Things To Do near Shilley Pool

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Blackaton Brook, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Blackaton Brook, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Rising in one of Dartmoor's most dangerous places and flowing down to a popular local wild swimming pool, Blackaton Brook runs across Throwleigh Common on the side of Cosdon Hill in the north section of Dartmoor National Park. We've positioned Blackaton Brook on Google maps so zoom in on the...

Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Throwleigh is a village on the edge of Dartmoor National Park's north moor. Throwleigh Common is the name given to the moorland that rises above the village. Village and moor are separated by a narrow road. A rocky outcrop called Shilstone Tor is a great starting point from which to explore Throw...

Cosdon (The Cemetery) Stone Row, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Cosdon (The Cemetery) Stone Row, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Dartmoor National Park has the highest concentration of stone rows in the UK. Information boards in the excellent Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre state that 60% of England's stone rows and 'a third of all stone rows in the UK and Brittany are on Dartmoor'.* Most of these are single or double...

Shilstone Tor, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Shilstone Tor, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Shilstone Tor is a small, rocky outcrop above a narrow moorland road that skirts the north east side of Dartmoor's north moor. There's parking for a handful of vehicles below this tor.* It's a great place from which to wander up to Cosdon Hill and Beacon and then the National Park's north plateau...

Shilstone Tor, Cosdon Beacon and Cosdon (The Cemetery) Stone Row Circular Walk, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Shilstone Tor, Cosdon Beacon and Cosdon (The Cemetery) Stone Row Circular Walk, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Start at Shilstone Tor by the village Throwleigh on the edge of the high north moor. We've positioned a marker on the accompanying Google map to locate this. There's limited parking by the tor. A road runs along the border of the moor and farmland. If you cannot park by Shilstone Tor, there are...

Throwleigh St Mary the Virgin Church, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Throwleigh St Mary the Virgin Church, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

According to the 'Church of St Mary the Virgin Throwleigh' guide, 'the first recorded rector was in 1248, but most of the present church dates from the 15th and 16th centuries'. On the edge of Dartmoor's high north moor, the church is close to Shilstone Tor and the vast bulk of Cosdon Hill which is...

Raybarrow Pool, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Raybarrow Pool, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Avoid. Dartmoor's a great National Park for young kids. Its highest ground is easily accessible and its landscape provides few real problems if you're properly prepared. There are, however, a few places that are genuinely dangerous. We'd place Raybarrow Pool at the top of the list. We've posit...

Cosdon Beacon, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Cosdon Beacon, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Cosdon Beacon is a huge cairn and trig point 550 metres above sea level at the highest point on Cosdon Hill. We've positioned Cosdon Beacon on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Read our Cosdon Hill listing for directions. Cosdon is one of a number of b...

Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill), Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Cosdon Hill (Cawsand Hill), Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Cosdon Hill, or Cawsand Hill, is one of the most recognisable natural features in Dartmoor. Its huge, shallow dome dominates the northern border of the National Park and is visible from miles around. You'll see Cosdon from the Haytor Rocks area in the eastern section of the Park and from the Yes Tor...

Ramsley Hill and Ramsley Common, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Ramsley Hill and Ramsley Common, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Ramsley is a cluster of houses and a farm on the edge of the village South Zeal. Ramsley Hill and Ramsley Common overlook the village and provide stunning views south west to Cosdon Hill. There's parking on the eastern side of Ramsley Hill and Ramsley Common. It's also on the Taw-Teign Link...

Ramsley Mine and Ramsley Mine Chimney, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Ramsley Mine and Ramsley Mine Chimney, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Ramsley Mine and Ramsley Mine Chimney rise above South Zeal near the northern border of Dartmoor National Park. They're located on Ramsley Hill and Ramsley Common. Copper was mined here from the 1850s to 1909. A local information board reads 'when the turnpike bypassing [South Zeal] was...

Kennon Hill, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Kennon Hill, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Kennon Hill is one of a number of domed hills above Chagford on Dartmoor's north moor. Buttern Hill Stone Circle is to the south east. White Moor Stone and White Moor Stone Circle are to the west. The dangerous Raybarrow Pool extends from the northern flank of the hill. Avoid as it's one of the...

Oxenham Arms, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

Oxenham Arms, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Extraordinary pub and village below high moor An extraordinary pub, restaurant and hotel in the heart of a wonderful medieval village located between the high moor and National Park boundary, the Oxenham Arms is surrounded by some top Dartmoor visitor attractions and points of interest. Built aro...

White Hill and White Hill Settlement, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

White Hill and White Hill Settlement, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Marked White Hill on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, and Big Whit Hill on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map, when visiting, this hill appears to be an extension of the much larger, and higher, Cosdon Hill. For example, as you approach White Hill across...

St Mary's Chapel, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park

St Mary's Chapel, South Zeal, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

A local information board states that the 'Chapel is thought to have been a Guild Chapel that fell into disrepair at the Reformation. The bell turret is late 14th/15th century. The whole building was rebuilt in the early 18th century and housed a school until it reverted to a place of worship i...