Things To Do near Dewerstone Valley

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Cadworthy Wood (The Dewerstone area), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Cadworthy Wood (The Dewerstone area), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Dewerstone Valley is lined by woods. On the northern side of the River Plym, the Dewerstone Wood pushes north east into Cadworthy Wood. You can follow the bank of the River Plym from the foot of the Dewerstone Crags in Dewerstone Wood into Cadworthy Wood. It's a stunning walk in Autumn.

North Wood (The Dewerstone area), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

North Wood (The Dewerstone area), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Dewerstone Valley is one of Dartmoor's most beautiful steep-sided valleys. It's cut by the River Plym as it flows between Cadover Bridge to the north east and Shaugh Bridge to the south west. Up by Cadover Bridge is North Wood. We've positioned North Wood on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satel...

Dewerstone Valley Circular Walk, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Dewerstone Valley Circular Walk, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Dewerstone Valley is one of Dartmoor's many stunning wooded valleys. Located on the south west border of the National Park, the valley is cut by the River Plym as it flows from Crane Hill on Dartmoor's south plateau down to the city of Plymouth. This circular walk takes you around the lip of...

Wigford Down, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Wigford Down, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Wigford Down is open access land pushing north of the Dewerstone and Dewerstone Valley. You cross Wigford Down when walking the Dewerstone Valley Circular Walk. We've positioned Wigford Down on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location.

The Dewerstone, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

The Dewerstone, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Dewerstone is a well-known beauty spot in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. It's at the south west end of the Dewerstone Valley. The Dewerstone is known for its climbing routes. The vertical rock faces are marked the Dewerstone Crags on local information boards. The De...

Dewerstone Fort/Neolithic Enclosure, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Dewerstone Fort/Neolithic Enclosure, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

In his superb 'The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor', Phil Newman writes: 'Two somewhat enigmatic sites that may offer evidence of a Neolithic presence, apart from burial monuments, are the stone tor enclosures at Dewerstone and Whittor.' Nemwan notes that 'a curving double stone wall enclos...

Dewerstone Crags, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Dewerstone Crags, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

A local information board states that 'the popularity of climbing the Dewerstone Crags has resulted in considerable erosion of the fragile slopes from the crags to the main path ... The National Trust, Dartmoor National Park Authority and The British Mountaineering Council have worked together to re...

The Dewerstone Carrington Inscription, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

The Dewerstone Carrington Inscription, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Nicholas Thomas Carrington, or Nicholas Toms Carrington, was a poet. Born in Plymouth in 1777, he is known for two long poems called 'The Banks of the Tamar' and 'Dartmoor'. His name and the date of his death are cut into a rock at the top of Dewerstone Hill above the Dewerstone Crags. As you can se...

Dewerstone Hill, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Dewerstone Hill, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Down by the south western border of Dartmoor National Park is a finger of moorland pushing out from Wigford Down. This is Dewerstone Hill. It's one of Dartmoor's most popular beauty spots offering stunning views over South Devon, Plymouth, the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and...

Cadover Bridge Cross, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Cadover Bridge Cross, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Cadover Bridge Cross, or Cadover Cross, is situated near Cadover Bridge that spans the River Plym at the mouth of the Dewerstone Valley near the south western border of Dartmoor National Park. We've positioned the cross on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location....

Cadover Bridge, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Cadover Bridge, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Cadover Bridge is a very popular visitor location near the south western border of Dartmoor National Park close to Plymouth and the South Devon coast. The local area is packed with things to do from walking to wild swimming, picnics to a pub lunch. We've positioned Cadover Bridge on Google m...

Plym Valley (National Trust), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Plym Valley (National Trust), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

If you look at the Ordnance Survey Landranger 191 'Okehampton and North Dartmoor' map, you'll see three blocks of moorland and wooded valley demarcated as National Trust land. This is what we refer to as Plym Valley (National Trust). Roughly speaking, and following the OS map, ...

Marchant's Cross, Meavy, Dartmoor National Park

Marchant's Cross, Meavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Marchant's Cross is an impressive Dartmoor cross near Meavy and Lovaton south of Burrator Dam/Burrator Reservoir. Zoom in on the accompanying Google map to see its location. According to the Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery, Marchant's Cross lies on the Plympton to Tavistock Monastic Route. He describ...

Blackaton Cross (Restored), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Blackaton Cross (Restored), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Blackaton Cross is situated on the fringe of Dartmoor's south moor where moorland meets china clay works. We've positioned Blackaton Cross on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, head for Cadover Bridge and then follow the lane south east to Blackaton Cros...

River Plym, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Plym, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The River Plym rises at Plym Head on Dartmoor's south moor. Plym Head is close to Ducks' Pool and the William Crossing Memorial Stone/Monument on Crane Hill. The moorland forming Crane Hill is surprisingly easy to walk given the number of mires and headwaters in the general area. From Plym Head,...