Things To Do near Homerton Hill

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Sandy Ford (Upper West Okement Valley), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Sandy Ford (Upper West Okement Valley), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Crossing Dartmoor's major rivers can be difficult. Thankfully, there are plenty of granite bridges, wooden bridges, modern suspension bridges, clapper bridges, stepping stones and fords to help you cross these waterways. Sandy Ford enables you to cross the upper section of the West Okement River nea...

King Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

King Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

In his work 'Walking Dartmoor's Ancient Tracks: A guide to 28 routes', Eric Hemery writes: 'In an attempt to account for the name-origin of the track, we must rely on both documented history and tradition concerning 'the King's Posts'. Although a regular postal service between the smaller towns o...

Hunt Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

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

This is a remote tor on the boggy Woodcock Hill. Near Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused), Hunt Tor is very easily accessible on the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused). We've positioned Hunt Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Hunt Tor is one for the...

Lake Viaduct, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Lake is a hamlet on the A386 and western border of Dartmoor National Park. Between Lake and Deep Valley/Lake Down is Lake Viaduct which is now part of the multi-use recreational route the Granite Way. A path runs from the southern end of the viaduct down to the valley floor. From the valle...

Rowtor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Rowtor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

This is arguably the most accessible large tor on Dartmoor's north moor so if you want to get up reasonably high with little effort then this tor is for you. Located next to a large car parking area on the army ring road above Okehampton Camp, grass tracks rise across moorland to its rocky outcrops....

Ten Tors Challenge, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Ten Tors Challenge, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Head out onto Dartmoor during Winter and early Spring and you'll see groups of teenagers fully kitted out yomping the moors. They're practicing for, arguably, Dartmoor's most famous event, the Ten Tors Challenge. Every May, thousands of teenagers converge on Okehampton Camp, in sight of West...

Kitty Tor, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Kitty Tor, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

One for the Dartmoor enthusiast or tor bagger, Kitty Tor is a collection of small outcrops on the high, flat moorland of Amicombe Hill, Woodcock Hill and Corn Ridge. Ten Tors teams nickname the valley east and north of Kitty Tor 'death valley'. The moorland surrounding Kitty Tor can get really boggy...

Belstone to Rowtor Walk, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Belstone to Rowtor Walk, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Fine walk that helps you explore the north west border of the Park. Stunning views of the high stuff and mid-Devon. On clear days, Exmoor rises to the north. Start at Belstone. Follow the road that leads due south from the village onto Belstone Common and then head west to the Nine Maidens Stone...

Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused) was a commercial venture selling peat from Dartmoor's high moorland. Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused) was built to transport this peat from the moor to Bridestowe. Today, the disused trackbed of the peatworks railway provides safe and easy access to Dartmoor's...

Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Okehampton Camp is used by the British Army. Clearly, it's not a visitor attraction. That said, it's a great reference point. The camp is situated on the edge of Dartmoor's north moor below southern England's only two mountains and a road climbs from Okehampton to the army buildings providing easy a...

Dinger Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

An army ring road pushes out from Okehampton Camp on Dartmoor's north moor. On the ground, this army ring road is in fact a network of roads and tracks that provide easy access to remote moorland. At the south western extent of this ring road is Dinger Tor. It's a small rocky outcrop overlooking a l...

Starling Roost Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Starling Roost Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Okehampton is a major Dartmoor gateway town located on the north west border of the National Park. A road climbs from the centre of town to Okehampton Camp. This army camp sits below the highest ground in southern England and is where you'll see vast flocks of starlings roosting in the trees that fr...

Best Dartmoor Wildlife, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Wildlife, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

National Nature Reserves East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve. England's first National Nature Reserve in the east section of Dartmoor near the National Park gateway town Bovey Tracey and the iconic tor Haytor Rocks. Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve. Once featured on the BBC's '...

Lints Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

A number of Dartmoor tors stand proud at the head of a valley. The most obvious, and impressive, is Steeperton Tor at the southern end of Taw Plain. Another is Lints Tor at the top of the Upper West Okement Valley. Study the area around Lints Tor on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' ma...

Bearslake Inn, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Super pub below some of Dartmoor's highest moorland This is a super place to visit when exploring the north and western sections of Dartmoor. Bearslake Inn is situated by the A386 on the border of the National Park and provides direct access to popular walking and cycling routes. There are Nation...