Things To Do near Ivybridge

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Erme-Plym Trail/Coast to Coast Path, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park

Erme-Plym Trail/Coast to Coast Path, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Coast to Coast Path runs from Wembury Beach* on the South Devon coast all the way north through Dartmoor National Park and mid-Devon and Exmoor National Park to the north Devon coast at Lynmouth. The Coast to Coast is a combination of two trails. The first, the Erme-Plym Trail, runs from Wemb...

Western Beacon, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Western Beacon, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Dartmoor National Park's most southerly beacon or tor. Great views down to Ivybridge and across South Devon. Plymouth's to the west. We'd recommend visiting as part of a walk from the moorland car park by Harford. From that car park, cut across the moors to Hangershell Rock and then head south to...

Harford Moor Gate, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Harford Moor Gate, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

'Gates' offer access to Dartmoor's high moors, especially in the southern section of the National Park. For example, look at the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map and you'll see Ball Gate, Owley Moor Gate, Peek Moor Gate and Wrangton Gate. One of the most popular access points to Dartmoor...

Parking And Access To Dartmoor's South Moor, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Parking And Access To Dartmoor's South Moor, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Look at a map of the lower section of Dartmoor's south moor and you'll see it's split into three sections. The eastern section, between the River Erme and the A38 is very easily accessible. The western side, between the River Yealm and Cadover Bridge is easily accessible. These days, the centra...

Burford Down and Tristis Rock, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Burford Down and Tristis Rock, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The Tristis Rock is situated on Burford Down on the edge of Dartmoor's south moor near the village Harford. There's a reasonable amount of parking available at Harford Moor Gate. Burford Down Stone Row is close to the Tristis Rock. The area provides access to Stalldown Stone Row, Stall Moor and the...

Burford Down Stone Row, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Burford Down Stone Row, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

If you look at Dartmoor's south moor on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map, you'll see a line of stone rows running from the area around the village Harford to the remote moor at Green Hill. Burford Down Stone Row is the most southerly. The immensely impressive Stalldown Stone Row is i...

Ugborough Beacon, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Ugborough Beacon, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

One of a number of 'beacons' on the southern border of the Park offering stunning views across South Devon. Ugborough Beacon is an impressive collection of granite outcrops to the west of South Brent and east of Harford. To the north east is Brent Hill and to the north the landscape around Avo...

Red Lake Railway (Dismantled)/Puffing Billy Track, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Red Lake Railway (Dismantled)/Puffing Billy Track, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Red Lake Railway transported workers and equipment from Bittaford and the Ivybridge area to Red Lake China Clay Works. It carried back waste material to be used as fertiliser. Built between 1910 and 1912, the remaining trackbed is now a long but solid path that takes you into the heart of Dartmoo...

New Waste, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

New Waste, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Whilst you can no longer park at New Waste, it still offers great access to the Stall Moor area of Dartmoor which includes the world's longest stone row in addition to arguably the finest stone row in the National Park near Stalldown Barrow. We've positioned New Waste on Google maps. Zoom in on t...

Sharp Tor (South Dartmoor), Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Sharp Tor (South Dartmoor), Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This tor rises above the rare high altitude oak woodlands Piles Copse in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. The views over Piles Copse/Piles Valley to Stalldown Barrow and the remote south moor are amazing. Three Barrows are, roughly speaking, to the north. The Two Moors Way passes...

Ugborough Moor, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Ugborough Moor, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Dartmoor is split into two areas of high moorland. The north moor is in the northern section of the National Park. The south moor is in the southern section. These vast areas of moorland are further split into smaller sections. Ugborough Moor is one of them. If you look at the Ordnance Survey Explor...

Piles Copse, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Piles Copse, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Piles Copse is one of three high altitude oak woodlands in Dartmoor National Park. See also Black-a-Tor Copse National Nature Reserve and Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve.

Dartmoor Zoo, Sparkwell, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Zoo, Sparkwell, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Located between the southern border of Dartmoor National Park and the South Devon coast near Plymouth, Dartmoor Zoo is a superb zoological park made famous by a Hollywood film. The story behind the zoo is remarkable and told in the book 'We Bought A Zoo' by Benjamin Mee to which we provide an ext...

Dendles Wood National Nature Reserve, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Dendles Wood National Nature Reserve, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

This is one of Dartmoor's National Nature Reserves. However, you need a permit to visit the site. An information board on site reads: 'This wood is an example of old wood pasture. Oak and beech are the dominant tree species some beech trees being over 300 years old. The woodland supports a rich d...

Stalldown Stone Row, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Stalldown Stone Row, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Many people think this is the most impressive stone row in Dartmoor National Park. Its giant stones can be seen from miles around. If you didn't know they were there, from afar, you'd assume they were a long line of people wandering to or from the heart of Dartmoor's south moor. These days, the...