Things To Do near Hisley Wood

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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...

Challacombe Medieval Strip Fields, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Challacombe Medieval Strip Fields, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Stand at English Heritage's Grimspound or Hookney Tor and look south west and you'll see weathered strips of farmland on the side of a steep hill. These are Challacombe Medieval Strip Fields. A local information board states that 'the narrow strip fields (lynchets) which you can see running...

Butterdon Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

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

Butterdon Down tends to be one of those places on Dartmoor that you pass through as opposed to being a destination in its own right. Located between Fingle Bridge and Moretonhampstead, the Dartmoor Way Walking Route runs around the western and southern fringes of this small island of moorland. Th...

Butterdon Down Standing Stone, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Butterdon Down Standing Stone, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

There's what is thought to be a prehistoric standing stone on the western side of Butterdon Down where the Dartmoor Way Walking Route skirts the moorland. See our Butterdon Down listing for directions. Note that there are cairns topping the down. In addition, there are cairns, a stone circle a...

East Bovey Head, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

East Bovey Head, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

The River Bovey rises on the edge of Dartmoor's high moorland and arcs past the luxury hotel Bovey Castle and North Bovey village before cutting the stunning Bovey Valley as it flows to Bovey Tracey. Beyond the National Park border, it meets the River Teign where the combined river runs east to...

Challacombe Down, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Challacombe Down, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

If you go for a drink or bite to eat at The Warren House Inn on a clear day at the end of Autumn, you'll enjoy one of the best moorland views in Dartmoor National Park. Giant waves of rusty moorland roll east. The huge bulk of Hamel Down shapes the horizon. Challacombe Down hunkers down below. In ad...

Hutholes Abandoned Medieval Settlement, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Hutholes Abandoned Medieval Settlement, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

An information board on site reads that 'this is the site of a deserted medieval settlement known today as Hutholes. Within an area of just under an acre lie the remains of six buildings dating to the 13th and 14th centuries A.D.' We've positioned Hutholes on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satell...

Dunsford Stepping Stones, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Stepping Stones, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 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 '...

Challacombe Stone Row, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Challacombe Stone Row, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The Warren House Inn is the highest pub in southern England. English Heritage's Grimspound is one of Dartmoor National Park's most famous prehistoric sites. Between them, near the deserted Challacombe Medieval Hamlet, is a rare example of a triple stone row on Dartmoor. The stone row is loca...

Green Combe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Green Combe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

You're not likely to walk in Green Combe. However, if you're on holiday in Dartmoor for a period of time and you're exploring the National Park, it's very likely that you'll see it. Located by a popular viewpoint, the area can get very crowded in high summer. The B3212 is Dartmoor's main trans-mo...

Fingle Woods Halls Cleave/Cod Wood Circular Walk, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Fingle Woods Halls Cleave/Cod Wood Circular Walk, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The woods around Fingle Bridge in the Teign Gorge (National Trust) can get relatively crowded. Head east into Fingle Woods (National Trust/Woodland Trust) and you'll find fewer walkers. This is especially the case in Halls Cleave and Cod Wood. However, these are remarkably beautiful places teeming w...

Week Down Cross, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Week Down Cross, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Week Down Cross is located at the top of Week Down on the outskirts of Chagford. Visit to see the distinctive, leaning cross and the views over the Chagford area to Dartmoor's north moor. We've positioned Week Down Cross on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to...

Fingle Woods (National Trust/Woodland Trust), Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Fingle Woods (National Trust/Woodland Trust), Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Fingle Woods is the collective term for the woodland running between Fingle Bridge and Dunsford Nature Reserve in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. The woods were opened to the public in March 2014. Whilst we've been exploring the woods since that time, we were told by National Tr...

Week Down, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Week Down, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Two hills rise above the popular Dartmoor gateway town Chagford. At 390 metres above sea level, Meldon Hill is the bigger. Nattadon Hill, whilst smaller, is topped with a fort. East of these hills is Week Down. The views from Week Down are superb. It's also where you'll see Week Down Cross. We've...

Birch Tor and Vitifer Tin Mine (Disused), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Birch Tor and Vitifer Tin Mine (Disused), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The moorland east of The Warren House Inn is heavily scarred by centuries of tin mining. It's topped by Birch Tor. Birch Tor and Vitifer Tin Mine is the name given to a group of mines worked in this area. When you visit, you'll walk in, by or above scooped up of the moorland by the tinners....