Things To Do near Wray Cleave

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Bovey Valley, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Bovey Valley, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The River Bovey flows, roughly speaking, from the high moor north east of The Warren House Inn down to the River Teign near Stover Country Park. On Dartmoor, the Bovey Valley is usually taken to mean the beautiful wooded valley between Foxworthy Bridge and Drakeford Bridge. You could spend a holiday...

Manaton Old Road, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Manaton Old Road, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

A road climbs from Bovey Tracey and the National Trust's Parke Estate to Trendlebere Down. From there, it continues to Becky Falls Woodland Park, Water/Freeland and Manaton. At the bottom of Trendlebere Down there's a byway open to all traffic that runs through Houndtor Wood to Water/Freelan...

Hisley Wood, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Hisley Wood, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The heavily wooded section of the Bovey Valley runs for about 4km, as the crow flies, from Foxworthy in the north west down to Drakeford Bridge in the south east. The upper section of the valley is dominated by the magnificent Lustleigh Cleave. The lower section is a collection of woods called Bovey...

Hisley Bridge, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Hisley Bridge, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Dartmoor is known for its rainfall and rivers which radiate from the National Park's high plateaus. To cross these rivers, there are bridges, clam bridges, clapper bridges, stepping stones and fords. The medieval packhorse bridge that arcs over the River Bovey in Hisley Wood is one of Dartmoor's mos...

Dartmoor Hawking, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Hawking, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

We'd put this high on our list of essential Dartmoor experiences. Whilst it's a remarkable experience to fly owls, falcons and eagles from Dartmoor Hawking's base near the luxury hotel Bovey Castle, it's a particular joy taking Harris Hawks out onto the moor. On the day we spent...

Steps Bridge to Heltor Rock Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Steps Bridge to Heltor Rock Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Most people head to Steps Bridge to explore Dunsford Local Nature Reserve, the River Teign and the eastern section of Fingle Woods. We'd also recommend wandering up to Heltor Rock for super views of the local area and beyond. Start at Steps Bridge car park. This is on the south side of the Ri...

Becky Falls Woodland Park, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Becky Falls Woodland Park, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

South West England was battered by storms at the beginning of 2014. A vast quantity of rainwater was dumped on Dartmoor's high plateaus and channeled to the coast in famous Devon rivers such as the Dart and Teign. Waterfalls on these rivers became particularly impressive. We were fortunate enough to...

Becky Falls Waterfalls, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Becky Falls Waterfalls, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Waterfalls/family attraction Becky Falls Woodland Park is one of Dartmoor's most popular family attractions. Most people visit to experience its waterfalls. The upper, or main, waterfalls are the highlight. That said, we really enjoy following the Becka Brook downstream to the lower waterfalls. T...

Figgie Daniel, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Figgie Daniel, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Bowerman's Nose is, arguably, the most famous stack of granite in Dartmoor National Park. It rises from a jumble of rock at the north west side of Hayne Down. Hayne Down is one of a number of islands of moorland surrounded by farmland and fields near the main mass of Dartmoor's high moo...

Trendlebere Down, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Trendlebere Down, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park, a road rises from the gateway town Bovey Tracey past the National Trust's Parke Estate to Yarner Wood and the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve. The road bends sharply and car parking areas offer stunning views of the Bovey Valley, Lustle...

River Bovey, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Bovey, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map has the East Bovey Head near Birch Tor, Hookney Tor and English Heritage's Grimspound. The Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map has the Boveycombe Head below Water Hill by the Warren House Inn. Both potential headwaters are near the B3212 trans-...

East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

England's first National Nature Reserve*, the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve consists of parts of the Bovey Valley, Trendlebere Down and Yarner Wood. We've positioned the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Fo...

Easdon Down, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Easdon Down, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Much of Dartmoor's high moorland consists of large landmasses. The National Park's north moor and south moor are the best examples. There are many islands of moorland cut off from these masses. Towards the east of Dartmoor, Hayne Down and Easdon Down are examples. For directions, refer to our Eas...

Bridford Wood (National Trust), Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Bridford Wood (National Trust), Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

If you're feeling energetic, you can follow the River Teign through a stunning wooded gorge and valley all the way from the National Trust's Castle Drogo in the west to Steps Bridge in the east. Whiddon Deer Park and Whiddon Wood are at the mouth of the gorge to the west. Bridford Wood is at the tal...

Shaptor Woods, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Shaptor Woods, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Shaptor Wood is a chaotic, boulder strewn wood cloaking a valley wall as it tapers down towards Bovey Tracey on the eastern border of Dartmoor National Park. In the upper section of the wood is Shaptor Rock with its massive views across the National Park and South Devon. Shaptor Down is the oak...