Things To Do near Haytor Granite Tramway

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Hameldown Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Hameldown Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Grimspound is an English Heritage site located in a dip between Hamel Down and Hookney Down towards the heart of Dartmoor National Park. Two tors stand guard over the prehistoric settlement. To the north west is Hookney Tor. To the south east is Hameldown Tor. The views from the cairn and trig point...

King's Barrow, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

King's Barrow, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 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...

King Tor, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

King Tor, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 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...

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen is a local community dedicated to craft and design. Founded in 1955, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen now has over 200 members who exhibit and sell their work at the Riverside Mill in Bovey Tracey. Visit the galleries, buy work in the craft shop and relax in the cafe. T...

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. 4 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...

Hookney Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Hookney Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 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...

Grimspound (English Heritage), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Grimspound (English Heritage), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

There are a number of amazing facts about the prehistory of Dartmoor National Park.* It has the greatest concentration of Bronze Age sites in Britain. It's home to the longest stone row in the world. It has 60% of England's stone rows. It's home to more than 5000 hut circles or ancient homes. Despit...

Shaptor Woods, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Shaptor Woods, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Shaptor Wood is a chaotic, boulder strewn wood cloaking a valley wall as it tapers down towards Bovey Tracey on the eastern border of Dartmoor National Park. In the upper section of the wood is Shaptor Rock with its massive views across the National Park and South Devon. Shaptor Down is the oak...

Challacombe Medieval Hamlet, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Challacombe Medieval Hamlet, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Dartmoor's most famous deserted medieval settlement sits below Hound Tor towards the eastern side of the National Park. An English Heritage site, it attracts plenty of visitors and bus loads of school kids learning about Dartmoor's past. Clearly, it's not the only deserted medieval settlement on Dar...

Shaptor Rock, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Shaptor Rock, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Shaptor Rock is well known in the Dartmoor climbing community. You'll often see people bouldering on its chunky rock face with padded mats on the woodland floor below. For walkers, the views from the top of Shaptor Rock are exceptional. To the west and north west are the National Park's high moors....

North Bovey St John's Church, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

North Bovey St John's Church, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

St John's Church is situated in the heart of the village near the green and local pub. Dating from the 13th and 15th centuries, along with many other churches in the UK, it was restored in the 19th century. When visiting, buy a copy of the church guide for further information. There are many...

North Bovey Cross, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

North Bovey Cross, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Visit the village North Bovey and you'll see a granite cross on the edge of the village green. In his 'Guide to Dartmoor', William Crossing writes: 'North Bovey has happily preserved its old restful air. Removed from the high road and the railway it is now almost as ever it was. Although not a...

Ring of Bells Inn, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Ring of Bells Inn, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 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...

Bearacleave Wood (National Trust), Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Bearacleave Wood (National Trust), Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Wray Brook flows through the Wray Valley, roughly speaking, between Moretonhampstead and Lustleigh. The valley is lined with steep-sided wooded valley walls. On the north side of the Wray Valley, these woods push past the Lustleigh area down to Bovey Tracey. The colours are extraordinary in Autumn....

Dartmoor Hawking, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Hawking, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

We'd put this high on our list of essential Dartmoor experiences. Whilst it's a remarkable experience to fly owls, falcons and eagles from Dartmoor Hawking's base near the luxury hotel Bovey Castle, it's a particular joy taking Harris Hawks out onto the moor. On the day we spent...