Things To Do near Hisley Wood

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Ilsington St Michael's Church Lych Gate, Ilsington, Dartmoor National Park

Ilsington St Michael's Church Lych Gate, Ilsington, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Just west of Ilsington St Michael's Church is Ilsington St Michael's Church Lych Gate. A local information board reads: 'The first building on this site that we know of was likely to have been of medieval origin, for in the year 1639 it was being used as a schoolroom for about 30 b...

Best Dartmoor Spring Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Spring Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Wild daffodils Dunsford Wood Wild Daffodil Circular Walk.   Bluebells Bluebell Walks.   Wild flowers Chagford, Teign Gorge and Fingle Bridge Circular Walk.   Gardens Stone Lane Gardens and Sculpture Exhibition. The Garden House. Castle Drogo Gardens...

Tottiford Reservoir, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Tottiford Reservoir, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

One of three reservoirs near the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park Tottiford Reservoir is one of three beautiful reservoirs north of Bovey Tracey and south west of Moretonhampstead. Tottiford was the first reservoir to be built in what is now Dartmoor National Park. Tottiford was bui...

Bovey Tracey Parish Church of SS Peter, Paul & Thomas of Canterbury, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Bovey Tracey Parish Church of SS Peter, Paul & Thomas of Canterbury, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

On 29th December 1170, Archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral. According to the guide to 'Bovey Tracey Parish Church', there is 'a dramatic link with our small town and its Parish Church through one of the perpetrators of that dreadful crime, Sir William de Tracy. The suggesti...

Villages of Dartmoor Driving Tour/Road Trip, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Villages of Dartmoor Driving Tour/Road Trip, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Dartmoor is small so you can cover a lot of places in a day Dartmoor's a relatively small place. You can walk north to south or east to west in a (long) day. If you want to tour Dartmoor National Park by car then you'll be able to explore its villages and beauty spots with relative ease. There ar...

Saddle Tor, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Saddle Tor, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Some Dartmoor tors are difficult to get to. Fur Tor, said to be the most remote spot in Dartmoor National Park, is a fine example. Other tors are exceptionally easy to get to. Saddle Tor is probably the best example. Located by the B3387 road that runs between Haytor Vale and Widecombe-in-the-Moo...

House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

When we first popped into the House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass to research the attraction, we ended up spending most of the day there. It's a cluster of visitor attractions under one roof. In parts, it's a fascinating place. If you're into shopping, history or the arts then we'd recommend a v...

Kennick Reservoir, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Kennick Reservoir, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Largest of three reservoirs near the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park Trenchford, Tottiford and Kennick reservoirs 'lie within Dartmoor National Park. Created between 1861 and 1903 these beautiful lakes, along with Fernworthy, supply the Torbay area with the highest quality dri...

Figgie Daniel, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Figgie Daniel, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Bowerman's Nose is, arguably, the most famous stack of granite in Dartmoor National Park. It rises from a jumble of rock at the north west side of Hayne Down. Hayne Down is one of a number of islands of moorland surrounded by farmland and fields near the main mass of Dartmoor's high moo...

Emsworthy Local Nature Reserve, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Emsworthy Local Nature Reserve, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Nature Emsworthy Local Nature Reserve sits below Haytor Down in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. It's very easily accessible and is known for its Spring bluebell showing and cuckoos. We've positioned Emsworthy Local Nature Reserve on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite'...

Bagtor Down, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Bagtor Down, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

As you climb the B3387 from Bovey Tracey past Haytor Vale to the high moors, Haytor Down runs north of the road and Bagtor Down to the south. Note that the River Sig rises on Bagtor Down from two boggy sections of moorland. The western section is called Bag Tor Marsh and is best avoided. If you...

Hennock St Mary's Church, Hennock, Dartmoor National Park

Hennock St Mary's Church, Hennock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Most of the church we see today dates from the middle of the 15th century. The tower dates from around 1250 and the stone building most probably replaced a Saxon church. The church is known for the paintings on its rood screen. Though restored during the twentieth century, these date back to the...

Easdon Hill, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Easdon Hill, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Easdon Down is, roughly speaking, a circular island of moorland. It rises to a broad, flat ridge. Easdon Tor and Whooping Rock are to the west of the ridge. The granite stack of Figgie Daniel is to the east. The Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map marks the east side as Easdon Hill. As such...

Heathercombe, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Heathercombe, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Heathercombe is known for its gardens which are open to the general public on select days through the year. See Heathercombe's website for further information. We provide an external link. A section of the Two Moors Way and the Mariners' Way pass through Heathercombe. Another path climbs through...

Ring of Bells Inn, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Ring of Bells Inn, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Perfect Dartmoor village pub Bovey Castle is one of Dartmoor's most impressive hotels. Nearby North Bovey is one of the National Park's most pretty villages. Around the village green are numerous beautiful buildings including the Ring of Bells Inn. It's a stunning countryside setting on the...