Things To Do near Swincombe Headweir Ford

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Coffin Stone, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Coffin Stone, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Study the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map and you'll come across lots of evocative place names. There's the Heap of Sinners and Deadman's Bottom, Mount Misery and the Coffin Stone. All these names tell fascinating stories about Dartmoor's past. Once, the dead were carried in coffins...

Burrator Plantations, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park

Burrator Plantations, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 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...

Leather Tor Circular Walk, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Leather Tor Circular Walk, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

This is one of south Dartmoor's most beautiful walks. Start at the car park at the foot of Sharpitor (Princetown/West Dartmoor) on the B3212 Princetown to Yelverton road. Head up to the summit. From Sharpitor, head south west to Peek Hill. There are amazing views south across Burrator Reservoir t...

Leather Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Leather Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

If you're familiar with the mountains of Snowdonia National Park, Leather Tor is a miniature version of the superb Tryfan. A fin of rock rising steeply from the surrounding moorland, Leather Tor is great for a scramble. It also offers immense views of Burrator Reservoir and Dartmoor's south moo...

Erme Pound/Hook Lake Stone Row, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Erme Pound/Hook Lake Stone Row, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Erme Pound/Hook Lake Stone Row is a short stone row just south east of Erme Pound by Hook Lake. If it weren't marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, it would be difficult to find when exploring the area. The stones are small and obscured by long, moorland grass. We've po...

Gutter Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Gutter Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 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...

Dartmoor Horse Riding, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Horse Riding, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Horse riding This is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Dartmoor National Park. Whilst there are branches of The Pony Club, rallies and camps for those who are based in the area, the National Park has a high number of stables aimed at those who are on holiday in Dartmoor. This lis...

Wistman's Wood Circular Walk, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood Circular Walk, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

There's (limited) parking by the disused quarry near Two Bridges. This is marked on the Ordnance Survey OL28 Dartmoor map. Start here. Head north up the well worn path to Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve. From there, trend north east to Longaford Tor. From this large and rocky tor, there ar...

Ditsworthy Warren House Spielberg's War Horse, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Ditsworthy Warren House Spielberg's War Horse, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

'Finally in Dartmoor we found a derelict building in the middle of nowhere that we brought back to life. It had 360-degree views, which give it a sense of being part of something huge and imposing the expanse of skies, the force of the elements and that created a beauty beyond what we had hoped for....

Shavercombe Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Shavercombe Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Langcombe Hill is a huge, flat area of moorland on Dartmoor's high south moor. Many rivers and brooks rises on its flanks. Erme Head is to the north. Yealm Head is to the south. Shavercombe Head is to the west. From its headwaters, Shavercombe Brook runs down to Shavercombe Waterfall and Shaverco...

Yealm Head, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Yealm Head, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 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...

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

Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 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.

Bellever Settlements, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Settlements, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre There's a superb Dartmoor prehistory exhibition on the second floor of Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre. A section of the exhibition covers Dartmoor settlements. We'd recommend popping into the visitor centre before exploring Bellever's prehisto...

Keble Martin Open Air Chapel, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Keble Martin Open Air Chapel, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

'Keble Martin open air Chapel 1904. Divine worship last held here 11th July 1982 ...'

Cross Gate/Lowery Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Cross Gate/Lowery Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

This cross is situated by Cross Gate as marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. It's also known locally as Lowery Cross. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying Google map to see its location. Cross Gate/Lowery Cross is on both the Buckfast to Tavistoc...