Things To Do near South Devon Railway

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Black Lane Peat Pass, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Black Lane Peat Pass, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 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...

Sherberton West Dart River Stepping Stones, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Sherberton West Dart River Stepping Stones, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

This is the most impressive set of stepping stones in Dartmoor National Park. The stepping stones sweep across the West Dart River where it meets the River Swincombe. The bend in the river before the stepping stones is a popular wild swimming spot for locals. We've positioned Sherberton West...

Stall Moor, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Stall Moor, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

The River Erme and River Yealm rise on Dartmoor's south moor. They flow south to the border of the National Park. Between them is Stall Moor. The terrain is difficult and boggy but the moor is peppered with amazing attractions from the world's longest stone row to a stunning waterfall. Stall Moor is...

Sherberton River Swincombe Stepping Stones, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Sherberton River Swincombe Stepping Stones, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

This small set of stepping stones can be used to cross the River Swincombe by Sherberton. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. The remarkable Sherberton West Dart River Stepping Stones are nearby.

Burford Down Stone Row, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Burford Down Stone Row, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

If you look at Dartmoor's south moor on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, you'll see a line of stone rows running from the area around the village Harford to the remote moor at Green Hill. Burford Down Stone Row is the most southerly. The immensely impressive Stalldown Stone Row is i...

Greator Rocks, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Greator Rocks, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Houndtor Down is packed with points on interest. Hound Tor is one of Dartmoor's most popular rocky outcrops. Beyond its south east side is English Heritage's Hound Tor Abandoned Medieval Settlement. South of Hound Tor and the settlement is Holwell Lawn which is known for its astonishing bl...

Swincombe, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Swincombe, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Swincombe is a collection of ruined, disused buildings just west of Hexworthy. It's named on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map. The buildings are drawn on an area of private land on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map but not named. Swincombe consists of Higher/Upper and...

Burford Down and Tristis Rock, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Burford Down and Tristis Rock, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

The Tristis Rock is situated on Burford Down on the edge of Dartmoor's south moor near the village Harford. There's a reasonable amount of parking available at Harford Moor Gate. Burford Down Stone Row is close to the Tristis Rock. The area provides access to Stalldown Stone Row, Stall Moor and the...

Stover Country Park Local Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Stover Country Park Local Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Dartmoor Zoo, the National Trust's Buckland Abbey and many other major visitor attractions are located just beyond the border of the National Park. Clearly, lots of people visit them when on holiday in Dartmoor which is why we include them on this site. Another superb attraction just beyond the east...

Erme Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Erme Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Famous South Devon rivers such as the Plym, Avon, Yealm and Erme rise in the heart of Dartmoor's south plateau. The Erme takes the longest and most dramatic route across the moor to Ivybridge and then down to the South Devon coast at Erme Mouth between Wonwell Beach and Meadowsfoot Beach. It's also...

Foxtor Farm, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Foxtor Farm, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Foxtor Farm is a collection of ruined buildings and enclosures east of the infamous Foxtor Mires. Fox Tor, a series of rocky outcrops on the edge of Dartmoor's south plateau, is to the south. Today, the farm ruins are in a remote and quiet area of the National Park. On the route of ancient paths and...

Black Hill (East Dartmoor), Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Black Hill (East Dartmoor), Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

For a National Park with a reputation for being bleak, it's unsurprising that there are a couple of Black Hills on Dartmoor. The remote, rough-cut Black Hill on the north plateau is covered with a thick layer of peat and deserves its name. The Black Hill near Manaton, Lustleigh and Bovey Tracey...

Hole Rock, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Hole Rock, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Between the cairn on Black Hill and Smallacombe Rocks are a number of rocky outcrops running from the flat top of the hill down the flank of moorland towards a public footpath and then Becka Brook. These rocky outcrops are marked Hole Rock on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. The...

East Webburn River Valley, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

East Webburn River Valley, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Widecombe-in-the-Moor is located towards the middle of the East Webburn River Valley. As a consequence, the valley is one of the most visited in the National Park. The upper section of the valley is dominated by Hamel Down. The lower section is heavily wooded where the East Webburn River meets th...

Fox Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Fox Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 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...