Things To Do near Double Waters

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Eylesbarrow, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Eylesbarrow, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

A section of the old Jobbers' Road runs between Princetown and Sheepstor. At Nun's or Siward's Cross, the path climbs to the extensive remains of Eylesbarrow Tin Min before descending to Sheepstor Brook Ford and Scout Hut Copse below Gutter Tor. Up by Eylesbarrow Tin Mine, just off the Jobbers' Road...

Higher Hartor Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Higher Hartor Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

The Drizzle Combe complex is one of the most important collections of prehistoric sites in Dartmoor and Britain. It's situated on a gentle slope of moorland in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park and is part of the Upper Plym Valley that's managed by, among others, English Heritage.&...

Hen Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Hen Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Hen Tor is one of the most distinctive outcrops on Dartmoor's south moor. A shallow cone of granite rising above a clitter slope, Hen Tor is situated on the flank of Lee Moor above the River Plym. Hentor Brook flows west of the tor into the Plym. There are super views over Drizzle Combe's famou...

Nun's or Siward's Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Nun's or Siward's Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Probably the most famous stone cross on Dartmoor, Nun's or Siward's Cross sits on the intersection of a number of ancient travel routes. Nun's or Siward's Cross is one of a high number of crosses on the Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route. It's also on what the Ordnance Survey Explorer...

Plym Steps, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Plym Steps, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

'Steps' on Dartmoor usually refer to stepping stones. Stepping stones are often necessary to cross the National Park's many rivers. However, stones are often moved by the power of the water when rivers are in spate. When this happens, the stones can either be repositioned or the set of stepping ston...

Lower Hartor Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Lower Hartor Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

It's great fun to walk the River Plym from source to sea. As you wander the west bank downstream from Plym Head, having avoided Evil Combe, you come to Lower Hartor Tor. A cluster of outcrops sit at the top of the steep slope that's covered with granite boulders all the way down to the River Plym an...

Nun's Cross Farm, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Nun's Cross Farm, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

We've positioned Nun's Cross Farm on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location south east of Princetown. It's situated by Nun's or Siward's Cross which is, arguably, Dartmoor National Park's most famous ancient cross. Available for private hire, see Mount Kel...

Evil Combe, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Evil Combe, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

The moor around Plym Steps is full of points of interest with evocative names. There's Grim's Grave, Deadman's Bottom, Giant's Hill and Great Gnats' Head. Arguably the best, and appropriately named, is Evil Combe. The upper section of the combe is steep and scarred by the remains of the tin mining i...

Langcombe Brook, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Langcombe Brook, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Langcombe Hill is 474 metres above sea level on Dartmoor's south moor. It's a flat and boggy area of remote moorland. Langcombe Brook drops north west to Plym Steps on the River Plym. Langcombe Brook has its headwaters at Langcombe Head. Between Langcombe Head and Plym Steps are many points...

Standon Steps, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Standon Steps, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

This information is taken from 'Walking Dartmoor's Ancient Tracks' by the Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery: 'The simplest way to explain the remarkable Standon Steps is to quote the relevant passage from 'High Dartmoor': The alarming rapidity and volume of Tavy (prior to dep...

Calveslake Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Calveslake Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Between Plym Ford and Plym Steps, close to the headwaters of the River Plym, is a very short lake, or stream, next to the which is a scatter of granite outcrops. This is Calveslake Tor. We've positioned Calveslake Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To...

Plym Ford, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Plym Ford, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

There are many fords on the upper section of the River Plym between Plym Head and Ditsworthy Warren House. Some are marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. Others are visible when you walk the river from source to sea. The most used is Plym Ford near Plym Head connecting the high...

River Tavy, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Tavy, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

The area around Fur Tor and Cut Hill on the high north plateau of Dartmoor National Park is the most remote place in southern England. The views across Dartmoor, Devon and Cornwall are immense but it's relatively difficult to walk into the area. Part of the problem is the wet, boggy land that surrou...

Shavercombe Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Shavercombe Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

Langcombe Hill is a huge, flat area of moorland on Dartmoor's high south moor. Many rivers and brooks rises on its flanks. Erme Head is to the north. Yealm Head is to the south. Shavercombe Head is to the west. From its headwaters, Shavercombe Brook runs down to Shavercombe Waterfall and Shaverco...

Shell Top, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Shell Top, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 8 miles away)

The views from Shell Top are immense. The rocky outcrop looks down on the China Clay Workings, Plymouth and Plymouth Sound. The South Devon coast runs east. The East Cornwall coats runs west. You can also see the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bodmin Moor and Cornish Alps beyond.