Things To Do near Sharpitor (Princetown/West Dartmoor)

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Stall Moor, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Stall Moor, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The River Erme and River Yealm rise on Dartmoor's south moor. They flow south to the border of the National Park. Between them is Stall Moor. The terrain is difficult and boggy but the moor is peppered with amazing attractions from the world's longest stone row to a stunning waterfall. Stall Moor is...

Red Lake, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Red Lake, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

On Dartmoor, a lake is a stream or brook. Red Lake is a small stream high on Dartmoor's south plateau through which many ancient and modern travel routes pass and around which there are a very high number of points of interest. We've positioned Red Lake on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite...

Down Ridge, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Down Ridge, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Down Ridge provides great access to the crosses on the Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route up at Ter Hill and Mount Misery. From there, you can also drop down to Foxtor Farm and Childe's Tomb. We've positioned Down Ridge on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its locati...

Erme Pound, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Erme Pound, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

A pound is an enclosure or space surrounded by a wall. The Erme is a river flowing from Dartmoor's south moor down to the South Devon coast. Erme Pound is an enclosure in the heart of Dartmoor's south moor reasonably close to the headwaters, or start, of the River Erme. In his book 'High Dartmoor...

River Yealm, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Yealm, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

There are a number of areas on Dartmoor's high north and south moors where many rivers, streams and brooks rise. The area around Cranmere Pool on the north moor is the most famous. On the south moor, the Langcombe Hill area is another. These areas are high, flat and very boggy. The River Yealm has i...

Wistman's Wood Ford, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood Ford, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Wistman's Wood is an extraordinary National Nature Reserve located in a valley cut by the West Dart River on the egde of Dartmoor's high north plateau. Wistman's Wood Ford is a place where you can, in good conditions, cross the West Dart River. The ford is roughly one kilometre north of...

Avon Head, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Avon Head, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Avon Head, or Aune Head, is situated on the north western flank of Ryder's Hill. Ryder's Hill is the highest point on Dartmoor's south moor. The headwaters are surrounded by Avon Head Mires so the specific area is best avoided. That said, an ancient track called the Sandy Way runs north of Avon Head...

Wistman's Wood Weir, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Wistman's Wood Weir, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

There's a weir north of Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve on the fringe of Dartmoor's north plateau. Given that Wistman's Wood and Wistman's Wood Ford are both relatively close by, we've named this Wistman's Wood Weir for ease of reference when walking in the area. T...

Skir Hill, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Skir Hill, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Skir Hill is up there on the list of the most unlikely places you'll find yourself in Dartmoor National Park. Remote and with few obvious points of interest on it, Skir Hill also isn't on one of the many modern recreation paths or ancient travel routes that criss-cross the moor. If you're walking...

Red Lake Ford, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Red Lake Ford, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Each year, many people follow the path marked 'Abbot's Way' on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map. This path crosses Dartmoor's high south moor. Because so many rivers and streams rise on the high south moor, you have to ford these waterways when following the route. One of the most is...

Tavistock Sir Francis Drake Statue and Birthplace, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Sir Francis Drake Statue and Birthplace, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Sir Francis Drake is said to have been born at Crowndale Farm on the outskirts of Tavistock. Whilst the existing farm buildings date from the nineteenth century, you can follow Tavistock Canal from the centre of town to Crowndale. A bronze statue of Sir Francis Drake stands at the south western e...

Hawns and Dendles Gorge, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Hawns and Dendles Gorge, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

The River Yealm rises at Yealm Head on Dartmoor's south moor. It flows to Yealm Steps Waterfall where is cascades into Hawns and Dendles Gorge as marked on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map. Zoom in on the accompanying Google map to see its location.

Red Lake China Clay Works, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park

Red Lake China Clay Works, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Drive the A30 through Cornwall and you'll see the impressive sky tips of the Cornish Alps or White Alps created by the local china clay works. Walk the moor above Plymouth and you'll look down on the huge china clay works at, among others, Shaugh Lake, Lee Moor and Whitehill Yeo. Smaller, more...

Sherberton River Swincombe Stepping Stones, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park

Sherberton River Swincombe Stepping Stones, Dartmeet, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

This small set of stepping stones can be used to cross the River Swincombe by Sherberton. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. The remarkable Sherberton West Dart River Stepping Stones are nearby.

Longaford Tor, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park

Longaford Tor, Two Bridges, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 6 miles away)

Longaford Tor is a big, impressive rocky outcrop that rises above Wistman's Wood National Nature Reserve on the edge of Dartmoor National Park's high north plateau. The views from Longaford Tor are spectacular so, given that the tor is very easily accessible, we'd very much recommend visiting. The t...