Things To Do near Sharpitor (Princetown/West Dartmoor)

Page 8 of 965 Results
Northmore's Cross/Crane Hill Cross Stone (Harvey/OS maps), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Northmore's Cross/Crane Hill Cross Stone (Harvey/OS maps), Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

A giant chair and stepping stones, a fairy bridge and ancient travel routes have all disappeared from Dartmoor over the years. Sadly, the tiny Northmore's Cross/Crane Hill Cross Stone can now be added to that list. Somebody snapped it off the stone in October 2014. The lump of granite and th...

Calveslake Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Calveslake Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Between Plym Ford and Plym Steps, close to the headwaters of the River Plym, is a very short lake, or stream, next to the which is a scatter of granite outcrops. This is Calveslake Tor. We've positioned Calveslake Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. To...

Middle Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Middle Staple Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

As the name suggests, this is the middle tor of three rocky outcrops collectively known as The Staple Tors. Little Staple Tor is about 50 metres further down the moor. Great Staple Tor is just over 20 metres up the moor. All three tors are easily accessible from the car parking areas along the B3357...

Langcombe Brook, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Langcombe Brook, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Langcombe Hill is 474 metres above sea level on Dartmoor's south moor. It's a flat and boggy area of remote moorland. Langcombe Brook drops north west to Plym Steps on the River Plym. Langcombe Brook has its headwaters at Langcombe Head. Between Langcombe Head and Plym Steps are many points...

Tavistock View Point, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock View Point, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

It takes effort to enjoy many of Dartmoor's best views. Others, like Tavistock View Point, are very easily accessible and require just a few steps. Situated at the western end of a very large car parking area off the B3357, the Tavistock View Point looks out across Tavistock and the Tamar Valley Are...

Cadover Bridge Cross, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Cadover Bridge Cross, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Cadover Bridge Cross, or Cadover Cross, is situated near Cadover Bridge that spans the River Plym at the mouth of the Dewerstone Valley near the south western border of Dartmoor National Park. We've positioned the cross on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location....

Conchies Road, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Conchies Road, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles 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...

Cadover Bridge, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Cadover Bridge, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Cadover Bridge is a very popular visitor location near the south western border of Dartmoor National Park close to Plymouth and the South Devon coast. The local area is packed with things to do from walking to wild swimming, picnics to a pub lunch. We've positioned Cadover Bridge on Google m...

Goldsmith's Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Goldsmith's Cross, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Goldsmith's Cross is one of a high number of crosses marking the route of the ancient Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route as shown on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map. Goldsmith's Cross is located just south of the infamous Foxtor Mires that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle used as in...

Foxtor Mires, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Foxtor Mires, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

There are some places on Dartmoor that are best avoided. Raybarrow Pool by Cosdon Hill on the north moor is a dangerous place. Down on the edge of the National Park's south plateau, Foxtor Mires is another. Said to have been the inspiration for Grimpen Mire in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 'The Hound of...

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

The Staple Tors, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Haytor Rocks and Hound Tor are, arguably, the most photographed tors in the eastern section of Dartmoor National Park. The Staple Tors are the most photographed in the west. The Staple Tors rise in a line from the B3357 to the top of a dome of moorland. Little Staple Tor is closest to the road and a...

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Great Staple Tor, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Tor/walking One of Dartmoor's most photographed and dramatic tors, Great Staple Tor is located in the west section of the National Park where high moor sweeps down to Tavistock and the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We've positioned Great Staple Tor on Google maps so zoo...

Wigford Down, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park

Wigford Down, Shaugh Prior, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Wigford Down is open access land pushing north of the Dewerstone and Dewerstone Valley. You cross Wigford Down when walking the Dewerstone Valley Circular Walk. We've positioned Wigford Down on Google maps. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location.

Crock of Gold, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Crock of Gold, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles 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...

Little Mis Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park

Little Mis Tor, Merrivale, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 4 miles away)

Many of Dartmoor's most impressive tors have much smaller satellite outcrops a bit like planets with their moons. Great Links Tor has Little Links Tor. Great Staple Tor has Middle Staple Tor and Little Staple Tor. The vast bulk of Great Mis Tor has Little Mis Tor. Situated just south of Great Mis...