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Shavercombe Tor and Waterfall, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Shavercombe Tor and Waterfall, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Shavercombe Tor is a relatively small collection of outcrops and granite boulders on the western bank of Shavercombe Brook on the edge of Dartmoor's high south moor. The tor is near a waterfall and pool that are popular with Dartmoor enthusiasts and wild swimmers. We've positioned Shave...

Upper Plym Valley (English Heritage), Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Upper Plym Valley (English Heritage), Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The English Heritage Handbook states that the Upper Plym Valley has 'some 300 Bronze Age and medieval sites, covering 6 square miles of Dartmoor landscape'. Roughly speaking, these sites can be found on the moor between Plym Head and Cadover Bridge. Between these two points of interest, the...

Lee Moor, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Lee Moor, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Lee Moor is in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. It drops from the high south moor down to Whitehill Yeo China Clay Works, Lee Moor China Clay Works and Shaugh Lake China Clay Works. To the west are the Trowlesworthy Tors and the Trowlesworthy Stone Rows. Beyond those are Cadover Bridg...

Shavercombe Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Shavercombe Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Langcombe Hill is a huge, flat area of moorland on Dartmoor's high south moor. Many rivers and brooks rises on its flanks. Erme Head is to the north. Yealm Head is to the south. Shavercombe Head is to the west. From its headwaters, Shavercombe Brook runs down to Shavercombe Waterfall and Shaverco...

492, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

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

On the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, in a remote and featureless section of moorland on Dartmoor's south moor, is a trig point. This is 492. We've positioned 492 on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. There's not much up there but if you have the...

Ditsworthy Warren House Spielberg's War Horse, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Ditsworthy Warren House Spielberg's War Horse, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

'Finally in Dartmoor we found a derelict building in the middle of nowhere that we brought back to life. It had 360-degree views, which give it a sense of being part of something huge and imposing the expanse of skies, the force of the elements and that created a beauty beyond what we had hoped for....

Ditsworthy Warren House Ford, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Ditsworthy Warren House Ford, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Ditsworthy Warren House is a ruin on Dartmoor. It was used in Steven Spielberg's film 'War Horse'. Just south west of the ruin is a ford, or crossing place, on the River Plym. This is Ditsworthy Warren House Ford. We've positioned Ditsworthy Warren House Ford on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satel...

Eastern Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Eastern Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Eastern Tor is a scatter of granite by Ditsworthy Warren House in the southern section of Dartmoor. A track runs past the tor and climbs north east to Drizzle Combe. It's easily accessible from the car parking area by Sheepstor Brook Ford and Scout Hut Copse. We've positioned Eastern Tor on Googl...

Shell Top, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Shell Top, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The views from Shell Top are immense. The rocky outcrop looks down on the China Clay Workings, Plymouth and Plymouth Sound. The South Devon coast runs east. The East Cornwall coats runs west. You can also see the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bodmin Moor and Cornish Alps beyond.

Drizzle Combe Standing Stones, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Drizzle Combe Standing Stones, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Dartmoor National Park is home to the highest point in southern England, the longest stone row in the world and the most remote spot in the Westcountry. It's also where you'll find a high number of standing stones or menhirs. The tallest, at over 3 metres, is at Drizzle Combe. One of three...

Drizzle Combe Giant's Basin, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Drizzle Combe Giant's Basin, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

In 'High Dartmoor', Eric Hemery wrote: 'The huge despoiled cairn near the barrow heading the southernmost row is known as Giants Basin [sic]; Bill Pengelly told me that many of its stones were taken by Ditsworthy warreners for constructing their rabbit-buries.'

Great Trowlesworthy Tor, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Great Trowlesworthy Tor, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Trowlesworthy Tors are situated close to the south western border of Dartmoor National Park. Little Trowlesworthy Tor sits below Great Trowlesworthy Tor between the River Plym/Cadover Bridge and the high south moor. The views from Great Trowlesworthy are superb. Moving clockwise, you'll see t...

Drizzle Combe Stone Rows, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Drizzle Combe Stone Rows, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

In his superb 'The Field Archaeoogy of Dartmoor', Phil Newman writes: 'The majority of menhirs are associated with stone rows, forming the terminals at one end of the row. These may have existed before the rows were added or were erected as a deliberate element of the row. The three stone rows at...

Little Trowlesworthy Tor, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Little Trowlesworthy Tor, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

We've positioned Little Trowlesworthy Tor on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, you can walk from the car parking areas at Cadover Bridge that spans the River Plym or from the car parking area by Blackaton Cross. It's possible to wander down from the ca...

Drizzle Combe Settlements, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Drizzle Combe Settlements, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Look at the Upper Plym Valley area (follow the River Plym upstream from Cadover Bridge to Plym Head) on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map and you'll see a high number of settlements. By Drizzle Combe, there are the remains of a large settlement at Whittenknowles Rocks a...