Things To Do near South Devon Railway

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Yarner Wood, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Yarner Wood, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

'Yarner Wood was purchased in 1952 by the Nature Conservancy and became England's first National Nature Reserve.'* Today, it's part of the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve that incorporates nearby Trendlebere Down and parts of the Bovey Valley. It's a superb place. There are nature trails, bird...

Crane Hill, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Crane Hill, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 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...

House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

When we first popped into the House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass to research the attraction, we ended up spending most of the day there. It's a cluster of visitor attractions under one roof. In parts, it's a fascinating place. If you're into shopping, history or the arts then we'd recommend a v...

Wheal Emma Leat (Dry Channel), Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Wheal Emma Leat (Dry Channel), Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

A wheal is a mine. A leat is a man-made waterway used to channel water from, say, a river down to a mine, mill or town/city. Wheal Emma Leat is the now dry channel of a leat built in 1859 that once collected water from near the source of the River Swincombe as it flows past the eastern side of Foxto...

Quirky Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Quirky Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Once, there was a giant chair but, sadly, they took it down. You'll still find plenty of other quirky sights and names across the moors. There are exquisite sculptures dotted around the landscape and in the towns and plenty of weird rock structures. Many of the ponies are remarkably small, some o...

Great Gnats Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

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

This is one for the Dartmoor enthusiast. On the edge of Dartmoor's south plateau, there's not much else around the cairn. We've positioned Great Gnats Head on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, we'd recommend following the footpath marked Abbo...

Yealm Steps, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Yealm Steps, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Yealm Steps is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

Yealm Steps Waterfall, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Yealm Steps Waterfall, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

A beautiful waterfall on remote, high moor roughly a kilometre south of Yealm Head, Yealm Steps Waterfall is in the upper section of Hawns and Dendles Gorge. The waterfall is reasonably close to Dendles Wood National Nature Reserve. Stall Moor, with its extraordinary stone rows, is to the east. The...

River Yealm, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Yealm, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

There are a number of areas on Dartmoor's high north and south moors where many rivers, streams and brooks rise. The area around Cranmere Pool on the north moor is the most famous. On the south moor, the Langcombe Hill area is another. These areas are high, flat and very boggy. The River Yealm has i...

River Swincombe, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

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

By Dartmoor standards, this is a short river that rises on the edge of the National Park's south plateau and meets the West Dart River in Dartmoor's central bowl near Hexworthy. The river rises at Swincombe Head above what the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map refers to as Suns...

New Waste, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

New Waste, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Whilst you can no longer park at New Waste, it still offers great access to the Stall Moor area of Dartmoor which includes the world's longest stone row in addition to arguably the finest stone row in the National Park near Stalldown Barrow. We've positioned New Waste on Google maps. Zoom in on t...

Yealm Head, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Yealm Head, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

The River Yealm rises, or begins, at Yealm Head. Yealm Head is situated on the southern side of a vast, flat and boggy stretch of moorland called Langcombe Hill. You don't find many people up there. If you have an urge to go, we'd recommend walking after a long period of dry weather or after extreme...

Hawns and Dendles Gorge, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Hawns and Dendles Gorge, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

The River Yealm rises at Yealm Head on Dartmoor's south moor. It flows to Yealm Steps Waterfall where is cascades into Hawns and Dendles Gorge as marked on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map. Zoom in on the accompanying Google map to see its location.

Yarner Wood Bird Hides, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Yarner Wood Bird Hides, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

'The internationally important upland oak woodlands in this National Nature Reserve are one of the best places to see woodland birds of many kinds but especially the enigmatic pied flycatcher, secretive lesser spotted woodpecker and vocal wood warbler.' The Natural England information boards at the...

Hameldown Beacon, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Hameldown Beacon, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

The Oxford English Dictionary defines a beacon as 'a fire or light set up in a high or prominent position as a warning, signal, or celebration’. There is a chain of beacons on Dartmoor running from the edge of the north moor down to the edge of the south moor. Hameldown Beacon is, roughly spe...