Things To Do near Lydford

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Fur Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Fur Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Said to be the most remote area within Dartmoor National Park and, as a consequence, southern England, Fur Tor is essential visiting for any Dartmoor lover or anyone with a passion for the outdoors. The views from Fur Tor are exceptional, perhaps among the finest in the Park. Stood on one of th...

Great Kneeset, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Great Kneeset, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Great Kneeset is on the western edge of a large, boggy moorland plateau in the northern section of Dartmoor National Park. It's topped by granite outcrops and, for its location, is relatively easily accessible from the north via the army ring road and Dinger Tor. We've positioned Great Kneeset on...

Meldon Reservoir, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Meldon Reservoir, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Beautiful reservoir in the north west section of Dartmoor National Park Meldon Reservoir, or Meldon, is a local Dartmoor beauty spot in the north west section of the National Park. The reservoir sits below Yes Tor and High Willhays which are the only two mountains in southern England....

Fur Tor from Postbridge Circular Walk, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Fur Tor from Postbridge Circular Walk, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Walking to the most remote area of Dartmoor and southern England This is a big walk into the most remote area of Dartmoor National Park and southern England. There are many routes to Fur Tor but this one starts at Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre. It's the 'classic' Fur Tor ro...

High Willhays, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

High Willhays, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Dartmoor's highest ground is in the north west section of the National Park. Near Okehampton, the moors rise to a broad ridgeline on which are two tors. The most impressive tor at the northern end of the ridgeline is called Yes Tor. At the southern end is Dartmoor's highest summit High Willhays. The...

Dartmoor Cycling, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Cycling, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

This listing is intended as an introduction to cycling in, and around, Dartmoor National Park. For detail, we'd recommend buying a copy of Harvey British Mountain Map's 'Dartmoor and the surrounding area for cyclists for off-road cycling and cycle touring'.   Family Cycling Routes 1. G...

Dinger Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Dinger Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

An army ring road pushes out from Okehampton Camp on Dartmoor's north moor. On the ground, this army ring road is in fact a network of roads and tracks that provide easy access to remote moorland. At the south western extent of this ring road is Dinger Tor. It's a small rocky outcrop overlooking a l...

Dartmoor's Highest Points Circular Walk (High Willhays/Yes Tor), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor's Highest Points Circular Walk (High Willhays/Yes Tor), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Walking/Dartmoor's highest ground This circular walk takes in Dartmoor's highest points High Willhays and Yes Tor, the rare high altitude oak woodland Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve and the beautiful Upper West Okement Valley. You'll be walking Dartmoor's highest ground in...

Langstone Moor and Langstone Mire, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Langstone Moor and Langstone Mire, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

On the western side of Dartmoor National Park, close to the B3357 as it climbs from Tavistock to Merrivale, is a cluster of well known tors. Cox Tor, the Staple Tors and Great Mis Tor attract large numbers of walkers. Just beyond these is Langstone Moor with its stone circle, standing stone, st...

Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Dartmoor's stone circles tend to occupy stunning locations. Langstone Moor Stone Circle is no exception. Situated in a vast, open stretch of moorland with the bulk of Great Mis Tor rising to the south east, Langstone Moor Stone Circle is essential visiting if you're interested in Dartmoor's prehisto...

Best Dartmoor Walks, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Walks, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

We start with our top ten/best Dartmoor walks. These are aimed at keen walkers. We then move on to our best Dartmoor easy walks. These are aimed at those looking to experience Dartmoor National Park but who don't walk regularly/have young kids etc. We then list walks by theme and geograph...

Black Ridge, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Black Ridge, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 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. 5 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...

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

North-South (Track) Ancient Travel Route, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 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...

Longstone Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Longstone Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 5 miles away)

Stand at Meldon Reservoir Dam looking south west at Dartmoor's highest ground and you'll see a shoulder of moorland in front of you. This is Longstone Hill. A grass path climbs steeply from the dam to the broad, flat summit of the hill. From there, very obvious army tracks lead you up to...