Things To Do near Best Dartmoor Rainy Day Things To Do

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Buttern Hill, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Buttern Hill, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Buttern Hill is one of a number of unremarkable domed hills on the edge of the National Park's north moor. There are hut circles, cairns and a chambered cairn on this stretch of moorland. To its west, in a shallow valley, is Buttern Hill Stone Circle. Most people pass Buttern Hill as they walk be...

Broad Amicombe Hole, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Broad Amicombe Hole, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Broad Amicombe Hole is marked on the Harvey British Mountain Map ‘Dartmoor’ map. It’s a steep-sided valley between Amicombe Hill and Great Kneeset just south of Lints Tor. Grass paths run across Amicombe Hill to Broad Amicombe Hole and up to Great Kneeset. You’ll often find Ten Tors teams pr...

King Wall, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

King Wall, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

In 'High Dartmoor', Eric Hemery writes: 'The outer enclosure-wall accompanying the King Way northward from Nodden Gate marks the east boundary of Bridestowe parish, the Way diverging from it on Southerly Down to ascend to the Sourton Tors-Corn Ridge col. The wall, having kept such august company...

Rattle Brook, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Rattle Brook, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Rattle Brook rises by the Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused) on remote moorland in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. It flows past Bleak House with Green Tor to the east and Higher and Lower Dunna Goat Tors to the west. Beyond Rattlebrook Mine (Disused), it runs between Amicombe Hill...

West Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

West Okement Head, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Up on Dartmoor’s north plateau, within a short distance of each other, are the headwaters of many of the National Park’s most famous rivers. The moorland here is remote, boggy, rough cut and tussocky. Given that the headwaters are located on a plateau, it’s also possible to argue that the view...

Cranmere Pool, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Cranmere Pool, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

There are a number of attractions that every Dartmoor enthusiast wants to visit. High Willhays is Dartmoor's highest point. Fur Tor is the National Park's, and southern England's, most remote location. Bowerman's Nose is its most distinctive rocky outcrop. Cranmere Pool is the site of Dartmoor's fir...

Hangingstone Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Hangingstone Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

At 603 metres above sea level, Hangingstone Hill is the joint third highest point in Dartmoor National Park (Cut Hill is also marked 603 on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map). It's topped by a small, rocky outcrop and an army hut. Whilst there are superb views across Dartmoor's n...

Taw Head, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Taw Head, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 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...

Gidleigh Common, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Gidleigh Common, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

We include Gidleigh Common as a point of reference. People usually cross the common on their way to other places of interest in the National Park. For example, Scorhill Down and its famous stone circle are just south of Gidleigh Common. You also cross the common to walk up to White Moor Stone Circle...

North-South (Track) Ancient Travel Route, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

North-South (Track) Ancient Travel Route, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

This is one of the most difficult long distance routes we’ve walked in Dartmoor National Park. It’s marked on the Harvey British Mountain Map ‘Dartmoor’ map as an ancient travel route across Dartmoor. We’ve split it into two sections running north to south.   Section 1. North...

Black Ridge, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Black Ridge, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

This is one of the strangest places in Dartmoor National Park. Huge peat hags and channels have been cut from the high moorland. Piles of white rocks have been placed on the black peat to guide visitors along the old peat pass. Walking along Black Ridge is quite easy. Getting there is much more diff...

Black Ridge Peat Pass, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Black Ridge Peat Pass, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Dartmoor’s north and south moors are home to a high number of peat passes. These passes were cut through the thick layer of peat to provide safe and easy passage. The most impressive is the deep pass on Whitehorse Hill. The biggest and most dramatic is on the remote Black Ridge by Black Hill. This...

East Dart Head, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

East Dart Head, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

On Dartmoor's north plateau, in a bowl of moorland below some of the National Park's highest hills, are the headwaters of the East Dart River. It's a remote, strangely intoxicating area far away from villages and towns. After periods of wet weather, the land is boggy and unpleasant to walk across. I...

Manga Hill Cairn, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Manga Hill Cairn, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 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...

Arms Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Arms Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Arms Tor is a very easily accessible collection of outcrops on the western fringe of Dartmoor's north moor. It's just north of the distinctive Brat Tor (Bray Tor) topped by Widgery Cross and sits below the immensely impressive Great Links Tor. The Dartmoor Inn at Lydford is nearby so it's a great to...