Things To Do near Double Waters

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Nattor Down, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Nattor Down, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

Nattor Down is a section of moorland on the edge of Willsworthy Range. The car parking area at Lanehead leads to Nattor Down. You cross Nattor Down to reach the stunning Ger Tor and Tavy Cleave Tors overlooking Tavy Cleave. We've positioned Nattor Down on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satelli...

Nat Tor, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Nat Tor, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

Nat Tor is a small outcrop situated at the tail of Tavy Cleave in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. It's one of a number of tors lining the northern lip of Tavy Cleave. We've positioned Nat Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit for...

Lydford Gorge Circular Walk, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Lydford Gorge Circular Walk, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

When we first moved to Dartmoor in 2008, we were told repeatedly that the National Park was bleak and wet. Whilst sections of the high moors on both the north and south plateaus can be challenging landscapes in cold months, much of the National Park is extraordinarily beautiful and far from the blea...

Crane Hill, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Crane Hill, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

It's not the most inspiring place on Dartmoor but if you want to explore the National Park's south plateau then you're going to spend a lot of time skirting Crane Hill's flanks or wandering over its top. The River Plym rises here. The Abbot's Way arcs around its south west side. Ducks' Pool is on...

Dartmoor East To West Walk/Crossing In A Day, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor East To West Walk/Crossing In A Day, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

Open access moorland Dartmoor National Park is, in the main, open access. This means that you can take many routes across the moor. Some, like the Abbot's Way and Lichway/Lych Way, are marked in part on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map or the Harvey British Mountain Maps 'Dar...

Plym Head, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Plym Head, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

Walk the South West Coast Path between Plymouth and Bigbury-on-Sea/Bantham and you'll encounter the stunning estuaries of many famous Devon rivers. They all rise on Dartmoor's south plateau relatively close to one another. The headwaters of the River Plym are on Crane Hill near Erme Head and within...

Swincombe Headweir Ford, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Swincombe Headweir Ford, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

The River Swincombe and Strane River (having been fed by Nun's Cross Brook) meet at the eastern end of Foxtor Mires near the beginning of the old Wheal Emma Leat (Dry Channel). Just before they meet, there are two fords spanning each waterway. After a spell of dry weather, the ford across th...

Lydford Gorge (National Trust), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Lydford Gorge (National Trust), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

Family attraction/walking Lydford Gorge is a major visitor attraction in Dartmoor National Park. On the outskirts of Lydford, running down the western border of the Park, the gorge is managed by the National Trust. The gorge is home to the thunderous Devil's Cauldron and what is said to be the hi...

Yealm Head, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Yealm Head, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

The River Yealm rises, or begins, at Yealm Head. Yealm Head is situated on the southern side of a vast, flat and boggy stretch of moorland called Langcombe Hill. You don't find many people up there. If you have an urge to go, we'd recommend walking after a long period of dry weather or after extreme...

Dartmoor Live Firing, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Live Firing, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

If you see one of these flags then the army are using the area for live firing. You'll hear the gunfire well before you see red flags but, still, do look out for them. They're positioned on the highest ground so you can't miss them. Dartmoor has three army ranges: Okehampton, Wilsworthy and Merri...

River Swincombe, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Swincombe, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

By Dartmoor standards, this is a short river that rises on the edge of the National Park's south plateau and meets the West Dart River in Dartmoor's central bowl near Hexworthy. The river rises at Swincombe Head above what the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map refers to as Suns...

Lydford Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Lydford Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

The Lichway/Lych Way runs, roughly speaking, between Bellever Forest in the heart of Dartmoor to Lydford on the western border of the National Park. For centuries, people working the moors had to carry their dead across the moors to bury them at Lydford Church. Lydford Tor is situated by the Lichway...

Erme Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Erme Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

Famous South Devon rivers such as the Plym, Avon, Yealm and Erme rise in the heart of Dartmoor's south plateau. The Erme takes the longest and most dramatic route across the moor to Ivybridge and then down to the South Devon coast at Erme Mouth between Wonwell Beach and Meadowsfoot Beach. It's also...

Beardown Tors, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Beardown Tors, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

Cluster of outcrops overlooking the West Dart River and Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve Many of Dartmoor's most beautiful locations are shaped by rivers. The Dart Gorge, Teign Gorge, Tavy Cleave and Lustleigh Cleave are all cut by rivers flowing from the high moor. The river valley just no...

Childe's Tomb and Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Childe's Tomb and Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 9 miles away)

Who was Childe? Whilst hunting on Dartmoor, Childe was overwhelmed by a snowstorm. To survive, he killed his horse, disembowelled it and then climbed inside for shelter. The snowstorm continued and Childe froze to death. Upon the event of his death, it became known that he'd leave his lands at Plyms...