Things To Do near The Old Forge

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Fernworthy Hut Circles, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Hut Circles, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Fernworthy Forest and the surrounding moorland are home to a high number of prehistoric sites. Highlights include Fernworthy Stone Circle and Hurston Ridge/Chagford Common Stone Row. The most common prehistoric sites you'll see are hut circles. There's a particularly good example just off...

Three Boys Standing Stone, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Three Boys Standing Stone, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

If you look at the Chagford Common and Shovel Down area on the detailed Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, you'll see stone rows, cairns, settlements and field systems marked on the paper landscape. You'll also see Long Stone and, most noticeably, the Three Boys Standing Stone. In reality...

Throwleigh St Mary the Virgin Church, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Throwleigh St Mary the Virgin Church, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

According to the 'Church of St Mary the Virgin Throwleigh' guide, 'the first recorded rector was in 1248, but most of the present church dates from the 15th and 16th centuries'. On the edge of Dartmoor's high north moor, the church is close to Shilstone Tor and the vast bulk of Cosdon Hill which is...

Fernworthy Reservoir Potter's Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Reservoir Potter's Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

There's a large public car park by Fernworthy Reservoir at the entrance to Fernworthy Forest. Fernworthy Reservoir Potter's Walk starts, and ends, at the car park. A local information board we photographed back in January 2010 reads: 'Potter's Walk. Footpath suitable for disable...

Tolmen Stone on the North Teign River, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Tolmen Stone on the North Teign River, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In the south west corner of the UK, on The Land's End Peninsula (The Penwith Peninsula) in Cornwall, is a prehistoric monument called the Men-an-Tol. We've photographed it for other UK travels sites we run such as PictureTheUK. There's a wonderful description of the Men-an-Tol in William Bot...

Six Stone Circles Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Six Stone Circles Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The Six Stone Circles Circular Walk, or the Fernworthy Stone Circle, The Grey Wethers Stone Circles, Sittaford Stone Circle, White Moor Stone Circle, Buttern Hill Stone Circle and Scorhill Stone Circle Circular Walk, is a big yomp on Dartmoor's north plateau. The walk covers a lot of moorland and pr...

Scorhill Stone Circle, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Scorhill Stone Circle, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Chagford is a popular Dartmoor gateway town. The National Park's high moors rise steeply a few miles to the south and west. There, on Chagford Common and Scorhill Down, you'll find a high number of superb prehistoric sites. Scorhill Stone Circle is one of them. We've positioned Scorhill Stone Cir...

Fernworthy Cairn Circle and Cist, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Cairn Circle and Cist, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Superb example of a burial chamber, or cist, on the edge of Fernworthy Reservoir. We've positioned Fernworthy Cairn Circle and Cist on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, we'd recommend starting from the car park at the entrance to Fernworthy F...

Shapley Common, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Shapley Common, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The B3212 rises gently from Moretonhampstead past the Miniature Pony Centre and the luxury Bovey Castle Hotel to the high moors. Where the road meets moor, above Lettaford, is a popular viewpoint. There's a spacious car park, ice cream van in the holiday season and you can usually find ponies in the...

The Old Inn, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

The Old Inn, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

You could spend weeks on holiday in the north east section of Dartmoor because there's so much to see and do. The National Trust's Castle Drogo is the focal point. Some of the National Park's best walking is available in the Teign Gorge. There are also some great pubs and restaurants to enjoy....

Butterdon Down Standing Stone, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Butterdon Down Standing Stone, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

There's what is thought to be a prehistoric standing stone on the western side of Butterdon Down where the Dartmoor Way Walking Route skirts the moorland. See our Butterdon Down listing for directions. Note that there are cairns topping the down. In addition, there are cairns, a stone circle a...

Drewsteignton Stores, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Drewsteignton Stores, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

There's a village shop in the centre of Drewsteignton between The Old Inn and The Drewe Arms. The shop is on the Two Moors Way and it's ideal for topping up on food and drink if you're walking in the local area. We've positioned Drewsteignton Stores on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Sat...

Teign-e-ver Clapper Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Teign-e-ver Clapper Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Many of Dartmoor's most photographed clapper bridges are very easily accessible. Coach loads of tourists cross the road from the Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre to walk the famous Postbridge Clapper Bridge. There's a big car park by the ruined Dartmeet Clapper Bridge. Whilst photo...

Wallabrook Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Wallabrook Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Walla Brook is a narrow stream that flows from Dartmoor's north plateau to join the North Teign River by Teign-e-ver Clapper Bridge. Walla Brook rises below Hangingstone Hill, passes between Watern Tor and Wild Tor before cutting across a wide area of boggy moorland. Just before it meets the Nort...

The Drewe Arms, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

The Drewe Arms, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Great walking pub in pretty village A great walking pub, The Drewe Arms is also one of a huge number of top places to visit and enjoy squeezed into a relatively small but extraordinarily beautiful and interesting section of Dartmoor National Park. We've positioned The Drewe Arms on Google maps...