Things To Do near East Dart River Waterfall

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Fernworthy Assycombe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Assycombe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Fernworthy Forest is a big place. It's surprisingly easy to get lost in its maze of forestry tracks and uniform conifers. As such, the forest is split into a northern and southern section. Fernworthy Assycombe is to the south and is named after Assycombe Hill that peaks at 497 metres above sea level...

Wistman's Wood Weir, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood Weir, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

There's a weir north of Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve on the fringe of Dartmoor's north plateau. Given that Wistman's Wood and Wistman's Wood Ford are both relatively close by, we've named this Wistman's Wood Weir for ease of reference when walking in the area. T...

Wistman's Wood Ford, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood Ford, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Wistman's Wood is an extraordinary National Nature Reserve located in a valley cut by the West Dart River on the egde of Dartmoor's high north plateau. Wistman's Wood Ford is a place where you can, in good conditions, cross the West Dart River. The ford is roughly one kilometre north of...

Teignhead Farm Clapper Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Teignhead Farm Clapper Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The North Teign River can be a formidable natural barrier preventing you from walking to Dartmoor's north plateau from the Chagford, Fernworthy Forest and Postbridge areas. Thankfully, there are a number of clapper bridges providing safe passage over the water. The most famous is Teign-e-ver Clapper...

Fernworthy Assycombe Stone Row, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Assycombe Stone Row, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

One of Dartmoor National Park's more understated stone rows, Fernworthy Assycombe Stone Row is tucked away in a clearing in the Assycombe section of Fernworthy Forest. We've positioned Fernworthy Assycombe Stone Row on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its lo...

Lichway/Lych Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Lichway/Lych Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

This is a practical guide to walking the Lichway or Lych Way in Dartmoor National Park. When walking the trail, you'll come across plenty of signs and waymarkers using the 'Lichway' spelling so we follow this naming convention. In addition, when exploring Dartmoor's ancient trackways, we use Eric He...

Cut Lane (Cut Hill Peat Pass), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Cut Lane (Cut Hill Peat Pass), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

When describing Dartmoor's peat passes in his work 'High Dartmoor', Eric Hemery wrote: 'The most ancient, and in some way most intriguing, of these passes is Cut Lane (ref.). The link path from E. Dart country ascends to the water-divide and enters the pass through the fen, where the way is marke...

Bellever Cairn Circles and Cists, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Cairn Circles and Cists, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre We'd recommend visiting Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre before exploring Bellever's prehistory. Whilst the second floor Dartmoor prehistory exhibition covers all aspects of the area's distance past, there's a section concentrating on the 'la...

Bellever Stone Rows (Lakehead Hill Stone Rows), Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Stone Rows (Lakehead Hill Stone Rows), Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

60% of all stone rows to be found in England are on Dartmoor Visit the Dartmoor prehistory exhibition on the top floor of Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre and you'll read that '60% of all stone rows to be found in England are on Dartmoor and a third of all stone rows in the UK and Bri...

West Dart River, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

West Dart River, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Dartmouth is one of the UK's most beautiful towns. Strung out along a steep-sided bank of the Dart Estuary where the river meets the South Devon coast, the town is packed with domestic and international tourists. Follow the river up to its two sources at the West Dart Head and East Dart Head on...

Bellever Prehistory Walk, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Prehistory Walk, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre Start at the Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre across the road from the famous Postbridge Clapper Bridge. There's plenty of parking outside the visitor centre. Before you walk, head into the visitor centre and pop upstairs to see the excelle...

Manga Hill, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Manga Hill, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Walking Manga Hill is one of the quickest, safest ways to get from the eastern side of Dartmoor's north moor to its high plateau around Hangingstone Hill. The wider area is crossed by rivers, streams, brooks and extensive sections of boggy land and mires. After wet weather, it's always a relief to w...

Fernworthy Forest, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Forest, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 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...

Lydford Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

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

The Lichway/Lych Way runs, roughly speaking, between Bellever Forest in the heart of Dartmoor to Lydford on the western border of the National Park. For centuries, people working the moors had to carry their dead across the moors to bury them at Lydford Church. Lydford Tor is situated by the Lichway...

Fernworthy Froggymead, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

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

Fernworthy Forest is a big place. It's surprisingly easy to get lost in its maze of forestry tracks and uniform conifers. As such, the forest is split into a northern and southern section. Fernworthy Froggymead is to the north as marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map.