Things To Do near Belstone

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Ramsley Mine and Ramsley Mine Chimney, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Ramsley Mine and Ramsley Mine Chimney, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Ramsley Mine and Ramsley Mine Chimney rise above South Zeal near the northern border of Dartmoor National Park. They're located on Ramsley Hill and Ramsley Common. Copper was mined here from the 1850s to 1909. A local information board reads 'when the turnpike bypassing [South Zeal] was...

Ramsley Hill and Ramsley Common, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Ramsley Hill and Ramsley Common, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Ramsley is a cluster of houses and a farm on the edge of the village South Zeal. Ramsley Hill and Ramsley Common overlook the village and provide stunning views south west to Cosdon Hill. There's parking on the eastern side of Ramsley Hill and Ramsley Common. It's also on the Taw-Teign Link...

Okehampton Arcade, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Arcade, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 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...

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

Okehampton Old Town Park Local Nature Reserve, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 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...

Church House, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park

Church House, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

In the middle of Dartmoor's most famous village, next to the 'Cathedral of the Moor', is the National Trust's Sextons Cottage and Church House. It's a beautiful and popular building. Up by the northern border of the National Park is the even more impressive South Tawton Church House. Ac...

Museum of Dartmoor Life, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Museum of Dartmoor Life, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 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...

Seven Stars Inn, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park

Seven Stars Inn, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

There's a cluster of pretty villages up by the northern border of Dartmoor National Park. South Tawton is one of them. At the heart of the village, across the square from South Tawton St Andrew's Church and the magnificent Church House, is the Seven Stars Inn. 'Holiday in Dartmoor' helps visitors...

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

Best Dartmoor Rainy Day Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 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...

South Tawton St Andrew's Church, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park

South Tawton St Andrew's Church, South Tawton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Drive the A30 across the top of Dartmoor from Devon towards Cornwall and you'll see a tall, beautiful church tower against the backdrop of the vast Cosdon Hill. This is South Tawton St Andrew's Church. We've positioned the church on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see...

Okehampton Castle (English Heritage), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Castle (English Heritage), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Family attraction Okehampton Castle is an English Heritage property located on the north west border of Dartmoor National Park. The castle is situated near the only two mountains in southern England. To visit, head for Okehampton. Once you are in the town, the castle is well signposted. We've...

Oke Tor, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

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

Splendid rocky outcrop south of Belstone. There's a great circular walk from this moorland village to Oke Tor that we highly recommend. Good for wild camping too. The River Taw flows through the low ground here and across the valley to the east is Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill). From O...

Metheral Hill, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Metheral Hill, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 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...

Raybarrow Pool, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Raybarrow Pool, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Avoid. Dartmoor's a great National Park for young kids. Its highest ground is easily accessible and its landscape provides few real problems if you're properly prepared. There are, however, a few places that are genuinely dangerous. We'd place Raybarrow Pool at the top of the list. We've posit...

Little Hound Tor, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Little Hound Tor, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

As the name suggests, Little Hound Tor is a small, rocky outcrop near Hound Tor to the south of Cosdon Hill and Cosdon Beacon. Little Hound Tor offers exceptional views of Dartmoor's high north plateau and the gentler, rolling hills of the eastern section of the National Park. We've positioned Littl...

West Mill Tor, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

West Mill Tor is an impressive rocky outcrop on the fringe of Dartmoor's north plateau close to the north border of the National Park. In the shadow of Dartmoor's highest ground at Yes Tor and High Willhays, West Mill Tor is just south of the British Army's Okehampton Camp. We've positioned West Mil...