Outdoors & Nature in Dartmoor National Park

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Gidleigh Park (North/South Park), Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Gidleigh Park (North/South Park), Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Gidleigh Park Hotel is widely recognised as being one of the best hotels in the UK. It's located in beautiful, wooded landscape on the fringe of the high moors near the Dartmoor National Park gateway town Chagford. The woodland is called Gidleigh Park and a section of the Mariners' Way runs through...

Blackaton Cross (Restored), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Blackaton Cross (Restored), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Blackaton Cross is situated on the fringe of Dartmoor's south moor where moorland meets china clay works. We've positioned Blackaton Cross on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To visit, head for Cadover Bridge and then follow the lane south east to Blackaton Cros...

Brat Tor (Bray Tor), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Brat Tor (Bray Tor), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Watching the sun set over the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cornwall from the western flank of Dartmoor is one of the National Park's great sights. Brat Tor, a rocky outcrop on the edge of the high moor, is a superb vantage point. It's also very easily accessible from a large c...

Round Pound, Gidleigh Park and Scorhill Stone Circle Circular Walk, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

Round Pound, Gidleigh Park and Scorhill Stone Circle Circular Walk, Gidleigh, Dartmoor National Park

This is a beautiful walk in the Chagford area taking in high moor, wooded valley and some of Dartmoor's best prehistory. As ever, we'd recommend you plan this walk using the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map in conjunction with our photographs and Google mapping.   Start by Bat...

Trowlesworthy Stone Row (West), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Trowlesworthy Stone Row (West), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

There are two stone rows below the Trowlesworthy Tors on the south western border of Dartmoor National Park. The western stone row runs east/west between Dartmoor's high south moor and the Dewerstone Valley. We've positioned Trowlesworthy Stone Row (West) on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Sa...

Bleak House, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Bleak House, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

According to the Dartmoor expert Eric Hemery in 'High Dartmoor': 'The peat-works are situated at the bottle-neck of the mire ... When the works first gave promise of financial success and the railway from Bridestowe was built in 1879, the manager was provided with a house eight hundred yards down...

Belstone and West Cleave Circular Walk, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Belstone and West Cleave Circular Walk, Belstone, Dartmoor National Park

Use the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map in conjunction with our photographs and Google mapping. Start at the large car parking area on the northern side of Belstone village. Given the area's popularity, you're asked to park here as a visitor. Walk into the village and take the r...

Trowlesworthy Stone Row (East), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Trowlesworthy Stone Row (East), Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

There are a couple of stone rows situated below the Trowlesworthy Tors on the south western border of Dartmor National Park. The western stone row runs east/west. The eastern row runs pretty much north/south. The eastern row is more impressive and is topped by a circle of stones and bisected by...

Widgery Cross, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Widgery Cross, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

In Lydford, a local information board reads: 'High on the open moor to the east of Lydford lies Bray Tor, sometimes called Brat Tor, on the summit of which stands an impressive granite cross erected to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887. The cross was built at the expense of Willia...

Sittaford Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Sittaford Tor, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

With the upper River Teign to the north and the East River Dart to the south, Fernworthy Forest to the east and the high moors to the west, Sittaford Tor is surrounded by beautiful natural features. Throw in the recently discovered Sittaford Stone Circle, the restored Grey Wethers Stone Circles,&...

The Grey Wethers Stone Circles, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

The Grey Wethers Stone Circles, Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park

Head west through the dense conifer plantations of Fernworthy Forest and you come to the edge of Dartmoor's high north plateau. In cold or dry months, long blond grass covers the moors. The giant granite blocks that form the two Grey Wethers Stone Circles jut out from this grass and shape a figure o...

Hembury Woods (National Trust), Buckfast, Dartmoor National Park

Hembury Woods (National Trust), Buckfast, Dartmoor National Park

The River Dart rises in two places on Dartmoor's north plateau. The East Dart River and West Dart River merge at Dartmeet and the combined River Dart flows through the stunning Dart Gorge on its way to the south eastern border of the National Park. The National Trust's Hembury Woods provides the bes...

Lee Moor, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Lee Moor, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Lee Moor is in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. It drops from the high south moor down to Whitehill Yeo China Clay Works, Lee Moor China Clay Works and Shaugh Lake China Clay Works. To the west are the Trowlesworthy Tors and the Trowlesworthy Stone Rows. Beyond those are Cadover Bridg...

The Dewerstone, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

The Dewerstone, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

The Dewerstone is a well-known beauty spot in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park. It's at the south west end of the Dewerstone Valley. The Dewerstone is known for its climbing routes. The vertical rock faces are marked the Dewerstone Crags on local information boards. The De...

Holne Woods (National Trust), Holne, Dartmoor National Park

Holne Woods (National Trust), Holne, Dartmoor National Park

The River Dart is particularly beautiful between Dartmeet and New Bridge. When in spate, the water powers through the Dart Gorge shaping cascades and pools. The easiest way to access and experience the Dart in the lower section of the gorge is via Holne Woods. Managed by the National Trust, the w...