Things To Do near Great Links Tor

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Little Links Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Little Links Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Little Links Tor is a small rocky outcrop a short walk to the west of Great Links Tor on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. We've positioned Little Links Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. See our Great Links Tor listing for directions. From...

Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused) was a commercial venture selling peat from Dartmoor's high moorland. Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused) was built to transport this peat from the moor to Bridestowe. Today, the disused trackbed of the peatworks railway provides safe and easy access to Dartmoor's...

Higher Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Higher Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Higher Dunna Goat and Lower Dunna Goat are two small rocky outcrops near Great Links Tor on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. See our Lower Dunna Goat listing for more information. We've positioned Higher Dunna Goat on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its locatio...

Lower Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Lower Dunna Goat, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

One of a pair of small rocky outcrops overlooking Rattle Brook, Lower Dunna Goat is situated between Great Links Tor and Bleak House in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. Higher Dunna Goat is a very short walk away to the north. Both tors are on the edge of the interior of Dartmoor's nor...

Hunt Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Hunt Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

This is a remote tor on the boggy Woodcock Hill. Near Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused), Hunt Tor is very easily accessible on the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused). We've positioned Hunt Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Hunt Tor is one for the...

Rattle Brook, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Rattle Brook, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Rattle Brook rises by the Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused) on remote moorland in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. It flows past Bleak House with Green Tor to the east and Higher and Lower Dunna Goat Tors to the west. Beyond Rattlebrook Mine (Disused), it runs between Amicombe Hill...

Bleak House, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Bleak House, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

According to the Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery in 'High Dartmoor': 'The peat-works are situated at the bottle-neck of the mire ... When the works first gave promise of financial success and the railway from Bridestowe was built in 1879, the manager was provided with a house eight hundred yards down...

Green Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Green Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Green Tor is situated by the headwaters of Rattle Brook and Green Tor Water on the flank of Amicombe Hill in the western section of Dartmoor National Park. The tor overlooks Bleak House which was once part of Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused). The huge and impressive Great Links Tor is nearby. De...

Gren Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Gren Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Along with its neighbour Hunt Tor, Gren Tor is a small outcrop located on boggy moorland by the headwaters of the River Lyd. Like Hunt Tor, it's easily accessible from the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused). We've positioned Gren Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to se...

Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

In his 'Guide to Dartmoor', William Crossing wrote: 'These works were established in 1878, and the railway from Bridestowe Station for the conveyance of the peat was cut in the following year. Operations did not continue very long, nor have the endeavours to re-start them that have more than once...

Rattlebrook Hill, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Rattlebrook Hill, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Rattle Brook is a relatively small waterway flowing from high moor down to the River Tavy. Amicombe Hill curves east of Rattle Brook. Rattlebrook Hill rises steeply to the west of the brook. It's topped by a small granite outcrop called Chat Tor. It's fringed by much larger and more impressive...

Arms Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Arms Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Arms Tor is a very easily accessible collection of outcrops on the western fringe of Dartmoor's north moor. It's just north of the distinctive Brat Tor (Bray Tor) topped by Widgery Cross and sits below the immensely impressive Great Links Tor. The Dartmoor Inn at Lydford is nearby so it's a great to...

Great Nodden, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Great Nodden, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Great Nodden bulges out of the moor on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. Its east side drops very steeply down to the River Lyd. Its west side curves more gently to the trackbed of the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused) and the King Way. Grass paths rise to the top of Great Nodden pro...

Chat Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Chat Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

An isolated granite outcrop on Rattlebrook Hill, Chat Tor is part of a chain of tors running down the western flank of Dartmoor National Park. Chat Tor is small in comparison to many of its neighbouring outcrops. It's also one of the furthest west of that chain so it takes a little extra effort to v...

King Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

King Way, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

In his work 'Walking Dartmoor's Ancient Tracks: A guide to 28 routes', Eric Hemery writes: 'In an attempt to account for the name-origin of the track, we must rely on both documented history and tradition concerning 'the King's Posts'. Although a regular postal service between the smaller towns o...