Things To Do near South Devon Railway

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Green Hill, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Green Hill, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

The highest ground of Green Hill is at one end of the longest stone row in the world. If it weren't for this stone row, there would be very little reason to wander over its very shallow dome of moorland. The ground is boggy and tussocky and it's remote and surrounded by some tricky mires....

Piles Valley Weir, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Piles Valley Weir, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

We include Piles Valley Weir as a point of reference. It's at the northern end of a track/road that runs up the wetsern side of the River Erme in Piles Valley. The track/road provides decent walking access to Dartmoor's south moor and is one of the routes you can take to see the longest stone row on...

Piles Copse, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Piles Copse, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Piles Copse is one of three high altitude oak woodlands in Dartmoor National Park. See also Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve and Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve.

Haytor National Park Visitor Centre, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Haytor National Park Visitor Centre, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

At present, Dartmoor has three National Park Visitor Centres. The largest and most impressive is up in Princetown. Next is Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre with its special display relating to Dartmoor's rich prehistory. The smallest is at the foot of the hill that rises to Haytor Rock...

River Erme, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Erme, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Burgh Island, Bigbury-on-Sea Beach and Bantham Beach are among the most famous natural attractions on the South Devon coast. The River Avon flows into the sea here. Just north west is an equally beautiful but less well-known estuary called the Erme Estuary. The River Erme flows into the sea here....

Naker's Hill, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Naker's Hill, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

On the ground, Naker's Hill feels how it looks in the main photo of this listing. Remote, featureless and boggy. This makes walking across the Naker's Hill section of Dartmoor strangely intimidating. That said, the North-South (Track) Ancient Travel Route, Black Lane Peat Pass an...

The Forest Inn, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

The Forest Inn, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

High moor, rivers and stepping stones The Forest Inn sits at the foot of Dartmoor's south moor. The West Dart River flows below on its way to meet the East Dart River at Dartmeet. Numerous sets of stepping stones span the rivers here. The extraordinary Dart Gorge is to the east. The Forest Inn is...

Down Ridge, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Down Ridge, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Down Ridge provides great access to the crosses on the Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route up at Ter Hill and Mount Misery. From there, you can also drop down to Foxtor Farm and Childe's Tomb. We've positioned Down Ridge on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its locati...

The Rock Inn, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

The Rock Inn, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Haytor Rocks beauty spot Haytor Rocks is Dartmoor's most popular tor. It's also the National Park's most popular beauty spot. Situated on the east flank of the moor, Haytor Rocks overlooks stunning South Devon countryside and coast. The Rock Inn is located in the village below this famous to...

Stall Moor Stone Row, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Stall Moor Stone Row, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Stall Moor Stone Row is said to be the longest stone row in the world. Roughly speaking, it runs north/south in the heart of Dartmoor's south moor. About 3.4 kilometres/2.1 miles long, it's an extraordinary sight. There's an impressive stone circle called The Dancers at the southern e...

Stall Moor The Dancers Stone Circle, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Stall Moor The Dancers Stone Circle, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Travel around the Westcountry and you'll come across plenty of stone circles named after dancers who were turned to stone. For example, the Nine Maidens Stone Circle is up on Dartmoor's north moor close to the village Belstone. Stall Moor The Dancers Stone Circle is on the south moor at the southern...

Haytor Quarry, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Haytor Quarry, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

One of a number of quarries on the moorland around Haytor Rocks. Granite was quarried here in the 18th and 19th centuries. A granite tramway was built in 1820 to transport the granite down to Stover Canal. From there, quarried granite was taken by water to the Teign Estuary and Teignmouth. Granit...

Bonehill Rocks, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Bonehill Rocks, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Bonehill Rocks and nearby Hound Tor are two of the most popular places on Dartmoor to enjoy bouldering. When visiting, you're likely to see people climbing the rocks without ropes using a cushioned mat on the ground for protection. Bonehill Rocks overlook Widecombe-in-the-Moor so the area gets bu...

Haytor Granite Tramway, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Haytor Granite Tramway, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Up on Haytor Down, near Haytor Quarry, is a big lump of granite into which are carved the words Templer Way Haytor - Teignmouth. The Templer Way is a modern recreation trail following the route of the old Haytor Granite Tramway on which granite was transported from the high moor down to the...

Ter Hill, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Ter Hill, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Roughly speaking, Dartmoor consists of two areas of high moorland divided by a central bowl. The south moor rises from hamlets and villages south of Hexworthy, Dartmeet and Holne towards a series of very shallow domed hills. Ter Hill is one of these shallow domed hills on the northern flank of the N...