Things To Do near Great Mis Tor

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Little Mis Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

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

Many of Dartmoor's most impressive tors have much smaller satellite outcrops a bit like planets with their moons. Great Links Tor has Little Links Tor. Great Staple Tor has Middle Staple Tor and Little Staple Tor. The vast bulk of Great Mis Tor has Little Mis Tor. Situated just south of Great Mis...

River Walkham, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Walkham, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The River Walkham rises on remote moorland on Dartmoor's north moor. The headwaters are about 2km south west of Fur Tor which is said to be the most remote place on Dartmoor and in southern England. Other famous Westcountry rivers such as the River Tavy and River Dart have their headwaters here as w...

Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Dartmoor's stone circles tend to occupy stunning locations. Langstone Moor Stone Circle is no exception. Situated in a vast, open stretch of moorland with the bulk of Great Mis Tor rising to the south east, Langstone Moor Stone Circle is essential visiting if you're interested in Dartmoor's prehisto...

Langstone Moor and Langstone Mire, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Langstone Moor and Langstone Mire, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

On the western side of Dartmoor National Park, close to the B3357 as it climbs from Tavistock to Merrivale, is a cluster of well known tors. Cox Tor, the Staple Tors and Great Mis Tor attract large numbers of walkers. Just beyond these is Langstone Moor with its stone circle, standing stone, st...

Roos Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

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

Roos is the northernmost tor in a cluster of outcrops on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. It's near the stunning and much photographed Great Staple Tor and overlooks Langstone Moor with its stone circle, standing stone and stone row. Great Mis Tor dominates to the east. The view north alo...

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile 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...

The Longstone Standing Stone (Langstone Moor), Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

The Longstone Standing Stone (Langstone Moor), Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Dartmoor has several 'longstones'. Long Stone Standing Stone (Shovel Down) is located on the moor above Chagford in the north eastern section of the National Park. The Longstone Standing Stone (Langstone Moor) is situated on the moor in the western section of Dartmoor. Both are part of prehistoric c...

Dartmoor Inn, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Inn, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile 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.  ...

Langstone Moor Stone Row, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Langstone Moor Stone Row, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Whilst it's very easy to locate Langstone Moor Stone Row, it's much more difficult to see/photograph its stones. Situated by The Longstone Standing Stone (Langstone Moor), the stone row runs south/north across tussocky moorland. We've positioned Langstone Moor Stone Row on Google maps so zoo...

Merrivale (English Heritage), Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Merrivale (English Heritage), Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

If time's restricted and you want to discover Dartmoor's internationally important prehistory then head for Merrivale. Stone rows, cairns, hut circles, cists, a standing stone and a stone circle are packed into a small area of moorland between Princetown and Tavistock on the western side of Dartmoor...

Best Dartmoor Prehistoric Sites, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Prehistoric Sites, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Stone Circles Scorhill Stone Circle. Very popular stone circle on the moor above Chagford. Head for Batworthy Corner and walk across. White Moor Stone Circle. Remote stone circle on the high north moor. The setting is stunning but it takes effort to visit. Nine Maidens Stone Circle. Impress...

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile 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...

Merrivale Stone Rows, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Merrivale Stone Rows, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Two long stone rows dominate the Merrivale prehistoric complex. They are separated by a leat. The stone row closest to the B3357 and to the north of the leat is about 180 metres or 590 feet long. The stone row to the south of the leat is about 260 metres or 850 feet long. A burial cist and circ...

Merrivale Cists, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

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

There are many burial cairns at Merrivale. In addition, there are two cists. A cist is a bit like a granite coffin. On Dartmoor, cists come in all shapes and sizes. One of the National Park's largest cists is just south of the largest stone row at Merrivale. One of Dartmoor's most dramatic is situat...

Merrivale Quarry, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Merrivale Quarry, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile 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...