Things To Do near Double Waters

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River Meavy, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Meavy, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The River Meavy runs from the outskirts of Princetown to the north eastern end of Burrator Reservoir. At the southern end of the reservoir, it resumes its course past the village Meavy towards the River Plym. The combined river flows through Plym Valley to Plymouth and Plymouth Sound. If you look...

Yellowmead Circles/Multiple Stone Ring, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Yellowmead Circles/Multiple Stone Ring, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

This is one of our favourite prehistoric attractions in Dartmoor National Park. It's a beautiful sight in a stunning location. Philip Newman has a section on 'multiple stone rings' in his book 'The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor'. These monuments comprise thin slabs of stone set on edge...

Stephen's Grave, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Stephen's Grave, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

In his 'Guide to Dartmoor', William Crossing wrote: 'Retracing our steps northward to the peat track (T.16), we turn L., shortly afterwards reaching a mound close beside it. This is known as Stephens' Grave [sic], and marks the site where a suicide was buried with the barbarous rites once customa...

Hart Tor Stone Rows, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Hart Tor Stone Rows, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

A double stone row and a single stone row run in different directions from two cairns situated side by side below Hart Tor. Stone rows and cairns occupy a strange location in a dip in the landscape by the River Meavy. The double stone row is impressive. The single stone row is less easy to see as it...

White Tor, Langstone Moor and Great Staple Tor Circular Walk, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

White Tor, Langstone Moor and Great Staple Tor Circular Walk, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Impressive walk to the west of the Park incorporating one of Dartmoor's most dramatic tors. Use the Ordnance Survey OL28 Dartmoor map to help plan your walk in tandem with our Google maps and photographs. Start at the car park on the edge of Smeardon Down to the east of Peter Tavy. Follow the...

Down Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

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

Down Tor is a beautiful cluster of outcrops relatively close to the eastern end of Burrator Reservoir and Norsworthy Bridge. It offers 360 degree views of Dartmoor's western tors, south moor and sublime Burrator Reservoir. Down Tor Stone Row (Hingston Hill Stone Row), which is one of the National Pa...

Brentor St Michael de Rupe Church, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park

Brentor St Michael de Rupe Church, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Brentor St Michael de Rupe Church is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

Brentor, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park

Brentor, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

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

Brentor Hillfort, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park

Brentor Hillfort, North Brentor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Brentor Hillfort is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

Hollow Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Hollow Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Princetown is situated east and south east of the Dartmoor landmark North Hessary Tor and Radio Mast. To the west, the moor drops down to Foggintor Quarries and English Heritage's Merrivale Complex. Between these points of interest is Hollow Tor. Small by Dartmoor standards, Hollow Tor is located...

River Plym, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Plym, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

The River Plym rises at Plym Head on Dartmoor's south moor. Plym Head is close to Ducks' Pool and the William Crossing Memorial Stone/Monument on Crane Hill. The moorland forming Crane Hill is surprisingly easy to walk given the number of mires and headwaters in the general area. From Plym Head,...

Sheepstor Brook Ford and Scout Hut Copse, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Sheepstor Brook Ford and Scout Hut Copse, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

This is a great starting point from which to explore the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. There's a car parking area as marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. This car parking area is by a ford and a copse in which is a scout hut. These are below Gutter Tor. A good...

Gutter Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Gutter Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Gutter Tor is an easily accessible and very impressive collection of outcrops above Sheepstor Brook Ford and Scout Hut Copse east of Sheepstor village and the lower section of Burrator Reservoir. It provides super views of the Upper Plym Valley (English Heritage). We've positioned Gutter Tor on G...

Crazy Well Pool, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Crazy Well Pool, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Popular with wild swimmers, Crazy Well Pool is a large, deep pit filled with water. The pit was created by tin miners. A gert, or valley cut by miners, runs south of the pool. Crazy Well Cross is to the east and is on the Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route. The Granite and Gears Princetown an...

Hart Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Hart Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

A high number of tors circle Princetown. Some, like Great Mis Tor, are dramatic. Others, like Little Mis Tor, are more understated. Hart Tor is one of the latter. A relatively small rocky outcrop, it sits on a spur of land between the upper section of the River Meavy and Hart Tor Brook about a mile...