Things To Do near Princetown St Michael & All Angels Church

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Peek Hill, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Peek Hill, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Part of a circular walk that we recommend, the views from Peek Hill down to Burrator Reservoir and across to Sheeps Tor are exceptional. If you can make it on a sunny day in autumnal October then you're in for a treat.

Wistman's Wood Weir, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood Weir, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

There's a weir north of Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve on the fringe of Dartmoor's north plateau. Given that Wistman's Wood and Wistman's Wood Ford are both relatively close by, we've named this Wistman's Wood Weir for ease of reference when walking in the area. T...

Wistman's Wood Ford, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood Ford, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Wistman's Wood is an extraordinary National Nature Reserve located in a valley cut by the West Dart River on the egde of Dartmoor's high north plateau. Wistman's Wood Ford is a place where you can, in good conditions, cross the West Dart River. The ford is roughly one kilometre north of...

Heckwood Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Heckwood Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Heckwood Tor is a collection of outcrops on the edge of a finger of open moorland on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. Feather Tor is a short stroll away to the north west. The impressive Pew Tor is close to the south west. The tor overlooks a section of the Walkham Valley. This private la...

Burrator Plantations, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Burrator Plantations, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Explore the Burrator Reservoir area and at some point you'll be walking in one of the many plantations that fringe the reservoirs and extend up nearby valleys. Access/points of interest in these plantations are covered below.   Peekhill Plantation. The Granite and Gears Princetown Ra...

River Walkham, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Walkham, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The River Walkham rises on remote moorland on Dartmoor's north moor. The headwaters are about 2km south west of Fur Tor which is said to be the most remote place on Dartmoor and in southern England. Other famous Westcountry rivers such as the River Tavy and River Dart have their headwaters here as w...

Combshead Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Combshead Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Burrator Reservoir is an exceptionally popular visitor attraction in the south western section of Dartmoor National Park. It's beautiful and great for waterside walks. The reservoir is also fringed by many stunning tors. Leather Tor and the vast bulk of Sheeps Tor are the most dramatic. At the easte...

Cross Gate/Lowery Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Cross Gate/Lowery Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This cross is situated by Cross Gate as marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. It's also known locally as Lowery Cross. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying Google map to see its location. Cross Gate/Lowery Cross is on both the Buckfast to Tavistoc...

Swincombe Reservoir, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Swincombe Reservoir, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Most Dartmoor reservoirs are large, impressive and reasonably easily accessible. Swincombe Reservoir is small and fenced off from the public. The moorland around the reservoir is flat, boggy and tussocky. Whilst there's a metal bridge at the eastern end of the reservoir, it's closed to the public so...

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Tor/walking One of Dartmoor's most photographed and dramatic tors, Great Staple Tor is located in the west section of the National Park where high moor sweeps down to Tavistock and the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We've positioned Great Staple Tor on Google maps so zoo...

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Haytor Rocks and Hound Tor are, arguably, the most photographed tors in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. The Staple Tors are the most photographed in the west. The Staple Tors rise in a line from the B3357 to the top of a dome of moorland. Little Staple Tor is closest to the road and a...

Middle Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Middle Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

As the name suggests, this is the middle tor of three rocky outcrops collectively known as The Staple Tors. Little Staple Tor is about 50 metres further down the moor. Great Staple Tor is just over 20 metres up the moor. All three tors are easily accessible from the car parking areas along the B3357...

Little Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Little Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This is one of three tors forming The Staple Tors near the B3357 on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. Little Staple Tor is closest to the road. The moor climbs to Middle Staple Tor and then the impressive Great Staple Tor. We'd recommend visiting Little Staple Tor on your way to the famous...

Burrator Arboretum and Nature Reserve, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Burrator Arboretum and Nature Reserve, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

An information board on site reads: 'The Burrator Arboretum was created following the storms in the late 1980s, as a collection of native and non native specimens. One of its primary functions is to provide easy access to reservoir visitors who may struggle to explore other areas of the site.'

Longaford Tor, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Longaford Tor, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Longaford Tor is a big, impressive rocky outcrop that rises above Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve on the edge of Dartmoor National Park's high north plateau. The views from Longaford Tor are spectacular so, given that the tor is very easily accessible, we'd very much recommend visiting. The t...