Things To Do near Dunsford

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Dartmoor Hawking, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Hawking, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

We'd put this high on our list of essential Dartmoor experiences. Whilst it's a remarkable experience to fly owls, falcons and eagles from Dartmoor Hawking's base near the luxury hotel Bovey Castle, it's a particular joy taking Harris Hawks out onto the moor. On the day we spent...

Becka Brook, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Becka Brook, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Becka Brook rises in the Emsworthy area by Hemsworthy Gate between Haytor Rocks and Widecombe-in-the-Moor. It flows below Holwell Tor where a new granite footbridge provides dry crossing where you once had to wade across at a ford. The brook then cuts a beautiful valley between Greator Rocks...

Hisley Bridge, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Hisley Bridge, Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Dartmoor is known for its rainfall and rivers which radiate from the National Park's high plateaus. To cross these rivers, there are bridges, clam bridges, clapper bridges, stepping stones and fords. The medieval packhorse bridge that arcs over the River Bovey in Hisley Wood is one of Dartmoor's mos...

Houndtor Wood, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Houndtor Wood, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Houndtor Wood is part of the Bovey Valley Woodlands which, in turn, are part of the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve. Houndtor Wood is situated at the bottom of Trendlebere Down near Manaton. The River Bovey and Becka Brook run through the wood. Between them is Houndtor Ridge. Manaton Old Ro...

Houndtor Wood Bridge, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Houndtor Wood Bridge, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

There's a good, stone bridge on the Manaton Old Road in the heart of Houndtor Wood. Use the bridge to cross Becka Brook. We've positioned Houndtor Wood Bridge on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Becka Brook flows into the River Bovey near Hisley Bridge. Yo...

Bearacleave Wood (National Trust), Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Bearacleave Wood (National Trust), Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Wray Brook flows through the Wray Valley, roughly speaking, between Moretonhampstead and Lustleigh. The valley is lined with steep-sided wooded valley walls. On the north side of the Wray Valley, these woods push past the Lustleigh area down to Bovey Tracey. The colours are extraordinary in Autumn....

River Bovey, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Bovey, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map has the East Bovey Head near Birch Tor, Hookney Tor and English Heritage's Grimspound. The Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map has the Boveycombe Head below Water Hill by the Warren House Inn. Both potential headwaters are near the B3212 trans-...

Bearacleave Wood, Shaptor Wood and Shaptor Rock Circular Walk, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park

Bearacleave Wood, Shaptor Wood and Shaptor Rock Circular Walk, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

This is a beautiful woodland walk on the eastern border of Dartmoor National Park near the gateway town Bovey Tracey. It starts at the edge of the National Trust's Bearacleave Wood and climbs through Shaptor Wood to the viewpoint on top of Shaptor Rock before crossing farmland back to where you star...

Chagford Show, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

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

The River Teign flows from Chagford to Mill End Hotel and then onto the National Trust's Castle Drogo and the mouth of the Teign Gorge. Between hotel and gorge is a large, flat grassy area that's the location of Chagford Show. The setting is superb. The show is a major Westcountry event duri...

Dogmarsh Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Dogmarsh Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Located by Mill End Hotel on the A382 road, Dogmarsh Bridge is at the western end of the Castle Drogo Estate. There's limited parking by the side of the road just north of the hotel and bridge. You can follow the Two Moors Way to Castle Drogo and the gorgeous Teign Gorge. In August, the land east...

Best Dartmoor Outdoor Activities, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Outdoor Activities, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Walking This is the most popular activity on Dartmoor. Walk the high moors and visit the National Park's famous tors. We'd also recommend walking Dartmoor's many gorges and valleys. They're magnificent. There are plenty of other types of walks which take you around reservoirs or to prehistoric si...

Manaton Old Road, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Manaton Old Road, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

A road climbs from Bovey Tracey and the National Trust's Parke Estate to Trendlebere Down. From there, it continues to Becky Falls Woodland Park, Water/Freeland and Manaton. At the bottom of Trendlebere Down there's a byway open to all traffic that runs through Houndtor Wood to Water/Freelan...

Manaton Rocks Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Manaton Rocks Walk, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Start at the car park near Manaton St Winifred Church and go through the churchyard. Follow the fenced path to the right up the hill. Clamber up the rocks for 360 views of Bowerman's Nose (very small from this distance on the side of Hayne Down), North Bovey and Hunter's Tor (Lustleigh Cleave/East D...

The Sandy Park Inn, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

The Sandy Park Inn, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Between Castle Drogo and Chagford Castle Drogo is one of Dartmoor's, and the Westcountry's, most popular attractions. There are three pubs within easy walking distance of the National Trust property. Fingle Bridge Inn is located in a famous beauty spot. The Drewe Arms is on the Two Moors Way. Les...

Kestor Inn, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park

Kestor Inn, Manaton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Pub by one of the most beautiful valleys in Dartmoor National Park Wonderful location. Situated above one of the most beautiful valleys in Dartmoor National Park, the Kestor Inn is a stroll away from England's first National Nature Reserve, one of Dartmoor's most popular family visitor attraction...