Things To Do near Fingle Bridge

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Mardon Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Mardon Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

There are a number of islands of open access moorland rising from surrounding farmland just south of the Teign Gorge and Fingle Woods in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. The largest is Mardon Down. At Mardon Down, two domes of moor are connected by a thin strip of land in whic...

Granite Song Sculpture, River Teign, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Granite Song Sculpture, River Teign, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Granite Song is a superb sculpture located on a small island in the River Teign between Chagford and the Teign Gorge (National Trust). We've positioned Granite Song on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Created by Peter Randall-Page, it's one of many sculptures...

Fingle Woods (National Trust/Woodland Trust), Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Fingle Woods (National Trust/Woodland Trust), Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Fingle Woods is the collective term for the woodland running between Fingle Bridge and Dunsford Nature Reserve in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. The woods were opened to the public in March 2014. Whilst we've been exploring the woods since that time, we were told by National Tr...

Mardon Down Giant's Grave, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Mardon Down Giant's Grave, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

According to Phil Newman in his excellent 'The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor', 'it was Dean Jeremiah Milles of Exeter, President of the Society of Antiquaries, who first undertook archaeological fieldwork on Dartmoor barrows in 1752 on Mardon Down (Grinsell 1978, 87), and the literature of the early...

Mardon Down Headless Cross, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Mardon Down Headless Cross, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The Dartmoor expert William Crossing writes: 'On Mardon are some antiquarian remains, but they have been despoiled. About 1/3 m. on the R. soon after entering on the down the visitor will find some vestiges of a cairn known as Giant's Grave, 1,170 feet, and a little to the north of this part of a...

Stone Lane Gardens and Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Stone Lane Gardens and Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Gardens/family attraction The team behind Holiday in Dartmoor run a number of UK travel sites. We've spent over a decade photographing and researching South West England. Whilst it's not particularly well known, Stone Lane Gardens is as impressive as anything we've seen from the edge of Salisbury...

Fingle Woods Halls Cleave/Cod Wood Circular Walk, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Fingle Woods Halls Cleave/Cod Wood Circular Walk, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The woods around Fingle Bridge in the Teign Gorge (National Trust) can get relatively crowded. Head east into Fingle Woods (National Trust/Woodland Trust) and you'll find fewer walkers. This is especially the case in Halls Cleave and Cod Wood. However, these are remarkably beautiful places teeming w...

Mardon Down Stone Circle, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Mardon Down Stone Circle, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Prehistory/views Dartmoor's stone circles are invariably situated in stunning locations. Arguably, Mardon Down Stone Circle provides the finest views. Positioned on top of an island of moorland in the north eastern section of the National Park, there are massive views from the stone circle to Dar...

Clifford Bridge, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Clifford Bridge, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Clifford Bridge spans the River Teign in, roughly speaking, the middle of Fingle Woods in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. As such, we've split this listing into two sections outlining points of interest and things to do on either side of the bridge. First, its location. We've...

Best Chagford Walks, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Best Chagford Walks, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Chagford Chagford sits below Meldon Hill. The views from up top are magnificent. Yomp up the hill from the centre of town or try the Meldon Hill Circular Walk. It's a short walk from Chagford to the stunning Teign Gorge. Follow the Two Moors Way by the River Teign to the mouth of the gorge. Ca...

Moretonhampstead Swimming Pool (Outdoor), Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Moretonhampstead Swimming Pool (Outdoor), Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

One of a number of open air swimming pools in the towns that fringe the eastern side of Dartmoor, Moretonhampstead Swimming Pool is situated next to the main car park at the top of the high street. Whilst it's heated by solar power, Dartmoor takes a wee while to warm up after the cold winters so...

Rushford Stepping Stones, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Rushford Stepping Stones, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The North Teign River and South Teign River meet just west of Chagford to form the River Teign. Chagford Bridge and Rushford Bridge span the water and provide safe crossing points. Downstream of Rushford Bridge, behind Chagford Pool, is an old set of stepping stones. They're uneven and slippery s...

Chagford Swimming Pool (Outdoor), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Chagford Swimming Pool (Outdoor), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Chagford has a seasonal, open air swimming pool on the edge of town. It gets busy and is very popular with locals. We've positioned Chagford Pool on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. There's limited parking by the pool. We'd recommend wandering down from town....

Penny Simpson Ceramics, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Penny Simpson Ceramics, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Towards the top of Moretonhampstead high street is Penny Simpson's showroom where you can buy exquisite handmade tableware. We've positioned Penny Simpson Ceramics on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location.

Moretonhampstead Public Art/Sculpture ('Dartmoor Flight'), Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Moretonhampstead Public Art/Sculpture ('Dartmoor Flight'), Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

One of the highlights of Moretonhampstead is its public art/sculptures. From a sparrowhawk to Dartmoor ponies, barn owl to relief panels, the town is full of creative goodness. These beautiful works were created by a group of artists lead by Roger Dean as part of a project called 'Dartmoor Flig...