Things To Do near Best Dartmoor Summer Things To Do

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Corn Ridge, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Corn Ridge, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

South of Meldon Reservoir, high above the West Okement River as it flows past the Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve, is Corn Ridge. It’s an impressive site from High Willhays or Black Tor. To walk Corn Ridge, we’d recommend parking at Meldon Reservoir and heading south west to Sourton...

Skaigh Woods, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park

Skaigh Woods, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Skaigh is a hamlet in Belstone Cleave between Belstone and Sticklepath. Skaigh Woods (or Skaigh Wood on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map) is a beautiful stretch of woodland valley along the River Taw running between Skaigh and Sticklepath. Skaigh Woods Tarka Bridge is located...

Sourton St Thomas a Becket Church, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Sourton St Thomas a Becket Church, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

According to The Church of England's 'A Church Near You' site, Sourton St Thomas a Becket Church 'was dedicated in honour of St. Thomas a Becket in the 14th Century by descendants of two knights who had taken part in the murder of Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury Cathedral in 117...

Branscombe's Loaf (and Cheese), Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Branscombe's Loaf (and Cheese), Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

In her work 'The Outline of Dartmoor's Story', Sylvia Sayer tells the story of Bishop Bronescombe and his loaf: 'Bishop Bronescombe often travelled on the Moor himself ... [He] was a great character and well known to his flock, who loved to tell stories of his doings as they sat around their peat...

The Highwayman Inn, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

The Highwayman Inn, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Britain's most unusual inn The Highwayman Inn bills itself as Britain's most unusual inn. The eccentric interior is packed with artefacts and curiosities. The Highwayman Inn is highly recommended if you're looking for something (very) different.   Sourton The A30 skirts the northern...

OXO Stone, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

OXO Stone, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

A commemorative plaque reads: 'THIS CHRISTIAN STONE DATES TO ABOUT THE 10TH CENTURY AD. FOUND AT EAST LINNACOMBE IT WAS REPAIRED AND ERECTED HERE BY THE DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY 1985.'

Upper West Okement Valley, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Upper West Okement Valley, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The West Okement is a river that rises on Dartmoor's north plateau by the National Park's famous Cranmere Pool. From this river head, the water flows swift and clear around the north slope of Great Kneeset to Kneeset Foot. This remote and boggy area is at the top of a stunning, steep-sided valley to...

The Trafalgar Way, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park

The Trafalgar Way, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

The Trafalgar Way is a long distance path running between Falmouth, Cornwall and London. The path follows the route taken by Lieutenant John Richards Lapenotiere who delivered news of victory at the Battle of Trafalgar to the Admiralty in London. In and around Dartmoor, moving west to east, the Traf...

The Devonshire Inn, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park

The Devonshire Inn, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

North Dartmoor Situated just up the road from the National Trust's Finch Foundry and at the tail of Belstone Cleave, The Devonshire Inn is also by the Tarka Trail and at the foot of Dartmoor's north moor. Add local riding stables and two of the most stunning prehistoric sites in the National Park...

Two Museums Walk, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park

Two Museums Walk, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Finch Foundry is a National Trust property and museum in the Dartmoor village Sticklepath. The Museum of Dartmoor Life is a museum in the National Park gateway town Okehampton. This walk links the two. The route fringes Dartmoor's north moor and runs close to the National Park's northern border....

Finch Foundry (National Trust), Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park

Finch Foundry (National Trust), Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Family attraction Finch Foundry is a National Trust property on the north border of Dartmoor National Park. Located between the National Trust's Castle Drogo and English Heritage's Okehampton Castle, it's easy to overlook Finch Foundry which is a great shame as it's a fascinating place in a very...

The Taw River Inn, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park

The Taw River Inn, Sticklepath, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

River Taw and North Dartmoor The River Taw flows from Dartmoor's north moor to the village Belstone. It curls into Belstone Cleave on its way to Sticklepath where you'll find The Taw River Inn. This area of Dartmoor is packed with things to do and see. The Taw River Inn is a great place to refuel...

White Hill and White Hill Settlement, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

White Hill and White Hill Settlement, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Marked White Hill on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, and Big Whit Hill on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map, when visiting, this hill appears to be an extension of the much larger, and higher, Cosdon Hill. For example, as you approach White Hill across...

Metheral Hill, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Metheral Hill, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Metheral Hill isn't on most people's list of hills and tors to visit in Dartmoor National Park. Located at the south eastern end of Taw Marsh in the northern section of the Park, Metheral is in the shadow of the impressive conical of Steeperton Tor. It's a shame people don't visit as...

Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill), Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill), Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Cosdon Hill, or Cawsand Hill, is one of the most recognisable natural features in Dartmoor. Its huge, shallow dome dominates the northern border of the National Park and is visible from miles around. You'll see Cosdon from the Haytor Rocks area in the eastern section of the Park and from the Yes Tor...