Things To Do near Heltor Rock

Page 1 of 963 Results
Steps Bridge to Heltor Rock Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Steps Bridge to Heltor Rock Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Most people head to Steps Bridge to explore Dunsford Local Nature Reserve, the River Teign and the eastern section of Fingle Woods. We'd also recommend wandering up to Heltor Rock for super views of the local area and beyond. Start at Steps Bridge car park. This is on the south side of the Ri...

Bridford Wood (National Trust), Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Bridford Wood (National Trust), Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

If you're feeling energetic, you can follow the River Teign through a stunning wooded gorge and valley all the way from the National Trust's Castle Drogo in the west to Steps Bridge in the east. Whiddon Deer Park and Whiddon Wood are at the mouth of the gorge to the west. Bridford Wood is at the tal...

Steps Bridge, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Steps Bridge, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Built at the beginning of the 19th century, Steps Bridge spans the River Teign near the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park. We've positioned Steps Bridge on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. There's a car park just up the hill to the west of t...

Dunsford Wood Wild Daffodil Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Wood Wild Daffodil Circular Walk, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Dunsford Wood, owned by the National Trust and run as a Nature Reserve by Devon Wildlife Trust, is located to the east of Castle Drogo and the Teign Gorge (National Trust) near the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park. It's beautiful any time of the year but early Spring brings a...

Dunsford Local Nature Reserve, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Local Nature Reserve, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Run by the Devon Wildlife Trust in woods owned by the National Trust, Dunsford Nature Reserve is best known for its early show of wild daffodils at the onset of Spring. We'd recommend this Dunsford Wood Wild Daffodil Circular Walk. To visit Dunsford Nature Reserve, head for Steps Bridge near D...

Dunsford Wood (National Trust), Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Wood (National Trust), Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Owned by the National Trust, Dunsford Wood is to the east of the Teign Gorge (National Trust) and Castle Drogo where the River Teign flows under Steps Bridge on its way to the coast. Steep wooded sides rise from the valley floor which, in early spring is carpeted with wild daffodils. According to...

Dunsford Stepping Stones, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford Stepping Stones, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Walking/rivers Downstream of Steps Bridge, spanning the River Teign, are a picturesque set of stepping stones connecting the village Dunsford and the National Trust's Bridford Wood. Whilst these are not named on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map or the Harvey British Mountain Map '...

Blackingstone Rock, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Blackingstone Rock, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Visit for the remarkable views. Located near Moretonhampstead in the north east section of Dartmoor, Blackingstone Rock offers quite exceptional views of the National Park's high moor. It's the sheer size and sweep of the views that mark them out. From Haytor Rocks to Hound Tor (East Dartmoo...

The Royal Oak Inn, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

The Royal Oak Inn, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Dartmoor, Exeter and South Devon The Royal Oak Inn is located in the village Dunsford on the north east border of Dartmoor National Park. Exeter is a short drive to the east. South Devon is easily accessible to the east and south.   Things to do around The Royal Oak Inn 'Holiday in...

Dunsford St Mary's Church, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Dunsford St Mary's Church, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

According to the 'Village of Dunsford' website, 'there has been a place of worship here since Saxon times. The present building dates from the 1420s'. Using information provided by English Heritage, the 'British Listed Buildings' website states that the 'church was dedicated in 1261 but the prese...

Kennick Reservoir, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Kennick Reservoir, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Largest of three reservoirs near the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park Trenchford, Tottiford and Kennick reservoirs 'lie within Dartmoor National Park. Created between 1861 and 1903 these beautiful lakes, along with Fernworthy, supply the Torbay area with the highest quality dri...

Mardon Down Headless Cross, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Mardon Down Headless Cross, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The Dartmoor expert William Crossing writes: 'On Mardon are some antiquarian remains, but they have been despoiled. About 1/3 m. on the R. soon after entering on the down the visitor will find some vestiges of a cairn known as Giant's Grave, 1,170 feet, and a little to the north of this part of a...

Mardon Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Mardon Down, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

There are a number of islands of open access moorland rising from surrounding farmland just south of the Teign Gorge and Fingle Woods in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. The largest is Mardon Down. At Mardon Down, two domes of moor are connected by a thin strip of land in whic...

Fingle Woods Halls Cleave/Cod Wood Circular Walk, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Fingle Woods Halls Cleave/Cod Wood Circular Walk, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The woods around Fingle Bridge in the Teign Gorge (National Trust) can get relatively crowded. Head east into Fingle Woods (National Trust/Woodland Trust) and you'll find fewer walkers. This is especially the case in Halls Cleave and Cod Wood. However, these are remarkably beautiful places teeming w...

Mardon Down Stone Circle, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park

Mardon Down Stone Circle, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Prehistory/views Dartmoor's stone circles are invariably situated in stunning locations. Arguably, Mardon Down Stone Circle provides the finest views. Positioned on top of an island of moorland in the north eastern section of the National Park, there are massive views from the stone circle to Dar...