Things To Do near Double Waters

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Dewerstone Valley Circular Walk, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Dewerstone Valley Circular Walk, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

The Dewerstone Valley is one of Dartmoor's many stunning wooded valleys. Located on the south west border of the National Park, the valley is cut by the River Plym as it flows from Crane Hill on Dartmoor's south plateau down to the city of Plymouth. This circular walk takes you around the lip of...

Sheepstor St Leonard Church, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Sheepstor St Leonard Church, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

According to the Devon Historic Churches Trust, 'there has been a church on this site since the early thirteenth century. The present building dates from the 1450s'. Refer to their site for more information. There's also a more detailed PDF outlining the history of the church on the West Dartmo...

The Dewerstone, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

The Dewerstone, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

The Dewerstone is a well-known beauty spot in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. It's at the south west end of the Dewerstone Valley. The Dewerstone is known for its climbing routes. The vertical rock faces are marked the Dewerstone Crags on local information boards. The De...

Dewerstone Crags, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Dewerstone Crags, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

A local information board states that 'the popularity of climbing the Dewerstone Crags has resulted in considerable erosion of the fragile slopes from the crags to the main path ... The National Trust, Dartmoor National Park Authority and The British Mountaineering Council have worked together to re...

Merrivale Quarry, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Merrivale Quarry, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

In his work 'High Dartmoor', Eric Hemery writes: 'William Duke opened his Tor Quarry in 1876, its operations absorbing the old sett-making craft previously carried out under the Steeple Tors. Harris states in Industriology that granite from the quarry was supplied to Pethicks of Swell T...

Burrator Plantations, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Burrator Plantations, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Explore the Burrator Reservoir area and at some point you'll be walking in one of the many plantations that fringe the reservoirs and extend up nearby valleys. Access/points of interest in these plantations are covered below.   Peekhill Plantation. The Granite and Gears Princetown Ra...

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Haytor Rocks and Hound Tor are, arguably, the most photographed tors in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. The Staple Tors are the most photographed in the west. The Staple Tors rise in a line from the B3357 to the top of a dome of moorland. Little Staple Tor is closest to the road and a...

Leeden Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Leeden Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

There are many car parking areas along the B3212 between Princetown and Yelverton. These provide great access to the tors east of the road overlooking Burrator Reservoir such as Sharpitor and Leather Tor. They also provide easy access to the tors west of the B3212. One of the best is Leeden Tor with...

King's Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

King's Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

King's Tor is a superb collection of granite outcrops roughly 3km west of Princetown. The tor overlooks the prehistoric complex at Merrivale and provides top views of this section of the National Park in addition to the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cornwall. The Granite and Ge...

Cadworthy Wood (The Dewerstone area), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Cadworthy Wood (The Dewerstone area), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The Dewerstone Valley is lined by woods. On the northern side of the River Plym, the Dewerstone Wood pushes north east into Cadworthy Wood. You can follow the bank of the River Plym from the foot of the Dewerstone Crags in Dewerstone Wood into Cadworthy Wood. It's a stunning walk in Autumn.

Dartmoor Inn, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Inn, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Tors and prehistory The B3357 cuts across Dartmoor. The Dartmoor Inn is located on the side of the road between Princetown and Tavistock. The inn sits below some of Dartmoor's finest tors and across the road from some of the National Park's best prehistory. It's a top Dartmoor location.  ...

Dewerstone Valley, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Dewerstone Valley, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The Dewerstone is a Dartmoor beauty spot located on the south western border of Dartmoor National Park. It overlooks the tail of a stunning, steep-sided valley cut by the River Plym as it flows down from high moorland to Plymouth and the South Devon coast. For convenience, we refer to this valley as...

Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled) is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Tor/walking One of Dartmoor's most photographed and dramatic tors, Great Staple Tor is located in the west section of the National Park where high moor sweeps down to Tavistock and the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We've positioned Great Staple Tor on Google maps so zoo...

Merrivale Standing Stone, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Merrivale Standing Stone, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The standing stone at Merrivale is situated in the south western section of the prehistoric complex. At about 3 metres or 10 feet tall, it's relatively close to Merrivale Stone Circle. We've positioned Merrivale Standing Stone on Google maps so zoom in in the 'Satellite' setting to see its locati...