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Yealm Steps, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Yealm Steps, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Yealm Steps is one of Dartmoor National Park's many attractions and we'll be adding more information shortly.

Yealm Steps Waterfall, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Yealm Steps Waterfall, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

A beautiful waterfall on remote, high moor roughly a kilometre south of Yealm Head, Yealm Steps Waterfall is in the upper section of Hawns and Dendles Gorge. The waterfall is reasonably close to Dendles Wood National Nature Reserve. Stall Moor, with its extraordinary stone rows, is to the east. The...

Piles Valley, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Piles Valley, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Home to one of Dartmoor's rare high altitude oak woodlands, Piles Valley is cut by the River Erme as it flows from Dartmoor's south moor down to the South Devon coast. Marked on the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map, Piles Valley is a stunning place. High above to the west is Stalldown Barr...

Three Barrows, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Three Barrows, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In the south of Dartmoor National Park and just off the Two Moors Way. At 461m, it's the highest point in this section of the Park and offers superb panoramic views. The walk from the car park just east of Harford is straightforward.

Harford Moor, Harford, Dartmoor National Park

Harford Moor, Harford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Harford is a small village on the edge of Dartmoor's south moor. Harford Bridge spans the River Erme. The moorland east of the River Erme is called Harford Moor and is marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer OL28 'Dartmoor' map by Piles Copse. We've positioned Harford Moor on Google maps so zoom i...

Skir Ford Cross, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Skir Ford Cross, Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Skir Ford Cross is one of the many wonderful stone crosses waymarking the Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route across Dartmoor's National Park's south moor. The cross takes its name from nearby ford which is on the north side of Skir Hill. We've positioned Skir Ford Cross on Google maps...

Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This is a superb long distance walk between Buckfast Abbey on the east border of Dartmoor National Park and Tavistock Abbey on the west. Monks once followed routes across the moors to visit the local abbeys and priory which is why it's called the Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route. The Buc...

River Yealm, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Yealm, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 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...

Shavercombe Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

Shavercombe Head, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Langcombe Hill is a huge, flat area of moorland on Dartmoor's high south moor. Many rivers and brooks rises on its flanks. Erme Head is to the north. Yealm Head is to the south. Shavercombe Head is to the west. From its headwaters, Shavercombe Brook runs down to Shavercombe Waterfall and Shaverco...

Wheal Emma Leat (Dry Channel), Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park

Wheal Emma Leat (Dry Channel), Hexworthy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

A wheal is a mine. A leat is a man-made waterway used to channel water from, say, a river down to a mine, mill or town/city. Wheal Emma Leat is the now dry channel of a leat built in 1859 that once collected water from near the source of the River Swincombe as it flows past the eastern side of Foxto...

Swincombe Headweir Ford, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Swincombe Headweir Ford, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

The River Swincombe and Strane River (having been fed by Nun's Cross Brook) meet at the eastern end of Foxtor Mires near the beginning of the old Wheal Emma Leat (Dry Channel). Just before they meet, there are two fords spanning each waterway. After a spell of dry weather, the ford across th...

River Swincombe, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park

River Swincombe, Dartmoor, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

By Dartmoor standards, this is a short river that rises on the edge of the National Park's south plateau and meets the West Dart River in Dartmoor's central bowl near Hexworthy. The river rises at Swincombe Head above what the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map refers to as Suns...

Foxtor Mires, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park

Foxtor Mires, Princetown, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 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...

Stalldown Stone Row, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park

Stalldown Stone Row, Cornwood, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Many people think this is the most impressive stone row in Dartmoor National Park. Its giant stones can be seen from miles around. If you didn't know they were there, from afar, you'd assume they were a long line of people wandering to or from the heart of Dartmoor's south moor. These days, the...

Higher Hartor Tor, Sheepstor, Dartmoor National Park

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

The Drizzle Combe complex is one of the most important collections of prehistoric sites in Dartmoor and Britain. It's situated on a gentle slope of moorland in the southern section of Dartmoor National Park and is part of the Upper Plym Valley that's managed by, among others, English Heritage.&...