Things To Do near Fitz Well and Cross

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The Halstock & Blackertor Studs, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

The Halstock & Blackertor Studs, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

If you're heading up to Okehampton Camp to walk or cycle Dartmoor's north moor, it's possible you'll pass herds of miniature ponies in fields belonging to the local Halstock & Blackertor Studs. Whilst the ponies are not part of a visitor attraction, they're so cute that you'll often see pe...

East Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Hill, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Dartmoor National Park provides plenty of incredible views. Few of these can be enjoyed from a thick carpet of bluebells. East Hill is one such location. In Spring, when the moorland here is covered with bluebells, it's a great place to picnic. East Hill is located above Okehampton...

East Hill Bluebell Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

East Hill Bluebell Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

In Spring, drive along the A30 as it skirts the northern border of Dartmoor National Park and you'll see purple moorland above Okehampton. This is the showing of bluebells on East Hill near the British Army's Okehampton Camp. It's up there with the best areas of bluebells in the National Park. Re...

Adventure Okehampton, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Adventure Okehampton, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

As the name suggests, this is an adventure activity company based in Okehampton on the north west border of Dartmoor National Park. They provide an extraordinary range of activities taking advantage of their location below the only two mountains in southern England. Perfect for holiday adventure act...

Dartmoor Railway, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Railway, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Dartmoor Railway at Okehampton Station in Okehampton Dartmoor Railway is based at Okehampton Station in Okehampton on the north west border of Dartmoor National Park. Once the railway station for Okehampton, today Dartmoor Railway specialises in leisure trips. Heritage trips and special events...

Granite Way Cycles Hire, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Granite Way Cycles Hire, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Granite Way is a popular multiuse trail on the north western fringe of Dartmoor National Park. You can horse ride, walk, run or cycle the route. If you fancy the latter but don't have a bike then you can hire one at either Devon Cycle Hire or Granite Way Cycles Hire. The latter is situated...

Okehampton Station Visitor Centre, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Station Visitor Centre, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The sign in our main photo to this listing reads Okehampton Station Visitor Centre but we'd describe Okehampton Station as a visitor hub. The beginning/end of the Granite Way, home to Dartmoor Railway, Adventure Okehampton and YHA accommodation, the station is situated below Dartmoor's highest gr...

Best Dartmoor Wildlife, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

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

National Nature Reserves East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve. England's first National Nature Reserve in the east section of Dartmoor near the National Park gateway town Bovey Tracey and the iconic tor Haytor Rocks. Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve. Once featured on the BBC's '...

Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Okehampton Camp is used by the British Army. Clearly, it's not a visitor attraction. That said, it's a great reference point. The camp is situated on the edge of Dartmoor's north moor below southern England's only two mountains and a road climbs from Okehampton to the army buildings providing easy a...

Starling Roost Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Starling Roost Okehampton Camp, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Okehampton is a major Dartmoor gateway town located on the north west border of the National Park. A road climbs from the centre of town to Okehampton Camp. This army camp sits below the highest ground in southern England and is where you'll see vast flocks of starlings roosting in the trees that fr...

Okehampton Camp to West Cleave Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Camp to West Cleave Circular Walk, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

West Cleave is a stunning place. Whilst you can walk in from all directions, our favourite approach is from the west. There are a number of circular walks you can complete from the Okehampton Camp area. Note that this is one of the best areas on Dartmoor for bluebells in Spring. From Okehampton,...

Okehampton Old Town Park Local Nature Reserve, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Okehampton Old Town Park Local Nature Reserve, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

If you're visiting English Heritage's Okehampton Castle then we'd recommend a walk in Okehampton Old Town Park Local Nature Reserve afterwards. There's access via the car park by the castle. Salmon can be seen in the West Okement River.  Note that the Two Castles Trail and the West Devon Way...

Okehampton Castle (English Heritage), Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

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

Family attraction Okehampton Castle is an English Heritage property located on the north west border of Dartmoor National Park. The castle is situated near the only two mountains in southern England. To visit, head for Okehampton. Once you are in the town, the castle is well signposted. We've...

Moor Brook Stepping Stones, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park

Moor Brook Stepping Stones, Okehampton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

In the western section of Halstock Wood, near Lower Halstock, is a small set of stepping stones next to what looks like a ford that you can use to cross Moor Brook. They are impassable after heavy rain. When they are impassable, use the public footpath that runs through Lower Halstock. Paths are mar...

Ten Tors Challenge, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Ten Tors Challenge, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Head out onto Dartmoor during Winter and early Spring and you'll see groups of teenagers fully kitted out yomping the moors. They're practicing for, arguably, Dartmoor's most famous event, the Ten Tors Challenge. Every May, thousands of teenagers converge on Okehampton Camp, in sight of West...