Things To Do near Shilley Pool

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West Cleave Tor (West Cleave Rocks), Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

West Cleave Tor (West Cleave Rocks), Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

West Cleave is one of Dartmoor's many beautiful woodland valleys. West Cleave Tor, or West Cleave Rocks, is a rocky outcrop on the eastern lip of the cleave. We've positioned West Cleave Tor (West Cleave Rocks) on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit,...

West Cleave, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

West Cleave, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Many Dartmoor valleys, gorges and cleaves are well known and much visited. The Teign Gorge by the National Trust's Castle Drogo and Lustleigh Cleave between the villages Lustleigh and Manaton can get very busy. Other valleys, gorges and cleaves are less well known and tend to be visited by Dartmoor...

Moor Brook, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Moor Brook, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Moor Brook rises near West Mill Tor on Dartmoor's north plateau. It flows down to Okehampton Camp on its way to Lower Halstock. The brook tumbles through Halstock Wood and meets the East Okement River at West Cleave in the East Okement Valley. This last stretch of Moor Brook is stunning. We've po...

Chagford Common, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Chagford Common, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

As marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, Chagford Common wraps around the eastern and northern border of Fernworthy Forest and Fernworthy Reservoir. The land is on the edge of the high moor. Below, a gentler and more pretty rolling countryside surrounds the National Park gatewa...

Stone Lane Gardens and Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Stone Lane Gardens and Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Gardens/family attraction The team behind Holiday in Dartmoor run a number of UK travel sites. We've spent over a decade photographing and researching South West England. Whilst it's not particularly well known, Stone Lane Gardens is as impressive as anything we've seen from the edge of Salisbury...

East Mill Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

East Mill Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

East Mill Tor is a series of rocky outcrops on a broad spur of moorland shaped by the East Okement River and Black-a-ven Brook. When you're walking Dartmoor's north moor, East Mill Tor can appear a little isolated. Walkers tend to follow the army roads east and west of the tor on their way to higher...

Roman Chair, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Roman Chair, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In his work 'High Dartmoor', the Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery writes: 'On the north slope of the hill, a little below the Iron Age fort and surrounded by furze bushes of great height, is a small unrecorded outcrop presenting the appearance of a huge stone chair. John Hodge [a local farmer] was tol...

Long Stone Standing Stone (Shovel Down), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Long Stone Standing Stone (Shovel Down), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

On the edge of Shovel Down by Chagford Common is a large standing stone known as the Long Stone. The Long Stone is part of the Shovel Down complex of prehistoric monuments and is at the southern end of the Shovel Down Stone Rows. Letters were subsequently carved into the stone for use as a boundary...

Ashbury Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Ashbury Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Ashbury Tor isn't marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map which is a shame as the views from the top of its outcrops are wonderful, especially if you like a mix of wooded valley and high moorland. We've positioned Ashbury Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting...

Middle Tor, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Middle Tor, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Middle Tor is one of three rocky outcrops running along the edge of the northern section of Chagford Common. Unsurprisingly, Middle Tor's the middle outcrop. Great spot for an evening picnic as the sun arcs west and lights the beautiful countryside around Chagford, Meldon Hill and the mouth of the T...

East Hill Hillfort, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Hill Hillfort, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

By the north border of Dartmoor National Park, at the northernmost point of the moor where the land sweeps down to Okehampton and the Mid Devon countryside, is a spur of land above the place where the East Okement River meets the smaller Moor Brook. Marked as a 'Settlement' on the Ordnance Survey Ex...

Manga Hill Cairn, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

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

The high moor west of Chagford has many impressive prehistoric attractions from stone rows to ancient settlements, stone circles to evocative standing stones. Overlooking these attractions, near a section of Dartmoor's highest ground, is a large cairn topping Manga Hill. It's a g...

East Hill Hillfort Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Hill Hillfort Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

This circular walk covers the northernmost section of moorland and river valley in Dartmoor National Park. It takes you past a miniature pony stud, connects with the Tarka Trail in the beautiful East Okement Valley and climbs up to an Iron Age hillfort. In Spring, it also takes you through one of th...

East Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The River Okement flows from Okehampton to meet the River Torridge north of Hatherleigh in Mid Devon. The River Okement rises in two places on Dartmoor's north moor. The West Okement River has its headwaters up by Cranmere Pool. The East Okement River rises on a flank of Okement Hill by th...

Moor Brook Stepping Stones, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Moor Brook Stepping Stones, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

In the western section of Halstock Wood, near Lower Halstock, is a small set of stepping stones next to what looks like a ford that you can use to cross Moor Brook. They are impassable after heavy rain. When they are impassable, use the public footpath that runs through Lower Halstock. Paths are mar...