Things To Do near Mel Pool

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Tavistock to Ashburton Packhorse Track, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock to Ashburton Packhorse Track, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

This ancient track is shown on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map. Unsurprisingly, it runs between Tavistock on the western border of the National Park to Ashburton on the eastern border. The central section of the track pretty much follows Conchies Road. We include Tavistock to Ash...

Rippon Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Rippon Tor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

People visiting the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park tend to head up to Haytor Rocks to enjoy the views of both the National Park and South Devon. Arguably the most extraordinary views in this section of Dartmoor are from the top of nearby Rippon Tor. At 473m above sea lev...

Swincombe Head, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Swincombe Head, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The River Swincombe rises above the infamous Foxtor Mires on the northern flank of Dartmoor National Park's south plateau. The River Avon rises to the east. The River Plym has its headwaters to the south west. We've positioned Swincombe Head on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to...

Bellever Tor, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Tor, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Look at the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map and you'll see Bellever Tor marked as a beauty spot providing panoramic views of the National Park. Situated in the heart of Dartmoor overlooking Bellever Forest, the tor is near Postbridge and its famous Postbridge Clapper Bridge. Given...

Bonehill Rocks, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Bonehill Rocks, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Bonehill Rocks and nearby Hound Tor are two of the most popular places on Dartmoor to enjoy bouldering. When visiting, you're likely to see people climbing the rocks without ropes using a cushioned mat on the ground for protection. Bonehill Rocks overlook Widecombe-in-the-Moor so the area gets bu...

Foxtor Farm, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Foxtor Farm, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Foxtor Farm is a collection of ruined buildings and enclosures east of the infamous Foxtor Mires. Fox Tor, a series of rocky outcrops on the edge of Dartmoor's south plateau, is to the south. Today, the farm ruins are in a remote and quiet area of the National Park. On the route of ancient paths and...

Huntingdon Warren Cross, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Huntingdon Warren Cross, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

There's a cross at the foot of Huntingdon Warren where, roughly speaking, the Two Moors Way meets/leaves the Abbot's Way as marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. The cross is beyond the western end of Avon Dam Reservoir. We've positioned Huntingdon Warren Cross on Googl...

Royal Oak Inn, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

Royal Oak Inn, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Royal Oak Inn is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

Abbot's Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Abbot's Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The Abbot's Way is marked, in part, on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. You can follow the path marked Abbot's Way on that OS map from the moor just west of Buckfastleigh across Dartmoor's south plateau to the Plym Ford area. After that, you can continue to Tavistock. The Ab...

Bellever Settlements, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Settlements, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre There's a superb Dartmoor prehistory exhibition on the second floor of Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre. A section of the exhibition covers Dartmoor settlements. We'd recommend popping into the visitor centre before exploring Bellever's prehisto...

Bonehill Down, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Bonehill Down, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Bonehill Down is a finger of open access moorland surrounded by private land in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park near the popular moorland village Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Running north to south, the down is home to the impressive rocky outcrops Honeybag Tor, Chinkwell Tor, B...

Ashburton Skatepark, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park

Ashburton Skatepark, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Ashburton is a great base for an adventure holiday. In addition to local climbing centres, the wide range of adventure activities in the River Dart Country Park and easy access to both the high moors of Dartmoor National Park and watersports on the South Devon coast, you can also have a go on Ashbur...

Buckfast Abbey, Buckfast, Dartmoor National Park

Buckfast Abbey, Buckfast, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Family attraction At the heart of Buckfast Abbey is the big and impressive abbey church. Remarkably, it took no more than six men thirty years to construct the building. This extraordinary feat took place at the beginning of the 20th century. Given the faith and endurance that went in to building...

Ponies on Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Ponies on Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

If you head out on to the moors or hills of Dartmoor National Park, it's very likely you'll see ponies. We've photographed ponies and their foals all over the Park and, because they're free to roam, it's difficult to recommend exact locations in which to see them. There are various types of pony...

Wheal Emma Leat (Dry Channel), Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Wheal Emma Leat (Dry Channel), Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

A wheal is a mine. A leat is a man-made waterway used to channel water from, say, a river down to a mine, mill or town/city. Wheal Emma Leat is the now dry channel of a leat built in 1859 that once collected water from near the source of the River Swincombe as it flows past the eastern side of Foxto...