Things To Do near Shilley Pool

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Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Okehampton Camp is used by the British Army. Clearly, it's not a visitor attraction. That said, it's a great reference point. The camp is situated on the edge of Dartmoor's north moor below southern England's only two mountains and a road climbs from Okehampton to the army buildings providing easy a...

West Mill Tor, Yes Tor and High Willhays Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

West Mill Tor, Yes Tor and High Willhays Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

From Okehampton, follow the signs to Okehampton Camp. The views down to Okehampton, Okehampton Castle and North Cornwall/Mid & North Devon are impressive if you have clean light. At Okehampton Camp, cross the cattle grid and turn hard right. The road leads to West Mill Tor with Yes Tor behind. Pa...

Granite Way Cycles Hire, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Granite Way Cycles Hire, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The Granite Way is a popular multiuse trail on the north western fringe of Dartmoor National Park. You can horse ride, walk, run or cycle the route. If you fancy the latter but don't have a bike then you can hire one at either Devon Cycle Hire or Granite Way Cycles Hire. The latter is situated...

Fernworthy Froggymead, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Froggymead, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Fernworthy Forest is a big place. It's surprisingly easy to get lost in its maze of forestry tracks and uniform conifers. As such, the forest is split into a northern and southern section. Fernworthy Froggymead is to the north as marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map.

Taw Head, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Taw Head, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

There's a large area of flat, boggy moorland on Dartmoor's north moor where many of Devon's most famous rivers rise. The headwaters of the River Taw can be found there. Whilst most Dartmoor visitors avoid the headwaters of the National Park's rivers, the start of the River Taw can get relatively bus...

Adventure Okehampton, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Adventure Okehampton, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

As the name suggests, this is an adventure activity company based in Okehampton on the north west border of Dartmoor National Park. They provide an extraordinary range of activities taking advantage of their location below the only two mountains in southern England. Perfect for holiday adventure act...

Okehampton Station Visitor Centre, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Station Visitor Centre, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The sign in our main photo to this listing reads Okehampton Station Visitor Centre but we'd describe Okehampton Station as a visitor hub. The beginning/end of the Granite Way, home to Dartmoor Railway, Adventure Okehampton and YHA accommodation, the station is situated below Dartmoor's highest gr...

Teignhead Farm Clapper Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Teignhead Farm Clapper Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The North Teign River can be a formidable natural barrier preventing you from walking to Dartmoor's north plateau from the Chagford, Fernworthy Forest and Postbridge areas. Thankfully, there are a number of clapper bridges providing safe passage over the water. The most famous is Teign-e-ver Clapper...

Nattadon Hill, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Nattadon Hill, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Meldon is the big hill that rises above Chagford in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. To the east is the smaller Nattadon Hill. Very easily accessible on foot or by car, the hill's popular with locals looking to stretch their legs and take in the stunning panoramic views. Natt...

Dartmoor Railway, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Railway, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Dartmoor Railway at Okehampton Station in Okehampton Dartmoor Railway is based at Okehampton Station in Okehampton on the north west border of Dartmoor National Park. Once the railway station for Okehampton, today Dartmoor Railway specialises in leisure trips. Heritage trips and special events...

Nattadon Hillfort, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Nattadon Hillfort, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Dartmoor National Park is known for its rich prehistory. From burial chambers to stone rows, standing stones to enigmatic stone circles, visitors come from around the world to see its ancient monuments and settlements. There are also many interesting features from later periods. If you like walking,...

Fernworthy Froggymead Stone Rows, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Froggymead Stone Rows, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Fernworthy Froggymead Stone Rows run pretty much north and south of Fernworthy Stone Circle. Click through to that listing for directions.

Castle Drogo (National Trust), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Castle Drogo (National Trust), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Family attraction The last castle to be built in England, Castle Drogo is located on a spur of land at the mouth of the magnificent Teign Gorge (National Trust) in the north east section of Dartmoor National Park. Chagford is to the south west. The pretty village Drewsteignton is nearby. Castl...

Fernworthy Cairn Circle and Cist, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Cairn Circle and Cist, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Superb example of a burial chamber, or cist, on the edge of Fernworthy Reservoir. We've positioned Fernworthy Cairn Circle and Cist on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, we'd recommend starting from the car park at the entrance to Fernworthy F...

Hunter's Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Hunter's Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Follow the Hunter's Path along the upper wall of the Teign Gorge on a sunny day and you'll find plenty of people taking in the views from Sharp Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor). Fewer visit Hunter's Tor above Iron Bridge at the mouth the Teign Gorge which is a shame because the views are equall...