Things To Do near Lustleigh St John the Baptist Church

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Berry Pound, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Berry Pound, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

'On the Widecombe side of the little stream, which runs through a hollow, is the enclosure known as Berry Pound ... The area covered is very much smaller than that occupied by Grim's Pound, and the vallum is low and not of great width'.

Hamel Down RAF Memorial, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Hamel Down RAF Memorial, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

At the northern end of Hamel Down, where the moor drops down to Natsworthy, is a memorial to a RAF bomber that crashed after a raid in March 1941 during the Second World War. The memorial is by the side of a path that cuts across the moors to/from English Heritage's ancient settlement Grimspound....

Pil Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Pil Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Pil Tor is the largest tor on Blackslade Down. Roughly speaking, two walls of granite are separated by a strip of moorland. We've positioned Pil Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. The tor is situated by Top Tor. Click through to that listing...

Steps Bridge, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Steps Bridge, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Built at the beginning of the 19th century, Steps Bridge spans the River Teign near the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park. We've positioned Steps Bridge on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. There's a car park just up the hill to the west of t...

Dunsford Wood Wild Daffodil Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Wood Wild Daffodil Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Dunsford Wood, owned by the National Trust and run as a Nature Reserve by Devon Wildlife Trust, is located to the east of Castle Drogo and the Teign Gorge (National Trust) near the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park. It's beautiful any time of the year but early Spring brings a...

Dunsford Local Nature Reserve, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Local Nature Reserve, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Run by the Devon Wildlife Trust in woods owned by the National Trust, Dunsford Nature Reserve is best known for its early show of wild daffodils at the onset of Spring. We'd recommend this Dunsford Wood Wild Daffodil Circular Walk. To visit Dunsford Nature Reserve, head for Steps Bridge near D...

Dunsford Wood (National Trust), Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Wood (National Trust), Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Owned by the National Trust, Dunsford Wood is to the east of the Teign Gorge (National Trust) and Castle Drogo where the River Teign flows under Steps Bridge on its way to the coast. Steep wooded sides rise from the valley floor which, in early spring is carpeted with wild daffodils. According to...

King Tor, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

King Tor, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Dartmoor's high moorland rises from rolling countryside. The edge of the moor is lined with tors. For example, among others, Belstone Tors, Sourton Tors, White Tor, Pew Tor, Trowlesworthy Tors, Haytor Rocks and Hound Tor all overlook gentler landscapes. King Tor is another. Located to the ea...

Blackslade Down, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Blackslade Down, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

According to the Dartmoor expert William Crossing, it was on Blackslade Down 'that the wicked Jan Reynolds once entered into a compact with a stranger, who turned out to be the Prince of Darkness, and failing to keep it became his victim. Seven years after the meeting Jan was discovered indulgin...

King's Barrow, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

King's Barrow, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

The barrow on top of King Tor is one of a number of these highly visible burial chambers on Hookney Down and Hamel Down. You can see them from miles around which was, clearly, the intention. See our King Tor listing for directions. Note that the barrow is close to English Heritage's Grimspound...

The Miniature Pony Centre, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

The Miniature Pony Centre, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Family attraction A Dartmoor highlight for young children, The Miniature Pony Centre's just south west of Moretonhampstead on the B3212 which cuts across the National Park. As the name suggests, the Centre's home to miniature ponies. Some, especially the foals, are unbelievably cute. There's a...

Tunhill Rocks, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Tunhill Rocks, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Tunhill Rocks is the most dramatic tor on Blackslade Down. A jumble of giant, rocky outcrops located on moorland that drops down reasonably steeply to farmland and hamlets south of Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Tunhill Rocks is just south west of Pil Tor. The prehistoric barrow Wittaburrow is a short strol...

Dunsford Stepping Stones, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Stepping Stones, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Walking/rivers Downstream of Steps Bridge, spanning the River Teign, are a picturesque set of stepping stones connecting the village Dunsford and the National Trust's Bridford Wood. Whilst these are not named on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map or the Harvey British Mountain Map '...

Stover Country Park The Ted Hughes Poetry Trail, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Stover Country Park The Ted Hughes Poetry Trail, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

This superb poetry trail runs, roughly speaking, around the lake in Stover Country Park Local Nature Reserve. Nature poems by the Poet Laureate Ted Hughes are displayed on posts. Interspersed between the posts are other displays providing information on local birdlife, wildlife and history. On a sun...

Hookney Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Hookney Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

This is an area of moorland between, roughly speaking, Hookney Tor and Hameldown Tor and King Tor on the edge of the high moor near English Heritage's Grimspound. It's particularly beautiful in late summer when the heather flowers. It runs into the vast whale's back of moorland that is Hamel Down...