Things To Do near Hurston Ridge/Chagford Common Stone Row

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Bennett's Cross, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Bennett's Cross, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Bennett's Cross is one of Dartmoor's most famous and easily accessible stone crosses.   Recommended route to Bennett's Cross for the first time Located by the side of the B3212 near the Warren House Inn, there are a number of parking areas along the road from which one can walk to the...

King's Oven, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

King's Oven, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

One of Dartmoor's many curious place names, the Dartmoor expert William Crossing states that' we shall hardly be wrong in supposing that [the name King's Oven] was derived not from being a furnace connected with tinworks belonging to Henry III., but to a much earlier king, for there cannot be a doub...

Water Hill, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Water Hill, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The B3212 is Dartmoor's main trans-moorland road. The Warren House Inn is located on this road looking out across spectacular moorland to Headland Warren, Birch Tor, English Heritage's Grimspound and Hamel Down. Given these beautiful views, most people walk in this direction. However, the pub sits b...

Fernworthy Assycombe Stone Row, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Assycombe Stone Row, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

One of Dartmoor National Park's more understated stone rows, Fernworthy Assycombe Stone Row is tucked away in a clearing in the Assycombe section of Fernworthy Forest. We've positioned Fernworthy Assycombe Stone Row on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its lo...

Heath Stone, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Heath Stone, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Spend time exploring Dartmoor and you'll come across plenty of curious sights. From rubber ducks dressed as Santa to carved commandments stones, giant chairs to tiny metal crosses, there seems to be endless detail to keep you entertained. One such curiosity is the Heath Stone on the eastern edge of...

Fernworthy Assycombe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Assycombe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Fernworthy Forest is a big place. It's surprisingly easy to get lost in its maze of forestry tracks and uniform conifers. As such, the forest is split into a northern and southern section. Fernworthy Assycombe is to the south and is named after Assycombe Hill that peaks at 497 metres above sea level...

Fernworthy Reservoir Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Reservoir Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Beautiful reservoir walk in the Chagford area of Dartmoor National Park Dartmoor is known for its moorland walks. We'd also recommend exploring its many wooded valleys and reservoirs. This walk follows a path that skirts Fernworthy Reservoir in the Chagford area of Dartmoor National Park. It's a...

Warren House Inn, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Warren House Inn, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Highest pub in southern England Essential visiting. The highest pub in southern England, the Warren House Inn looks out across one of the most beautiful areas of moorland in Dartmoor National Park. Autumn is particularly stunning. Clearly, it's great walking country. There's also a wealth...

Fernworthy Picnic Area, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Picnic Area, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

South west of Chagford, Fernworthy Forest wraps around the beautiful Fernworthy Reservoir. A road rises from Chagford to a car park at the entrance to Fernworthy Forest. There are information boards, public toilets and a picnic area that runs down to the edge of the water. The views across...

The Devil's Playing Cards/The Ace Fields, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

The Devil's Playing Cards/The Ace Fields, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

According to the Dartmoor expert William Crossing, 'Jan Reynolds once entered into a compact with a stranger, who turned out to be the Prince of Darkness, and failing to keep it became his victim. Seven years after the meeting Jan was discovered indulging in a nap in Widecombe Church on a Sunday...

Fernworthy Reservoir Potter's Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Reservoir Potter's Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

There's a large public car park by Fernworthy Reservoir at the entrance to Fernworthy Forest. Fernworthy Reservoir Potter's Walk starts, and ends, at the car park. A local information board we photographed back in January 2010 reads: 'Potter's Walk. Footpath suitable for disable...

Fernworthy Hut Circles, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Hut Circles, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Fernworthy Forest and the surrounding moorland are home to a high number of prehistoric sites. Highlights include Fernworthy Stone Circle and Hurston Ridge/Chagford Common Stone Row. The most common prehistoric sites you'll see are hut circles. There's a particularly good example just off...

Fernworthy Bird Hide, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Bird Hide, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

We've positioned Fernworthy Bird Hide on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, follow the road that climbs from Chagford to Fernworthy Reservoir. Continue past the main car park at the entrance to the forest until you come to the southern end of the re...

Headland Warren and Headland Warren Farm, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Headland Warren and Headland Warren Farm, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Study a map of Dartmoor and you'll see plenty of places named 'warren'. For example, in the south west section of the National Park, Hentor Warren, Ditsworthy Warren, Willings Walls Warren, Legistor Warren and Trowlesworthy Warren are names given to moorland on either side of the River P...

Fernworthy Forest, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fernworthy Forest, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Over the years, we've met plenty of people who would put a day exploring Fernworthy Forest and Fernworthy Reservoir above any other experience in Dartmoor National Park. Whilst there are other forests and conifer plantations surrounding reservoirs in Dartmoor, none has the scale and presence of...