Things To Do near Tavistock

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Crazy Well Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Crazy Well Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

The Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route runs between Buckfast Abbey and Tavistock Abbey. It passes over high moor and is lined with crosses. Where high moor descends to the Burrator Reservoir area are a number of crosses including Crazy Well Cross. It's named after nearby Crazy Well Pool. We've...

Princetown Cycle Hire/Fox Tor Cafe Cycle Hire, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Princetown Cycle Hire/Fox Tor Cafe Cycle Hire, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Princetown is at the start, and end, of two Granite and Gears mountain biking routes. The Granite and Gears Princetown Railway Cycling Route is family friendly. The Granite and Gears Princetown and Burrator Cycling Route is a little more demanding. You can hire mountain bikes from Fox...

Granite and Gears Princetown and Burrator Cycling Route, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Granite and Gears Princetown and Burrator Cycling Route, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

The longer version of the Granite and Gears Princetown Railway Cycling Routes is 30km and perfect for a family trip. The Granite and Gears Princetown and Burrator Cycling Route is only 20km but is much more demanding. It follows worn paths and tracks across open moorland and is diffic...

Down Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Down Tor, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Down Tor is a beautiful cluster of outcrops relatively close to the eastern end of Burrator Reservoir and Norsworthy Bridge. It offers 360 degree views of Dartmoor's western tors, south moor and sublime Burrator Reservoir. Down Tor Stone Row (Hingston Hill Stone Row), which is one of the National Pa...

Jobber's Road, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Jobber's Road, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Stand outside Princetown National Park Visitor Centre facing The Plume of Feathers Inn and you'll see a road to the left of the pub leading to a couple of car parks. A path runs from here to South Hessary Tor and then Nun's or Siward's Cross and Nun's Cross Farm. This is part of the old Jo...

Tavy Cleave, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Tavy Cleave, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Roughly speaking, Dartmoor National Park consists of two areas of high ground separated by a central bowl. Rain falls on these plateaus, collects in rivers and then flows fast to the Devon coast. Fringing the plateaus are numerous stunning valleys and cleaves. Some of the most beautiful are heavily...

Yellowmead Circles/Multiple Stone Ring, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Yellowmead Circles/Multiple Stone Ring, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

This is one of our favourite prehistoric attractions in Dartmoor National Park. It's a beautiful sight in a stunning location. Philip Newman has a section on 'multiple stone rings' in his book 'The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor'. These monuments comprise thin slabs of stone set on edge...

Tavy Cleave to Ger Tor Circular Walk, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Tavy Cleave to Ger Tor Circular Walk, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Walking Tavy Cleave and Ger Tor Tavy Cleave is a stunning valley cut by the River Tavy on the western side of Dartmoor. This walk follows the River Tavy in the valley and then loops around the top of Tavy Cleave to Tavy Cleave Tors and Ger Tor. The terrain in the upper section of Tavy Cleave...

Tavy Cleave Tors, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Tavy Cleave Tors, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

The River Tavy cuts the beautiful Tavy Cleave over on the western side of Dartmoor. The northern lip of the cleave, or valley, is lined with some wonderful outcrops. Ger Tor is a cluster of granite outcrops providing super views east up the valley to Fur Tor and is situated close to the tail of the...

Standon Down Settlement, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Standon Down Settlement, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

In his book 'The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor', Phil Newman writes: 'Some hut settlements [on Dartmoor] are unenclosed, but have connecting walls between individual huts. This is a different approach to the arrangements of space around the houses, and shows no apparent need for an outer enclosur...

The Dartmoor Inn, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

The Dartmoor Inn, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Superb location on the west side of Dartmoor The A386 runs down the west flank of Dartmoor National Park. The Dartmoor Inn is located on the side of the road by the major Dartmoor visitor destination Lydford and below some of Dartmoor's finest moorland. It's a perfect location from which to...

Holming Beam Bridge, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Holming Beam Bridge, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

There's a car parking area at Holming Beam offering access to the Merrivale Range area of Dartmoor National Park. This is a British Army firing range but it's open to the public for large chunks of the year. The car parking area is above a beautiful valley cut by the River Cowsic as it fl...

River Cowsic, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

River Cowsic, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Fur Tor is said to be the most remote spot in southern England. Scattered across the edge of a high moorland plateau in the northern section of Dartmoor National Park, the rocky outcrops that form Fur Tor are close to the source of many famous Westcountry rivers. The West Dart River rises south east...

Wigford Down, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Wigford Down, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Wigford Down is open access land pushing north of the Dewerstone and Dewerstone Valley. You cross Wigford Down when walking the Dewerstone Valley Circular Walk. We've positioned Wigford Down on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location.

Devonport Leat, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Devonport Leat, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 7 miles away)

Devonport Leat is arguably the most impressive leat on Dartmoor and the one you're most likely to walk along or cross if you're exploring the National Park in depth. The leat has multiple headweirs and winds its way from its most northerly point on Dartmoor's north moor to the south western border o...