Things To Do near The Old Forge

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Secret Place Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Secret Place Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

One of the many joys of walking in the north east section of Dartmoor National Park around Castle Drogo (National Trust) and Teign Gorge (National Trust) are the beautiful public sculptures you encounter on your way. Secret Place is on the Two Moors Way close to where it leaves/enters Dartmo...

Moretonhampstead Public Art/Sculpture ('Dartmoor Flight'), Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Moretonhampstead Public Art/Sculpture ('Dartmoor Flight'), Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

One of the highlights of Moretonhampstead is its public art/sculptures. From a sparrowhawk to Dartmoor ponies, barn owl to relief panels, the town is full of creative goodness. These beautiful works were created by a group of artists lead by Roger Dean as part of a project called 'Dartmoor Flig...

The White Hart, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

The White Hart, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Gateway to Dartmoor There's a cluster of pubs, cafes and restaurants around the town square in the heart of Moretonhampstead. The White Hart is one of them. It's a great place to stop for lunch when exploring the surrounding area. Eat in the restaurant or bar. Menus are available on The Whit...

Fernworthy Bird Hide, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Bird Hide, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

We've positioned Fernworthy Bird Hide on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, follow the road that climbs from Chagford to Fernworthy Reservoir. Continue past the main car park at the entrance to the forest until you come to the southern end of the re...

Green Hill Arts, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Green Hill Arts, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Travel around Devon and Cornwall for a period of time and it becomes clear that the two counties are packed with artists, ceramicists and photographers. Places such as St Ives and Falmouth have high numbers of galleries concentrated in a small area. On Dartmoor, given the lower visitor numbers, ...

The Dancing Tree Cross, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

The Dancing Tree Cross, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

If you're on your way to see Moretonhampstead 1 and 2 The Almshouses, look out for The Dancing Tree Cross. This was once the site of a market cross similar to the one in South Zeal. All you see today in Moretonhampstead is the head of the cross. This is because a tree grew next to the c...

Moretonhampstead St Andrew's Church, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Moretonhampstead St Andrew's Church, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Walk the high moorland, wooded valleys and rolling countryside of the east and north east sections of Dartmoor National Park and the tall tower of St Andrew's rising high above Moretonhampstead becomes a familiar sight. It's as distinctive a landmark as the more famous Widecombe St Pancras Chur...

IIMW Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

IIMW Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Explore the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park and you'll come across plenty of sculptures by Peter Randall-Page. Some are situated on the route of the long distance path Two Moors Way. The IIMW Sculpture is close to the border of Dartmoor National Park. II = Two, M = Moors and W =...

Fernworthy Froggymead Stone Rows, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Froggymead Stone Rows, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Fernworthy Froggymead Stone Rows run pretty much north and south of Fernworthy Stone Circle. Click through to that listing for directions.

Moretonhampstead 1 and 2 The Almshouses, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Moretonhampstead 1 and 2 The Almshouses, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

One of the most impressive buildings in Dartmoor National Park, Moretonhampstead 1 and 2 The Almshouses are owned by the National Trust. If you're looking for historical information, visit the Moretonhampstead History Society website to which we provide an external link. 'Recorded as 'new' i...

Fernworthy Stone Circle, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Stone Circle, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Certain areas of Dartmoor National Park are known for their concentration of prehistoric sites. Merrivale near Princetown and Shovel Down near Chagford are two good examples. The stone rows, standing stones and stone circles in these places are highly visible and easy to explore. Other areas, such a...

Easdon Down, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

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

Much of Dartmoor's high moorland consists of large landmasses. The National Park's north moor and south moor are the best examples. There are many islands of moorland cut off from these masses. Towards the east of Dartmoor, Hayne Down and Easdon Down are examples. For directions, refer to our Eas...

Fernworthy Forest, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Forest, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Over the years, we've met plenty of people who would put a day exploring Fernworthy Forest and Fernworthy Reservoir above any other experience in Dartmoor National Park. Whilst there are other forests and conifer plantations surrounding reservoirs in Dartmoor, none has the scale and presence of...

Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Throwleigh is a village on the edge of Dartmoor National Park's north moor. Throwleigh Common is the name given to the moorland that rises above the village. Village and moor are separated by a narrow road. A rocky outcrop called Shilstone Tor is a great starting point from which to explore Throw...

Hurston Ridge/Chagford Common Stone Row, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Hurston Ridge/Chagford Common Stone Row, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

This double stone row runs along the rise of Assycombe Hill at Hurston Ridge in the eastern section of Chagford Common. Just off the Two Moors Way, by Fernworthy Forest, it's easily accessible. We've positioned Hurston Ridge/Chagford Common Stone Row on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' s...