Ring of Bells Inn, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Ring of Bells Inn, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

Perfect Dartmoor village pub

Bovey Castle is one of Dartmoor's most impressive hotels. Nearby North Bovey is one of the National Park's most pretty villages. Around the village green are numerous beautiful buildings including the Ring of Bells Inn. It's a stunning countryside setting on the edge of Dartmoor's high moor by one of the National Park's most photographed wooded valleys. Clearly, it's a top place for a pub lunch and day out.


Things to do around the Ring of Bells Inn

'Holiday in Dartmoor' helps visitors discover things to do and places to visit when exploring Dartmoor National Park. It's not a review site. This listing will help those looking to discover the area around the Ring of Bells Inn in addition to the inn's great food and drink.


North Bovey

The first thing we'd recommend you do is to wander around the village. The village green is particularly pretty.



Having explored the village, wander up to Easdon Tor.

Visit the famous Bowerman's Nose and Hayne Down.

Beyond those, try Hound Tor (East Dartmoor) and Hound Tor Abandoned Medieval Settlement (English Heritage).


Dartmoor's gorges and valleys

Experience Lustleigh Cleave and the Bovey Valley.


Dartmoor Hawking

Book a session with Dartmoor Hawking.


Outdoor activities

Go mountain biking or horse riding in the Bovey Valley. Enjoy a round of golf at Bovey Castle.


High moorland

Head up to the high moor. Try Hookney Tor and Grimspound (English Heritage) by the vast Hamel Down.


Visitor attractions

Visit The Miniature Pony Centre.

In addition, try Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park and Parke Estate (National Trust).

A little further away, explore Castle Drogo (National Trust) and the Teign Gorge (National Trust). Make sure you walk the gorge to Fingle Bridge.