Things To Do near Sharp Tor (South Dartmoor)

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Ditsworthy Warren House Spielberg's War Horse, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Ditsworthy Warren House Spielberg's War Horse, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

'Finally in Dartmoor we found a derelict building in the middle of nowhere that we brought back to life. It had 360-degree views, which give it a sense of being part of something huge and imposing the expanse of skies, the force of the elements and that created a beauty beyond what we had hoped for....

Blackaton Cross (Restored), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Blackaton Cross (Restored), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Blackaton Cross is situated on the fringe of Dartmoor's south moor where moorland meets china clay works. We've positioned Blackaton Cross on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, head for Cadover Bridge and then follow the lane south east to Blackaton Cros...

Black Lane Peat Pass, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Black Lane Peat Pass, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

The name Black Lane Peat Pass suggests a tidy, sunken road with high, black peat walls offering easy passage through difficult terrain. Whilst this might once have been the case, and there are still such peat passes on the north moor, if you walk Black Lane Peat Pass today you'll expe...

Eastern Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Eastern Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Eastern Tor is a scatter of granite by Ditsworthy Warren House in the southern section of Dartmoor. A track runs past the tor and climbs north east to Drizzle Combe. It's easily accessible from the car parking area by Sheepstor Brook Ford and Scout Hut Copse. We've positioned Eastern Tor on Googl...

Ditsworthy Warren House Ford, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Ditsworthy Warren House Ford, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Ditsworthy Warren House is a ruin on Dartmoor. It was used in Steven Spielberg's film 'War Horse'. Just south west of the ruin is a ford, or crossing place, on the River Plym. This is Ditsworthy Warren House Ford. We've positioned Ditsworthy Warren House Ford on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satel...

Crane Hill, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Crane Hill, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

It's not the most inspiring place on Dartmoor but if you want to explore the National Park's south plateau then you're going to spend a lot of time skirting Crane Hill's flanks or wandering over its top. The River Plym rises here. The Abbot's Way arcs around its south west side. Ducks' Pool is on...

Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Study a map of Dartmoor and you'll see plenty of names with the word 'warren' in them. Perhaps the most well-known example is Headland Warren by The Warren House Inn in the heart of the National Park. Another is Ditsworthy Warren in the Upper Plym Valley in the southern section of Dartmoor. Warre...

Northmore's Cross/Crane Hill Cross Stone (Harvey/OS maps), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Northmore's Cross/Crane Hill Cross Stone (Harvey/OS maps), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

A giant chair and stepping stones, a fairy bridge and ancient travel routes have all disappeared from Dartmoor over the years. Sadly, the tiny Northmore's Cross/Crane Hill Cross Stone can now be added to that list. Somebody snapped it off the stone in October 2014. The lump of granite and th...

Fox Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Fox Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

In comparison to the larger north moor, the National Park's south moor has relatively few tors. One of the most impressive is Fox Tor. Situated on the edge of Dartmoor's south plateau, overlooking the infamous Foxtor Mires to which the tor gave its name, Fox Tor provides magnificent views over Da...

Eylesbarrow, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Eylesbarrow, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

A section of the old Jobbers' Road runs between Princetown and Sheepstor. At Nun's or Siward's Cross, the path climbs to the extensive remains of Eylesbarrow Tin Min before descending to Sheepstor Brook Ford and Scout Hut Copse below Gutter Tor. Up by Eylesbarrow Tin Mine, just off the Jobbers' Road...

River Plym, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Plym, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

The River Plym rises at Plym Head on Dartmoor's south moor. Plym Head is close to Ducks' Pool and the William Crossing Memorial Stone/Monument on Crane Hill. The moorland forming Crane Hill is surprisingly easy to walk given the number of mires and headwaters in the general area. From Plym Head,...

Sunshine Valley, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Sunshine Valley, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

There are lots of old mining works around Foxtor Mires. Whiteworks is to the north west. The wonderfully named Sunshine Valley and nearby Mount Misery are to the south east and east. Marked on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map, Sunshine Valley is at the head of the River Swinc...

Dartmoor Horse Riding, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Horse Riding, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Horse riding This is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Dartmoor National Park. Whilst there are branches of The Pony Club, rallies and camps for those who are based in the area, the National Park has a high number of stables aimed at those who are on holiday in Dartmoor. This lis...

Holne Moor, Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Holne Moor, Holne, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 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...

Gutter Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Gutter Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Gutter Tor is an easily accessible and very impressive collection of outcrops above Sheepstor Brook Ford and Scout Hut Copse east of Sheepstor village and the lower section of Burrator Reservoir. It provides super views of the Upper Plym Valley (English Heritage). We've positioned Gutter Tor on G...