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River Teign, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Teign, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

One of Dartmoor's most beautiful rivers, the Teign rises in two places on the National Park's north moor. The North Teign River and South Teign River then meet near Chagford. Downstream of Chagford, the River Teign flows under Iron Bridge below the National Trust's Castle Drogo and into...

Best Dartmoor Wild Swimming, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

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

Most popular Spitchwick (Deeper Marsh/Spitchwick Common). The River Dart curls around a picnic area. The most popular wild swimming spot on Dartmoor. There's parking and public toilets by New Bridge.   Paddling and picnics Bellever Forest The East Dart River skirts Bellever Forest....

Teign Gorge Circular Walk (Fingle Bridge to Castle Drogo), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Teign Gorge Circular Walk (Fingle Bridge to Castle Drogo), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

In our opinion, this ranks as one of the best walks in Dartmoor National Park. We've walked it on dozens of occasions in all seasons and it's always a joy. The walk is by Castle Drogo so, when visiting the National Trust property, make sure you plan a few extra hours to complete the circular walk....

Iron Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Iron Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Iron Bridge is situated at the west end of the Teign Gorge below Hunter's Tor and the National Trust's Castle Drogo. The bridge spans the River Teign and is part of a very popular circular walking route that runs from Fingle Bridge. We include Iron Bridge as a point of reference. You'll usually find...

Hunter's Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Hunter's Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Follow the Hunter's Path along the upper wall of the Teign Gorge on a sunny day and you'll find plenty of people taking in the views from Sharp Tor (Teign Gorge/North East Dartmoor). Fewer visit Hunter's Tor above Iron Bridge at the mouth the Teign Gorge which is a shame because the views are equall...

Passage Sculpture Whiddon Deer Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Passage Sculpture Whiddon Deer Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Follow the Two Moors Way from Chagford to the north border of Dartmoor National Park and you'll pass a number of exquisite sculptures by Peter Randall-Page. Just off the Two Moors Way, at the top of an avenue of beech trees in Whiddon Deer Park, is another work. A giant ball of granite appears to...

Whiddon Wood, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Whiddon Wood, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The River Teign flows through the stunning Teign Gorge in the north east section of Dartmoor National Park. The south wall of the gorge is covered by a number of woods. The most westerly wood, across the gorge from the National Trust's Castle Drogo and Sharp Tor and running into Whiddon Deer Park, i...

Fisherman's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Fisherman's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

This is a variation on the circular Teign Gorge Walk. As the name suggests, the Teign Gorge (National Trust) was shaped by the River Teign. This walk explores the banks of the of the River Teign as it flows through the gorge from around Castle Drogo to Fingle Bridge. Park by Fingle Bridge and...

Castle Drogo (National Trust), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Castle Drogo (National Trust), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Family attraction The last castle to be built in England, Castle Drogo is located on a spur of land at the mouth of the magnificent Teign Gorge (National Trust) in the north east section of Dartmoor National Park. Chagford is to the south west. The pretty village Drewsteignton is nearby. Castl...

Best Dartmoor Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

National Trust properties in Dartmoor National Park Castle Drogo near Chagford in the north east section of Dartmoor National Park. One of the Westcountry's most popular and important National Trust properties, Castle Drogo was the last castle to be built in England. Situated at the mouth of...

Hunter's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Hunter's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Hunter's Path forms part of the Two Moors Way and runs past the National Trust's Castle Drogo (National Trust) on the lip of the Teign Gorge (National Trust). This linear walk offers some of the finest views in Dartmoor National Park. Park at Fingle Bridge. This is a well known Dartmoor beaut...

Castle Drogo Gardens, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Castle Drogo Gardens, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Castle Drogo is located on an exposed spur of land that rises above a loop in the River Teign at the mouth of the stunning Teign Gorge. Wind and rain whip over the high moor and rolling farmland around Chagford before battering Drogo's high granite walls. Members of the team that runs Holiday in...

Deer Stalkers Paths, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Deer Stalkers Paths, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Teign Gorge (National Trust), located in the north eastern section of Dartmoor National Park near Chagford, is known for its natural beauty. Castle Drogo (National Trust) is at the western end of the gorge. Fingle Bridge is to the east. Most people walk between these two attractions when explori...

Whiddon Deer Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Whiddon Deer Park, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Walk the south bank and wall of Dartmoor's stunning Teign Gorge and you'll see plenty of signs marked Lower Deer Stalkers Path, Upper Deer Stalkers Path and Deer Stalkers Path. Refer to the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map and you'll see Whiddon Park (Deer Park) across the River Teign fr...

Castle Drogo Visitor Centre and Cafe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Castle Drogo Visitor Centre and Cafe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

To reach Castle Drogo by vehicle, you follow a long driveway from the Sandy Park/Drewsteignton road to the National Trust property. There's a spacious car park and the purpose built Castle Drogo Visitor Centre and Cafe. Stood in front of the building, you'll see the cafe in a wing of the b...