Things To Do near Upper West Okement Valley

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Black Down, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Black Down, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Black Down is on the edge of open access moorland below the highest ground in Dartmoor National Park and southern England. Yes Tor and High Willhays rise to the south. The British Army's Okehampton Camp sprawls out across private land to the north and north east. The down is criss-crossed by army tr...

Prewley Moor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Prewley Moor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Where the A30 Devon/Cornwall road meets the A386 is Prewley Moor. Given its location, Prewley Moor provides superb access to Dartmoor's high moorland. In addition, the Granite Way cuts across the moor and the long distance walking routes the West Devon Way, Two Castles Trail and Dartmoor Way run bet...

Two Castles Trail, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Two Castles Trail, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

To the east of the walk is Okehampton Castle. To the west is Launceston Castle. These are the two castles in the trail's name. Running east to west, it's the first section of the trail that lies in Dartmoor National Park. This section shares the route of the West Devon Way from central Okehamp...

Great Kneeset, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Great Kneeset, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Great Kneeset is on the western edge of a large, boggy moorland plateau in the northern section of Dartmoor National Park. It's topped by granite outcrops and, for its location, is relatively easily accessible from the north via the army ring road and Dinger Tor. We've positioned Great Kneeset on...

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...

Okement Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Okement Hill is remote, high moorland in the northern section of Dartmoor National Park. It's relatively easy to get to. At the southern end of the army ring road, you can walk or mountain bike up the hill using the safe, solid rough road. Okement Hill is known for its disused army observation point...

Meldon Aplite Quarries, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

A local information board reads: 'These small quarries expose one of south-west England's most famous rocks - the Meldon Aplite. This rock forms a wide, steep-sided vein which crosses the Red-a-ven Brook and has been worked in two quarries, a small northern quarry and a large southern quarry ......

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

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

Red-a-ven Brook rises by the highest ground in southern England. From its headwaters in boggy, flat ground just east of High Willhays, the brook flows north over an army road to a saddle of land between West Mill Tor and Yes Tor. It then tumbles through a series of small waterfalls to another f...

Rattlebrook Hill, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

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

Rattle Brook is a relatively small waterway flowing from high moor down to the River Tavy. Amicombe Hill curves east of Rattle Brook. Rattlebrook Hill rises steeply to the west of the brook. It's topped by a small granite outcrop called Chat Tor. It's fringed by much larger and more impressive...

East Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The River Okement flows from Okehampton to meet the River Torridge north of Hatherleigh in Mid Devon. The River Okement rises in two places on Dartmoor's north moor. The West Okement River has its headwaters up by Cranmere Pool. The East Okement River rises on a flank of Okement Hill by th...

Army Ring Road Walking and Cycling, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Army Ring Road Walking and Cycling, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

A network of roads run around a section of Dartmoor's north moor. We cover the road and parking in our Okehampton Camp listing. Whilst Dartmoor walking purists avoid the network, it does provide an easy and safe way to get to high, remote moorland on foot or by mountain bike. We'd recommend walki...

Meldon Pool, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Note that you are not allowed to wild swim here. A local information board reads: 'Meldon Pool is an old, and now flooded, limestone quarry. The site was worked from the mid 19th century to produce agricultural lime; several 18th century quarries can also be seen on the east side of the river....

Chat Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

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

An isolated granite outcrop on Rattlebrook Hill, Chat Tor is part of a chain of tors running down the western flank of Dartmoor National Park. Chat Tor is small in comparison to many of its neighbouring outcrops. It's also one of the furthest west of that chain so it takes a little extra effort to v...

Ockerton Court Peat Pass/Huggaton Cut Peat Pass, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Ockerton Court Peat Pass/Huggaton Cut Peat Pass, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The peat pass by Ockerton Court on Okement Hill is heavily eroded and situated on boggy high moorland. On the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, it's referred to as Huggaton Cut Peat Pass. We've positioned Ockerton Court Peat Pass/Huggaton Cut Peat Pass on Google maps. Zoom in on...

Lake Viaduct, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Lake is a hamlet on the A386 and western border of Dartmoor National Park. Between Lake and Deep Valley/Lake Down is Lake Viaduct which is now part of the multi-use recreational route the Granite Way. A path runs from the southern end of the viaduct down to the valley floor. From the valle...