Things To Do near Postbridge

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Bellever Tor & Forest Circular Walk, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Tor & Forest Circular Walk, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Bellever Tor Explore the heart of Dartmoor around Bellever Tor. The tor is a local beauty spot known for its excellent panoramic views. We describe lots of different routes to this beauty spot in our Bellever Tor listing. The circular walk outlined below takes in forest, moorland and tors...

Bellever Settlements, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Settlements, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre There's a superb Dartmoor prehistory exhibition on the second floor of Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre. A section of the exhibition covers Dartmoor settlements. We'd recommend popping into the visitor centre before exploring Bellever's prehisto...

White Ridge Stone Row, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

White Ridge Stone Row, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Just east of Fernworthy Forest, on Hurston Ridge, is an impressive and well-known stone row. It's one of many stone rows in and around Fernworthy. Some are located in the forest. Others create ancient avenues on the moors. Perhaps the most difficult to find is the stone row on White Ridge. Situated...

Broad Down, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Broad Down, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

If you're heading to Fur Tor or Cut Hill from Postbridge, it's likely you'll be walking over, or around, Broad Down. It's a beautiful spot offering great views of the East Dart River. Broad Down forms part of a lovely circular walk from Postbridge to the East Dart River Waterfall and back again....

Bellever Tor, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park

Bellever Tor, Bellever, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Look at the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map and you'll see Bellever Tor marked as a beauty spot providing panoramic views of the National Park. Situated in the heart of Dartmoor overlooking Bellever Forest, the tor is near Postbridge and its famous Postbridge Clapper Bridge. Given...

Lichway/Lych Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Lichway/Lych Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

This is a practical guide to walking the Lichway or Lych Way in Dartmoor National Park. When walking the trail, you'll come across plenty of signs and waymarkers using the 'Lichway' spelling so we follow this naming convention. In addition, when exploring Dartmoor's ancient trackways, we use Eric He...

East Dart River Waterfall, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

East Dart River Waterfall, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

With its rocky high ground and numerous rivers, Dartmoor National Park has many waterfalls. In Lydford Gorge (National Trust) and Canonteign Falls, water falls from a great height. In Becky Falls Woodland Park and Yealm Steps Waterfall, water tumbles dramatically over rocks. The waterfall on the upp...

Warren House Inn, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Warren House Inn, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Highest pub in southern England Essential visiting. The highest pub in southern England, the Warren House Inn looks out across one of the most beautiful areas of moorland in Dartmoor National Park. Autumn is particularly stunning. Clearly, it's great walking country. There's also a wealth...

White Ridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

White Ridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Fernworthy Forest is the largest forest in Dartmoor National Park. Its southern border runs along high moorland that's visible from miles around. This high moorland is formed by Assycombe Hill and White Ridge. The latter is a broad ridge of moorland between Stannon Tor and Sittaford Tor/The Grey Wet...

Water Hill, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Water Hill, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The B3212 is Dartmoor's main trans-moorland road. The Warren House Inn is located on this road looking out across spectacular moorland to Headland Warren, Birch Tor, English Heritage's Grimspound and Hamel Down. Given these beautiful views, most people walk in this direction. However, the pub sits b...

King's Oven, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

King's Oven, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

One of Dartmoor's many curious place names, the Dartmoor expert William Crossing states that' we shall hardly be wrong in supposing that [the name King's Oven] was derived not from being a furnace connected with tinworks belonging to Henry III., but to a much earlier king, for there cannot be a doub...

Powdermills Pottery, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Powdermills Pottery, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Drive the B3212 through the heart of Dartmoor National Park and you'll see tall chimney stacks and a cluster of buildings in a remote moorland location near Bellever Forest. This is where gunpowder used to be manufactured. Today, it's the location of local businesses including Powdermills Pottery...

Powdermills Pottery Cream Tea, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Powdermills Pottery Cream Tea, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

This is a great spot for a cream tea, some shopping and an explore of one of Dartmoor's more quirky points of interest at Powdermills. There's parking available but it's also fun to walk in on the ancient Lichway/Lych Way via either Two Bridges or Postbridge/Bellever Forest. We've positio...

Dartmoor Cream Teas, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Cream Teas, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Most major visitor attractions, hotels, pubs and cafes sell cream teas on Dartmoor. Whilst exploring and photographing the National Park, we've enjoyed cream teas in the following superb locations and would recommend visits.   National Trust Castle Drogo. Finch Foundry. Lydf...

Headland Warren and Headland Warren Farm, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Headland Warren and Headland Warren Farm, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Study a map of Dartmoor and you'll see plenty of places named 'warren'. For example, in the south west section of the National Park, Hentor Warren, Ditsworthy Warren, Willings Walls Warren, Legistor Warren and Trowlesworthy Warren are names given to moorland on either side of the River P...