Things To Do near Sticklepath

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Starling Roost Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Starling Roost Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Okehampton is a major Dartmoor gateway town located on the north west border of the National Park. A road climbs from the centre of town to Okehampton Camp. This army camp sits below the highest ground in southern England and is where you'll see vast flocks of starlings roosting in the trees that fr...

Best Dartmoor Wildlife, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Wildlife, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

National Nature Reserves East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve. England's first National Nature Reserve in the east section of Dartmoor near the National Park gateway town Bovey Tracey and the iconic tor Haytor Rocks. Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve. Once featured on the BBC's '...

Belstone to Rowtor Walk, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Belstone to Rowtor Walk, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Fine walk that helps you explore the north west border of the Park. Stunning views of the high stuff and mid-Devon. On clear days, Exmoor rises to the north. Start at Belstone. Follow the road that leads due south from the village onto Belstone Common and then head west to the Nine Maidens Stone...

Rowtor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Rowtor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Most accessible large tor on Dartmoor's north moor  This is arguably the most accessible large tor on Dartmoor's north moor so if you want to get up reasonably high with little effort then this tor is for you. Located next to a large car parking area on the army ring road above Okehampton...

Okehampton Arcade, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Okehampton is a major gateway town to Dartmoor National Park. In addition to visitor attractions such as its English Heritage castle and superb museum, there are plenty of restaurants, cafes and shops. Okehampton Arcade is packed with shops selling a wide range of products from outdoor kit to antiqu...

Best Okehampton Walks, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Best Okehampton Walks, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

[Main photo: view from High Willhays across Dartmoor's north moor to Fur Tor in winter. Fur Tor top left, North Hessary Tor and Radio Mast on horizon and Lints Tor bottom right]   Okehampton Okehampton is located on the north western border of Dartmoor National Park. It sits below...

Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Okehampton Camp is used by the British Army. Clearly, it's not a visitor attraction. That said, it's a great reference point. The camp is situated on the edge of Dartmoor's north moor below southern England's only two mountains and a road climbs from Okehampton to the army buildings providing easy a...

Ten Tors Challenge, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Ten Tors Challenge, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Head out onto Dartmoor during Winter and early Spring and you'll see groups of teenagers fully kitted out yomping the moors. They're practicing for, arguably, Dartmoor's most famous event, the Ten Tors Challenge. Every May, thousands of teenagers converge on Okehampton Camp, in sight of West...

Museum of Dartmoor Life, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Museum of Dartmoor Life, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Family attraction Just off the main road, in a courtyard by Okehampton Tourism Information Centre, the Museum of Dartmoor Life is arranged on three floors. In our opinion, it's a superb local museum exploring the geology, prehistory and history of Dartmoor National Park. We'd recommend a visit...

Best Dartmoor Rainy Day Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Rainy Day Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

There are plenty of things to do on, and around, Dartmoor when it rains. We list ideas below by theme. When it's raining hard, head indoors. If it's light rain there are still plenty of things to experience outdoors. Browse the list and photo gallery for inspiration.   Muse...

Okehampton Old Town Park Local Nature Reserve, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Old Town Park Local Nature Reserve, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

If you're visiting English Heritage's Okehampton Castle then we'd recommend a walk in Okehampton Old Town Park Local Nature Reserve afterwards. There's access via the car park by the castle. Salmon can be seen in the West Okement River.  Note that the Two Castles Trail and the West Devon Way...

Steeperton Gorge, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Steeperton Gorge, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

By Dartmoor standards, this is a small gorge. Unlike the Dart Gorge, Teign Gorge or Lydford Gorge which have been cut by wide, powerful waterways, Steeperton Gorge is situated pretty far upstream on Dartmoor's north plateau. The River Taw rises on the high, boggy ground around Hangingstone Hill and...

Best Day Trips From Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Day Trips From Dartmoor, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Dartmoor is a great base from which to explore Devon and Cornwall. The A30/A38 provide great access to the region's most popular destinations. Best day trips from Dartmoor include:   Exeter Visit Exeter Cathedral, Exeter Museum (Exeter's Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery) and...

Steeperton Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Steeperton Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Some Dartmoor tors, like Hound Tor and Great Staple Tor, attract huge numbers of visitors owing to their extraordinary granite structures. Vast rocky outcrops, these tors are well known, and much photographed, shapes in the landscape. Other equally impressive tors lack the outcrops but occupy sublim...

Buttern Hill Stone Circle, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Buttern Hill Stone Circle, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

There are many stone rows and circles on the moors above Chagford. Some, like Scorhill Stone Circle and The Grey Wethers Stone Circles, are well known and much visited. Others, like Fernworthy Stone Circle, are less well frequented because they are a little harder to find. Buttern Hill Stone Circle...