Things To Do near Langstone Cottage

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Pew Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Pew Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

To the west of the Park with great views down to Tavistock and the Tamar Valley AONB. To the north, you’ll see the Staple Tors and Great Mis Tor and to the east King's Tor and a number of disused quarries. To the south east is Burrator Reservoir. Pew Tor is an easy walk from the large car park...

Windypost Cross, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Windypost Cross, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Owing to its location, Windypost Cross is one of the most visited stone crosses in the National Park. Situated on Whitchurch Common above Tavistock and by the B3357, Windypost Cross is very easily accessible from the large car park at Tavistock View Point. It stands next to the Grimstone and So...

Whitchurch Common, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Whitchurch Common, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying Google map and you'll see lots of grass paths and tracks crossing moorland. These give you a sense of the popularity of Whitchuch Common. Other clues are provided by the size of the car parking area by the B3357 and the fact that the area is a w...

Feather Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Feather Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Feather Tor is a small rocky outcrop on Whitchurch Common on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. It rises above Windypost Cross and Grimstone and Sortridge Leat. The tor provides top views and is part of some great circular walks in the area. We've positioned Feather Tor on Google maps so...

Tavistock View Point, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock View Point, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

It takes effort to enjoy many of Dartmoor's best views. Others, like Tavistock View Point, are very easily accessible and require just a few steps. Situated at the western end of a very large car parking area off the B3357, the Tavistock View Point looks out across Tavistock and the Tamar Valley Are...

Heckwood Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Heckwood Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Heckwood Tor is a collection of outcrops on the edge of a finger of open moorland on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. Feather Tor is a short stroll away to the north west. The impressive Pew Tor is close to the south west. The tor overlooks a section of the Walkham Valley. This private la...

Vixen Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Vixen Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

'No admittance. Vixen Tor is private land and closed to the general public. Please do not trespass.'

Little Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Little Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

This is one of three tors forming The Staple Tors near the B3357 on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. Little Staple Tor is closest to the road. The moor climbs to Middle Staple Tor and then the impressive Great Staple Tor. We'd recommend visiting Little Staple Tor on your way to the famous...

Cox Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Cox Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Awesome views. Great place from which to watch the sun set over the Westcountry. Very easily accessible from a large car parking area on the western edge of Dartmoor's high moor. Cox Tor is also superb as part of a circular walk taking in Roos Tor and The Staple Tors. We've positioned Cox Tor on...

Middle Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Middle Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

As the name suggests, this is the middle tor of three rocky outcrops collectively known as The Staple Tors. Little Staple Tor is about 50 metres further down the moor. Great Staple Tor is just over 20 metres up the moor. All three tors are easily accessible from the car parking areas along the B3357...

Cox, Roos and The Staple Tors Circular Walk, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Cox, Roos and The Staple Tors Circular Walk, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

This walk takes in one of the National Park's most impressive and photographed tors and provides huge views over the Westcountry. The terrain is relatively easy and the walk is close to Tavistock. Start at the large car parking area on the B3357 at Pork Hill/Barn Hill between Tavistock and Merriv...

Merrivale Quarry, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Merrivale Quarry, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

In his work 'High Dartmoor', Eric Hemery writes: 'William Duke opened his Tor Quarry in 1876, its operations absorbing the old sett-making craft previously carried out under the Steeple Tors. Harris states in Industriology that granite from the quarry was supplied to Pethicks of Swell T...

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Haytor Rocks and Hound Tor are, arguably, the most photographed tors in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. The Staple Tors are the most photographed in the west. The Staple Tors rise in a line from the B3357 to the top of a dome of moorland. Little Staple Tor is closest to the road and a...

Dartmoor Inn, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Inn, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Tors and prehistory The B3357 cuts across Dartmoor. The Dartmoor Inn is located on the side of the road between Princetown and Tavistock. The inn sits below some of Dartmoor's finest tors and across the road from some of the National Park's best prehistory. It's a top Dartmoor location.  ...

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Tor/walking One of Dartmoor's most photographed and dramatic tors, Great Staple Tor is located in the west section of the National Park where high moor sweeps down to Tavistock and the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We've positioned Great Staple Tor on Google maps so zoo...