Things To Do near Upper West Okement Valley

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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...

Rattle Brook, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Rattle Brook, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Rattle Brook rises by the Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused) on remote moorland in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. It flows past Bleak House with Green Tor to the east and Higher and Lower Dunna Goat Tors to the west. Beyond Rattlebrook Mine (Disused), it runs between Amicombe Hill...

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...

Meldon Reservoir, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Beautiful reservoir in the north west section of Dartmoor National Park Meldon Reservoir, or Meldon, is a local Dartmoor beauty spot in the north west section of the National Park. The reservoir sits below Yes Tor and High Willhays which are the only two mountains in southern England....

Coombe Down, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

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

We include Coombe Down as a point of reference. The King Way and Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused) run across the down. It rises to Corn Ridge to the north east. To the north and north west it runs into Lake Down which drops down to Lake Viaduct. The Granite Way runs over the viaduct. A track...

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...

Sourton Tors Ice Works, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Sourton Tors Ice Works, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Walk the moorland around Sourton Tors when the sun is low in Winter or at the end of the day and earthworks like a sheet of corrugated iron are particularly noticeable. These earthworks were part of Sourton Ice Works or the Ice Pits. The Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery describes this venture in...

Red-a-ven Brook Valley, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Red-a-ven Brook Valley, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Stand on top of Yes Tor looking north west to Meldon Viaduct and you'll see a beautiful steep-sided valley cut by a brook. This is Red-a-ven Brook Valley. The valley stretches from the ford at Red-a-ven Brook below Black Down all the way down to Meldon Aplite Quarries where it meets and wider and bi...

Longstone Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Stand at Meldon Reservoir Dam looking south west at Dartmoor's highest ground and you'll see a shoulder of moorland in front of you. This is Longstone Hill. A grass path climbs steeply from the dam to the broad, flat summit of the hill. From there, very obvious army tracks lead you up to...

Broad Amicombe Hole, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Broad Amicombe Hole, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Broad Amicombe Hole is marked on the Harvey British Mountain Map ‘Dartmoor’ map. It’s a steep-sided valley between Amicombe Hill and Great Kneeset just south of Lints Tor. Grass paths run across Amicombe Hill to Broad Amicombe Hole and up to Great Kneeset. You’ll often find Ten Tors teams pr...

West Mill Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

West Mill Tor is an impressive rocky outcrop on the fringe of Dartmoor's north plateau close to the north border of the National Park. In the shadow of Dartmoor's highest ground at Yes Tor and High Willhays, West Mill Tor is just south of the British Army's Okehampton Camp. We've positioned West Mil...

Sourton Tors, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Sourton is a small village on the A386 road that skirts the western side of Dartmoor National Park's high moors. Sourton Tors are a collection of rocky outcrops that rise on steps of moorland above the village. The number of outcrops and the fact that they are dispersed across steps of moorl...

Lake Down, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

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

The Granite Way crosses the impressive Lake Viaduct near Bearslake Inn. A path runs down from the Granite Way and up from Bearslake Inn to the foot of Lake Down. Deep Valley is cut by a stream on the down. It's a wonderful sight and paths climb steeply to the King Way, Sourton Tors and Rattlebr...

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...

West Devon Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

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

One of the best ways to get to know the north west, west and south west of Dartmoor National Park is to walk the West Devon Way. At 37 miles, you'll either have to make a holiday of it or break the walk down into smaller chunks. The following describes the route running north to south from Okeham...