Things To Do near Two Bridges

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Conchies Road, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Conchies Road, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

During WW1, many Conscientious Objectors were housed in Dartmoor Prison. In this time, they built what is know locally as 'Conchies Road' which runs from the Tor Royal area just east of Princetown across the moors towards Swincombe Bridge. The road stops about half way between these points. Roughly...

Crock of Gold, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Crock of Gold, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

The Crock of Gold is a cairn circle and cist by Conchies Road roughly a mile and a half east of Princetown. One of Dartmoor's most famous cists with, arguably, the most evocative name, the Crock of Gold burial site is very easily accessible on foot. A crock is an earthenware pot or jar. Pres...

Wistman's Wood Circular Walk, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood Circular Walk, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

There's (limited) parking by the disused quarry near Two Bridges. This is marked on the Ordnance Survey OL28 Dartmoor map. Start here. Head north up the well worn path to Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve. From there, trend north east to Longaford Tor. From this large and rocky tor, there ar...

Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Rare, high altitude oak woodland Piles Copse, Black-a-Tor Copse and Wistman's Wood are rare, high altitude oak woodlands in Dartmoor National Park. Piles Copse is situated towards the southern border of Dartmoor near the village Harford. Black-a-Tor Copse is situated below Dartmoor's highest g...

Princetown Cycle Hire/Fox Tor Cafe Cycle Hire, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Princetown Cycle Hire/Fox Tor Cafe Cycle Hire, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Princetown is at the start, and end, of two Granite and Gears mountain biking routes. The Granite and Gears Princetown Railway Cycling Route is family friendly. The Granite and Gears Princetown and Burrator Cycling Route is a little more demanding. You can hire mountain bikes from Fox...

Fox Tor Cafe, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Fox Tor Cafe, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Travel around the UK's National Parks and you'll come across cafes and pubs synonymous with the outdoor life. Fox Tor Cafe is Dartmoor's version of this. Situated in Princetown towards the heart of the National Park, Fox Tor Cafe offers reasonably easy access to both the south and north moors in...

The Plume of Feathers Inn, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

The Plume of Feathers Inn, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

High moorland pub The Plume of Feathers Inn is located in the centre of Princetown next to the Princetown National Park Visitor Centre. Accommodation includes bed and breakfast, a bunkhouse and camping.   Parking There's plenty of parking out back for customers.   Pu...

Granite and Gears Princetown and Burrator Cycling Route, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Granite and Gears Princetown and Burrator Cycling Route, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The longer version of the Granite and Gears Princetown Railway Cycling Routes is 30km and perfect for a family trip. The Granite and Gears Princetown and Burrator Cycling Route is only 20km but is much more demanding. It follows worn paths and tracks across open moorland and is diffic...

Best Dartmoor Shopping, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

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

Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centres Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA) champion local products. Shop at Princetown National Park Visitor Centre in the heart of Princetown. Try also Postbridge National Park Visitor Centre near the iconic Postbridge Clapper Bridge in Postbridge and Haytor V...

Best Dartmoor Food and Drink, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Best Dartmoor Food and Drink, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Pubs and inns The one Michelin-starred Treby Arms. The Three Crowns Inn in Chagford. The Globe Inn in Chagford. Fingle Bridge Inn at the beauty spot Fingle Bridge in the Teign Gorge. The Cleave Pub in Lustleigh. The Old Inn in Widecombe-in-the-Moor. The Warren Hou...

Princetown National Park Visitor Centre, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

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

Family attraction If you're on holiday in Dartmoor and want to learn more about the National Park, we'd recommend spending half a day at the Princetown National Park Visitor Centre. High quality displays, information boards and videos guide you through the story of the moors and its people, its w...

Dartmoor Mugs by HK White, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Mugs by HK White, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

With original artwork by the local artist Helen White, there are six fine bone china mugs in the Dartmoor National Park collection: Postbridge. A medieval packhorse clapper bridge across the East Dart with Bellever Tor on the horizon. Bowerman's Nose. The petrified huntsman and his hounds look...

Best Princetown Walks, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Best Princetown Walks, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Princetown Princetown is Dartmoor's high moorland town. It sits between Dartmoor's north moor and south moor and provides access to some of the National Park's best prehistory. It's also within walking distance of top visitor destinations like Burrator Reservoir. We provide recommendations for wa...

Jobber's Road, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Jobber's Road, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Stand outside Princetown National Park Visitor Centre facing The Plume of Feathers Inn and you'll see a road to the left of the pub leading to a couple of car parks. A path runs from here to South Hessary Tor and then Nun's or Siward's Cross and Nun's Cross Farm. This is part of the old Jo...

Granite and Gears Princetown Railway Cycling Routes, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Granite and Gears Princetown Railway Cycling Routes, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

There are a number of family cycling trails on and around Dartmoor. This one is up there with the best. In the main, Granite and Gears Princetown Railway Cycling Routes follow the trackbed of the old Princetown Railway (Princetown to Yelverton Railway Dismantled). There's a short route...