Things To Do near Heathercombe

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Wittaburrow, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park

Wittaburrow, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In his excellent 'The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor', Phil Newman notes that 'the term 'barrow' may be defined as a mound of earth or stone, usually covering one or more inhumations or cremations. On Dartmoor, where the majority of these monuments are constructed mostly from ston...

Water Hill, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Water Hill, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The B3212 is Dartmoor's main trans-moorland road. The Warren House Inn is located on this road looking out across spectacular moorland to Headland Warren, Birch Tor, English Heritage's Grimspound and Hamel Down. Given these beautiful views, most people walk in this direction. However, the pub sits b...

The Rock Inn, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

The Rock Inn, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Haytor Rocks beauty spot Haytor Rocks is Dartmoor's most popular tor. It's also the National Park's most popular beauty spot. Situated on the east flank of the moor, Haytor Rocks overlooks stunning South Devon countryside and coast. The Rock Inn is located in the village below this famous to...

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...

Bagtor Down, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park

Bagtor Down, Haytor Vale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

As you climb the B3387 from Bovey Tracey past Haytor Vale to the high moors, Haytor Down runs north of the road and Bagtor Down to the south. Note that the River Sig rises on Bagtor Down from two boggy sections of moorland. The western section is called Bag Tor Marsh and is best avoided. If you...

Yarner Wood, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Yarner Wood, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

'Yarner Wood was purchased in 1952 by the Nature Conservancy and became England's first National Nature Reserve.'* Today, it's part of the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve that incorporates nearby Trendlebere Down and parts of the Bovey Valley. It's a superb place. There are nature trails, bird...

Meldon Hill Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Meldon Hill Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Meldon Hill is the peak above Chagford. There's a road that runs from the centre of Chagford that loops around the hill. Whilst there are plenty of parking spots on the side of the road, we'd recommend starting where we've located the marker on the Google map provided. Follow one of the paths tha...

Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

At the top of Moretonhampstead high street, in a refurbished bus depot, is a super collection of vintage vehicles. There are about '90 vintage vehicles, from Victorian horse-drawn carts to cars, motorcycles and light commercial vehicles from pre-1920s to the 1990s'. We've positioned Moretonh...

Datuidoc's Stone, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Datuidoc's Stone, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Zoom in on Google's satellite imagery and you'll see that the graveyard surrounding Lustleigh St John the Baptist Church is an oval shape. According to experts, this suggests that the church was built on a much older pagan burial ground. Evidence for this can be found inside the church in the form o...

River Bovey, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Bovey, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map has the East Bovey Head near Birch Tor, Hookney Tor and English Heritage's Grimspound. The Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map has the Boveycombe Head below Water Hill by the Warren House Inn. Both potential headwaters are near the B3212 trans-...

Lustleigh St John the Baptist Church, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Lustleigh St John the Baptist Church, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Lustleigh St John the Baptist Church dominates the centre of Lustleigh village. Located on an oval island of land and surrounded by a road, the church dates from the 13th century although some argue that it's the site of a much older place of worship. Datuidoc's Stone, or the Datuidoci Stone...

Lustleigh May Day Fair, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Lustleigh May Day Fair, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Many traditional events take place on Dartmoor. There's wassailing in January and country shows in high summer. Another traditional event is the May Day celebration. The beautiful village Lustleigh has one of the best. You'll see dancing around the maypole, the crowning of the May Queen a...

Lustleigh Cleave River Bovey Circular Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Lustleigh Cleave River Bovey Circular Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Start at the car park about 200 metres after the first cattlegrid on the Bovey Tracey to Manaton road (we have geo-located this starting point on the map provided for ease of reference). Follow the Dartmoor Way down alongside the River Bovey, past the first bridge on your right, to a smaller mode...

The Cleave, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

The Cleave, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Remarkable Lustleigh Cleave On Dartmoor, a cleave is a wooded valley. The beautiful village Lustleigh is situated below one of the National Park's finest. The Cleave pub is in a stunning location and it's a great hub for a day out in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park.  ...

Penny Simpson Ceramics, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Penny Simpson Ceramics, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Towards the top of Moretonhampstead high street is Penny Simpson's showroom where you can buy exquisite handmade tableware. We've positioned Penny Simpson Ceramics on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location.