Things To Do near Best Day Trips From Dartmoor

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Spinster's Rock, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Spinster's Rock, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

'Spinsters Rock [sic]. A Neolithic burial chamber erected around 3500-2500 B.C. This chamber probably contained many burials and would originally have been covered by a long earthen mound. The stones fell down in 1862 and were re-erected in the same year. Traditionally this monument was erected...

Stone Lane Gardens and Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Stone Lane Gardens and Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Gardens/family attraction The team behind Holiday in Dartmoor run a number of UK travel sites. We've spent over a decade photographing and researching South West England. Whilst it's not particularly well known, Stone Lane Gardens is as impressive as anything we've seen from the edge of Salisbury...

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

Throwleigh St Mary the Virgin Church, Throwleigh, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles 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...

The Sandy Park Inn, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

The Sandy Park Inn, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Between Castle Drogo and Chagford Castle Drogo is one of Dartmoor's, and the Westcountry's, most popular attractions. There are three pubs within easy walking distance of the National Trust property. Fingle Bridge Inn is located in a famous beauty spot. The Drewe Arms is on the Two Moors Way. Les...

Castle Drogo Gardens, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Castle Drogo Gardens, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles 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...

Best Dartmoor Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Things To Do, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles 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...

Chagford Show, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Chagford Show, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The River Teign flows from Chagford to Mill End Hotel and then onto the National Trust's Castle Drogo and the mouth of the Teign Gorge. Between hotel and gorge is a large, flat grassy area that's the location of Chagford Show. The setting is superb. The show is a major Westcountry event duri...

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

Castle Drogo (National Trust), Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles 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 Outdoor Activities, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Outdoor Activities, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Walking This is the most popular activity on Dartmoor. Walk the high moors and visit the National Park's famous tors. We'd also recommend walking Dartmoor's many gorges and valleys. They're magnificent. There are plenty of other types of walks which take you around reservoirs or to prehistoric si...

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

Castle Drogo Visitor Centre and Cafe, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles 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...

Dogmarsh Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Dogmarsh Bridge, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Located by Mill End Hotel on the A382 road, Dogmarsh Bridge is at the western end of the Castle Drogo Estate. There's limited parking by the side of the road just north of the hotel and bridge. You can follow the Two Moors Way to Castle Drogo and the gorgeous Teign Gorge. In August, the land east...

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

Hunter's Path Teign Gorge Walk, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles 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...

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. 3 miles 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...

Secret Place Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park

Secret Place Sculpture, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

One of the many joys of walking in the north east section of Dartmoor National Park around Castle Drogo (National Trust) and Teign Gorge (National Trust) are the beautiful public sculptures you encounter on your way. Secret Place is on the Two Moors Way close to where it leaves/enters Dartmo...

Granite Song Sculpture, River Teign, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park

Granite Song Sculpture, River Teign, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Granite Song is a superb sculpture located on a small island in the River Teign between Chagford and the Teign Gorge (National Trust). We've positioned Granite Song on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Created by Peter Randall-Page, it's one of many sculptures...