Things To Do near Homerton Hill

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Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

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

In his 'Guide to Dartmoor', William Crossing wrote: 'These works were established in 1878, and the railway from Bridestowe Station for the conveyance of the peat was cut in the following year. Operations did not continue very long, nor have the endeavours to re-start them that have more than once...

Great Nodden, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Great Nodden, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Great Nodden bulges out of the moor on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. Its east side drops very steeply down to the River Lyd. Its west side curves more gently to the trackbed of the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused) and the King Way. Grass paths rise to the top of Great Nodden pro...

East Mill Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

East Mill Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

East Mill Tor is a series of rocky outcrops on a broad spur of moorland shaped by the East Okement River and Black-a-ven Brook. When you're walking Dartmoor's north moor, East Mill Tor can appear a little isolated. Walkers tend to follow the army roads east and west of the tor on their way to higher...

Little Links Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

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

Little Links Tor is a small rocky outcrop a short walk to the west of Great Links Tor on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. We've positioned Little Links Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. See our Great Links Tor listing for directions. From...

Okehampton Camp to Okement Hill and Steeperton Tor Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Camp to Okement Hill and Steeperton Tor Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

A long but easy yomp, the Okement Hill and Steeperton Tor Circular Walk takes advantage of army roads and tracks in the high moors of North Dartmoor. The views are spectacular, especially if you catch early or late evening light. First, the army train here so check if the ranges are open to the p...

Southerly Down, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

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

Southerly Down provides access from the Granite Way to the high moor near the western boundary of Dartmoor National Park. Coombe Down is to the north east. Great Nodden is to the east and south east. King Wall, the King Way and a section of the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused) run across the...

Great Links Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

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

This is one of the most dramatic and impressive tors on Dartmoor. It dominates the western flank of the National Park and is visible from miles around. Essential Dartmoor visiting, the views from Great Links Tor are exceptional. We've positioned Great Links Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'S...

Higher Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Higher Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Higher Dunna Goat and Lower Dunna Goat are two small rocky outcrops near Great Links Tor on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. See our Lower Dunna Goat listing for more information. We've positioned Higher Dunna Goat on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its locatio...

King Wall, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

King Wall, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In 'High Dartmoor', Eric Hemery writes: 'The outer enclosure-wall accompanying the King Way northward from Nodden Gate marks the east boundary of Bridestowe parish, the Way diverging from it on Southerly Down to ascend to the Sourton Tors-Corn Ridge col. The wall, having kept such august company...

Green Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Green Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Green Tor is situated by the headwaters of Rattle Brook and Green Tor Water on the flank of Amicombe Hill in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. The tor overlooks Bleak House which was once part of Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused). The huge and impressive Great Links Tor is nearby. De...

Bleak House, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Bleak House, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

According to the Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery in 'High Dartmoor': 'The peat-works are situated at the bottle-neck of the mire ... When the works first gave promise of financial success and the railway from Bridestowe was built in 1879, the manager was provided with a house eight hundred yards down...

Okehampton Castle (English Heritage), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Castle (English Heritage), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Family attraction Okehampton Castle is an English Heritage property located on the north west border of Dartmoor National Park. The castle is situated near the only two mountains in southern England. To visit, head for Okehampton. Once you are in the town, the castle is well signposted. We've...

Lower Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Lower Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

One of a pair of small rocky outcrops overlooking Rattle Brook, Lower Dunna Goat is situated between Great Links Tor and Bleak House in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. Higher Dunna Goat is a very short walk away to the north. Both tors are on the edge of the interior of Dartmoor's nor...

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

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

Shows and fairs Okehampton Show. Chagford Show. Widecombe Fair.   English Heritage Okehampton Castle (English Heritage).   National Trust Castle Drogo (National Trust). Buckland Abbey (National Trust). Lydford Gorge (National Trust).   Gardens...

Fitz Well and Cross, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Fitz Well and Cross, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Just west of the moorland road that climbs from Okehampton to Okehampton Camp are Fitz Well and Cross. Unless you're specifically looking for the cross, it's likely that you'd miss it. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying Google map to see its location. In his work 'The Ancient...