) are the beautiful public sculptures you encounter on your way. Secret Place is on the Two Moors Way close to where it leaves/enters Dartmo...

Teign Gorge Circular Walk (Fingle Bridge to Castle Drogo), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Teign Gorge Circular Walk (Fingle Bridge to Castle Drogo), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

In our opinion, this ranks as one of the best walks in Dartmoor National Park. We've walked it on dozens of occasions in all seasons and it's always a joy. The walk is by Castle Drogo so, when visiting the National Trust property, make sure you plan a few extra hours to complete the circular walk....

Castle Drogo Gardens, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Castle Drogo Gardens, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Castle Drogo is located on an exposed spur of land that rises above a loop in the River Teign at the mouth of the stunning Teign Gorge. Wind and rain whip over the high moor and rolling farmland around Chagford before battering Drogo's high granite walls. Members of the team that runs Holiday in...

Salmon Leaps, Castle Drogo Weir and Drewe's Pool, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Salmon Leaps, Castle Drogo Weir and Drewe's Pool, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The River Teign flows through a spectacular and heavily wooded gorge below the National Trust's Castle Drogo. At the mouth of this gorge, between the picturesque Iron Bridge and Castle Drogo Weir, is a large pool of water which attracts fishermen, wild swimmers, photographers and walkers. In Autu...

Best Dartmoor Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

National Trust properties in Dartmoor National Park Castle Drogo near Chagford in the north east section of Dartmoor National Park. One of the Westcountry's most popular and important National Trust properties, Castle Drogo was the last castle to be built in England. Situated at the mouth of...

River Teign, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Teign, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

One of Dartmoor's most beautiful rivers, the Teign rises in two places on the National Park's north moor. The North Teign River and South Teign River then meet near Chagford. Downstream of Chagford, the River Teign flows under Iron Bridge below the National Trust's Castle Drogo and into...