Things To Do near East Dart River Waterfall

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Broad Down, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Broad Down, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

If you're heading to Fur Tor or Cut Hill from Postbridge, it's likely you'll be walking over, or around, Broad Down. It's a beautiful spot offering great views of the East Dart River. Broad Down forms part of a lovely circular walk from Postbridge to the East Dart River Waterfall and back again....

Statt's House Hill Peat Pass, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Statt's House Hill Peat Pass, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

This is a heavily eroded peat pass near the remains of Statt's House on Statt's House Hill/Winney's Down. It runs in a north east/south west direction. We've positioned Statt's House Hill Peat Pass on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, head...

Stannon Tor from Postbridge Walk, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Stannon Tor from Postbridge Walk, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Start at the large car park in Postbridge. Head east on the side of the main road over the bridge such that you are on the right hand side of the East Dart River. Follow the path north. It doglegs by the large house and wood at Hartyland (see the Ordnance Survey OL28 Dartmoor map for detail). You ar...

Brown's House (Ruin), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Brown's House (Ruin), Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The West Dart River rises on Dartmoor National Park's high north plateau in boggy, rough cut moorland close to southern England's most remote spot at Fur Tor. The river builds strength as it flows south cutting moorland valleys on its way past Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve to Tw...

Sittaford Stone Circle, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Sittaford Stone Circle, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Spring 2015 saw huge media and social media coverage of the 'discovery' of a stone circle near Sittaford Tor on Dartmoor's north plateau. This coverage was the result of archaeological exploration of the site. The stone circle itself was discovered years before the exploration. It's a remarkable loc...

Stannon Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Stannon Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Tor just to the north of Postbridge in the Heart of Dartmoor. We'd recommend exploring the area on the Stannon Tor from Postbridge Walk. The views from Stannon Tor are magnificent. Between Hamel Down in the east to Great Mis Tor in the west, you'll see Corndon Tor and Yar Tor, Ryder's Hill and th...

Sittaford Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Sittaford Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

With the upper River Teign to the north and the East River Dart to the south, Fernworthy Forest to the east and the high moors to the west, Sittaford Tor is surrounded by beautiful natural features. Throw in the recently discovered Sittaford Stone Circle, the restored Grey Wethers Stone Circles,&...

Kit Steps, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Kit Steps, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

It's easy to cross the East Dart River after a long period of dry weather. After heavy rain, the river becomes a formidable barrier. If water levels are high, as a rule of thumb, it's best to head upriver to find a safe crossing place. In these conditions, Kit Steps is a potential candidate. A set o...

The Grey Wethers Stone Circles, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

The Grey Wethers Stone Circles, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Head west through the dense conifer plantations of Fernworthy Forest and you come to the edge of Dartmoor's high north plateau. In cold or dry months, long blond grass covers the moors. The giant granite blocks that form the two Grey Wethers Stone Circles jut out from this grass and shape a figure o...

Three Stone Circles Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Three Stone Circles Circular Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Three Stone Circles Circular Walk, or the Fernworthy Stone Circle, Sittaford Stone Circle and The Grey Wethers Stone Circles Circular Walk, takes you through Fernworthy Forest out onto Dartmoor's high north moor. It takes in three of the many stone circles and stone rows in this section of...

White Ridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

White Ridge, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Fernworthy Forest is the largest forest in Dartmoor National Park. Its southern border runs along high moorland that's visible from miles around. This high moorland is formed by Assycombe Hill and White Ridge. The latter is a broad ridge of moorland between Stannon Tor and Sittaford Tor/The Grey Wet...

Rough Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Rough Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Every year, large numbers of visitors wander up the West Dart River valley from Two Bridges to explore Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve. Many of these visitors also climb to the top of nearby Longaford Tor for its sensational views across Dartmoor National Park. From the top of Longaford Tor,...

West Dart Head, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

West Dart Head, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The River Dart rises in two places on Dartmoor's north plateau. The East Dart River rises at East Dart Head near Cranmere Pool and Whitehorse Hill. The West Dart River rises at West Dart Head near Cut Hill and Fur Tor. To help you identify the source of the West Dart River, we've posi...

White Ridge Stone Row, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

White Ridge Stone Row, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Just east of Fernworthy Forest, on Hurston Ridge, is an impressive and well-known stone row. It's one of many stone rows in and around Fernworthy. Some are located in the forest. Others create ancient avenues on the moors. Perhaps the most difficult to find is the stone row on White Ridge. Situated...

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

[This is being edited/re-visited Aug 2021]   Visitor centre specialising in Dartmoor's rich prehistory Over recent years, Dartmoor National Park Authority has done a great job upgrading its main Information Centres into National Park Visitor Centres. Signs for Postbridge Information Ce...