Things To Do near East Okement Valley

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Seven Stars Inn, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park

Seven Stars Inn, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

There's a cluster of pretty villages up by the northern border of Dartmoor National Park. South Tawton is one of them. At the heart of the village, across the square from South Tawton St Andrew's Church and the magnificent Church House, is the Seven Stars Inn. 'Holiday in Dartmoor' helps visitors...

South Tawton St Andrew's Church, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park

South Tawton St Andrew's Church, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Drive the A30 across the top of Dartmoor from Devon towards Cornwall and you'll see a tall, beautiful church tower against the backdrop of the vast Cosdon Hill. This is South Tawton St Andrew's Church. We've positioned the church on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see...

Little Hound Tor, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Little Hound Tor, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

As the name suggests, Little Hound Tor is a small, rocky outcrop near Hound Tor to the south of Cosdon Hill and Cosdon Beacon. Little Hound Tor offers exceptional views of Dartmoor's high north plateau and the gentler, rolling hills of the eastern section of the National Park. We've positioned Littl...

Best Dartmoor Walks, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Walks, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Walking the highest ground on Dartmoor Dartmoor's Highest Points Circular Walk. High Willhays is the highest point on Dartmoor. Yes Tor is the second. They are located on the same broad ridge in the north west section of the National Park above Okehampton. If you've walked to the top of Pen...

Meldon Pool, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Meldon Pool, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Note that you are not allowed to wild swim here. A local information board reads: 'Meldon Pool is an old, and now flooded, limestone quarry. The site was worked from the mid 19th century to produce agricultural lime; several 18th century quarries can also be seen on the east side of the river....

Steeperton Gorge, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Steeperton Gorge, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

By Dartmoor standards, this is a small gorge. Unlike the Dart Gorge, Teign Gorge or Lydford Gorge which have been cut by wide, powerful waterways, Steeperton Gorge is situated pretty far upstream on Dartmoor's north plateau. The River Taw rises on the high, boggy ground around Hangingstone Hill and...

Raybarrow Pool, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Raybarrow Pool, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Avoid. Dartmoor's a great National Park for young kids. Its highest ground is easily accessible and its landscape provides few real problems if you're properly prepared. There are, however, a few places that are genuinely dangerous. We'd place Raybarrow Pool at the top of the list. We've posit...

White Moor Stone Circle, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

White Moor Stone Circle, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

White Moor Stone Circle is probably the best located circle on Dartmoor. Langstone Moor Stone Circle in the west of the National Park and Nine Maidens Stone Circle to the north come close but White Moor Stone Circle's location on the edge of Dartmoor's north plateau offers massive views of sout...

Steeperton Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Steeperton Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Some Dartmoor tors, like Hound Tor and Great Staple Tor, attract huge numbers of visitors owing to their extraordinary granite structures. Vast rocky outcrops, these tors are well known, and much photographed, shapes in the landscape. Other equally impressive tors lack the outcrops but occupy sublim...

White Moor Stone, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

White Moor Stone, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

White Moor Stone is a remote, stocky standing stone by White Moor Stone Circle on Dartmoor's north plateau. The location and views are exceptional. We've positioned White Moor Stone on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Please see our White Moor Stone Circle...

Dartmoor's Highest Points Circular Walk (High Willhays/Yes Tor), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor's Highest Points Circular Walk (High Willhays/Yes Tor), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Walking/Dartmoor's highest ground This walk takes in Dartmoor's highest points High Willhays and Yes Tor, a National Nature Reserve and a stunning river valley.   Start at Meldon Reservoir Start at the car park by Meldon Reservoir. Climb the steps by the public toilets, turn le...

Granite Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Granite Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The Granite Way is an 11 miles or 18 kilometres multi-use recreation route running between Okehampton and Lydford on the north west fringe of Dartmoor National Park. The Granite Way was fully opened at the beginning of 2014*. The entire route is now off-road so it's ideal for family bike trips in th...

Hound Tor (North Dartmoor), Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Hound Tor (North Dartmoor), Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Over in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park, not far from Haytor Rocks and Widecombe-in-the-Moor, are the mighty stacks of granite that form Hound Tor. This is one of the most well known and visited tors in Dartmoor. Up on the high north plateau, between Cosdon Hill and Wild Tor, is a much...

Shilley Pool, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Shilley Pool, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In recent years, wild swimming has become an exceptionally popular outdoor activity on Dartmoor. Whilst well known Dartmoor rivers such as the Dart and Teign attract large numbers of swimmers, people are increasingly enjoying the pools and channels on lesser known rivers, brooks and streams. Shilley...

High Willhays, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

High Willhays, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Dartmoor's highest ground is in the north west section of the National Park. Near Okehampton, the moors rise to a broad ridgeline on which are two tors. The most impressive tor at the northern end of the ridgeline is called Yes Tor. At the southern end is Dartmoor's highest summit High Willhays. The...