Things To Do near East Okement Valley

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Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill), Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill), Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Cosdon Hill, or Cawsand Hill, is one of the most recognisable natural features in Dartmoor. Its huge, shallow dome dominates the northern border of the National Park and is visible from miles around. You'll see Cosdon from the Haytor Rocks area in the eastern section of the Park and from the Yes Tor...

Cosdon Beacon, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Cosdon Beacon, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Cosdon Beacon is a huge cairn and trig point 550 metres above sea level at the highest point on Cosdon Hill. We've positioned Cosdon Beacon on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Read our Cosdon Hill listing for directions. Cosdon is one of a number of b...

White Hill and White Hill Settlement, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

White Hill and White Hill Settlement, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Marked White Hill on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, and Big Whit Hill on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map, when visiting, this hill appears to be an extension of the much larger, and higher, Cosdon Hill. For example, as you approach White Hill across...

Oke Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Oke Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Splendid rocky outcrop south of Belstone. There's a great circular walk from this moorland village to Oke Tor that we highly recommend. Good for wild camping too. The River Taw flows through the low ground here and across the valley to the east is Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill). From O...

West Mill Tor, Yes Tor and High Willhays Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

West Mill Tor, Yes Tor and High Willhays Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

From Okehampton, follow the signs to Okehampton Camp. The views down to Okehampton, Okehampton Castle and North Cornwall/Mid & North Devon are impressive if you have clean light. At Okehampton Camp, cross the cattle grid and turn hard right. The road leads to West Mill Tor with Yes Tor behind. Pa...

Meldon Quarry, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Meldon Quarry, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Spend time on Dartmoor and you'll come across a high number of disused quarries. Meldon Quarry near Okehampton was mothballed during the Great Recession triggered by the collapse of financial markets in 2007/8. The quarry provides ballast for railway trackbeds. It's private property so sta...

East Mill Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

East Mill Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

East Mill Tor is a series of rocky outcrops on a broad spur of moorland shaped by the East Okement River and Black-a-ven Brook. When you're walking Dartmoor's north moor, East Mill Tor can appear a little isolated. Walkers tend to follow the army roads east and west of the tor on their way to higher...

Army Ring Road Walking and Cycling, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Army Ring Road Walking and Cycling, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

A network of roads run around a section of Dartmoor's north moor. We cover the road and parking in our Okehampton Camp listing. Whilst Dartmoor walking purists avoid the network, it does provide an easy and safe way to get to high, remote moorland on foot or by mountain bike. We'd recommend walki...

Metheral Hill, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Metheral Hill, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Metheral Hill isn't on most people's list of hills and tors to visit in Dartmoor National Park. Located at the south eastern end of Taw Marsh in the northern section of the Park, Metheral is in the shadow of the impressive conical of Steeperton Tor. It's a shame people don't visit as...

Taw-Teign Link, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Taw-Teign Link, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The Taw and Teign are rivers that rise on Dartmoor National Park's high north moor. On Dartmoor, each river is associated with a long-distance trail. The River Taw is the northernmost river and is associated with the Tarka Trail. The River Teign is the southernmost river and is associated with...

Cosdon (The Cemetery) Stone Row, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Cosdon (The Cemetery) Stone Row, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Dartmoor National Park has the highest concentration of stone rows in the UK. Information boards in the excellent Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre state that 60% of England's stone rows and 'a third of all stone rows in the UK and Brittany are on Dartmoor'.* Most of these are single or double...

King's Arms, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

King's Arms, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Beautiful location Dartmoor has many beautiful villages. Some, like Widecombe-in-the-Moor, are very well known. Others, like South Zeal, are less well known. It's a shame because South Zeal is in a remarkable location and surrounded by visitor attractions. The King's Arms...

Market Cross, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Market Cross, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

According to the 'Guide to St Andrew's Church, South Tawton and Chapel of St Mary, South Zeal Devon', 'the 14th century cross is considered one of the finest in Devon, and is Grade II listed, as is the chapel'. In addition, a local information board states that 'the tall 14th/15th century cross s...

St Mary's Chapel, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

St Mary's Chapel, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

A local information board states that the 'Chapel is thought to have been a Guild Chapel that fell into disrepair at the Reformation. The bell turret is late 14th/15th century. The whole building was rebuilt in the early 18th century and housed a school until it reverted to a place of worship i...

Oxenham Arms, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Oxenham Arms, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Extraordinary pub and village below high moor An extraordinary pub, restaurant and hotel in the heart of a wonderful medieval village located between the high moor and National Park boundary, the Oxenham Arms is surrounded by some top Dartmoor visitor attractions and points of interest. Built aro...