Things To Do near Homerton Hill

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West Okement River, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

West Okement River, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Every Dartmoor obsessive takes a trip to Cranmere Pool. Located in a remote spot south of Okement Hill on the high north plateau in an area where many of Devon's most famous rivers rise, Cranmere Pool is essential visiting. Stand by Cranmere Pool's famous letterbox and you're also near the West Okem...

Meldon Quarry, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Meldon Quarry, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Spend time on Dartmoor and you'll come across a high number of disused quarries. Meldon Quarry near Okehampton was mothballed during the Great Recession triggered by the collapse of financial markets in 2007/8. The quarry provides ballast for railway trackbeds. It's private property so sta...

Upper West Okement Valley, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Upper West Okement Valley, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The West Okement is a river that rises on Dartmoor's north plateau by the National Park's famous Cranmere Pool. From this river head, the water flows swift and clear around the north slope of Great Kneeset to Kneeset Foot. This remote and boggy area is at the top of a stunning, steep-sided valley to...

Lyd Head, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Lyd Head, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The River Lyd rises between Corn Ridge and Woodcock Hill in the north west section of Dartmoor National Park. It's boggy, flat terrain best avoided unless you're walking after a long period of dry weather. From its headwaters, the River Lyd flows past Great Nodden to the footbridge and stepping s...

Fordsland Ledge, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Fordsland Ledge, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Fordsland Ledge is a large strip of moorland covered with clitter occupying ground between High Willhays and the West Okement River. Whilst we include it on Holiday in Dartmoor as a point of reference, Fordsland Ledge provides stunning views of Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve, the Upper We...

High Willhays, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

High Willhays, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Dartmoor's highest ground is in the north west section of the National Park. Near Okehampton, the moors rise to a broad ridgeline on which are two tors. The most impressive tor at the northern end of the ridgeline is called Yes Tor. At the southern end is Dartmoor's highest summit High Willhays. The...

West Mill Tor, Yes Tor and High Willhays Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

West Mill Tor, Yes Tor and High Willhays Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

From Okehampton, follow the signs to Okehampton Camp. The views down to Okehampton, Okehampton Castle and North Cornwall/Mid & North Devon are impressive if you have clean light. At Okehampton Camp, cross the cattle grid and turn hard right. The road leads to West Mill Tor with Yes Tor behind. Pa...

Sourton St Thomas a Becket Church, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Sourton St Thomas a Becket Church, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

According to The Church of England's 'A Church Near You' site, Sourton St Thomas a Becket Church 'was dedicated in honour of St. Thomas a Becket in the 14th Century by descendants of two knights who had taken part in the murder of Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury Cathedral in 117...

OXO Stone, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

OXO Stone, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

A commemorative plaque reads: 'THIS CHRISTIAN STONE DATES TO ABOUT THE 10TH CENTURY AD. FOUND AT EAST LINNACOMBE IT WAS REPAIRED AND ERECTED HERE BY THE DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY 1985.'

West Mill Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

West Mill Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

West Mill Tor is an impressive rocky outcrop on the fringe of Dartmoor's north plateau close to the north border of the National Park. In the shadow of Dartmoor's highest ground at Yes Tor and High Willhays, West Mill Tor is just south of the British Army's Okehampton Camp. We've positioned West Mil...

The Highwayman Inn, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

The Highwayman Inn, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Britain's most unusual inn The Highwayman Inn bills itself as Britain's most unusual inn. The eccentric interior is packed with artefacts and curiosities. The Highwayman Inn is highly recommended if you're looking for something (very) different.   Sourton The A30 skirts the northern...

Steng-a-Tor, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Steng-a-Tor, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Small outcrop above the south west wall of the Upper West Okement Valley. It's situated in a potentially very boggy part of Woodcock Hill and Corn Ridge. Walking up there after a period of heavy rain is an unpleasant experience. Sandy Ford crosses the West Okement River below. Ten Tors teams refer t...

Lake Down, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Lake Down, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The Granite Way crosses the impressive Lake Viaduct near Bearslake Inn. A path runs down from the Granite Way and up from Bearslake Inn to the foot of Lake Down. Deep Valley is cut by a stream on the down. It's a wonderful sight and paths climb steeply to the King Way, Sourton Tors and Rattlebr...

Gren Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Gren Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Along with its neighbour Hunt Tor, Gren Tor is a small outcrop located on boggy moorland by the headwaters of the River Lyd. Like Hunt Tor, it's easily accessible from the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused). We've positioned Gren Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to se...

Coombe Down, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Coombe Down, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

We include Coombe Down as a point of reference. The King Way and Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused) run across the down. It rises to Corn Ridge to the north east. To the north and north west it runs into Lake Down which drops down to Lake Viaduct. The Granite Way runs over the viaduct. A track...