Steps Bridge, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Steps Bridge, Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park

Built at the beginning of the 19th century, Steps Bridge spans the River Teign near the north eastern border of Dartmoor National Park.

We've positioned Steps Bridge on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. There's a car park just up the hill to the west of the bridge. There's limited parking by the eastern end of the bridge.

Steps Bridge is by Dunsford Wood (National Trust) and Dunsford Nature Reserve. This is an exceptionally popular area offering beautiful, gentle walks and magnificent wildlife. We'd recommend the Dunsford Wood Wild Daffodil Circular Walk in early Spring.

The pretty Dartmoor village of Dunsford is close by.

To the west are Fingle Woods leading to the local beauty spot Fingle Bridge and Fingle Bridge Inn. Beyond that is the glorious Teign Gorge (National Trust) and Castle Drogo (National Trust). You can follow the Teign upstream all the way to Castle Drogo and then Chagford although it's a long way!

The River Teign flows south through the Teign Valley and then east on its way to Teignmouth.

In the area, we'd suggest you climb Blackingstone Rock for its big views of East and North Dartmoor. Try the Tottiford, Trenchford & Kennick Reservoirs Circular Walk, too.