Things To Do near Penn Beacon

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Snowdon, Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Snowdon, Holne, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Unlike its illustrious namesake in Snowdonia National Park, Snowdon is rather understated. And whilst the highest mountain in Wales and England is heaving with visitors in tourist seasons, you'll usually have Dartmoor's Snowdon to yourself. Situated near the highest point on Dartmoor's south moor, S...

Peek Hill Stone Row, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Peek Hill Stone Row, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Many stone rows and standing stones on Dartmoor can be seen from miles around. In the Burrator Reservoir area, Down Tor Stone Row (Hingston Hill Stone Row) and the Drizzle Combe Standing Stones are particularly imposing. Other stone rows are difficult to spot among the granite boulders strewn across...

Ter Hill Cross (East), Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Ter Hill Cross (East), Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

One of two crosses on Ter Hill on the edge of Dartmoor's south plateau. The cross is part of the Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route. See our Ter Hill Cross (West) listing for further information and directions.

Peek Hill and Burrator Circular Walk, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Peek Hill and Burrator Circular Walk, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Burrator Reservoir is pretty much surrounded by high moorland. This means that you can drop down to the reservoir from high ground to enjoy both moorland and waterside walking. To approach from the north, it's easiest to wander over Peek Hill from one of the many car parking areas along the B3212 be...

Devonport Leat Aqueduct, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Devonport Leat Aqueduct, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

In his book 'Walking the Dartmoor Waterways', Eric Hemery writes: 'This well-known beauty spot is scarcely enhanced by the iron pipe delivering the waters of Hartor Brook into the leat, but compensation exists in the sparkling cascade on the west slope of Raddick Hill ... the water crossing the a...

Black Tor Stone Row, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Black Tor Stone Row, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Black Tor is a rocky outcrop in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. Farm walls run south west of the tor. As you can see in the photos in our gallery, Black Tor Stone Row is situated by one of these walls. The more impressive Hart Tor Stone Rows are nearby. We've positioned Black Tor S...

River Meavy, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Meavy, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The River Meavy runs from the outskirts of Princetown to the north eastern end of Burrator Reservoir. At the southern end of the reservoir, it resumes its course past the village Meavy towards the River Plym. The combined river flows through Plym Valley to Plymouth and Plymouth Sound. If you look...

Hart Tor Stone Rows, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Hart Tor Stone Rows, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

A double stone row and a single stone row run in different directions from two cairns situated side by side below Hart Tor. Stone rows and cairns occupy a strange location in a dip in the landscape by the River Meavy. The double stone row is impressive. The single stone row is less easy to see as it...

Skir Hill, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Skir Hill, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Skir Hill is up there on the list of the most unlikely places you'll find yourself in Dartmoor National Park. Remote and with few obvious points of interest on it, Skir Hill also isn't on one of the many modern recreation paths or ancient travel routes that criss-cross the moor. If you're walking...

Black Tor (West Dartmoor), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Black Tor (West Dartmoor), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

There are lots of tors and hills named 'Black' on Dartmoor. The Black Tor in the western section of the National Park is situated by the B3212. There's a small car parking area by the road here. Visit Black Tor Stone Row and Hart Tor Stone Rows whilst you are there. We've positioned Black Tor (We...

Hart Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Hart Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

A high number of tors circle Princetown. Some, like Great Mis Tor, are dramatic. Others, like Little Mis Tor, are more understated. Hart Tor is one of the latter. A relatively small rocky outcrop, it sits on a spur of land between the upper section of the River Meavy and Hart Tor Brook about a mile...

South Hessary Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

South Hessary Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

One of Dartmoor's most distinctive landmarks is the radio mast that rises north west of Princetown. North Hessary Tor and its trig point are situated next to the mast. At 517m above sea level and the highest point in the immediate vicinity of Princetown, North Hessary Tor provides big and impressive...

Swincombe Reservoir, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Swincombe Reservoir, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Most Dartmoor reservoirs are large, impressive and reasonably easily accessible. Swincombe Reservoir is small and fenced off from the public. The moorland around the reservoir is flat, boggy and tussocky. Whilst there's a metal bridge at the eastern end of the reservoir, it's closed to the public so...

Leeden Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Leeden Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

There are many car parking areas along the B3212 between Princetown and Yelverton. These provide great access to the tors east of the road overlooking Burrator Reservoir such as Sharpitor and Leather Tor. They also provide easy access to the tors west of the B3212. One of the best is Leeden Tor with...

Holne Moor, Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Holne Moor, Holne, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Holne is a village on Dartmoor. Holne Moor is an area of moorland above the village on the National Park's south moor. It's very popular with walkers, fringes the amazing Dart Gorge and is packed with points of interest. We've positioned Holne Moor on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setti...