Things To Do near South Zeal

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East Okement Valley, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Okement Valley, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The East Okement River rises by the army ring road on Okement Hill high on Dartmoor's north plateau. It flows north over Deep Ford and Henry's Ford to the popular crossing point Cullever Steps. Beyond a wild swimming pool, below Scarey Tor, the river cuts the beautiful East Okement Valley that runs...

East Okement River, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Okement River, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Okehampton is one of Dartmoor's gateway towns. It sits beneath the highest ground in the National Park. As clouds are blown across Cornwall, they hit this high ground and dump rain on the moors. The rain collects in rivers and flows downhill back towards the coast. The River Okement is one such wate...

Rustor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

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

Unusually for a Dartmoor tor, Rustor has its name carved into its granite. A small outcrop between Belstone Tors/Higher Tor and Oke Tor, its flat top makes it a nice spot for a picnic. The views across the north moor are superb. We've positioned Rustor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite'...

White Moor Stone Circle, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

White Moor Stone Circle, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

White Moor Stone Circle is probably the best located circle on Dartmoor. Langstone Moor Stone Circle in the west of the National Park and Nine Maidens Stone Circle to the north come close but White Moor Stone Circle's location on the edge of Dartmoor's north plateau offers massive views of sout...

Moor Brook, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Moor Brook rises near West Mill Tor on Dartmoor's north plateau. It flows down to Okehampton Camp on its way to Lower Halstock. The brook tumbles through Halstock Wood and meets the East Okement River at West Cleave in the East Okement Valley. This last stretch of Moor Brook is stunning. We've po...

White Moor Stone, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

White Moor Stone, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

White Moor Stone is a remote, stocky standing stone by White Moor Stone Circle on Dartmoor's north plateau. The location and views are exceptional. We've positioned White Moor Stone on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Please see our White Moor Stone Circle...

Scarey Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

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

Scarey Tor is a small rocky outcrop near Cullever Steps and Cullever Steps Pool on the edge of Dartmoor's north moor. The East Okement River flows fast in the valley below the tor. The Nine Maidens Stone Circle and Tarka Trail are nearby. The tor offers superb views of West Cleave, Mid Devon and Exm...

Roman Chair, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

In his work 'High Dartmoor', the Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery writes: 'On the north slope of the hill, a little below the Iron Age fort and surrounded by furze bushes of great height, is a small unrecorded outcrop presenting the appearance of a huge stone chair. John Hodge [a local farmer] was tol...

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...

Winter Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

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

Winter Tor is one of the high number of rocky outcrops on the broad ridge extending south of Watchet Hill by Belstone. On the western flank of the ridge, Winter Tor is less visited than Belstone Tors, Higher Tor and Oke Tor. Henry's Ford and East Okement Farm are below. We've positioned Winter To...

Metheral Hill, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

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

Metheral Hill isn't on most people's list of hills and tors to visit in Dartmoor National Park. Located at the south eastern end of Taw Marsh in the northern section of the Park, Metheral is in the shadow of the impressive conical of Steeperton Tor. It's a shame people don't visit as...

Ashbury Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Ashbury Tor isn't marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map which is a shame as the views from the top of its outcrops are wonderful, especially if you like a mix of wooded valley and high moorland. We've positioned Ashbury Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting...

East Hill Hillfort, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Hill Hillfort, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

By the north border of Dartmoor National Park, at the northernmost point of the moor where the land sweeps down to Okehampton and the Mid Devon countryside, is a spur of land above the place where the East Okement River meets the smaller Moor Brook. Marked as a 'Settlement' on the Ordnance Survey Ex...

East Hill Hillfort Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Hill Hillfort Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This circular walk covers the northernmost section of moorland and river valley in Dartmoor National Park. It takes you past a miniature pony stud, connects with the Tarka Trail in the beautiful East Okement Valley and climbs up to an Iron Age hillfort. In Spring, it also takes you through one of th...

Cullever Steps, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

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

The highest ground in southern England rises in Dartmoor National Park. It rains. As a consequence, many of South West England's most famous rivers have their headwaters on this high ground and then flow down to the coast. Clearly, these rivers need to be crossed. Whilst Dartmoor's striking...